Mercedes: more to come

Team mates and title-rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are confident their Brackley based outfit can maintain their sizeable advantage at the front of F1 in the face of expected big developmental pushes from their trailing rivals over the forthcoming races. Mercedes have returned to Europe following the opening quartet of flyaway rounds having made … Continue reading Mercedes: more to come

Senna to Ferrari: life-saving move stopped from the inside

Twenty years have passed since Ayrton Senna passed away in the seemingly endless tragedy of the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola. Formula 1 is a sport of details, and such a small detail could have spared Senna his life. Senna could have, and was set to drive for Ferrari. At the dawn of the … Continue reading Senna to Ferrari: life-saving move stopped from the inside

Ferrari aim to help Kimi

Newly-instated Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci has reportedly recognised Kimi Raikkonen's underwhelming performances, and is seeking a solution. As a result, Raikkonen will travel to Maranello next week in order to complete more hours in their factory simulator as he searches for a solution to his setup woes. The Finn is notoriously temperamental and delicate … Continue reading Ferrari aim to help Kimi

My opinion: Is Ricciardo really troubling Vettel?

4th place for Ricciardo, 5th for Vettel. On paper, this may sound like a minute, almost un-noteworthy victory. Once we delve deeper, however, Ricciardo's performances are suggestive of possible superiority, and quickly transforming into dominance entirely over Vettel. For two races in succession, the young Australian has eclipsed the reigning world champion. His qualifying performances … Continue reading My opinion: Is Ricciardo really troubling Vettel?

Chinese GP: drivers of the weekend

Hamilton wins by a significant margin, with team mate Rosberg crossing the line only a small universe-distance away from him, completing another Mercedes 1-2 - Sepang held more of the same in the world of F1's travelling circus, and it was once again the same drivers who shone. After finishing a Substantial 18 seconds ahead … Continue reading Chinese GP: drivers of the weekend

JP Montoya says Haas ‘mad’ to join F1

Juan Pablo Montoya has labelled Gene Haas "mad" in response to his Formula 1 team endeavour. The outspoken multiple grand prix winner, who raced in F1 from 2001-2006, believes running a team from the US cannot and will not work. When asked to comment at last week's Long Beach IndyCar event, Montoya said: "If he … Continue reading JP Montoya says Haas ‘mad’ to join F1

Domenicali quits Ferrari with immediate effect

Stefano Domenicali has resigned as the team principal of Ferrari with immediate effect. The Italian team have struggled this season, failing to register a podium finish in the opening three races. Domenicali, 48, who will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, had been in charge since replacing Jean Todt in 2008. "There are particular moments in … Continue reading Domenicali quits Ferrari with immediate effect

Ferrari lining up Briatore or Brawn to replace Domenicali

Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo is rumoured to be considering renowned Ross Brawn and Flavio Briatore as immediate successors to Stefano Domenicali. The Italian joined Ferrari immediately after graduating from Bologna University in 1991. He was promoted to team principal in 2008, with the team winning a sole constructors victory and no drivers titles ever … Continue reading Ferrari lining up Briatore or Brawn to replace Domenicali

Bahrain GP: drivers of the weekend

In another race dominated by the Mercedes team, Formula 1 has surpassed itself yet again, following a race more full of excitement and saturated with unpredictability than anything we have seen this side of the V10 era. The duel in the desert netted Hamilton another victory; this time in a far closer battle with his … Continue reading Bahrain GP: drivers of the weekend