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Reporters – 20/01/2019

Since Honda returned to Formula One in 2015 they have been firmly rooted to the bottom of the power stakes. But going into 2019 they are targeting Renault, but how do they plan to do that? Honda wants to be the third best engine Honda has set itself the target this

F1 Today – 18/01/2019

Renault F1 boss Koskas leaves group Jerome Stoll will continue as Renault’s Sport division president despite the French manufacturer announcing he would be replaced at the start of the month by executive vice-president of sales and marketing Thierry Koskas. However, admit growing uncertainty at the Renault group the French manufacturer announced that

F1 Today – 17/01/2019

Ricciardo will not be fooled by Hulkenberg Daniel Ricciardo says that he will not be fooled by Nico Hulkenberg going nine years since his debut in F1 without scoring a podium, believing that his new teammate is “not that level of driver.” Hulkenberg is highly regarded as one of the best drivers

F1 Today – 15/01/2019

Red Bull finds ways of reinvigorating Newey Red Bull’s advisor Dr Helmut Marko says that the team “found a way” of reinvigorating chief technical officer Adrian Newey thanks to the teams switch to Honda. Newey has been the teams CTO for a number of years, but has taken a back seat from

F1 Today – 14/01/2019

Proposed budget cap could be a distraction Renault believes that the distraction when the big teams need to start making redundancies when the proposed budget cap kicks in could be of benefit to the smaller teams trying to close the gap to the larger teams. Currently Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull hold

Reporters – 13/01/2019

Formula One is known for its expensive cars but when they crash they cause thousandths of pounds worth of damage, but how much did it cost one team in 2018? Crashes cost Toro Rosso nearly £2 million Toro Rosso spent over £1.85 million on crash damage last year, following a number of

F1 Today – 10/01/2019

McLaren appoints Seidl as F1 director McLaren has announced that it has appointed Andreas Seidl as the group’s managing director for Formula One. Seidl was formerly the team principal of Porsche’s WEC team and his appointment is part of a turn around programme following a difficult 2018. The German arrives at the

F1 Today – 09/01/2019

Renault need to be “scared” of Haas Grosjean Romain Grosjean says that Renault needs to be “scared” of his Haas team, following their season-long battle in 2018. The French manufacturer beat the Anglo-American team to fourth in the constructors by twenty-nine points. The fight for best of the rest got nasty at

F1 Today – 08/01/2019

Gosh appears in court to be charged The former chairman of Renault’s parent company Nissan Carlos Ghosn has appeared in court in Japan on charges of financial misconduct. Mr Ghosn told the court he had been "wrongly accused and unfairly detained". Ghosn was once hailed as the man who saved Nissan and

F1 Today – 07/01/2019

Arrivabene replaced by Binotto in Ferrari reshuffle Ferrari has confirmed that the team has replaced team principal Maurizio Arrivabene with technical director Mattia Binotto. The announcement comes following months of denials that the team was considering a shake-up, after its failure to seal last years world title. In a statement, Ferrari said,