Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

2018 Monaco Grand PrixView

Juxtaposed with the glitz and glamour of Monaco is the gritty and grizzled layout of Circuit de Monaco, which has remained relatively unchanged since 1929 when Anthony Noghes, son of a wealthy cigarette baron, proposed a grand prix through the streets of Monte Carlo. That inaugural race on April 14 was won by William Grover-Williams in a Bugatti and it came on the same basic layout that challenge today’s Formula One drivers. Challenge is the key word, for there is no more challenging venue than […]

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018

Romain Grosjean Q&A

The 2017 Monaco Grand Prix proved to be a milestone event for Haas F1 Team as it marked the team’s first double-points finish, and showed its growth since the debut more than a year earlier in the 2016 Australian Grand Prix. And it hasn’t stopped growing. Despite missed opportunities so far this season, Haas F1 Team is sixth in the constructors’ standings with 19 points, 21 points behind fifth-place McLaren and one point ahead of seventh-place Force India. Romain Grosjean has six Monaco Grand Prix starts […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Latifi enjoyed first taste of VJM11

Sahara Force India’s third driver, Nicholas Latifi, made his debut in the VJM11 in the first day of testing in Barcelona, while George Russell worked with Pirelli to help develop its range of F1 tyres. “I was really looking forward to my first outing, especially after the disappointment of missing out on pre-season testing [due to illness]. It was a very good first day on track with the team and I finally had the chance to put to practice a lot of the procedures and […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Productive day for Renault

Renault Sport Formula One Team completed a productive first day of the Barcelona in-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with race driver Carlos Sainz in the cockpit. Carlos completed 119 laps with a best time of 1min 17.562secs, the second quickest of the day. Today’s programme focused on an array of test items and evaluations aimed at improving performance. “It was a busy day, but certainly a productive one for me and the team. The main focus was on completing a number of tests and […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Verstappen leads first day of testing

Two days after scoring Red Bull’s 150th podium at the Spanish GP, Max Verstappen was today back behind the wheel of the RB14 at the Circuit de Barcelona as the first in-season test of the current Formula 1 campaign got underway. The Dutch driver worked through 148 laps of the track on his way to the top of the timesheet, logging a time of 1:17.528 on supersoft tyres in the final hour of the session. “Today was about gaining even more understanding of the car and tyres and […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Vettel:

Sebastian Vettel’s fourth place was the sole reward for Scuderia Ferrari after an uphill battle at the Spanish Grand Prix. Kimi Raikkonen was forced to retire after a loss of power. At the getaway Vettel went straight on the attack from third place on the grid and passed Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, while Raikkonen stayed in fourth place. The safety car came out on lap 1 when Grosjean spun off and triggered a string of collisions. The race restarted at the end of the sixth lap in […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Renault moves fourth in standings

Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Carlos Sainz drove a strong home race to finish in seventh place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for today’s Formula 1 Gran Premio de España Emirates, with the points gained taking the team to fourth place in the Constructors’ Championship. Nico Hülkenberg had a very short race after the rear of his R.S.18 was collected by a spinning Romain Grosjean, pitching both into retirement on the first lap. “I think it’s a very positive result for me and the team. We […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

2018 Spanish GP in pictures

A selection of the best pictures from the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix.

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Verstappen breaks misfortune with podium

After a tricky first four races of the 2018 season Max Verstappen managed to stay out of trouble during the Spanish Grand Prix and drive a faultless race that sent him on the podium. It is the 150th podium for Red Bull and Verstappen’s first podium of the season. The car showed strong pace that helped on making the soft tyre completing almost half distance. Lap times improved after the pit stop as team switched to the medium tyre. Despite sustaining some damage in contact […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Perez:

Sahara Force India scored two points in today’s Spanish Grand Prix as Sergio Perez raced to ninth place. Esteban Ocon’s day ended early with an oil pressure problem forcing his retirement. “It was a tough afternoon but to score two points in these conditions is not a bad result and a decent reward after a difficult race. I made a good start but I had to go wide to avoid the accident with Grosjean and I lost a lot of positions", says Perez. "It really […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Mixed feelings for Haas

Kevin Magnussen delivered another points-paying performance for Haas F1 Team by finishing a strong sixth in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. It was a best-of-the-rest result, with only the heavy-hitters of Formula One ahead of him, as Mercedes, Red Bull and Scuderia Ferrari comprised the top-five. At the other end of the racing spectrum was Magnussen’s teammate, Romain Grosjean. An opening-lap spin in turn three sent Grosjean across the racing line and into the paths of Nico Hulkenberg’s Renault and Pierre Gasly’s Toro Rosso. […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Hamilton dominates Spanish GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix from the pole to secure his 64th career Formula One victory, his second consecutive win this season and his third at Barcelona. It was his second straight triumph in the Spanish Grand Prix, and it came with a whopping 20.593-second margin of victory over runner-up and teammate Valtteri Bottas. "I'm really, really happy. I had no idea how the race was going to play out. We got the qualifying right yesterday, but the temperatures were going […]