Category Archive: Other F1 blogs & news

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

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

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

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

Jenson Button to step down after 2016

Jenson Button, the 2009 F1 champ, has announced that he will be stepping down from active racing duty at the end of the 2016 season. This is the second announcement by a series… Continue reading

Felipe Massa to retire at the end of 2016 season (updated)

Brazilian F1 veteran Felipe Massa will be hanging up his driving gloves at the end of the current season. The driver’s 13 year-long career will probably stand as one of the most accomplished… Continue reading

Mercedes will take an intentional penalty for Hamilton in Spa

Mercedes has announced that Lewis Hamilton will be taking an intentional grid-penalty in Spa. The reason being that Hamilton has burned through his five allowed engines for this season. As a result of… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Haryanto to be replaced by Esteban Ocon

The Manor F1 team has officially announced that Rio Haryanto will be replaced by French driver Esteban Ocon for the remainder of the season. Haryanto would have needed at least seven million dollars… Continue reading

Some of the changes suggested on Thursday revealed

The F1 Strategy Group’s suggestion that races would start normally under wet conditions apparently received the full support of the F1 teams during their convention to discuss future rules and regulations held yesterday.… Continue reading

F1 Quickie: Radio rules amended for up-coming German GP

The discussion over the controversial radio assistance rule in F1s has amazingly borne some fruit. F1 Teams convened today to discuss simplifying F1 regulations. Apparently as a result of these talks, the F1… Continue reading

Rio Haryanto’s Manor drive threatened

A smaller bit of news but apparently Indonesian driver Rio Haryanto’s position in the Manor F1 team is being threatened due to a lack of funds. According to news sources, Haryanto only has… Continue reading