Category: Grand Prix

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…



Piastri keen on Supercars laps

Oscar Piastri says he’s keen to sample a Supercar and even harbours ambitions of one day competing in Australia’s biggest motor race, the Bathurst 1000. The freshly-crowned Formula 2 champion has done very little racing in his native Australia, his focus having shifted to Europe while he was still in karts. In fact he hasn’t…



Mercedes Withdraws Abu Dhabi Appeal

Mercedes has confirmed they will no longer be pursuing their appeal of the controversial Abu Dhabi Grand Prix finish. Thursday December 16 was effectively ‘Deadline Day’ for Mercedes to officially launch their appeal of Max Verstappen’s controversial, title-clinching win at the Yas Marina circuit after initially stating their intent to lodge an appeal against the…



How Red Bull’s Christian Horner Conned Michael Masi

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner executed a finely crafted con job on the race director as the final two laps of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ticked by, thereby tainting the sport of F1 forever. The subsequent results were a controversial Max Verstappen victory, following a final-lap overtake of Lewis Hamilton, and a…



Mercedes state intention to appeal

Mercedes have declared their intention to appeal against the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result after the stewards threw out their protest over Article 48.12. The race ended in dramatic and controversial circumstances as the decision was made to restart the race with one lap remaining following a Safety Car period. Nicholas Latifi’s crash triggered the…



Mercedes protest Verstappen over SC infringement

Max Verstappen is not free to celebrate yet in Abu Dhabi – he is facing the stewards relating to overtaking behind the Safety Car. It was an epic conclusion to a thrilling 2021 campaign, for in the closing stages of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix the Safety Car was deployed. Williams’ Nicholas Latifi had crashed…



Verstappen Takes Title in Abu Dhabi

Max Verstappen clinched his first World Championship title after an incredible finale to one of the most remarkable seasons in Formula 1 history. With Lewis Hamilton looking to have a record-breaking eighth Drivers’ crown in the bag, Verstappen snatched it from his hands in yet another hugely contentious moment at the end of the Abu…



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…



Horner warned by FIA

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has been given an official warning after breaching the FIA Sporting Code at the Qatar Grand Prix. World Championship leader Max Verstappen was slapped with a five-place grid penalty prior to the Qatar Grand Prix, penalised for failing to respect double-waved yellow flags in qualifying. It dropped the Red Bull…



Wolff: A Lot At Stake But Horner Was ‘Naughty’ In Qatar

Toto Wolff says Christian Horner was “naughty” in his criticism of the marshals at the Qatar Grand Prix. Max Verstappen qualified second for Sunday’s Qatar race only to find himself down in seventh place on the grid after he was hit with a five-place penalty for ignoring double waved yellow flags in qualifying. On his…