Category: Grand Prix Drivers

The Media Drove The Push for My Return

Set to return to the F1 grid in 2022, Alex Albon reckons the media “drove the push more than anyone else” for his new Williams deal. With just about everyone in the paddock expecting Mercedes to announce George Russell as Lewis Hamilton’s 2022 team-mate, the only questions left to answer was where would Valtteri Bottas…



Multi 21 – Red Bull’s Most Controversial Race

On March 24, 2013, Sebastian Vettel infamously disobeyed team orders from Red Bull to hold station behind Mark Webber at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix. Even before the events of Sepang ‘13, Vettel and Webber had endured a fractious relationship as teammates at Red Bull. Vettel was the first star to emerge from Red Bull’s…



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…



Mad Max Cops Three-Place Grid Penalty For Shunt

Red Bull’s championship leader Max Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for his role in the frightening crash with Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix as a war of words broke out between rival camps. The Dutch driver was found by stewards to be “predominantly to blame” for the incident that wiped him…



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…



Bottas On Pole For Monza F1 Sprint Race

Mercedes’ driver Valtteri Bottas has taken the Pirelli Speed King Award at Monza, going fastest in qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix, and meaning he’ll start P1 for Saturday’s F1 Sprint, having beaten team mate Lewis Hamilton. Bottas, who announced earlier this week that he’ll head to Alfa Romeo for 2022, set a blistering pace…



Confirmed – Albon To Williams For 2022

Alex Albon has been handed a second chance at Formula One by Williams, who have signed him as George Russell’s replacement in 2022. Albon will drive alongside Canada’s Nicholas Latifi, who will remain with the team for a third season. Williams has confirmed Albon has been given a one-year deal. Albon is not racing in…



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,…



Confirmed – Russell To Mercedes For 2022

After three seasons with Williams Racing, George will depart the Grove-based outfit at the end of the current campaign to join reigning World Constructors’ Champions, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, partnering seven-time World Drivers’ Champion and British compatriot, Lewis Hamilton. George has enjoyed three memorable years with the Williams team, including helping the team take their…



Why did Bottas choose Alfa Romeo?

Bottas has unfinished business in Formula 1. At 32, he’s still young, has a hunger to compete and feels like he has more to prove, not just to the outside world but also more importantly to himself. That’s why he caught up with old boss Fred Vasseur, whom he raced for in F3 and GP3…