Verstappen Violence Towards Ocon Verdict

Max Verstappen has been told to perform two days of public service for making physical contact with Esteban Ocon. The Red Bull driver was investigated under article 12.1.1.c) of the FIA Intenational Sporting Code which prohibits “acts prejudicial to the interests of any competition or to the interests of motor sport generally.” Stewards’ Verdict The…



Verstappen warned to ‘address the red mist’

The fall-out and reaction to the collision between Esteban Ocon and Max Verstappen in Brazil continues to pour in, with many questioning Verstappen’s post-race actions. Verstappen has explained why he felt the urge to push the Frenchman several times in the weighing room, but ex-Formula 1 driver turned pundit, Martin Brundle, believes he needs to…



Hamilton gifted win, Mercedes clinch title

Lewis Hamilton held off a charging Max Verstappen to win the Brazilian GP but it could have been a lot different were it not for a collision between the Red Bull driver and Esteban Ocon. There was drama even before the first lap of the Brazilian GP with Mercedes reporting an oil leak with Hamilton’s…



Verstappen: Brazil track doesn’t’ suit Red Bull

Max Verstappen is not entirely optimistic about Red Bull’s chances at the upcoming Brazilian Grand Prix. Verstappen has emerged as one of the most in-form drivers with five podiums in the last seven races, including victory last time out in Mexico. But, the Dutchman thinks the Interlagos circuit may not bring out the best of…



New Mustang Supercar breaks cover

The new Ford Mustang Supercar has successfully completed its first on track running at Queensland Raceway. DJR Team Penske showcased the first prototype Mustang at the Ipswich circuit that has been developed in conjunction with Ford Performance in the US and fellow Ford Supercars squad Tickford Racing. Ford’s latest Supercars weapon was driven on track…



Marquez prevails in last-lap Dovizioso duel

Marc Marquez took victory in MotoGP’s inaugural Thailand Grand Prix, passing chief rival Andrea Dovizioso on the final lap to take a step closer to the 2018 championship crown. In a reversal of their memorable Austrian GP duel from last year, Dovizioso attempted to pass Marquez at the final corner on the last lap, after…



No Reason to Change Hartley

Brendon Hartley may yet hold onto his Toro Rosso race seat for next season after qualifying a career-best P6 at Suzuka. In mixed weather conditions that tripped up several drivers, Hartley came to the fore for Toro Rosso at engine partner Honda’s home race. He progressed to Q3 before qualifying a career-best sixth for Sunday’s…



Lowndes wins Bathurst for the seventh time

Craig Lowndes has produced a brilliant drive to win his seventh Bathurst 1000, taking advantage of an ailing David Reynolds to clinch victory at Mount Panorama. Last year’s winner Reynolds led for most of the day, but Lowndes thrilled the big crowds on the mountain by pushing him close as the race entered its final…



Hamilton tops Mercedes 1-2 in FP1 at Suzuka

Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday’s first practice for the Japanese GP, over four-tenths quicker than his nearest rival, Valtteri Bottas. There were some concerns about McLaren and Renault in the build-up to the race weekend as their Castrol oil was held up in customs due to a backlog of flights delayed by typhoons….



Tickford confident of Winterbottom/Canto repair

Tickford Racing boss Tim Edwards is confident the team will have the Mark Winterbottom/Dean Canto The Bottle-O Falcon repaired in time for the next practice session following a crash late in the morning’s co-driver only session. Having just set the second fastest time, Canto lost control of the car at Forrest’s Elbow, damaging the rear…