Category Archive: Other F1 blogs & news

F1 Quickie: Alfa Romeo teams up with Sauber

The Sauber team has announced that it is teaming up with car manufacturer Alfa Romeo (owned by Fiat) for the 2018 season. Sauber is a Ferrari customer engine (also owned by Fiat) and… Continue reading

I’m just gosh-darned tired of this overlong F1 season (Rant alert)

I don’t typically write these types of commentary style blogs on F1s because frankly, I really don’t see the point. I mostly talk about topics which are of direct interest to me (such… Continue reading

Red Bull confirms: Daniil Kvyat has been fired

Red Bull has officially confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will not be racing for Toro Rosso for the rest of the season. Kvyat was put aside for the Malaysian and Japanese rounds and returned… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Hartley to drive in Mexico

Bad news for Daniil Kvyat as Toro Rosso has announced that Brendan Hartley and Pierre Gasly will drive in the Mexican Grand Prix this weekend. Hartley was substituting Gasly in the US Grand… Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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