Category Archive: Formula One

Sep 23

Palmer: First 2017 F1 points ‘a weight off the shoulders’

Just 48 hours after it was confirmed Palmer would be dropped by Renault for 2018

2017-06-09-14-21-34_1650Jolyon Palmer has admitted that scoring his first points of the Formula 1 season in Singapore last weekend felt like “a weight off the shoulders”, but is determined to carry this good form through the final six rounds of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

McLaren: Evident Alonso wants to stay for 2018

“Fernando wants to stay. You can see it in his body language and the way he speaks”

2017-06-08_0058McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier believes it is evident that Fernando Alonso wants to remain with the team for the 2018 season as the Spaniard continues to mull over his future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Charles Leclerc to set for FP1 sessions

Charles Leclerc will be driving the Sauber C36-Ferrari

2017-09-21 - SauberF1Team - Charles LeclercThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Charles Leclerc will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari during four free practice sessions ahead of the upcoming 2017 Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Hamilton surprised McLaren-Honda F1 split did not happen sooner

McLaren and Honda have been struggling at the back of the grid since linking up in 2015

2017-06-10_2601Lewis Hamilton is surprised that McLaren did not ditch struggling Formula 1 engine partner Honda sooner after his former team announced last Friday it would be parting company with the Japanese marque at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I live and breathe Austria”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLooking forward to a home race: Next weekend, as the DTM title chase really hots up, Lucas Auer will have the full backing of his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Horner: F1 engines have zero road relevance

“The engines make no relevance to what is happening in everyday road car use and the aerodynamics don’t crossover.”

20170324-063Christian Horner has continued to criticise Formula 1’s current engine regulations by explaining they have ‘zero road relevance’ to road cars and the sport should focus on drivers and teams rather than technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Fast Start for Williams in New Fan Engagement Campaign

BT Sport Industry Agency of the Year Two Circles is working with Williams

05 - Williams Martini Racing Formula One team Williams Martini Racing has recorded strong early results in its new partnership with data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles to bring its millions of fans and followers closer to the world of Williams and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Pirelli Motorsport Malaysian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Malaysian Grand Prix: September 29 – October 1, 2017

2017-09-19 - Pirelli Motorsport Malaysian Grand Prix selected sets per driverThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Malaysian Grand Prix (29 September – 1 October). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Ferrari: No need to speculate after controversial tweet

The clash was sparked into further controversy when Ferrari’s official twitter account placed the blame solely on Verstappen

Ferrari crash départ SingapourFerrari has attempted to ease the backlash from its controversial tweet which blamed Max Verstappen for crashing into Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel to see the three retire on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Alonso wants to go ‘back to normality’ with McLaren next year

“So, as I said, back to normality.”

2017-06-11_3328Fernando Alonso is eager to go “back to normality” in 2018 and return to the front of the Formula 1 grid as he continues to mull over his future with McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Formula One teams Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix race report

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

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Sep 17

Hamilton wins in Singapore!

As Ferraris crash out in dramatic wet start

Lewis Hamilton victoire Singapour 2017Lewis Hamilton opened up a 28-point lead over Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Formula One Drivers’ standings with a measured driver to victory ahead of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. It was a disastrous evening for Ferrari, however, with Vettel and Räikkönen crashing out of the race moments after a dramatic start in wet conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Vettel, Raikkonen crash out of Singapore GP in chaotic wet start

Lewis Hamilton dodged the drama to move into the lead

Sebastian Vettel‘s hopes of moving back into the lead of the Formula 1 drivers’ championship have been ruined after a three-driver crash also involving Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen at Turn 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Sergio Perez to race with Sahara Force India in 2018

Sahara Force India is delighted to confirm that Sergio Perez will continue racing with the team in 2018

04 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamThe contract extension sees Sahara Force India field an unchanged driver line-up in 2018 with Sergio racing alongside Esteban Ocon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Formula One teams Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix qualifying report

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Sep 16

Vettel shocked, elated after ‘amazing’ Singapore F1 pole lap

“I knew we had it in us, it was a bit of a struggle to get there but now I’m just happy.”

Sebastian Vettel - Singapour - photo WR12 - nextgen-autoSebastian Vettel was left shocked by his charge to the 49th pole position of his Formula 1 career during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday, beating Max Verstappen in the final stage of the session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

McLaren has ‘plan B’ if Alonso rejects new F1 contract

Brown confirmed there was a back-up plan in place

2017-06-09-14-55-44_1958McLaren executive director Zak Brown is confident keeping Fernando Alonso with its Formula 1 project for 2018, but has a ‘plan B’ in place should the Spaniard reject a new deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Formula One teams Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix free practice report

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Sep 15

McLaren Racing and Renault Sport Racing confirm partnership

McLaren-Renault is a partnership that will challenge for victory.

Renault Sport Racing logoRenault Sport Racing and McLaren Racing are pleased to announce they have agreed an engine supply partnership for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. The deal will see Renault Sport Racing supply McLaren with Formula 1 power units, while also establishing a close working relationship with McLaren’s engineers and technicians. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

McLaren and Honda agree to conclude Formula 1 partnership

They will continue to compete for the remainder of the 2017 season

06 - McLaren Honda Formula 1 TeamMcLaren Technology Group and Honda Motor Co. Ltd announce they will discontinue their partnership for the FIA Formula One World Championship (F1) at the end of 2017 by mutual consent.  Read the rest of this entry »

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