Ricciardo scores Chinese GP win

Daniel Ricciardo made the most of an inspired Red Bull strategy sparked by a late Safety Car to win the Chinese Grand Prix following a frantic run to the flag. The Red Bull driver held sixth for the majority of the 56 lap encounter before the race was turned on its head when the Safety…



Ricciardo: Any top driver could get pole with Mercedes advantage

Daniel Ricciardo says the Mercedes’ engine modes that helped Lewis Hamilton dominate Australian Grand Prix qualifying were “a punch in the stomach” to its Formula 1 rivals. Hamilton was on provisional pole after the opening runs in Q3 in Melbourne, but his time looked within reach for rivals, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s…



Scott Pye takes thrilling win in rain on slicks..!

Walkinshaw Andretti United’s Scott Pye scored a maiden Supercars win in a thrilling mixed weather encounter at the Coates Hire Supercars Melbourne 400. The South Australian gambled on the weather as rain fell midway through the race, opting to avoid a switch to wet tyres and keeping his composure in the tough conditions to take…



Blistering Hamilton scores record Aus GP pole

Lewis Hamilton claimed a record breaking Australian Grand Prix pole position with a stunning effort that left the opposition firmly in his wake at Albert Park. The reigning world champion posted a new lap record with an impressive 1:21.164s lap to claim his seventh Australian Grand Prix pole, eclipsing the record previously held by Ayrton…



Ricciardo ‘pissed’ at AGP grid penalty decision

Daniel Ricciardo described a stewards decision to issue a three-place grid penalty for the Australian Grand Prix as ’shithouse.’ The Red Bull Racing driver was judged to have driven too fast on his way back to the pits following a red flag period midway through Practice 2 caused by a loose timing cable on the…



Jamie Whincup wins in the wet at Albert Park

Jamie Whincup has claimed his first Supercars victory of 2018, leading the second race of the Coates Hire Melbourne 400 from start to finish despite two offs in the wet conditions. After the field ran the first two of 13 laps behind the Safety Car, Whincup pulled away from the Shell V-Power Racing Falcons of…



Thursday’s FIA press conference in full

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo all took part in the first FIA press conference of the season. Check out the full transcript… Let’s start with our world champion and six-time pole sitter here at Albert Park, Lewis Hamilton. Lewis, I think you said over the winter that you felt that last year was…



Ferrari or McLaren for the Australian GP win?

Ferrari and McLaren will fight for the win in Melbourne with Mercedes scrapping for the final few points. That’s according to the pre-season timesheets – but everyone knows they mean nothing. Four months after the chequered flag fell in Abu Dhabi, Formula 1 is set to return to the competitive arena with the season-opening Australian…



Ecclestone: ‘Formula 1 has lost its fascination’

x-F1 owner Bernie Ecclestone believes a rather predictable title fight is in store this season and that the sport in general is losing its appeal. The 2018 campaign is the second season of Formula 1 without Ecclestone at the helm and he is of the opinion that the sport is nowhere near as good as…



Mick Schumacher tops day one of pre-season testing

Mick Schumacher topped the opening day of official pre-season testing for the 2018 Formula 3 European Championship, which got underway at the Hungaroring. The son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher set the day’s overall fastest time during the opening hour of running, and it remained unbeaten by the 23-car field after a…