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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

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

2018 Season Review – Part Six – Hamilton keeps momentum going as Mercedes close in on constructors

Brazil Hamilton kept the momentum going at Interlagos to taking pole by nine-hundredths of a second over Vettel it wasn’t an easy session for both drivers. They both had been forced to take avoiding action after coming across slow cars on timed laps. Their teammates were a tenth off, with Valtteri Bottas

2018 Season Review – Part Five – Hamilton chases in to the title as Raikkonen wins

Japan Hamilton was on it again in qualifying at Suzuka the Englishman topped all three sessions, conditions were ones which suited the Mercedes driver as the rain moved in. Hamilton took pole from Bottas as Ferrari made another error, leaving Vettel only ninth. Vettel went straight out in Q3 on the intermediates,

2018 Season Review – Part Four – Mercedes bounce back to dominance as Ferrari get flustered

Belgium Like in Budapest, conditions at Spa where changeable and the fight for pole between Vettel and Hamilton was close until the closing moments. Hamilton and Vettel started Q3 on dry tyres, but were forced to abort on there out laps and switch to inters. Again like in Budapest, the Englishman proved

2018 Season Review – Part Three – Errors, failures and mistakes as drivers prove their human

France For the first time since 1990 F1 returned to Paul Ricard for the French Grand Prix. As expected, Mercedes were on it from the very start topping all three practices. The circuit was one where Mercedes had the clear edge, Hamilton was dominant in qualifying with him two tenths faster

2018 Season Review – Part Two – Ferrari pull away slightly as Mercedes steal a march in the championship

Spain Mercedes were on it when F1 arrived back in Europe, as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas locked out the front row. The first major upgrades for both Mercedes and Ferrari maintained the same level of performance for both teams. Sebastian Vettel was unable to find enough in the session leaving him

2018 Season Review – Part One – Ferrari strong out the box as the tight battle begins

Australia Lewis Hamilton started his title defence in a dominant style by taking pole by seven-tenths of a second over both Ferrari’s. The Mercedes certainly had the pace in the session, going a second faster than he managed in 2017. Meanwhile, teammate Valtteri Bottas crashed out after running wide into Turn

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