F1 Today – 30/06/2015

Only if there bigger – Michelin Michelin will only supply tyres to F1 if the sport agrees to make them bigger. Motorsport boss Pascal Couasnon feels sure that the change will happen eventually. The French manufacture are set to fight with current suppliers Pirelli for a three year contract from 2017 when the rules could

F1 Today – 29/06/2015

Sky bidding for stake The British Broadcaster Sky and telecommunications firm Liberty are in formal conversations with CVC to buy their stake in formula One for a an estimated £4.5bn. The announcement comes days after it emerged that RSE Ventures and Qatar Sports Investments are making a joint offer. The broadcasters will have more control

PREVIEW – Superb Silverstone

Round nine of the season takes us to Silverstone and the historic circuit. The track originally built on a WWII airfield half in Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. Silverstone still takes in many of the old runways from the war and means the circuit is very fast. The circuit held the first grand prix on the 13th

F1 Today Special – 28/06/2015

Piquet wins first Formula E championship The former F1 Driver Nelson Piquet has been crown as the first Formula E world champion after an action packed double header in London. He won the championship action packed weekend in Battersea Park. The former Mercedes test driver Sam Bird won his home race after Stephane Sarrazin took

REPORTERS – 28/06/2015

With the future of the sport high on the agenda what could open developments be the solution?   Open development Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says she thinks engine suppliers who haven’t won the championship should be allowed free engine development. Last year DTM allowed Mercedes extra time and an additional test to develop their

F1 Today Special – 26/06/2015

Trick oil investigation It has emerged that Mercedes and Ferrari were investigated at the Canadian Grand Prix to ensure neither team was using ‘trick oil’ systems to gain an advantage. There was fear during the Spanish Grand Prix that both teams were finding a way of storing fuel for an extra boost. The FIA looked

F1 Today – 25/06/2015

Worried about Ferrari – Wolff Mercedes has admitted it is “worried” that Ferrari is on the verge of a break through which could end their current dominance of the sport. Mercedes boss told Motorsport.com “We can’t afford ourselves to be complacent and neglectful, because if you are there is a big chance you don’t develop

Sports tycoon and Qatari investors interested in F1 stake

Stephen Ross and Qatari investors are currently working on buying a 35.5% stake in Formula 1. The bid would be for the stake of CVC Capital Partners the holding company that owns F1. According to the newspaper The Financial Times and Reuters the deal could be worth up to $8bn. CVC said “we can’t comment

F1 Today – 23/06/2015

Testing – Wehrlein sets pace for Mercedes Mercedes test driver Pascal Wehrlein set the pace on the first day of a two day test at the Red Bull Ring. The day was heavily interrupted through the morning causing the event. Wherlein’s fastest lap was down on Sunday’s grand prix. The German replaced Nico Rosberg after