Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Double points finish for Renault

Renault Sport Formula One Team recorded its sixth double-points finish of the season after Carlos Sainz’s eighth place and Nico Hülkenberg’s tenth place finish in the Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Both drivers made clean starts with Sainz passing Hulkenberg into turn one then holding that position in the early running. Sainz enjoyed a quiet race from there, running a long first stint on the Ultrasoft tyre, before comfortably finishing in eighth for the second time in as many races. After […]

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hamilton wins at Marina Bay

Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix from the pole to earn his 69th career Formula One victory, his series-leading seventh this season and his second in a row. Hamilton beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 8.961 seconds to take his fourth victory at Marina Bay, equaling the record of Singapore Grand Prix wins held by Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s win, combined with Vettel’s third-place finish, allowed Hamilton to extend his lead in the championship standings to 40 points over Vettel, his closest pursuer. […]

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018

2018 Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Maurizio ARRIVABENE (Ferrari), Frédéric VASSEUR (Sauber), Guenther STEINER (Haas), Gil DE FERRAN (McLaren) Q: Maurizio, please can we start with you? Welcome. There have been lots of announcements coming out of Ferrari this past week. Your 2019 driver line-up is sorted, with Charles Leclerc replacing Kimi Räikkönen. Talk us through how and why that change has taken place? Maurizio ARRIVABENE: How and why? It’s not clear? OK, I try to be clear. When you make some choices like this, that are related to […]

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018

2018 Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Kevin MAGNUSSEN (Haas), Brendon HARTLEY (Toro Rosso) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Kimi, if we could start with you please. You’ve been generating a few column inches this past week. Can you just talk us through what happened and why you’re on the move next year? Kimi RAIKKONEN: I guess you know what happened. I don’t know what else you want to know. This is what happened. As we’ve said many times before, it’s not up to me, it’s not […]

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Video: Singapore GP virtual preview

Hype Energy eForce India esports driver Marcel Kiefer takes us on a lap of the Marina Bay Street Circuit on the new F1 2018 video game by Codemasters.

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Raikkonen joins Sauber for two seasons

Kimi Raikkonen will join the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team from 2019, after signing a deal for the next two season.  has signed for the next two seasons. "Feels extremely good to go back where it all began," says Raikkonen in an Instagram post this morning. The 2007 Formula One World Champion has secured 20 Grands Prix wins and 100 podiums in his Formula One career, making him one of the most highly regarded drivers in the history of the sport. The Alfa Romeo Sauber […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Chloe Targett- Adams Q & A

Following the unveiling of Formula 1’s draft 2019 schedule, F1’s Director of Promoters and Business Relations, Chloe Targett- Adams, look back on the key deals that have kept classics on the calendar, looks ahead to F1’s 1000th grand prix and explains why she believes F1 “is a really exciting place right now”. Q: Are you happy with the shape of the 2019 schedule and what F1 has achieved, especially with regards to recent developments that ensure continuity for some of F1’s classic races? Chloe Targett- Adams: It’s always […]

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2018

Positive day at Renault

Renault Sport Formula One Team partook in a positive first day of the Johnnie Walker Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps with the evaluation of a new specification floor one of the primary considerations for the day. Carlos Sainz was the quicker of the team’s two drivers in the afternoon, with Nico Hülkenberg the more rapid in the morning. In FP1, Hülkenberg evaluated the latest specification floor, using Pirelli’s Supersoft (red) tyres, whilst Sainz used the previous specification floor with the Soft (yellow) and Supersoft tyres. […]

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2018

Ferrari unbeatable on both Friday sessions

The 13th round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began with two practice session at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps as teams returned in earnest from the FIA-imposed summer shutdown to prepare for the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – were run under mostly cloudy and relatively cool conditions, with drivers navigating the longest venue in Formula One. Fastest in FP1 was Scuderia Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, whose quick lap of 1:44.358 was .151 of a second better […]

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2018

2018 Belgian GP - Friday Press Conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Cyril ABITEBOUL (Renault), Christian HORNER (Red Bull), Gil DE FERRAN (McLaren), Otmar SZAFNAUER (Racing Point Force India), Franz TOST (Toro Rosso), Claire WILLIAMS (Williams) Q: Cyril, we had Daniel Ricciardo in here yesterday explaining his decision to join Renault. When did you start talks with Daniel and just how did that deal come about from a Renault point of view.  Cyril ABITEBOUL: Obviously, we have known Daniel since a while for the collaboration we naturally have on the engine side with Red Bull […]

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Racing Point Force India accepted as new F1 entry

Force India will be known as Racing Point Force India starting with the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend following the acquisition of the Force India Formula One Team by Racing Point UK Limited. The new ownership was finalised on Thursday 16th of August with a consortium of investors led by Lawrence Stroll agreeing terms to secure the future of the team. The investors are Canadian entrepreneur Andre Desmarais, Jonathan Dudman of Monaco Sports and Management, fashion business leader John Idol, telecommunications investor John McCaw Jr, financial […]

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018

2018 Belgian GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull), Fernando ALONSO (McLaren), Carlos SAINZ (Renault), Pierre GASLY (Toro Rosso), Lance STROLL (Williams), Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull), Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Stoffel VANDOORNE (McLaren) Q: Fernando, I’m going to start with you. I’ve just introduced all four of you with your current teams, but all four of you will be racing elsewhere next year. You’ve said you won’t race in Formula 1 in 2019. Can you just tell us how you came to that decision?  Fernando ALONSO: Well, it was a […]