Category: Grand Prix Cars

SANDOWN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBMITTED TO COUNCIL

The wheels are turning on plans to redevelop the area surrounding Sandown Racecourse/Raceway, potentially putting an end to racing at the historic venue. Melbourne Racing Club (MRC), which own the site, has submitted a Planning Scheme Amendment application for the location, which will be considered by Dandenong Council as early as next week. Included in…



How Ferrari returned to the front in Formula One

The sense of relief almost matched the flood of emotion as the opening bars of the Italian national anthem rang out over the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday night. After 45 races without a single victory, Ferrari finally reclaimed the top two steps of Formula One’s podium, and with it re-established itself as a championship…



Mercedes Reveal Radical W13 With Minimal Sidepods

Images of the dramatically upgraded Mercedes W13 have been circulating on social media, showing a Silver Arrow with almost “no sidepods” before Lewis Hamilton took it out on track and set tongues wagging. Rivals Red Bull, Max Verstappen and Christian Horner were pictured on the live F1TV watching the screens filled with the new Mercedes…



2022 F1 Cars Face Porpoising Dilemma

The word ‘porpoising’ is back in fashion in F1, having been largely missing from the vocabulary for the last 40 years – when we last had ground effect cars. Virtually every team was complaining of the phenomenon on the first day of running for the new generation of cars. A violent bouncing on the suspension…



McLaren: Life after Bruce

When the inspirational leader who drove the team died, McLaren could have spun into the ground. Instead it regrouped and vindicated his vision and his faith. Bruce McLaren with Denny Hulme, Ron Tauranac and Teddy Mayer. Article by: Paul Fearnley There was a lot to think about. But Bruce Leslie McLaren — boss / designer…



Aston Martin Racing Launch 2022 Contender

Aston Martin have shown off their all-new 2022 challenger, the AMR22, in a glitzy launch at the company’s Gaydon factory. And speaking after pulling the covers off the new car, Sebastian Vettel hailed the potential of the team to move forward this season as they seek to become F1 frontrunners. Last season was Aston Martin’s…



Audi Rumour Of McLaren Purchase

Formula One is a lucrative sport for many, as it can provide countless opportunities. With new engine regulations coming in 2026, there could be new names on the grid, such as Audi and Porsche. The rumors suggest that they could take over an existing team or form a partnership (with McLaren). Audi and Porsche’s parent…



Wolff: Halo Saved Hamilton’s Life

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the Halo “definitely” saved Lewis Hamilton’s life in his collision with Formula 1 title rival Max Verstappen in the Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton and Verstappen came together in a frightening incident at Turn 1 on Lap 26 of Sunday’s race at Monza as they battled for position. Verstappen attempted to…



Ricciardo Ends McLaren F1 Drought

Daniel Ricciardo led home a McLaren 1-2 at Monza after a clash between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton took both out of the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton was exiting the pits on Lap 26 of 53 when he arrived alongside Verstappen, the pair going side by side through the Variante del Rettifilo, but making…



Ayrton Senna – San Marino 1994

The partially lost on-board video of the fatal Formula One crash in 1994 Arguably one of the greatest racing drivers of all time, Ayrton Senna, crashed during the 1994 Formula One San Marino Grand Prix, held in Imola on 1 May 1994. He crashed into the Tamburello corner at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari,…