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2014 United States GP: Post-race press conference

Here’s what the first three drivers in the United States Grand Prix had to say after this morning’s race. Not surprisingly there were a few questions about the double points coming up in Abu Dhabi. We can expect those questions to increase until the season climax in the middle east. In some ways the best […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 United States GP

Lewis Hamilton has extended his championship lead by winning the United States Grand Prix. With two races left he now enjoys a 24 point lead over his teammate, Nico Rosberg, who finished second in Austin. Rosberg made a clean getaway from pole and held Hamilton at bay until around one third race distance. Once Hamilton […]

Sebastian Vettel to sit out USGP qualifying

Sebastian Vettel expects to miss qualifying for the United States Grand Prix in Austin this weekend due to an enforced penalty for exceeding his allocation of five power units for the year. “As far as I know, the plan is to use the opportunity to change, to have a sixth component of all the various […]

Red Bull Racing’s 10 times table

Red Bull Racing is celebrating its 10 anniversary in Formula 1. To do that, in a rather subtle way for F1’s brashest team, a simple blog post has been published on the team website. A bunch of facts relating to time and 10 are given: In 10 Seconds… Our F1 car can travel 494m from […]

Shopping mall donuts F1 style

Ever since I saw this as an eight-year-old kid I’ve wanted to drive a car inside a shopping mall. Any car would do, just the fun that wanton destruction would be still brings a smile to my face. But that dream has now been topped. Sure, it’s little more than a cynical PR piece for […]

2014 Japanese GP: Post-race press conference

Here’s your chance to see what the first three drivers had to say after the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. While F1 is often a world of massive egos and petty bitching it is comforting to see the sport rally behind Jules Bianchi and show universal support and concern for his well being. Like everyone else, […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Japanese GP

Lewis Hamilton won a rain-affected Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, his third win on end and eighth for the year. But the day will be remembered more for its wet weather and the race-ending crash involving Jules Bianchi. With heavy rain falling at the scheduled start time the race began behind the Safety Car. With no […]

Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Sebastian Vettel has dropped a bombshell by informing Red Bull Racing that he will be leaving the team at the end of this season. It’s expected this will be the first of a number of high profile moves in the Formula 1 driver market this coming off season. Fernando Alonso is tipped to leave Ferrari […]

Mark Webber: LMP1 v F1

As the only man to compete on the Circuit of Americas in both the World Endurance Championship and Formula 1 Mark Webber took some time out on the weekend to share his thoughts on the two categories. Downforce LMP1’s just a bit heavier … I need to be a little bit more patient with the […]

2014 Singapore GP post-race press conference

It’s always good to read the post-race press conference, you get a chance to see the thoughts of the drivers without any spin. The transcript from the Singapore Grand Prix presser is available for you after the break. Of course, there’s a lot of talk with race winner Lewis Hamilton, but it’s also interesting to […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton has put himself back atop the drivers’ championship tree with a dominant win at the Singapore Grand Prix. It follows his victory in the last outing in Italy and is the 2008 world champion’s seventh win of the year. Hamilton’s day started brilliantly when his teammate Nico Rosberg was wheeled off the grid […]