Formula 1

Formula 1 Not At The End Of Its Woes

Formula 1’s Modern Day Struggle It would seem as if the row around the axing of the grid girls is the least of Formula 1’s troubles. Grid girls are being replaced by grid kids, roaring powerhouse engines by more environmentally friendly electric versions and classic tracks by modern new circuits ….

F1: Grid Kids To Replace Grid Girls

Formula 1’s Grid Kids The latest word on the street in the world of motorsports is that the recently axed grid girls will be replaced by grid kids, going forward. Formula 1 recently confirmed that F1 youngsters belonging to motor-racing clubs such as those competing in go-karting, will in future ….

McLaren’s Kirkaldy Praises McLaughlin

McLaughlin Performs Well At Bathurst McLaren GT boss Andrew Kirkaldy was full of praise for Scott McLaughlin after a gruelling 12-hour stellar performance in last weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour race. The Kiwi finished in 11th place overall, only hampered slightly by a radio problem early on during the race, which ….

Formula 1 Headed For Ultimate Final

Formula 1: As We Live And Breathe Whichever way you turn, Formula 1 is all the rage right now.  With the season drawing to a close with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on the weekend, it’s no surprise either. The name on everyone’s lips: Lewis Hamilton.  However, if you think ….

Massa To Race For The Last Time At Dubai

Massa Set To Retire At Dubai It’s been a long and victorious road for Felipe Massa – one that was marked by more than one proposed retirement.  Who can forget last year’s Brazilian Formula 1 as Massa proceeded through the pits after crashing his Williams and ended up in something ….

Sebastian Vettel Takes F1 Brazil Victory

Vettel Reigns Victorious Sebastian Vettel has taken his first victory since July at the Brazilian Grand Prix, having controlled the race from the lead pole position.  It was a comfortable cruise to victory for Vettel and served to remind the F1 world what might have been for Ferrari had the ….

Felipe Massa Announces F1 Retirement

Felipe Massa Announces Retirement (Again) Former Ferrari F1 star driver Felipe Massa has announced that he will be retiring after the final Brazilian Grand Prix scheduled to take place on the weekend.  Massa has driven for Ferrari, Sauber and Williams throughout the span of his Formula 1 career.  Massa had ….

The Long And Daunting Road To The Top

Brendon Hartley – A True Story Of Success In The Making  It’s not your typical success story, not the kind you find in Hollywood in any event.  This one is made up of endless hours of compromise in a setting that would not necessarily be anyone’s first choice and that ….

Kiwi Brendon Hartley To Race In US F1

Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso’s Official Choice  It’s official: Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley will be making his Formula 1 Grand Prix debut at the Formula 1 US Grand Prix.  It was announced on Friday that Harley would be the replacement driver for Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly. The 27 year old New ….

Bottas Signs 2018 Contract With Mercedes

Mercedes Cites Upward Trajectory As Reason For Signing Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas has been signed by Mercedes to race for the Formula 1 World Champions in 2018.  This after having joined Mercedes on a one-year “trial period” replacement deal in January 2017, after the retirement of world champion Nico Rosberg.  ….