Ferrari Must “Kick” Ass Quick Says New Chief

New Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne was full of bravado as he stated that the Ferrari F1 team must not take too long in recovering its status as  F1’s leading team. Continue reading

Rosberg Error Hands Hamilton Russian Win, Mercedes Win Constructor’s Championship

Nico Rosberg’s lockup into turn 2 on the first lap at Sochi left  Lewis Hamilton in a position from which he won the first Russian Grand Prix. Rosberg needed to battle through the field to finish second while Valtteri Bottas finished in third. The Mercedes 1-2 also meant that Mercedes clinched the Constructor’s Championship with three races remaining. Continue reading

Night Race Close For Russian GP In 2015, Event May Change Calender Slot

A few days away from hosting the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, officials at the circuit in Sochi say that talks are at an advanced stage to host the same event under reduced natural light for next season’s event. Continue reading

Bianchi Accident Mars Shortened Hamilton Win

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An accident which has left Jules Bianchi in hospital a serious condition overshadowed a win for Lewis Hamilton at the Japanese Grand Prix. Jules Bianchi’s crash caused the race officials to red flag the wet race on lap 44 – past two thirds of the total race distance which had been due to be completed. Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel completed a podium on which no champagne was sprayed out of respect for Bianchi. Continue reading

Rosberg Beats Hamilton To Suzuka Pole

Nico Rosberg put his recent troubles behind him to beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. Rosberg’s best time of Q3 was a 1:32.506, with Hamilton in second position by just under two tenths of a second. Valtteri Bottas put in yet another strong lap to be the only driver to be within a second of the Mercedes drivers and lines up third on the ground. Continue reading

Vettel To Leave Red Bull At End Of The Season

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In an official statement from Red Bull, it has been confirmed that Sebastian Vettel will leave the team at the end of the season. The announcement comes at a time when it is looking increasingly likely that Fernando Alonso will leave Ferrari. Daniil Kvyat will replace Vettel. moving up from Red Bull’s sister F1 team Toro Rosso to the senior Red Bull team to partner Daniel Ricciardo. Continue reading

Weather Threatens Japanese GP

Formula One moves from the night lights of downtown Singapore to the twists of rural Suzuka, with the weather likely to play a part in proceedings in Japan. A typhoon is due to make it’s way over Suzuka on either Sunday or Monday and will bring with it heavy winds and rain. Continue reading