Category Archive: Other F1 blogs & news

F1 Quickie: Eric Boullier resigns from McLaren

McLaren team principal Eric Boullier has resigned from the team. Boullier became the team principal in 2014, the last season the team drove with Mercedes engines. He lead the team through the 2015-17… Continue reading

Red Bull switching to Honda in 2019

Old news! But Red Bull has announced that they will be switching to Honda engines in 2019. The switch is good news for both Red Bull and Honda themselves as this legitimizes Honda’s… Continue reading

Brendon Hartley under threat of dismissal from Toro Rosso

The latest development in F1 driver market seems to be a sad indication that Toro Rosso’s kiwi-driver Brendon Hartley is on his way out the door from Red Bull’s support team. McLaren has… Continue reading

9 Countries with only 1 Formula One Driver

Formula One is a very global sport but even so there are countries which have only ever had one entrant emerge from them. In the past, I’ve talked about all the Nordic Drivers… Continue reading

Top-10 Best Formula One Drivers who never won a championship

In Formula Ones, success can be eluding. Some drivers will become multiple-time champions while others are lucky to achieve one, such as 2016 champion Nico Rosberg who retired after achieving his first and… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Wehrlein signed as Mercedes reserve driver

Mercedes has picked up ex-Sauber and Manor driver Pascal Wehrlein as their official test-driver for the 2018 season. Pascal is the third ex-race driver to be picked up for a reserve driving position.… Continue reading

F1 Quickie (UPDATED): Force India to announce name change with new car announcement

Force India has clarified that it will indeed change its name for the 2018 season. The new name will be announced on February 25 along with the team’s new car. Originally, the team… Continue reading

Williams hires Sergey Sirotkin & Robert Kubica

Williams has finally confirmed that Sergey Sirotkin will be driving as Lance Stroll’s team-mate at Williams in 2018. Sirotkin has had notable success in the GP2 series among others. He also beat out… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Kvyat lands test-driver position at Ferrari

A decision that seems to have come as just as big of a surprise to him as everyone else, Daniil Kvyat has been officially picked up as a test-driver for Ferrari. The test-driver’s… Continue reading

Williams to decide its driver situation this month

What better way to start the new year than with a bit of F1 decision-making. This month, Williams is due to finally announce their second driver for the up-coming 2018 season. All other… Continue reading

No Formula E for the foreseeable future!

Sorry guys! Unfortunately, Formula E has ceased its free online streaming which means I’m not able to watch full races and write blogs on them like the last two seasons. The opening Hong… Continue reading

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 engine customer (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