Category: Grand Prix

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…



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 Takes Sprint Win, Hamilton Drops To P5

Valtteri Bottas beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to win Formula 1’s second-ever sprint race at the Italian Grand Prix, while Lewis Hamilton could only finish fifth after an awful start. Bottas controlled the 18-lap race at Monza that determines the grid for Sunday’s grand prix, though the Finn will start from the back and not…



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…



That Bottas Cheeky Fastest Lap

Valtteri Bottas was asked by Mercedes to abort his fastest lap attempt, after the team already told him not to go for it in the first place. In the final laps of the Dutch Grand Prix Mercedes called Valtteri Bottas in for a final tyre change, but they also instructed him not to attempt a…



Circuit Zandvoort – History

Circuit Zandvoort, known for sponsorship reasons as CM.com Circuit Zandvoort, and previously known as Circuit Park Zandvoort until 2017, is a motorsport track located in the dunes north of Zandvoort, Netherlands, near the North Sea coast line. 1969 Dutch Grand Prix, Circuit Zandvoort – Netherlands 1930s to mid 1980s There were plans for races at…



Hamilton Happy If Russell Comes Onboard

Lewis Hamilton has said that George Russell could thrive in Mercedes’ environment if the 23-year-old is brought in to replace Valtteri Bottas as his team mate for 2022 – with Hamilton adding that he would welcome Russell’s arrival in the squad, saying his fellow British driver was “the future”. Speculation in the paddock has mounted…