F1 TODAY – 30/04/2015

2016 Calendar leaked FOM has confirmed that the 2016 leaked provisional calendar is the official drafted version. In a statement FOM says “It would appear that the proposed 2016 calendar has been leaked. This calendar has not yet been approved.” The calendar was published by the magazine Autosport last night. Australia will host the season

F1 TODAY – 29/04/2015

2016 season could start in April The 2016 season could start in April with the first Grand Prix being on third of the month. Australia has a deal which means the country must hold the season opener. Organisers said “The 2016 Australian Grand Prix event dates are 31 March–3 April, 2016, with the later start

F1 Today – 28/04/2015

No deal yet Mercedes have denied rumours that Lewis Hamilton has signed a contract extension with the team. Reports in Sport Bild suggested that the two times world champion had signed a deal for three seasons with an extension until 2020. Bild estimated that Hamilton who earn over €175 million. Chairman Niki Lauda wouldn’t confirm

F1 Today – 27/04/2015

Winning start to son’s career Mick Shumacher has kicked started his career by taking victory in the third race of the opening round of the German Formula Four championship. Schumacher finished ninth twelfth in the first two races. The German did have a fight to claim victory after Australian Joseph Mawson after a period behind

REPORTERS – 26/04/2015

For any driver to talk openly about retirement comes as a surprise but how surprised was Mikka Hakkinen when Fernando Alonso began talking? Shocked at retirement plans Fernando Alonso’s comments about his retirement plans has surprised former champion Mikka Hakkinen. The Spaniard  left Ferrari after five years, unhappy with being in second place and failing

F1 TODAY – 23/04/2015

Build a car for Kimi – Arrivabene Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has said he demanded that the 2015 car would suit Kimi Raikkonen. Raikkonen struggled throughout last season with the lack of grip and feedback from the car’s front end as the main reason. Arrivabene told ESPN “I as asking [chief designer] Simone Resta, and

F1 TODAY – 22/04/2015

More powerful – Hamilton Lewis Hamilton says he feels more powerful now than at any other stage of his career. Hamilton has  won nine of the last 11 grands prix and has been on pole at the last four, and he already holds a 27-point cushion in the drivers’ standings. He told The National “I

F1 TODAY – 21/04/2015

Hamilton will be triple champion – Stewart Sir Jackie Stewart says that his title as Britain’s only triple world champion maybe on borrowed time after Lewis Hamilton’s storming victory in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. It is 42-years since the Scott won his third and final title in 1973, but Hamilton looks to be on his

REPORTERS – 19/04/2015

Ahead of this weekends race human rights was on the agenda as Amnesty International released a report highlight there fears about the gulf state Amnesty warning over Bahrain A report has been released by Amnesty International ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix warning that human rights abuses in the country continue despite reassurance from

Bahrain Grand Prix – Result

Po Name Team Time Points 1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes  01:35:05.809  25 2 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari  +00:03.380 18 3 Nico Rosberg Mercedes  +00:06.033 15 4 Valtteri Bottas Williams – Mercedes +00:42.957 12 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +00:43.989 10 6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull – Renault +01:01.751 8 7 Romain Grosjean Louts – Mercedes +01:24.763 6 8