Vettel In No Rush To Sign New Ferrari Deal

Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel says he is in “no rush” to sign a new deal with Ferrari, even though he sees no reason not to do so. The four-time world champion is in his third season with the Italian manufacturer, and leads the title race by one point over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton….

All The Talking Points For This Weekend’s F1 Budapest Event

The F1 traveling roadshow rolls on to Budapest this weekend, with the Hungarian Grand Prix the first leg of yet another back-to-back with Germany that will see the weary teams, drivers and small armies of personnel to their mid-season break. With the championship lead poised to change hands for the first time all year, inter-team…

Sainz Can Go If Price Is Right

Red Bull says it would consider any sensible offer made for Carlos Sainz, but has rubbished talk that the young Spaniard is poised to be moved elsewhere. Sainz’s option to remain as part of Red Bull’s F1 programme was taken up ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, which means he is committed to another two…

Mercedes And Ferrari Turn Down McLaren

Mercedes and Ferrari are not interested in supplying Formula 1 engines to McLaren next season, Motorsport.com understands. McLaren is considering splitting with current partner Honda following another troubled season in which it has scored just two points from 10 grands prix so far. The Woking squad’s executive director Zak Brown has suggested Mercedes and Ferrari…

No Giggles For Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton silences his critics as he raced from lights-to-flag to claim his fifth British GP , saying it proves he knows what is best for himself. Hamilton came in for some stick from the press and fans as he opted not to attend Wednesday’s Formula 1 demo in London. Instead, the Brit headed off…

McLaren Shock Move To Ferrari

McLaren’s potential divorce with engine supplier Honda has led to speculation about a possible partnership with Ferrari. Honda are in a precarious situation with McLaren after countless reliability and performance issues and the Woking-based team are seemingly weighing up all available options ahead of the 2018 season. A return to Mercedes is the most likely…

This Weekend’s Silverstone F1 – All The Facts And Figures

Formula 1 returns to the heart of England this weekend for the British Grand Prix. After a controversial trip to Azerbaijan and a somewhat dull affair in Austria the fast, sweeping, circuit of Silverstone promises close and competitive racing up and down the grid. With multiple overtaking points and a track that can wear on…

Mercedes Allowing Bottas To Go For Title

Toto Wolff insists Mercedes will allow Valtteri Bottas to challenge for the drivers’ championship despite Sebastian Vettel’s growing lead. Bottas took his second victory of the season in Austria to close to within 15 points of teammate Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ standings. While Bottas beat Vettel, the German extended his lead over Hamilton to…

Bottas And Ricciardo Make F1 History

Valtteri Bottas joined an elite group of Finns by claiming his second Grand Prix victory in a gripping finish in Austria. He wasn’t the only driver to equal some illustrious countrymen however – Daniel Ricciardo’s fifth consecutive podium in five races also gave the Red Bull man a slice of Australian F1 history… Before Sunday,…

Stop This Fake News Says Mercedes

Toto Wolff wants Channel 4 Formula 1 pundit Eddie Jordan to stop repeating what he calls “fake news” about the future of Mercedes in the sport. Jordan has consistently expressed doubts about Mercedes’ long-term commitment to owning a works F1 team, and has suggested that major sponsors will leave soon. In Baku he speculated that…