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  • Pirelli announce tyre choices for Bahrain Grand Prix 19/03/2019
    Pirelli have announced the tyre choices made by different teams for the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend from 29 to 31 March in Sakhir. During the race weekend on the Bahrain International Circuit, the teams have at their disposal the three hardest compounds, those are the C1, C2 and the C3. The C1 (the hardest compound) […]
  • Video: Steering Wheel or $60,000 PC? 19/03/2019
    Formula 1 steering wheels are immensely complex pieces of kit, but what do the different functions, buttons and dials do? Valtteri Bottas and Evan Short explain all… After this video was shot, on Sunday, Bottas won the 2019 season-opening Australian Grand Prix in commanding style to kick start his campaign in the best way possible, […]
  • Multi-21 back to haunt Vettel in the form of Leclerc 19/03/2019
    Karma is a bitch. Over five years since ‘Multi-21i grabbed headlines it has come back to haunt Sebastian Vettel in the unlikely form of his new Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc. Late during the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Leclerc with good pace came upon his slower teammate, upon which he was promptly ordered by the Scuderia […]
  • Brawn Report: Bottas perfect, not sure what happened to Ferrari 19/03/2019
    Valtteri Bottas promised to be new and improved in 2019 and the flying Finn lived up to his promise on Sunday with an emphatic Australian Grand Prix win ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Is this the shape of things to come in 2019, are Red Bull-Honda destined to be a major power player this season, […]
  • Horner: Honda have given us a great product 19/03/2019
    The joy and delight were palpable, as Red Bull F1 chief Christian Horner and Honda Motorsports General Manager Masashi Yamamoto headed to the Albert Park podium to celebrate Max Verstappen’s third place at the 2019 season-opening Australian Grand Prix. It was a big day for the partnership, a gamble to a certain extent for the […]
  • Ricciardo: We should be a top-eight car 19/03/2019
    While his home Grand Prix boasted a record crowd largely due to his presence, Daniel Ricciardo had a disappointing race in Melbourne in front of grandstands stained with large patches of yellow in support of his move to Renault from Red Bull. It was always going to be a risk moving away from a big […]
  • Verstappen: Back home and time to relax on my sim 19/03/2019
    Credit to Max Verstappen for embracing the racing life, while his Formula 1 rivals jet home to their luxury pads, the young Dutchman got home and almost immediately jumped into his simulator rig to start pounding virtual laps the day after he claimed a splendid podium at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix… in the real […]
  • Australian Grand Prix attendance highest since 2005 19/03/2019
    An estimated attendance of 324,100 fans at Sunday’s Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019 helped smash a 14-year record. Fans flocked to the Albert Park in big numbers to watch the Formula 1 season opener – Daniel Ricciardo’s debut for Renault – and the Beaurepaires Supercars Melbourne 400. The support categories proved popular, too, […]
  • Kubica’s gets thumbs up from Polish sports minister 18/03/2019
    Poland’s sports minister Witold Banka has said the return of Robert Kubica to Formula 1 after an eight-year break because of injuries shows that “in sports, you must fight to the very end.” Kubica, of Poland, made his return Sunday at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix with Williams. He was the last of 17 drivers […]
  • Inside Line: Ten years ago this F1 website journey began 18/03/2019
    Formula 1 celebrated the start of the 2019 Formula 1 season on 17 March at the Australian Grand Prix, another lesser known milestone was the fact that on the same Sunday this website turned ten years old! On 15 March 2009 I registered and two days later the blog went live. At the time […]

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