Category: Grand Prix Drivers

Oscar Piastri Drops Bombshell

Alpine has become the laughing stock of the F1 paddock after Aussie Oscar Piastri rejected an offer to join their driver line-up next year. On Wednesday morning, Alpine announced Piastri would partner with France’s Estaban Ocon next season. According to the F1 team, Piastri will replacing veteran driver Fernando Alonso, who dramatically blindsided his team…



Hamilton Responds To Piquet Slur

Formula 1 has condemned three-time world champion Nelson Piquet for using a racially abusive term to describe Lewis Hamilton. Piquet, 69, was speaking on a podcast in Brazil where he used a Brazilian slang word for the N-word to describe the Hamilton when speaking to publication Estadao. He used the racial epithet in an interview…



PIASTRI MAY RACE AT BRITISH GRAND PRIX

Oscar Piastri looks poosible to make his much-anticipated Formula 1 race debut sooner rather than later as preparations are underway for the 21-year-old Australian to be on the grid for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone from July 1-3. Piastri is slated to step into the second Williams FW44, replacing Canadian Nicholas Latifi, who is…



Hamilton Could Miss Monaco GP Due To Piercings

Formula 1 drivers not adhering to regulations on jewellery and underwear regulations could experience ‘years of agony and pain’, according to the head of the driver’s association. Despite the jewellery and underwear ban leading to multiple jokes on the grid and many awkward headlines, drivers have been warned the rule is no laughing matter. F1’s…



Chris Amon – An Incredible Racing Life

The late, great Chris Amon won the non-championship International Trophy at Silverstone on this day in 1970. He didn’t achieve the results that his enormous talent merited, but no matter: F1’s ‘unluckiest driver’ was just glad to have lived to tell the tale. Today’s media like to give our heroes convenient labels. Stirling Moss is…



Kevin Magnussen Gets Haas F1 seat after Mazepin exit

American Formula 1 team Haas has confirmed that Danish driver Kevin Magnussen will partner Mick Schumacher for the 2022 season, after it sacked Russian Nikita Mazepin a few days ago. The 29-year-old has been confirmed as the team’s second driver just nine days ahead of the first race of the season in Bahrain next weekend. He…



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…



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…