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F1 Today – 16/10/2019

Paris Summit – Abiteboul confidence of no hijacking Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul is confident that none of the big teams will try to "hijack" Formula's 2021 rule changes at a crunch meeting in Paris on Wednesday. Teams, the FIA and Liberty Media are meeting to try to finalise the rules

F1 Today – 15/10/2019

Teams prepare for 2021 regulations summit Formula One teams head to Paris for a key summit ahead of the October 31st deadline to agree the 2021 regulations. On Wednesday, teams, the FIA, Liberty Media and the GPDA to get the deal done before next months council meeting. Two preparatory meetings were held

Japanese GP – Result

Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes 01:21:46.755 25 2 Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari +00:13.343 18 3 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes +00:13.858 15 4 Alexander Albon THA Red Bull Racing – Honda +00:59.537 12 5 Carlos Sainz Jr ESP McLaren – Renault +01:09.101 10 6 Daniel Ricciardo AUS Renault Lapped 8 7 Charles Leclerc MON Ferrari Lapped 6 8 Pierre Gasly FRA Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda Lapped 4 9 Sergio Perez MEX Racing Point  –  Mercedes Lapped 2 10 Nico Hulkenberg GER Renault Lapped 1 11 Lance Stroll CAN Racing Point  –  Mercedes Lapped 12 Daniil Kvyat RUS Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda Lapped 13 Lando Norris GBR McLaren – Renault Lapped 14 Kimi Raikkonen FIN Alfa Romeo Racing – Ferrari Lapped 15 Romain Grosjean FRA Haas – Ferrari Lapped 16 Antonio Giovinazzi ITA Alfa Romeo Racing – Ferrari Lapped 17 Kevin Magnussen DEN Haas – Ferrari Lapped 18 George Russell GBR Williams

JAPANESE GP – Valtteri Bottas takes victory as Ferrari make poor starts to allow Mercedes to take the constructors

Valtteri Bottas has taken his first win since April ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton at the Japanese Grand Prix. The two Mercedes drivers started from the second row, and took the lead after Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc collided with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. The Finn jumped into the lead after

Notebook – Japanese Practice

Hamilton expects a fight with Bottas Lewis Hamilton says he is anticipating an “interesting dynamic” with teammate Valtteri Bottas in qualifying after his Mercedes teammate benefitted from a "massive" tow of around 0.5 seconds in practice. Bottas was three tenths down in the first sector of the lap, but recovered a lot

JAPANESE GP – Qualifying postponed until Sunday

Qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix has postponed until Sunday because of the expected impact of Typhoon Hagibis. The Typhoon is expected to move in on Friday night bring extreme winds and rainfall. Ahead of the weekend the drivers called for a “clear” decision and were keen for it to be

F1 Today – Japanese Prixview – 10/10/2019

Mercedes upgrades a “decent step” – Bottas Valtteri Bottas believes that the upgrades Mercedes have brought to this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix should be a “decent step”, as it seeks to close the gap to Ferrari. The German manufacturer dominated the first half of the season, but since the summer break has

F1 Today – 09/10/2019

Mekies says 2021 will be bit rough Ferrari’s sporting director Laurent Mekies believes that the 2021 cars will “deliver something a bit more rough” as the result of the delays in agreeing to the new regulations. The negotiations in agreeing the new regulations have been put back to October the 31st after