Pre-season testing will commence next month in Barcelona and from there the opening round of the year in Australia will be rapidly looming on the horizon. F1Zone.net looks ahead to what has changed ahead of the 2016 season. The return of Renault Renault’s future in Formula 1 was discussed at length throughout 2015 as the French manufacturer deliberated over its options. Having ruled out remaining solely as a power unit supplier, Renault toyed with the idea of a complete withdrawal before committing to a takeover […]
F1Zone.net runs through how each of Formula 1's 10 teams fared in the 2015 campaign.
The 2015 season drew to a close with Formula 1's twilight race around the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi; F1Zone.net presents its driver rating.
Nico Rosberg triumphed in Brazil for the second year in a row to collect his fifth win of 2015. Here, F1Zone.net presents its driver ratings.
After the Mexican Grand Prix, Formula 1 travels to Brazil this weekend for the penultimate round of the 2015 season. Though both titles have already been decided in Russia and United States, there are still points left to be awarded and positions to be gained in the two standings. The Brazilian Grand Prix has been a permanent fixture on the F1 calendar since 1973, with races being held at Jacarepagua (Rio de Janeiro) and Interlagos (Sao Paulo) till 1990, when the sport eventually settled at […]
Nico Rosberg returned to the top step of the podium as Mercedes clinched another 1-2. F1Zone.net presents its Mexican Grand Prix driver ratings. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 2nd | R: 2nd | 8/10 Hamilton appeared subdued throughout practice and qualifying but remained confident that focusing on race set-up would pay dividends. However, he remained marginally adrift throughout the race and could never get close enough to Rosberg to even attempt a move. 6 | Nico Rosberg | Mercedes | G: 1st […]
Both world titles have been wrapped up in favour of Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes for a second successive season but any fears that the sport could languish in a ‘dead rubber’ should be extinguished as Formula 1 returns to Mexico after a 23-year absence. The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is the only ‘new’ venue on the 2015 calendar though in reality the circuit is about to enjoy its third stint in the sport. The parkland venue joined Formula 1 between 1963 and 1970 before returning for […]
Lewis Hamilton collected his third world title with his 10th victory of 2015 at the United States Grand Prix. Here, we present our driver ratings from a stunning race.
With one of the titles already decided in Russia two weeks ago - when Mercedes retained its Constructors’ Championship following Kimi Raikkonen’s post-race penalty – the fight for the other trophy enters a decisive phase this weekend. Lewis Hamilton can clinch the Drivers’ title this weekend in Austin, three rounds before the end of the season. There are many permutations but the easiest way is for Hamilton to win the race from Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel and such a result will be sufficient for […]
Lewis Hamilton sailed to his ninth triumph of the 2015 season as Sebastian Vettel and Sergio Perez completed the podium positions. We present our driver ratings from the Russian Grand Prix. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 2nd | R: 1st | 9/10 Hamilton couldn’t match Nico Rosberg’s pace during qualifying but from second place he launched his attack, one which Rosberg was wise to. Problem for Rosberg gave him an easy ride and he now has one hand on the trophy for […]
Formula 1 returns to action this weekend for the sport’s second visit to the Sochi Autodrom, which winds its way around the park which hosted last year’s Winter Olympics, adjacent to the Black Sea. Lewis Hamilton returns to the scene of his 2014 triumph with a 48 point lead over Nico Rosberg, while Mercedes can clinch its second successive Constructors’ Championship at the scene of its first triumph. The circuit Russia hosted a couple of Grands Prix in the early 1900s but last year marked […]
Lewis Hamilton collected his eighth win of the year after an incisive move on Nico Rosberg at the first corner. Here, F1Zone.net provides its driver ratings from the Japanese Grand Prix. 44 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | G: 2nd | R: 1st | 10/10 Lock-up into the hairpin on his first run proved costly in qualifying as he was denied a second lap by Daniil Kvyat’s crash. Hamilton was assertive at the start and kept his foot in it at Turn 2, taking a […]