Tag Archive: Formula 1

Oct 22

Hamilton: I need silly mistake from Vettel for title at US GP

The Mercedes driver blasted to a second career pole position at the Circuit of the Americas

2017-10-21_0994Lewis Hamilton says he doubts he’ll be able to tie up the 2017 Formula 1 world championship this weekend despite storming to pole position for the United States Grand Prix with title rival Sebastian Vettel starting on the front row alongside him.

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Oct 20

Bottas ‘definitely not happy’ with gap to Hamilton at Mercedes

Bottas is currently third in the standings

2017-06-09-15-12-40_2049Valtteri Bottas says he “definitely not happy” with the current gap to Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton, wanting more than the two wins and two pole positions he has achieved this year.

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Oct 19

Formula 1 and SiriusXM sign multi-year broadcasting agreement

SiriusXM will air every FIA Formula One World Championship® Race on satellite radios and the SiriusXM app

SiriusXM LogoCoverage begins with this weekend’s 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, to air nationwide. SiriusXM and Formula 1 have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes SiriusXM the exclusive North American radio broadcaster of all Formula 1® (F1®) races, starting with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

The Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada informs you

2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

2016-10-23October 20, 21, And 22, 2017. 39th Edition Of A Us Grand Prix, 6th In Austin, Texas – 17th Round Of The 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

Ecclestone: Liberty bosses don’t want me at F1 races

Ecclestone was moved into the honorary role of ‘chairman emeritus’

2016-06-09_0599Former Formula 1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone says the bosses of the sport’s owner, Liberty Media, do not want him to attend races anymore, reasoning his reduced attendance through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Ricciardo explains Vettel’s emotional outbursts

During Ricciardo’s first year stepping up to Red Bull from Toro Rosso he joined alongside Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo says Sebastian Vettel’s aggressive outbursts are sparked by the adrenalin of the moment but once he cools off he is much fairer and level-headed, making it both a strength and weakness to the Ferrari driver’s ability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Hasegawa: Cutting F1 engine numbers increases costs

Manufacturer has to invest heavily in research and development

Honda’s Yusuke Hasegawa says the FIA’s plan to cut the number of permitted engine elements down to three per season will achieve the opposite effect of its desired outcome by raising costs in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Promising sales for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

Individual places in the covered Platinum Grandstand are sold out – Another section added to Grandstand 11

2017-06-10_1233Delighted by the fight that rages on between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, or by the improvement shown by young Quebecer Lance Stroll, Formula 1 fans have allowed the organizers of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada to make early decisions and announcements that usually occur in the spring.

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Oct 10

F1’s Hamilton trying Indy 500 on for size? Nice ring to it

First it was Fernando Alonso, now maybe Lewis Hamilton wants to try the Indianapolis 500?

Lewis Hamilton and Takuma SatoThe three-time Formula 1 champion drew a step closer to a fourth F1 crown on Sunday when he won the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. But uppermost on the Mercedes driver’s mind during the post-race podium interview was checking out the Indy 500 winner’s ring worn by Takuma Sato. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 09

Excitement builds for F1’s return to the Hockenheimring – 30% increase in ticket sales to date!

Dramatic 2017 season has positive effect on early bird ticket sales for the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergThe thrilling 2017 Formula 1 season has seen a noticeable increase in early bird ticket sales for next year’s 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix when F1 returns to the famous Hockenheimring on the weekend of July 20-22nd, 2018* after a two year absence.

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Oct 04

Wolff: Helping Bottas a Mercedes priority

“It has been challenging for Valtteri and it is a priority for us to give him the car he needs to perform.”

2017-06-11_1495Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says enabling Valtteri Bottas to maximise the performance of his W08 has become a priority for the squad despite Lewis Hamilton’s battle for the Formula 1 world title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team Partnership

Innovative technology partnership in which Acronis will provide cloud storage, backup, and active ransomware protection

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team PartnershipThe new partnership expands the presence of Acronis in data-driven environments that require high reliability and performance – motorsports, automotive and manufacturing industries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Tales from the paddock – Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM as Maro Engel’s wedding car: “It was an absolutely amazing, incredible experience”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe Formula 1 season is entering the home straight: next stop after the final fixture in Malaysia is the classic at Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Toto Wolff says the emphasis is on Valtteri Bottas to demonstrate he deserves a long-term Mercedes deal by delivering the required results

Wolff outlines Bottas targets to earn long-term Mercedes deal

2017-06-11_1572Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says the emphasis is on Valtteri Bottas to demonstrate he deserves a long-term deal by delivering the required results for the end of the 2017 Formula 1 season and heading into 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Alonso shrugs off Vettel’s Malaysia blue flag complaints

Alonso finished P11 at Sepang on Sunday»

Fernando Alonso has shrugged off Sebastian Vettel‘s frustration over allegedly not respecting blue flags while being lapped during Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, saying that he could not have let the Ferrari Formula 1 driver through earlier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

FIA race stewards in Malaysia confirm no action will be taken over the crash after the chequered flag between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll

No action taken over Vettel-Stroll crash after chequered flag

2017-06-09-14-35-09_1772The Formula 1 race stewards in Malaysia have confirmed that no action will be taken over the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll after the chequered flag at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

Ferrari forced to change Vettel’s engine after Malaysia issue

Title contender Sebastian Vettel edges closer to a grid penalty after being forced to move onto his final engine of the season in Malaysia

2017-06-09_643Ferrari has confirmed it has changed the engine on Sebastian Vettel‘s Formula 1 car following an issue during final practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, edging the German closer to a grid penalty. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Hamilton aims to attack Vettel’s weaknesses

“I think we all have weak spots and part of the process of fighting a competitor is always to try and find the exposed areas.”

2017-06-09-14-04-49_1450Lewis Hamilton says he’s targeting Sebastian Vettel’s ‘weak spots’ in his charge to the 2017 Formula 1 world title but is wary for the Ferrari driver’s reaction at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Renault Sport Formula One Team announce partnership with RCI Bank and Services

RCI Bank and Services will appear on the R.S.17 from this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix

09 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to welcome RCI Bank and Services as a partner of the Formula 1 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Michael Schumacher Monaco Grand Prix-winning Ferrari F2001 to be auctioned by Sotheby’s, New York

Chassis F2001 #211

Studio images credit and © Pawel Litwinski 2017 Courtesy RM Sotheby'sOne of the most historically significant Formula 1 Ferraris will be presented by Sotheby’s at their Contemporary Fine Art auction in New York on November 16. Read the rest of this entry »

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