Category Archive: Formula One

Bottas joins Mercedes, Wehrlein joins Sauber and Massa cancels his retirement

After much speculating about the futures of Valtteri Bottas, Pascal Wehrlein and Felipe Massa – all three have now officially been signed into their respective teams. Valtteri Bottas will be stepping up to… Continue reading

F1 / Formula E Quickie: Gutierrez moves to Formula E

Mexican ex-F1 driver Esteban Gutierrez is planning to make the jump to the electric Formula E series. Gutierrez would be making the jump to the season in the middle of the ongoing 2016-17… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Manor under administration… again.

Unsurprisingly, the small F1 constructor Manor is under administration ahead of the 2017 season. The reason is quite simple. Felipe Nasr scoring points for Sauber in the second to last race of the… Continue reading

Once was enough – Nico Rosberg retires from F1s

I know, I can’t believe it either. After 11 years in Formula Ones, 57 podiums, 23 race victories and, now finally, a championship to his name, Nico Rosberg has decided to call it… Continue reading

Rosberg secures championship in Abu Dhabi

First and foremost, congratulations to Nico Rosberg for winning his first drivers’ championship! It was a long time coming and he must be really pleased after the long and ardous season (during which… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Ericsson confirmed for 2017

Swedish F1 driver Marcus Ericsson has signed a deal with Sauber that will cover the 2017 season. Ericsson has failed to score points this entire season but apparently the troubled team (which has… Continue reading

Rain drenched podium for Verstappen – Brazilian GP 2016

The Brazilian Grand Prix this season was a veritable clusterfuck with continuous rain through the whole race, which saw the safety car come on the track five times with the race red flagged… Continue reading

Haas confirms Magnussen for 2017

Haas F1 has officially confirmed its drivers for 2017. Romain Grosjean will continue with the team and will be joined by ex-McLaren, current Renault driver Kevin Magnussen. K-Mag has confirmed that he could… Continue reading

Renault and Force India confirm drivers for 2017

With the news of Nico Hülkenberg leaving Force India to join Renault earlier this season, this left the fates of Renault’s current drivers under question. Amazingly, Jolyon Palmer has been able to secure… Continue reading

Williams confirms drivers for next season

Williams has announced its drivers for the 2017 season. As announced earlier this year, Felipe Massa will be wrapping up his F1 career at the end of the season while his team-mate, Finnish… Continue reading

Verstappen vs. Vettel – Mexican GP 2016

Apart from the race-opening and the final few laps (which resulted in a bunch of penalties which changed the results), this year’s Mexican GP wasn’t all that exciting even if there was a… Continue reading

“Yee-haw” – 2016 US Grand Prix

In a season characterised by uncharacteristically boring races, we had yet another uncharacteristically dull Round in the US. This time there was a bit of action in the middle and the back-lot and… Continue reading

Nico the Hülk to join Renault next season?

The motorsports magazine Autosport has reported that Nico Hülkenberg will be joining the Renault F1 team in 2017. The Hülk himself has not confirmed the news, however, his current team Force India has… Continue reading

Rosberg clinches Constructor Championship – Japanese GP 2016

The Japanese Grand Prix was hands down the worst race I’ve watched this season. Practically nothing happened and there weren’t even any retirements. Literally the only noteworthy event about the race was that… Continue reading

Red Bull Double Podium – Malaysian GP 2016

The Malaysian Grand Prix wasn’t particularly exciting until last leg of the race when Hamilton lost an almost sure race victory to an engine blow out. The Top-10: Daniel Ricciardo – Danny boy… Continue reading

No Singapore Race Report

Sorry folks. For the first time in four years I completely missed out on an F1 race. Kvyat and Magnussen drove on points for the the first time in a long while so… Continue reading