Category: Grand Prix

Raikkonen to return to Sauber on two-year deal

Sauber have announced Kimi Raikkonen will return to the team from 2019, with the Finn adding he has signed a two-year deal. Ferrari initially got the ball rolling on Tuesday morning, announcing Raikkonen would be leaving the team at the end of the 2018 season. Shortly after the announcement, Raikkonen took to Instagram to say…



Vettel can’t afford another Singapore blunder

Heading to Singapore, a track that should suit his SF71H, the only thing standing between Sebastian Vettel and victory is Sebastian Vettel. And probably Lewis Hamilton. This time last season Vettel was three points behind Hamilton in the race for the World title in a car that could not match the Mercedes; this year he’s…



Ferrari confirm Leclerc as Raikkonen replacement

Ferrari have confirmed Charles Leclerc will be Sebastian Vettel’s new Scuderia team-mate from the 2019 season. The Scuderia initially released a statement to the press confirming Kimi Raikkonen would be leaving the team at the end of the 2018 campaign, ending months of speculation about who would complete Ferrari’s line-up in 2019. Sandwiched in between…



Who is Where for 2019 F1 Season?

Slowly but surely, the grid for the 2019 season is starting to take shape. Which drivers are still yet to be confirmed and whose seat could become a vacant one? Three Formula 1 big-hitters are in place at the top of the grid, with Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton all extending their contracts…



Norris to Replace Vandoorne at McLaren

Stoffel Vandoorne will leave McLaren at the end of the 2018 F1 season, the team have confirmed, his position at the team has reportedly been under threat for a number of weeks. Lando Norris will step up to partner new signing Carlos Sainz in 2019 as part of a mult-year contract. The 18-year-old, currently second in…



Grosjean disqualified following Renault protest

Romain Grosjean has been excluded from the Italian Grand Prix after the FIA deemed he was running an illegal floor at Monza. Grosjean finished P6 in Sunday’s race, then three places ahead of Carlos Sainz to draw Haas level with the Enstone team on 84 points in the battle for fourth spot in the Constructors’…



2018 Italian Grand Prix Review

Thirty-eight-year-old pole position man Kimi Räikkönen was between a rock and a hard place, on the track and off, poised for victory in a Ferrari at Monza. It was lap 21, he’d been brought in from a few metres ahead of a closely pursuing Lewis Hamilton who, in response, had stayed out for hammer time….



Hamilton: Ferrari have the ‘upper hand’

Lewis Hamilton, and his Mercedes team, did everything they could on Saturday, but it was only enough for a second row start at Monza. The four-time World Champion qualified in P3, just less than two tenths behind pole-sitter Kimi Raikkonen. However, the Brit also has his title rival ahead of him, as Sebastian Vettel put…



Raikkonen edges Vettel, Hamilton to Monza pole

Kimi Raikkonen will start the Italian Grand Prix from pole position after edging Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in a thrilling qualifying session at Monza. Raikkonen made his final run count by logging the fastest ever lap in Formula 1 history as his 1:19.119s effort at an average speed of 164 mph…



Ferrari: No decision on Raikkonen’s future

Ferrari have yet to decide whether they’ll continue with Kimi Raikkonen next season; that’s according to the new CEO Louis Camilleri. While earlier this season many reports claimed Raikkonen’s days were numbered and that he would be replaced by Charles Leclerc come the end of the season, if not even during this season, those have…