Category: Formula 1

Three penalty points for ‘dangerous’ Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has had three penalty points added on to his super licence after barging into Lewis Hamilton in Baku. Vettel accused Hamilton of brake-checking him under the Safety Car but, after a investigation by the stewards, Vettel was deemed guilty of dangerous driving and had to serve a 10-second stop-go penalty before finishing fourth….



Ricciardo Wins in Baku

Three Safety Cars, a red flag, a controversial decision by the stewards and the demise of the championship protagonists set the scene for Daniel Ricciardo’s victory a scrappy Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Although Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel initially appeared on course for the 1-2, issues for both drivers meant they fell down the order.Behind the…



Williams linked with Honda switch

Williams have been tipped to ditch Mercedes as their engine suppliers and form a new partnership with Honda, according to reports. Roger Benoit, Formula 1 correspondent for Swiss newspaper Blick, believes Williams could make the move which would see them become the new works team for Honda while also paving the way for McLaren to…



McLaren set to walk away from Engine Partner

McLaren have reportedly finally had enough of the spluttering Honda engine partnership and will be running a Mercedes power unit in 2018. A report claims the English team has made the tough call to walk away from its long-term engine supplier and major sponsor after an abysmal start to this season which has seen the…



Honda fail McLaren yet again

As the McLaren-Honda saga rumbles on, Zak Brown says his team “can’t keep doing this” after yet another engine failure cost them points in Canada. Fernando Alonso was on course for a top-ten result in Montreal, which would have been McLaren’s first of the season, when his Honda engine failed two laps from the end….



Monaco – Raikkonen on Pole, Hamilton Fails

Kimi Raikkonen broke his 129 pole position-less streak by grabbing P1 in Monte Carlo while defending Monaco GP champ Lewis Hamilton failed to make it out of Q2. On a hot Saturday afternoon in Monte Carlo – track temperature up to 53’C – it was all about Ferrari and Red Bull at the front while…



Vettel Wins In Bahrain

Tyre strategy played a crucial role in the outcome of the Bahrain GP as Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton mixed it up, setting up a thrilling chase and a victory for the Ferrari driver. Under the lights, Formula 1 witnessed an early five-way fight for the lead of the Bahrain GP with Valtteri Bottas led…



Mercedes explain Australia race strategy

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles has revealed the “very difficult” dilemma he was faced with at the Australian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton secured pole position in Melbourne, but was unable to convert that into a race victory after an early pit stop trapped the Brit behind Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel completed a…



Why McLaren should stick with Honda

As rumours link McLaren to a return to Mercedes power, and fans urge them to throw away the Honda engine, there is only one question McLaren bosses should ask themselves: do they want race wins or do they want World titles? The start of McLaren’s third season with Honda power could not have begun on…



Vettel – Ferrari win Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari back onto the top step of the podium as their pre-season form was realised at the Australian GP with the German winning ahead of Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari’s call to over-cut Hamilton in the pit stops effectively set up Vettel for the Scuderia’s first win since Singapore 2015. Appearing to be more…