F1 Today – 31/03/2017

Honda and Mercedes leading candidates for Sauber Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn says that Honda and Mercedes are the leading candidates for the team, should they move away from Ferrari power. The team has used Ferrari since 1997, apart from between 2006 and 09 when the team was owned by BMW, but is evaluating its

F1 Today – 30/03/2017

Haas annoyed with no points in Australia Haas’s Team Principal Gunther Steiner admits that it “annoyed” him that following the team best every qualifying, that the team was not able to convert that into points. Romain Grosjean qualified in sixth, which was a surprise for the team, but then retired from seventh after just thirteen

F1 Today – 29/03/2017

FRIC Ban – not reason why Red Bull trailed behind Red Bull insists that the ban on the use of the trick suspension systems was not the reason it was trailing Ferrari and Mercedes at the Australian Grand Prix. Both Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were around half a second off the pace of Ferrari

Australian GP – Result

    Name Nat Team Time 1 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari 01:24:11.672 2 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:09.975 3 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes +00:11.250 4 Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari +00:22.393 5 Max Verstappen NED Red Bull – Tag Heuer +00:28.827 6 Felipe Massa BRA Williams – Mercedes +01:23.386 7 Sergio Perez MEX Force India –

NOTEBOOK – Australian Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton took pole ahead of the season opening Australian Grand Prix. He beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to take pole by two tenths of a second. Pole Lap Lewis comes across the line and he breaks just at the marshal post and slows to 173kph for turn one, before putting his foot down for a

Australian GP – Qualifying

Po Name Team Q1 Q2 Q3 1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 01:24.191 01:23.251 01:22.188 2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 01:25.210 01:23.401 01:22.456 3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 01:24.514 01:23.215 01:22.481 4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 01:24.352 01:23.378 01:22.033 5 Max Verstappen Red Bull – Tag Heuer 01:24.482 01:24.092 01:23.485 6 Romain Grosjean Haas – Ferrari 01:25.419 01:24.718 01:24.074 7

NOTEBOOK – Australian Practice

‘New Cars, New Rules, New Drivers’ we started off the week saying. However, so far from practice it is the same old story, Lewis Hamilton topped both of Fridays sessions at the Australian Grand Prix. Mercedes throw the gauntlet Lewis Hamilton threw the gauntlet down as he set the fastest time in first and second