Tag Archive: Melbourne

Mar 28

Horner: Judge F1 overtaking after Bahrain

“I think we have to reserve judgement until after two or three races”

20170325-029Red Bull boss Christian Horner has urged fans to hold off on their verdicts on overtaking with the 2017 F1 cars and the new technical regulations until after the second and third races of the season in China and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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 22

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “One of the things Gerhard might consider is my idea of a night race in Singapore”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe countdown is on: There are only a few days to go before the Formula One season gets underway with the opening fixture in Australia. Preparations are also proceeding apace in the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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 14

Hamilton lauds Ferrari pace as ‘spectacular’

“Do we have more potential? Time will tell!”

Hamilton lauds Ferrari pace as ‘spectacular’Lewis Hamilton says he remains optimistic Mercedes has the package to fight at the front when the 2017 F1 season begins with the Australian Grand Prix despite describing Ferrari’s performance in pre-season testing as ‘spectacular’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Stroll finding form, won’t set targets for Australian GP bow

“Obviously it’s going to be a new track for me, it’s a different track, it’s not like a normal race weekend”
Stroll finding form, won’t set targets for Australian GP bowLance Stroll says he won’t get caught up in making predictions for his much anticipated Formula 1 race debut in Australia, but reveals he is feeling more comfortable in the Williams FW40 after a trouble-free end to pre-season testing.
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Mar 24

The Sauber F1 Team presents itself in a new digital form

New digital experience

Just after the start of the 2016 Formula One season in Melbourne, the Sauber F1 Team kicks off with its new website and fully automated web platform. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

The GPDA is finding more than its voice

F1 has a relatively short memory
2016-03-17 - 2016 F1 drivers So it appears F1’s qualifying shambles isn’t quite destined to be consigned to an awkward footnote in the history of the sport’s misguided attempts to try something new. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

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 19

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 18

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 16

Daniel Ricciardo steps up to combat spinal cord injury

“The World Run has been a really good success the first few years, there were over 100,000 participants last year”

2016-03-16 - Daniel Runs Across Seafarers Bridge In Melbourne For Wings For Life Ahead Of 2016 Formula One Season Opener Earlier today in Melbourne, Daniel Ricciardo ran over Seafarers Bridge, South Wharf in front of the Australian and International media to promote this year’s Wings for Life World Run, which takes place on 8 May 2016.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix preview

Australian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

New Renault Sport Formula One Team livery rides the waves Down Under

Renault Sport Formula One Team has unveiled its definitive livery for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship

2016-03-16 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - R.S.16 - Kevin Magnussen - Jolyon Palmer (2) The team debuted its distinctive yellow-gold and black colours in an event hosted in Docklands, Melbourne, in a highly unique way. The R.S.16 was first seen by the guests as it literally surfed the waves at Boat Harbour Park beach just outside Sydney !

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Mar 16

Rosberg ready to scratch race ‘itch’

Rosberg will go into 2016 as many people’s choice to be Hamilton’s biggest rival
Rosberg ready to scratch race 'itch'Nico Rosberg insists that he has never been more ready to start an F1 season as he prepares to deny Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton a third straight world championship title. Read the rest of this entry »

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