Notebook – Italian Practice

Sergio Perez and Sebastian Vettel topped the times in practice for the Italian Grand Prix. In the wet FP1, Perez set the fastest time by half a second over Kimi Raikkonen as the circuit improved rapidly. In the dry FP1, it was Vettel who was a quarter of a second faster than the Finn. Ferrari

F1 Today – 30/08/2018

No guarantees warns Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen says that there are “no guarantees” in his Ferrari’s teams home race, despite Mercedes being the favourites going into this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. For the first time in the current V6 Hybrid era, Mercedes are being seen as the underdogs going into this weekends race because of the

F1 Today – 29/08/2018

Mercedes considers support role for Bottas Mercedes are going to discuss whether they should use Valtteri Bottas in a support role to help Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a fifth title, after this weekends Italian Grand Prix. Currently, both Hamilton and Bottas share equal status within the team, unlike Sebastian Vettel who leads a drivers championship.

F1 Today – 28/08/2018

Mercedes can no longer “bluff” – Hamilton Lewis Hamilton says that his Mercedes team can no longer “bluff” this year’s title race and says that the team is concerned about Ferrari’s pace advantage heading into the final eight races of the season. The Englishman has seen his lead in the championship cut to seventeen points

Prixview – Italian Grand Prix

Round fourteen of the season sees Formula One round off the European season at the high speed low downforce Autodromo de Nazionale Monza, the home of Ferrari. Monza took six months to build in the 1920’s and first held the Italian Grand Prix in 1923. Monza is the third oldest purpose-built circuits in the world,

Belgian GP – Results

Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari 01:23:34.476 25 2 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:11.061 18 3 Max Verstappen DUT Red Bull – Tag Heuer +00:31.372 15 4 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes +01:03.605 12 5 Sergio Perez MEX Force India – Mercedes +01:11.023 10 6 Esteban Ocon FRA Force India –

Notebook – Belgian Quailfying

Lewis Hamilton has beaten Sebastian Vettel in the closing moments of qualifying to take pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix by seven-tenths of a second in changeable conditions. Despite the tiniest margins earlier in the session, when the rain came in the closing moments it was Hamilton which held the edge over Vettel. Pole