F1 Today – 28/06/2016

Mistake free qualifying key – Hamilton Lewis Hamilton says that a mistake free qualifying could be the key to a successful weekend at the Austrian Grand Prix. The world champion could take the lead if team-mate Nico Rosberg fails to score. At the last race Hamilton topped all three practice sessions before his weekend began

F1 Today – 27/06/2016

Ecclestone plans to cut millions of pound big four Formula One CEO Berine Ecclestone has reviled plans to scrap tens of millions of pounds in bonuses to the big teams which were intended to keep them locked into the series. The way the prise money is spilt has caused anger with smaller teams who aren’t

PREVIEW – Austrian Grand Prix

Round nine of the 2016 season takes formula one to the Red Bull Ring in Austria. The circuit has changed over the years since first race in the late 1960’s. Organically Called the Österreichring the circuit was built as the permanent home for racing to replace a Zeltweg Air Base a short distance away. Both

ECCLESTONE – Brexit has no impact to Formula One

Formula One CEO and Vote Leave supporter Berine Ecclestone has welcomed the decision of British voters to leave the European Union. The 85-0year old says  it made no difference to a global sport dominated by British-based teams. “I have been a supporter of this all the way through. I think it’s the best thing. We should be

F1 Today – 24/06/2016

Bracing for impact of Brexit Formula One could feel the decision by British voters to leave the European Union as soon as next week’s Austrian Grand Prix after falls on the global stock market. The cost of the pound has hit a thirty year low after almost 52% of the public voted yesterday to leave

F1 Today – 23/06/2016

Williams not satisfied with fourth Claire Williams has told Sky Sports that Williams are not satisfied with fourth in the constructor’s championship and want everyone fighting to win races again. Speaking to the broadcaster she made it clear she doesn’t think their current position is good enough. “We cannot be satisfied with being in third

F1 Today – 22/06/2016

Sainz deal imminent – Tost Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says that confirmation that Carlos Sainz will stay with the Red Bull junior team is imminent. Tost has hinted also  the outfit may have a totally unchanged driver line-up. Sainz has impressed greatly since stepping up to Toro Rosso at the start of 2014.

F1 Today – 21/06/2016

Podium was on merit – Fernley Force India’s deputy team principal Bob Fernley says that Sergio Perez’s podium in Baku was achieved on merit. It was a good weekend for the Mexican who qualified second but was dropped back to seventh after a gearbox penalty. Perez second podium in three races is the first time

NOTEBOOK – European Grand Prix – Review

Nico Rosberg took victory around the streets of Baku to take the first win at the Grand Prix of Europe extending his lead over team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the top of the championship. Radio Gaga Goo Goo Lewis Hamilton says he doesn’t see the benefit’ of the ban on conveying messages via radio after enduring

European GP – Result

Po Name Team Time Points 1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 01:32:52.366  25 2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +00:16.696 18 3 Sergio Perez Force India – Mercedes +00:25.241 15 4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari +00:33.102 12 5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +00:56.353 10 6 Valtteri Bottas Williams – Mercedes +01:00.886 8 7 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull – Tag Heuer +01:09.229