Category Archive: Other F1 blogs & news

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

F1 Quickie: Giovinazzi stands in for Wehrlein in Shanghai

Sauber has announced that Antonio Giovinazzi will still be standing in for Pascal Wehrlein in the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend. Wehrlein sat out on the season opening Australian GP due to not… Continue reading

My Top-10 favourite F1 Liveries

With the announcement of the classical orange McLaren and the daring new pink Force India this season, it’s nice to see some colour returning into F1 cars after several years of enduring the… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Force India goes Pink

Yes. Force India will be driving in pink this year. The unorthodox colouration is on the behest of the team’s new sponsor BWT. This is the second heavily contrasting new colour-scheme that will… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: McLaren to switch to snazzy, new orange

Looks pretty dang nice. That is all.  

The 2010 Teams – What went wrong?

With Manor now closing its doors, the last of the 2010 debut teams has bitten the dust. Last year, Haas F1 entered the sport as the first American constructor in F1s for decades.… Continue reading

R.I.P. Manor F1 Team

The Manor F1 Team has officially closed its doors and ceased all racing activities. After losing out the 10th place in the Constructors’ Championship to Sauber last year, the team which originally debuted… Continue reading

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 series in the middle of the ongoing 2016-17 season… 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