Category Archive: Formula One

Brendon Hartley substitutes Gasly at US Grand Prix

Although Pierre Gasly will be employed by Toro Rosso full-time starting from next weekend’s US Grand Prix – the French race-driver is unfortunately going to miss the Austin race due to his participation… Continue reading

Ferrari’s hopes crushed – Japanese GP 2017

With Vettel dropping out of the Japanese Grand Prix with engine issues, Mercedes have all but cemented this year’s championship. Another rather dull grand prix, despite many drivers going wide on the Suzuka… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Palmer to be replaced in US Grand Prix

Jolyon Palmer’s career in F1s has officially ended with today’s Japanese Grand Prix. Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso will be driving for Renault starting with the US Grand Prix two weeks from now.… Continue reading

Robert Kubica and Paul Di Resta to test for Williams

Williams is going to drive tests with both Robert Kubica and Paul Di Resta this month. The team will most likely be keeping rookie driver Lance Stroll in their fold (Stroll’s father is… Continue reading

Verstappen Takes the Win – Malaysian GP 2017

In what is expected to be the final Malaysian Grand Prix, we had a different winner for a change. Not exactly the most exciting race though… The Top-10: Max Verstappen – Overtook Hamilton… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Gasly will drive for Toro Rosso in Malaysia

Red Bull has announced that Pierre Gasly, who is expected to drive at Toro Rosso for the 2018 season (with Carlos Sainz Jr being loaned to Renault), will already make his F1 debut… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Red Bull will change its name in 2018

The Red Bull F1 team is hooking up with the car company Aston Martin next year. This will officially see the team’s name change to Aston Martin-Red Bull for next season. As far… Continue reading

Ferrari slips up in Singapore – Singapore GP 2017

After a long string of dull races, the Singapore race was probably one of the best of this whole season. On the slippery drying circuit, three safety cars were seen, which meant that… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Sainz to replace Palmer at Renault

Red Bull and Renault have apparently reached an agreement to replace British driver Jolyon Palmer with Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz Jr. Though still unconfirmed, Sainz has been noted as possibly replacing Palmer already… Continue reading

Mercedes take Monza – Italian GP 2017

The Monza race really added nothing to this extremely dull season, despite some unusual drivers starting from the Top-3. The Top-10: Lewis Hamilton – No-one challenged him today. Flawless drive. Valtteri Bottas –… Continue reading

Force India botch up – Belgian GP 2017

Spa had an uncharacteristically dull race this year, although the Force Indias tripped over each other causing a safety car. One positive is that the drivers were trying hard but there were some… Continue reading

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