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  • Alonso: These cars are amazing to drive 19th November 2017
    On the occasion of the official FIA WEC ‘Rookie’ test in Bahrain, the day after the final round of the 2017 season, one of the most experienced ‘rookies’ of them all successfully completed his first laps in a Le Mans Prototype. Following a total of 113 laps (611 km) in the No.8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, […]
  • Inside Line: What next for Daniel Ricciardo? 19th November 2017
    Among silly-season commodities, perhaps none are hotter right now than Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Off contract at the end of 2018, with seats likely on the table at both Mercedes and Ferrari, the highly regarded Australian looks like he could have the pick of the litter when it comes to choosing his next team. Who […]
  • New Formula 1 logo expected to be made official this week 19th November 2017
    Formula 1 are on the verge of dropping the familiar and iconic logo, and replace it with a new version to be made public starting with the season finale Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Three trademark applications – as seen above – were last week registered by Formula One Licensing BV with the European Union Intellectual […]
  • Alonso testing for Toyota LMP1 in Bahrain 19th November 2017
    The prospect of Fernando Alonso racing for Toyota at Le Mans this year moved a step closer to reality after the Japanese manufacturer confirmed he would test with the World Endurance Championship (WEC) team in Bahrain today (Sunday). The 36-year-old McLaren Formula 1 driver, who attended the race in Bahrain as a spectator (above with […]
  • Hamilton: Ultimate flaw of an F1 car is you can’t follow 19th November 2017
    Lewis Hamilton received widespread praise for his storming drive from the pit-lane to fourth place at the Brazilian Grand Prix, but the Mercedes driver was not particularly proud of his performance on the day, admitting that he is no fan of DRS which he used to maximum effect on the day. The World Champion missed […]
  • Alonso: I have zero doubts about Renault 19th November 2017
    Fernando Alonso is confident that Renault will deliver for McLaren next year despite the French manufacturer enduring a tough season in which reliability has been elusive, particularly during the second half of the season. Next year Alonso will have Renault power bolted to the back of his car for the first time since 2009. Asked […]
  • Hamilton: At some point in the future I might do Nascar 19th November 2017
    Lewis Hamilton has hinted that he may do a guest appearance in Nascar if the opportunity presented itself, perhaps with backing from Puma who have appointed him brand ambassador. Asked in an interview if he would consider racing in the American stock car series if Puma sponsored the foray, Hamilton replied, “I’m fully committed to […]
  • Hamilton: In my early days with McLaren it just felt wrong 18th November 2017
    Lewis Hamilton has revealed that during his early years in Formula 1 he was delivering on track but felt that all was not right with his life outside the car and these days he is far happier with the way he goes about his racing while living life to the full. Hamilton burst on to […]
  • Felipe Massa – A story that is unique in F1 lore 18th November 2017
    With his (second) home farewell now behind him and one more race to go, the time is nigh for Felipe Massa to finally close the curtains on his career in Formula 1 – and what a career it was. With 11 wins (27th all-time), 16 poles (19th), and 41 podiums (21st) to his name, there’s […]
  • Inside Line: Is Abiteboul the man to lead Renault? 18th November 2017
    Renault have been something of an enigma this season, while Red Bull have managed to win with the TAG Heuer version of the French company’s power units but at the same time reliability has plagued the works team as well as Red Bull themselves and the sister team Toro Rosso. For 2018 Toro Rosso have […]


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