Posted on Saturday, May 26, 2018

Force India scores double Q3

Force India will start the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday from 6th and 9th position after both drivers managed to graduate into Q3 during qualifying. Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez delivered clean and tidy laps, building up their speed with each run. "I'm feeling very happy. Today we showed our strength as a team and we are sixth on the grid in Monaco. It's the most important qualifying session of the year and we have a great opportunity to score good points tomorrow. The team has done a lot […]

Posted on Saturday, May 26, 2018


Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified 15th and 19th, respectively, for the Monaco Grand Prix Sunday at Circuit de Monaco. Grosjean, however, will start 18th as he must serve a three-place grid penalty stemming from the preceding Spanish Grand Prix. Grosjean set the 11th-fastest time in Q1 with a lap of 1:12.930 to comfortably make the top-15 cutoff and advance to Q2. Magnussen was 19th quickest with a lap of 1:13.393. A local yellow flag in the final minutes of Q1 […]

Posted on Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ricciardo gets Monaco pole

After setting the pace in all three practice sessions in Monte Carlo, Daniel Ricciardo went on to score the fastest time in qualifying on Saturday. His fast lap of 1:10.810 set a new track qualifying record at Monaco and was .229 of a second better than runner-up Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari. It was Ricciardo’s second career Formula One pole, and it came two years after he scored his first Formula One pole in the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix. Qualifying reuslts 1.  D. Ricciardo Red […]

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ricciardo fastest in opening practice sessions

The sixth round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Thursday at Circuit de Monaco as teams prepared for the 76th Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 3.337-kilometer track allowed drivers to methodically build speed and lower their lap times on a circuit that has remained relatively unchanged since it first saw racecars in 1929. The Red Bull duo of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen led the way in FP1, with Ricciardo’s quick […]

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2018

2018 Monaco GP - Thursday Press Conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Zak BROWN (McLaren), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Frederic VASSEUR (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Zak, if we could start with you, please. there’s been a lot of McLaren news in recent days, most of it financial, so can you tell us what’s going on?  Zak BROWN: Yeah, we’ve had some great. We’ve had Mr Latifi, who had invested in McLaren Group, which is fantastic. We’re a very fast-growing company, both our automotive business, of course our Formula 1 and racing efforts, […]

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

2018 Monaco GP - Wednesday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Charles LECLERC (Sauber), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Romain GROSJEAN (Haas) PRESS CONFERENCE Charles, if we can start with you: you’re the home town hero and the first Monegasque to race here in Formula 1 since Olivier Beretta in 1994. How excited are you about the weekend ahead? Charles LECLERC: I am very excited. I mean, I have been waiting for this moment since [I was a] child. I remember watching the grand prix when I was four years old, in the exit […]

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


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 […]