Category: Grand Prix Drivers

Unhappy Hamilton To Decide On F1 Future

Lewis Hamilton will not decide whether to return to Formula 1 this season until he sees the results of an inquiry into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton is “disillusioned” with F1, his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has said, as a result of last year’s title-deciding race. Hamilton lost the championship to Red Bull’s…



The Fastest F1 Driver Over The Last 40 Years

It’s the debate that’s raged in F1, who is the fastest driver of all? But now, machine learning may have gone some way to providing an answer, with Formula 1 and Amazon Web Services having joined forces to delve into the fastest drivers over a single lap, using data collated since 1983. 1988: Ayrton Senna…



The Crowned Prince & The Pretender

This is it, after 21 races F1 arrives at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit for the final race of an epic season with current Champion Lewis Hamilton facing off against Max Verstappen, the arrogant dangerous pretender. We have ourselves a one-race shoot-out to decide one of the most fiercely contested championships in F1 history. The…



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…