F1 Today – 31/01/2019

Gasly promotion “faster than we would have like” Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has admitted that Pierre Gasly’s move to the senior team “faster than we would have liked”, saying that it is essential that the Frenchman is given time to get up to speed this year. The Frenchman is joining the team from

F1 Today – 30/01/2019

Bigger fuel tank not a guaranteed compromise Renaults F1 executive director Marcin Budkowski believes that the decision to take a bigger fuel tank this year is not guaranteed to be a compromise. This years tweaks to the regulation have increased the fuel limit from 105kg to 110kg, in an attempt to encourage closer racing. However

F1 Today – 29/01/2019

Race Promotors express concerns about direction Formula One’s Promoters Association have demanded a more open approach from Liberty Media after expressing concerns about the future of the sport. The association which represents sixteen of the twenty-one promotors say they want “a more collaborative approach from F1” in the future. Their main concerns are about the

F1 Today – 28/01/2019

Red Bull will be slowed down by Honda Renault believes that Honda’s progress will be slowed this season because of the need for increased reliability, following the decision by Red Bull to team up with the Japanese manufacturer this season. Red Bull are hoping that Honda will continue to show the progress they showed in

Reporters – 27/01/2019

It collapsed in 2014, but so far the staff of the Caterham team have gone unpaid for work. So why did it take so long for the administrators to pay off the debts? Caterham employees paid by administrators More than two hundred former employees of the Caterham team have finally been paid a small sum,

F1 Today – 25/01/2019

Ricciardo joining shows faith in plans Renault says that Daniel Ricciardo has shown faith in the teams future plans, as the French manufacturer is targeting going on the “attack” this season. The Australian’s switch to Renault is the biggest driver change ahead of 2019. The F1 executive director Marcin Budkowski believes Ricciardo’s decision to join

F1 Today – 24/01/2019

Renault appoint new CEO Renault and Nissan have agreed to continue their alliance following the resignation of chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn. Michelin’s Jean-Dominique Senard has been appointed as chairman, while Thierry Bolloré will become chief executive of Renault and Hiroto Saikawa of Nissan. Mr Ghosn was arrested by Japanese police in November over claims of

F1 Today – 23/01/2019

Sauber the team to watch Two of Sauber’s rivals believe that they should be feared and are “the team to watch” in 2019. The Swiss team was the most improved in terms of performance last season, becoming a regular top ten finisher and qualifier. After Sauber signed a sponsorship deal with Alfa Romeo the team

F1 Today – 21/01/2019

Mick Schumacher joins Ferrari Ferrari has announced they are signing Mick Schumacher on “talent” rather than his name. The nineteen-year-old will enter Formula Two this year with the Prema team, the final feeder before Formula One. Last week it was widely reported that the nineteen-year-old would join the team, with the deal being confirmed by

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 year to try and