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F1 Today – 14/08/2018

Alonso announces retirement Fernando Alonso has announced he is retiring from Formula One at the end of the season. The thirty-seven-year-old is considered to be one of the best drivers of his generation, however, has failed to win a championship since 2006. The two times champion is regarded as one of the

F1 Today – 13/08/2018

Renault underestimated development gain Renaults F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul admits that the manufacturer underestimated the development potential of the current engine regulations and says that they will take bigger risks to rectify. The sport is in the fifth season with the current V6 turbo-hybrids, and since the introduction in 2014 Mercedes

F1 Today – 10/08/2018

Renault warn clock ticking on engine regulations Renault’s team principal Cyril Abiteboul has warned that the “clock is ticking” to finalise the new engine regulations which are due to be introduced in 2021. In October, Liberty and the FIA’s proposals were rejected by the current manufacturers who want to stick with the

F1 Today – 09/08/2018

Regulations and Concorde Agreement finalised in months Formula One CEO Chase Carey believes the key elements of the next set of regulations and commercial deals can be finalised “in the coming months.” The changes to the engine formula have already been delayed by the four manufacturers rejected the proposals by Liberty and

F1 Today – 08/08/2018

Force India rescued from administration Force India has been recused from administration led Lawrence Stroll who has agreed on a deal with the administrators to save the team. The British based team entered administration at the Hungarian Grand Prix, in an effort to force the sale of the team. Last night a

Who are the consortium who brought Force India?

Lawrence Stroll is the main investor, the Canadian billionaire made his money by investing in high-end fashion like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfinger. Stroll also owns Circuit Mont-Tremblant near Montreal and is the father of Williams driver Lance. But questions remain like has bought the team purely to further the career

F1 Today – 07/08/2018

Mercedes optimistic with the progress made Mercedes are optimistic with the progress made in high temperatures and believes that it will perform better in warm weather races in the future. Mercedes have overworked it rear tyres more than its rivals meaning it vulnerable at races in warmer climates and Mercedes has traditionally

F1 Today – 06/08/2018

Force India upgrades depend on the resolution of ownership Force India chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer says that the team will be able to bring upgrades once the ownership situation is resolved. The team entered administration last Friday after Sergio Perez took the team to court. While the team has upgrades

Reporters – 05/08/2018

One of Liberty’s aims, when they brought F1, was to broaden the sports appeal to the fans, last week the woman tasked with that spoke to The Guardian about how she plans to do that and her CV is impressive.   Norman speaks about broadening appeal Ellie Norman, the F1 director

F1 Today – 03/08/2018

Wolff calls on Mercedes to match Ferrari’s gains Mercedes CEO and Team principal Toto Wolff has called on his team to match the engine performance gains by Ferrari and says he will not accept that the Italian team has taken the upper hand in terms of power. Mercedes dominated the first three