After the season opener two weeks ago we now head to Bahrain for the second race. The Bahrain Grand Prix is the first night race of the season and in the past has seen some spectacular battles, especially between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Stats Number of Laps: 57 Start Time: 16:00 BST Fastest Lap: … Continue reading Bahrain GP Preview
Renault launched their new livery today in an, unorthodox style. They released a video of the two drivers surfing with the car on the surf board with them, it's hard to explain, watch the launch video here and my reaction video here. The team obviously had a press conference to go along with the video … Continue reading It’s almost gold!
The scot who made an early exit in Formula 1 is returning this year in the role as Williams' reserve driver. He will somewhat be filling the shoes of Susie Wolff, who left at the end of the last season. Paul Di Resta drove in F1 with Force India from 2011 to 2013. He hasn't … Continue reading Paul Di Resta is back
The new line up for Formula 1 on Channel 4 has been announced so, today I'm going to look at who they've picked, why they've picked them and what I think of the decisions. I warn you now, there's a lot of them to get through. Steve Jones Jones has been picked to be the … Continue reading All star line up
Can it be true? Are the drivers now realising F1 is on a downturn? Is this really happening? Unfortunately the answer to all three of those questions is yes. With F1 testing comes a time for drivers to be interviewed and asked about how they feel on current topics in F1. From the new qualifying … Continue reading Drivers “saddened” by F1
Ever since Jules Bianchi’s crash in 2014 it has been discussed whether there should be closed cockpits in F1. The latest design out is the ‘halo’ which was tested at Barcelona by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen on day three of testing. It is thought the ‘halo’ will be introduced in 2017 along with other new rules, … Continue reading Ferrari debut ‘Halo’ design
Earlier this week I posted a podcast on the new qualifying layout in F1 (if you haven't listened to that then go do that before reading on). Well now there have been updates, most notably Lewis Hamilton speaking out on how the qualifying changes will effect his chances of winning, or lack of effect. Hamilton … Continue reading Drivers speak out on new qualifying
Speculation had been rising leading up to this week on whether Maldonado would stay at Renault (formerly known as Lotus) for the 2016 season. With uncertainty rising around the reliability of his sponsorship Renault had no choice but to replace him. This leads us to the news which broke yesterday that Renault confirmed Kevin Magnussen, … Continue reading Renault confirm Magnussen