Category Archive: Formula One

Robert Kubica serious about F1 return & Toro Rosso plans team-up with Honda

This week, the F1 teams have been running mid-season tests in Hungary. By far, Renault’s tests have attracted the most attention with none other than the 2006 – 2010 Polish driver, Robert Kubica,… Continue reading

Ferrari dominates Hungary – Hungarian Grand Prix 2017

Heading to the summer break, the Hungarian Grand Prix was another mostly dull affair with only one uncharacteristic show of sportsmanship… The Top-10: Sebastian Vettel – Despite a steering wheel issue, Vettel stayed… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Paul Di Resta substituting for Felipe Massa

Scottish driver Paul Di Resta is substituting for Felipe Massa this weekend in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Di Resta was called in on short notice, beginning his substitution stint with the qualifying, and… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: FIA approves Halo for F1 in 2018

The FIA has officially ruled that the halo protective rigging for F1 cars will be introduced from next season onward. The introduction of the halo has been considered since the 2014 Jules Bianchi… Continue reading

Mercedes Dominates Silverstone – British GP 2017

The British Grand Prix was another dull affair even with two Finns on the podium and a safety car session right at the start of the race. Most excitement was caused by the… Continue reading

Bottas leads the way – Austrian GP 207

After two exciting races, we unfortunately had a return to monotony in the Austrian GP, though I’m obviously happy about Valtteri Bottas’s second GP victory. The Top-10: Valtteri Bottas – Bottas climbs on to… Continue reading

Force India plans to change its name to Force One

The F1 team Force India is planning to rebrand itself as Force One. It’s unclear when the name change will take place although officially F1 constructors must retain their names at least until… Continue reading

Surprise Top-3 – Azerbaijan GP 2017

The Azerbaijan GP was easily the most exciting race of the season thus far and I’m really happy about this. Several safety cars, collisions, flubbed stops, puzzling penalties, a red flag and a… Continue reading

Monisha Kalterborn leaves Sauber

F1’s first female team principal has been let go from Sauber. It’s evident that there is some friction between her and the team who is currently struggling at the bottom half of the… Continue reading

Think Pink – Canadian GP 2017

The Canadian GP shook up things for once with a really exciting race almost all the way through. Exciting bouts were seen in the mid-lot as well as for positions in the Top-5… Continue reading

Ferrari takes the lead – Monaco GP

A pretty much perfect race for Ferrari at Monaco also pushed them to the lead of the constructors’ championship. One safety car was seen but all around it was another rather dull race.… Continue reading

Hamilton’s comeback – Spanish GP 2017

Lewis Hamilton managed to grab a victory despite a lousy start in the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday. Several other teams also improved their points tally somewhat. The Top-10: Lewis Hamilton – Hamilton got… Continue reading

Finnish double podium – Russian GP 2017

The Russian Grand Prix was once again a bit boring except for the fact that we saw the first Finnish F1 victory since 2008 and a second Finn on another podium. The Top-10:… Continue reading

Vettel vs. Mercedes – Bahrain GP 2017

Although there were some interesting bouts and a safety car, the latter half of the Bahrain GP turned out to be quite uneventful. Sebastian Vettel reasserted his dominance over the Mercedes drivers after… Continue reading

Alonso will skip Monaco, Buemi will skip Brooklyn

Spanish F1 double champion, Fernando Alonso will not be taking part on Monaco Grand Prix which will be driven in late May. Instead Alonso will take part in McLaren’s joint outfit with Venturi… Continue reading

It rains in Spain… also in China – Chinese GP 2017

The second round of this ongoing F1 season was far more exciting than the first, even if Hamilton did lead the race from start to finish. Both a virtual and a real safety… Continue reading