Tag Archive: Lewis Hamilton

Mar 27

‘About time’ Ferrari won in F1 again – Marchionne

Lead of the constructors’ championship for the first time since Australia 2013

'About time' Ferrari won in F1 again - MarchionneFerrari CEO and chairman Sergio Marchionne said it was “about time” the Italian marque returned to winning ways in Formula 1 in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Sunday

In reality what did the new rules mean for passing?

20170326-065F1 fans who demand 100s of passes during a race will probably be disappointed this year. The bigger wings, the greater reliance on aero will create issues for overtaking. Plus Melbourne has never been a great overtaking track due to the lack of tight corners and straights.

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Mar 26

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Sunday

New race, new rules. Where are the fights going to be in 2017?

20170326-052The surprise at the front though was that the Ferrari pace over winter testing was not an illusion. It was very real.

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Mar 26

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Sunday

What was the difference in race pace with the new rules

20170326-022With the new for 2017 rule package, we were promised new pace – some three or more seconds a lap quicker than last year.

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Mar 26

Australian GP win a ‘surprise’ to Vettel, but no title thoughts

“For today I’m just very happy and for sure whatever happens this year, the race today doesn’t hurt.”

20170326-086Sebastian Vettel called his victory in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix a “positive surprise” for Ferrari, but is refusing to think about a challenge for the Formula 1 drivers’ championship after just one race.

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Mar 26

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix race report

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

Dominant teammates in qualifying – A blip or a trend?

20170324-093 We all knew it would be a Mercedes on pole and so it happened. Lewis Hamilton put in an extraordinary lap of 1:22.188 to take pole.

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Mar 25

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

New Pirellis offer grip but there is a price to pay

20170323-007The tyres are new this year – new size and new compounds.

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Mar 25

Hamilton fends off Vettel to take Australian GP pole

Lance Stroll’s difficult start to life in F1 continued as he qualified 19th

20170325-026Lewis Hamilton kicked off his bid for a fourth Formula 1 title in style by scoring his 62nd career pole position in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.

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Mar 25

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix qualifying report

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

Are the cars faster? That and other 2017 consequences

 

20170324-013Direct comparisons to the first practice sessions in Australia are useless. Why? Well it rained last year.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

In the end of the beginning, it was Mercedes who had the pace

20170324-032 In the lead up to practice all the teams were debating among themselves who would be fastest an in tradition F1 style, no one wanted to admit they would be the fastest. So it proved that Mercedes are still the dominant force.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

At Honda- is it so bad ?

20170324-012 It was probably not as bad for Fernando Alonso as was thought coming into the race weekend.

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Mar 24

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

Ferrari not quite there yet

20170324-008 Ferrari were expected to challenge Mercedes for the win this weekend and many had them slightly ahead coming to this race – but their practice pace showed they were off the Mercedes pace.

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Mar 24

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance

20170323-033There is an unknown nature to this race. In testing, the Ferrari looked like it had a lot more pace and a lot of it was drawn from the high speed corners. The car looked more planted than any other car, including the Mercedes.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

Physical challenge makes its way back into F1

20170323-025This year’s cars will present far more of a physical challenge than in previous years. It is a combination of the downforce levels and being able to push the tyres. Both are important.

 

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Mar 23

Ferrari still quickest, downplaying hype – Hamilton

“I see Ferrari being the quickest at the moment. I think they will definitely be the favourites”

20170323-036Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton remains confident that Ferrari is the team to beat in this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, having called the Scuderia out for downplaying its chances.

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Mar 21

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix preview

Australian  Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 19

Hamilton: With Bottas nothing is being held back…

“It’s been great so far” – Hamilton

2017-02-23-0001Lewis Hamilton has laid praise on new Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with his openness to share thoughts and information to develop the W08 into an F1 world title contender – with a small dig at former team-mate Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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