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  • Ricciardo: Max is the toughest teammate I ever had 22nd September 2017
    Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that his toughest teammate is current Red Bull partner Max Verstappen, ahead of four times F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel with whom the Australian teamed up with in the energy drinks team for a season. The Australian made his Formula 1 debut at the 2011 British Grand Prix with HRT alongside […]
  • Inside Line: The very curious case of Daniil Kvyat 22nd September 2017
    Daniil Kvyat has had an interesting career in Formula 1, his record at the pinnacle of the sport is checkered to say the least, yet despite under-performing at every level of late he remains in favour with the powers that be at Red Bull. The Russian 23 year old made his debut for Toro Rosso […]
  • Leclerc gets four FP1 sessions with Sauber 21st September 2017
    Formula 2 championship leader Charles Leclerc will take part in free practice sessions with Sauber at four of the season’s remaining six races, the team announced on Thursday. The Ferrari-backed 19-year-old from Monaco has dominated the support series this year and is strongly tipped to race for Sauber, who use the Italian manufacturer’s engines and […]
  • Prost: At the end of 2018 many drivers will be without contracts 21st September 2017
    Renault have secured the services of Carlos Sainz to partner Nico Hulkenberg in 2018, but the French team is still keeping a close eye on the 2019 driver market when several heavy hitters will become available and Alain Prost hopes, at that time, a seat with in the yellow cars will be an attractive option […]
  • Prost: Supplying McLaren is good for Renault 21st September 2017
    Renault special adviser Alain Prost believes that supplying McLaren is a good development for the French marque, but admits there is an element of risk taking on another strong team. Prost told Sky, “It’s a good achievement that we have an agreement with McLaren. It was a long process, not only about having a new […]
  • No earthquake damage at Mexican Grand Prix venue 21st September 2017
    In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Mexico this week, organisers of the country’s grand prix have released a statement confirming that there was no damage to Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez which will host Round 18 of the Formula 1 World Championship on the weekend of 27-29 October 2017. Mexican Grand Prix organiser statement: […]
  • China and Bahrain may swap dates next season 21st September 2017
    Formula 1 is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain, commercial managing director Sean Bratches revealed on Thursday. China is currently penciled in as the second round of the season, subject to confirmation of a new contract, on April 8 with […]
  • New expanded Jim Clark Museum to open by 2018 21st September 2017
    The Jim Clark Trust, working in partnership with Scottish Borders Council, has announced plans for a new expanded Jim Clark Museum to open by 2018. The project is supported by our Honorary President Sir Jackie Stewart and Patrons Club. Plans for the new museum were announced at The Goodwood Revival by Lord March on earlier […]
  • Lowe: We will be making substantial changes 21st September 2017
    Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe has confirmed that big changes, across the board, are on the cards for his team which has under-performed this year Lowe, who joined the Grove outfit in March this year, after a highly successful spell at Mercedes, told Sky, “We will be making some quite substantial changes.” “There are lots […]
  • Hamilton parties with Neymar after Singapore victory 20th September 2017
    What do you do after you won the Singapore Grand Prix against all the odds? If you are Lewis Hamilton you call your mate, Brazilian football superstar, Neymar and then hit the town for a couple of nights with a bevy of supermodels. On the Monday after his victory under the lights of Marina Bay […]

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