F1 Today – 29/03/2018

Vettel lacks confidence but sees potential Sebastian Vettel has admitted that this year’s Ferrari has “huge potential” but he does not yet have the confidence to drive the car on the limit. Vettel took advantage of the mistake that Mercedes made with Kiwis Hamilton’s error on strategy during the Virtual Safety Car. Hamilton had been

F1 Today – 28/03/2018

Haas reject claims copying Ferrari Haas team principal Gunther Steiner has rejected the accusations that the teams new car the VF-18 is an illegal copy of last years Ferrari. In Melbourne McLaren’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull boss Christian Horner have voiced their complaints while the Force India team are also unhappy. F1 rules dictate

F1 Today – 27/03/2018

Horner calls for engine mode restrictions Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has suggested tt engine modes should be part of parc ferme conditions to prevent teams turning up their engines in between Q2 and Q3. Mercedes continued to dominate qualifying at the opening race, after taking pole by sixth-tenths, the team has regularly taken

Notebook – Australian Grand Prix – Review

Sebastian Vettel has started the 2018 season by taking victory in the Australian Grand Prix. It was an opportunity thanks to the timing of his pit stop which gave him the lead as Lewis Hamilton made How Vettel Won Sebastian Vettel stayed with Hamilton throughout the early stages but the timing of the safety car

2018 Drivers Chamionship Standings

Last Updated – 25 March 2018 Po Driver Nat Team Points 1 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes 408 2 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari 320 3 Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari 251 4 Max Verstappen DUT Red Bull – Tag Heuer 249 5 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes 247 6 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull – Tag Heuer 170

Australian GP – Result

Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari 01:29:33.283 25 2 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:05.036 18 3 Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari +00:06.309 15 4 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull – Tag Heuer +00:07.069 12 5 Fernando Alonso ESP McLaren – Renault +00:27.886 10 6 Max Verstappen DUT Red Bull – Tag

Notebook – Australian Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The four times champion put in a brilliant lap going seven tenths faster than the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen with Sebastian Vettel third. It was a dominating start for the Englishman, who went a second faster than his own track record that

Australian GP – Qualifying Result

Po Name Nat Team Q1 Q2 Q3 1 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes 01:22.824 01:22.051 01:21.164 2 Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari 01:23.096 01:22.507 01:21.828 3 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari 01:23.348 01:21.944 01:21.838 4 Max Verstappen DUT Red Bull – Tag Heuer 01:23.483 01:22.416 01:21.879 5 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull – Tag Heuer 01:23.494 01:22.897 01:22.152