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Posted on Saturday, October 4, 2014

Vettel to leave Red Bull, Kvyat joins Ricciardo

Red Bull has announced that Sebastian Vettel will leave the squad at the end of the season. The four-times world champion has been with the team since 2009 but will depart following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where he is set to switch to Ferrari, in place of McLaren-bound Fernando Alonso. Red Bull will replace Vettel with Toro Rosso youngster Daniil Kvyat. "It is a big step and hard to make such a decision," Vettel said. "The chance to drive in F1, the first win […]

Posted on Monday, February 17, 2014

Bahrain test preview: what to watch for

Formula 1 heads to Bahrain this week for the second of three pre-season tests. It’s been almost three weeks since the track fell silent at Jerez but Formula 1 2014 properly kicks into action in the desert. The third test, which also takes place in Bahrain, commences next Thursday which means that teams don’t have much time to fix any issues that may crop up. The long distance between Bahrain and the teams’ European factories means that flying out parts won’t be a simple task. […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The complete F1 2014 driver line-up

Caterham's announcement on Tuesday morning means that Formula 1's 2014 line-up has been completed, with 22 drivers from 13 countries comprising this year's grid. Here's a rundown of their drivers set to compete.

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Red Bull to unveil RB10 on January 28

Reigning world champions Red Bull Racing will unveil their 2014 challenger on the first day of testing at Jerez. The RB10, which the team hopes will guide them to a fifth successive championship, will be revealed on January 28 at the Spanish circuit. The team posted an image of a car under wraps on their official Twitter page, alongside the date '28.01.2014'. Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo will race for the team in 2014. 2014 launch dates: McLaren MP4-29 - January 24 Ferrari - January […]

Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2013

Spanish GP: Post-qualifying press conference

DRIVERS 1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) TV UNILATERAL Nico, two in a row. Just looking at the lap there on the monitors, it looked like a very clean lap. Tell us about where you found the speed today? Nico ROSBERG: It’s just been… things just worked really well the whole weekend, just optimised everything. Of course, after Bahrain thinking about the race a lot, also, so surprised that we could be that quick […]

Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2013

Bahrain: Post-qualifying press conference

1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Fernando ALONSO (Ferrari) TV UNILATERAL Congratulations Nico, you’re first ever top four start in Bahrain and you did it in style. Were you as surprised as some people that pole was yours today? Nico ROSBERG: A little bit, yeah. It wasn’t really clear before who was the quickest car, especially over one lap. I was a bit closer this morning already, so I was a bit more happy than yesterday for sure, […]

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy: Malaysian GP review

Team orders? What team orders? He's a very naughty boy...

Posted on Sunday, October 7, 2012

Japan post-race press conference

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 2 – Felipe MASSA (Ferrari) 3 – Kamui KOBAYASHI (Sauber)   PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Jean Alesi) Sebastian, yesterday pole position, today winner but you pushed very hard until the last laps. Did you know Fernando was not racing again? Sebastian VETTEL: I saw the safety car at the beginning. I think first of all we had a very good start which was very important because I think right behind me there was a little bit of a […]

Posted on Saturday, October 6, 2012

Japanese Grand Prix post-qualifying press conference

Reproduced by the FIA TV UNILATERAL Q. Sebastian, your fourth consecutive pole here, you must love this place. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it's not bad. I'm very, very happy with today's result, I think we had a very, very smooth qualifying session, nearly perfect, so we couldn't really ask for more. The car felt fantastic from the start. We didn't really have the best start to the weekend; yesterday morning I wasn't very happy but then we seemed to get it better every time we go out, […]

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2012

Alonso takes magnificent home victory in chaotic European GP

Fernando Alonso has taken a magnificent home victory in what turned out to be a chaotic European Grand Prix, after Sebastian Vettel suffered a rare mechanical issue on his Red Bull. Kimi Raikkonen picked up his third podium of the season, whilst Michael Schumacher completed a late surge to take his first podium finish since 2006. The opening lap was amazingly relatively incident free, as Romain Grosjean shot up to 3rd place from 4th on the grid. However, at the front Sebastian Vettel glided into […]

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2012

Vettel asserts his authority in second practice

Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel has ended the second practice session fastest for this weekends European Grand Prix, just ahead of the Force India of Nico Hulkenberg and the Sauber of Kamui Kobayashi. As the track temperature gradually rose, many drivers opted for longer race simulations in the afternoon session. The session began with hardly any immediate action on track, until Frenchman Romain Grosjean took to the track after two minutes of the session going green. Instead of completing only one installation lap, many drivers […]

Posted on Sunday, May 27, 2012

Mark Webber makes F1 history with victory at Monaco

Mark Webber has made Formula 1 history with his second victory around the streets of Monte-Carlo, with a controlled drive throughout the Monaco Grand Prix. Previous 2012 race winner Nico Rosberg came home 2nd, with the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso 3rd. At the start, the usual melee into the first corner ensued as Romain Grosjean made contact with Michael Schumacher and spun across the middle of the track. This backed the pack up as Kamui Kobayashi flew through the air, whilst further back the Williams […]