Category Archive: Other F1 blogs & news

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

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.