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…



Alonso to test 2018-spec Andretti IndyCar

Fernando Alonso’s post-Formula 1 career is taking shape with the Spaniard set to test a 2018-spec IndyCar in September. Since announcing his retirement from Formula 1 at the end of the season, the two-time World Champion has said it would take a few months for him to decide on his next chapter. However, soon after…



Ericsson walks away from Huge Monza Shunt

Last time out it was Charles Leclerc who escaped a dramatic accident unscathed, and on Friday in Monza Sauber endured their second scare in a week when Marcus Ericsson suffered a high-speed crash during the early stages of FP2, with the Swede fortunately walking away unharmed. Barely two minutes of the second practice session were…



Fast and Feisty Gasly’s big Chance

Pierre Gasly’s promotion next year to the senior Red Bull team represents a huge opportunity for the 22-year-old. On current form, he will be getting to race one of only six potentially Grand Prix-winning cars with just 26 races behind him. There is of course a downside risk to getting that opportunity so early in…



Horner ‘nearly got violin out’ for Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton received no sympathy from Red Bull boss Christian Horner as Ferrari powered to victory in Belgium. Hamilton’s World Championship lead has narrowed from 24 points to 17 after he conceded that he was “blitzed” by his title rival Sebastian Vettel and his SF71-H. The Brit also said in his post-race interviews that Ferrari…