Tag Archive: Sebastian Vettel

Jan 11

Ferrari names Kvyat as F1 development driver

Daniil Kvyat has been named as a Ferrari development driver in Formula 1 having left the Red Bull fold at the end of 2017

2017-06-10_1269The Russian driver has endured a tough couple of years in F1 having been demoted from the Red Bull Racing squad to Toro Rosso with Max Verstappen heading in the other direction midway through 2016. After an underwhelming 2017 season being outperformed by Carlos Sainz Jr he was dropped by the Italian squad after crashing out of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Villeneuve suggests Mercedes should replace Bottas

“Bottas’s performances were almost embarrassing”

2017-10-22_0141Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Valtteri Bottas’s performances during his maiden year at Mercedes as “almost embarrassing” and suggests Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein would be more suitable alongside Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

Hamilton’s hunger “critical” to keep him in F1 – Hakkinen

“After that year, when I felt my energy levels drop a little, it was not long before I retired.”

2017-10-22_1305Lewis Hamilton may opt to quit Formula 1 if he loses his hunger for more world titles, according to two-time F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen deal

Verstappen’s new deal keeps him at Red Bull for the next three seasons

F1: Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen dealMercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda and Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko have traded light-hearted comments against one another over Max Verstappen’s new Red Bull deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

Hamilton: Mercedes cannot afford to stand still ahead of tougher F1

“It’s been an amazing season, but by no means a perfect one. There are always areas you can improve on” – Hamilton

2017-06-11_1674Lewis Hamilton has stressed Mercedes cannot afford to stand still in the Formula 1 development race ahead of a possible four-way fight for the championship in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

Mercedes needs “disruption and calmness” from Hamilton, Bottas

“I don’t think we need to avoid a stressful situation” – Wolff

2017-06-10_1458Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he wants a balance between disruption and calmness from his two Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to produce a winning combination but isn’t worried about a similar situation to Hamilton’s relationship with Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 2

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 2 test report

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

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Nov 28

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

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

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Nov 27

Bottas unsure of 2018 F1 title tilt after ‘crazy’ Mercedes year

“It is crazy to think that last year I was still here with Williams”

2017-10-21_0051Valtteri Bottas says he’s uncertain whether he’ll be able to put together a Formula 1 world title challenge next season after reflecting on a ‘crazy’ maiden year at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Vettel fastest in opening Abu Dhabi F1 practice

Vettel turned in a fastest lap time of 1:39.006 to finish one-tenth of a second clear of Hamilton

2017-10-21_0862Sebastian Vettel made a strong start to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend by leading the opening Formula 1 practice session on Friday afternoon, edging out Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Hamilton predicts race against Vettel for five F1 titles in 2018

Hamilton says his proudest achievement of the year came through reversing a substantial points deficit on Vettel

20170326-100Lewis Hamilton is relishing the prospect of battling Sebastian Vettel to see who can clinch a fifth Formula 1 world championship next season after equalling the German’s record. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Formula V8 3.5: World Series Formula V8 3.5 switches-off the lights for 2018

This huge success has been achieved thanks to the emotional spirit of a single concept: “the power of dreams”.

WORLD SERIES FORMULA V8 3.5 SWITCHES-OFF THE LIGHTS FOR 2018The continuous and alarming drop in the number of driver entries in the main European single-seater series has forced World Series Formula V8 3.5 to withdraw from the 2018 season racing calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Hamilton: DRS ‘a band-aid for F1’s ultimate flaw’

“Honestly, they didn’t really feel like any one of them was particularly special to me” – Hamilton

2017-06-09-10-34-02_0098Lewis Hamilton says that none of his overtakes during his fight through the field in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix really stood out due to the ease DRS offered in completing each move, calling the assist a “band-aid” for Formula 1’s “biggest flaw”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix race report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Nov 12

Wolff: Bottas back on ‘right trajectory’ after mid-season troubles

The Mercedes boss is pleased Bottas is showing signs of recovery

2017-10-21_0963Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has praised Brazilian Grand Prix pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas for getting on top of his issues with the W08 car and Pirelli tyres to ignite his late season charge for the runner-up spot in the Formula 1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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