F1 Today – 30/06/2017

Renault pushing like magic because of upgrade Renault says achieving greater reliability from their engine has allowed them to push the electronic components harder and make a performance step which feels like “magic.” The French manufacturer pushed back an engine upgrade earlier this year because of concerns raised during dyno tests about the durability. Recently,

F1 Today – 29/06/2017

Never returning to active leadership – Ecclestone Chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone says he will never return to an active leadership role in Formula One, saying he “couldn’t do a better job” than Liberty Media. Ecclestone was removed from his post as CEO in January, following the take-over by the US media giant. But, has been

F1 Today – 28/06/2017

Force India step forward to rebrand Force India could be moving a step forward to renaming and branding the team as Force One. Documents reviled online by the UK government reviled that six new business has been registered by an associate of team principal Vijay Mallya. The names registered are Force One Grand Prix, Force

F1 Today – 27/06/2017

Vettel “Discussing, Disrespectful” – Hamilton Lewis Hamilton has called Sebastian Vettel driving during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix as “disgusting” and “disrespectful”. Hamilton has also made clear he believes the Ferrari driver rammed him deliberately during Sunday’s controversial thriller. Vettel was given a ten-second stop-go penalty by the stewards for hitting Hamilton twice behind the safety

Azerbaijan GP – Result

Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull – Tag Heuer 02:03:55.573 25 2 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes +00:03.904 18 3 Lance Stroll CAN Williams – Mercedes +00:04.009 15 4 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari +00:05.976 12 5 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:06.188 10 6 Esteban Ocon FRA Force India – Mercedes

NOTEBOOK – Azerbaijan Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix from pole position after going four tenths faster than Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton put in a great performance pulling it out the bag to take his sixty-seventh pole. Pole Lap Lewis Hamilton comes along the long straight, before breaking about 100m before Turn One. He crosses

Azerbaijan GP – Qualifying Result

Po Name Team Q1 Q2 Q3 1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 01:41.983 01:41.275 01:40.593 2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 01:43.026 01:41.502 01:41.027 3 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 01:42.678 01:42.090 01:41.693 4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 01:42.952 01:41.911 01:41.841 5 Max Verstappen Red Bull – Tag Heuer 01:42.544 01:41.961 01:41.879 6 Sergio Perez Force India – Mercedes 01:43.162 01:42.467 01:41.111