There are two official mid season test sessions for 2017, one after the Bahrain GP, one after the Hungarian GP and Renault have hinted that they might use Kubica at […]
During the Grand Prix weekend in Baku the FIA had made it clear to the teams that it does not allow them to preheat their hydraulic components of their chassis. […]
Fernando Alonso remains level headed following today’s practice sessions in Austria. He was 9th fastest in FP1 and 8th fastest in FP2 with a respectable 1m07.510s lap time which is quicker than Schumacher’s 2003 1m08.337 record set in 2003 but +1.535s slower than today’s fastest from Lewis Hamilton who will (announced this evening – Friday) incur a 5 grid penalty for needing a new gearbox under article 23.5a of the FIA 2017 regulations.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton is set to receive a five-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix due to an unscheduled gearbox change.
A document issued by the FIA on tonight (Friday evening) confirmed the change. The standard penalty would be five grid positions.
“I’ve always said I want to win five races and then retire, so I’m probably not going to compete this weekend” are the words uttered by the likeable Australia Red […]
If the Italian press is correct then it would appear that orders from the very top have emerged from “secret Maranello rooms” that the F1 team have removed chief PU designer Lorenzo Sassi from office despite the boost in performance he has created, with the gap in performance to Mercedes reduced or even non-existent.
The FIA remained deeply concerned by the wider implications of the incident, firstly through the impact such behaviour may have on fans and young competitors worldwide and secondly due to the damage such behaviour may cause to the FIA’s image and reputation of the sport.
Following detailed discussion and further examination of video and data evidence related to the incident, Sebastian Vettel admitted full responsibility.
Ron celebrated his 70th birthday on June 1st 2017, after 37 years at the helm of McLaren, and 51 years spent working in Formula 1 and other top-level motorsport series.
Main points of note from today’s announcements:
Whilst the rest of the internet rages on the big debate, betting companies offer £1m charity prize fights and boffins pour over billions of bytes of binary Ben Still has come up with his solution to Hamilton and his “Manicured Boy Beard”
Listings at Companies House showed six businesses were registered to a London address on May 31 and June 6 using the Force One name.
A hack of Mallya’s Twitter account last December revealed the same address, a terrace of mansions overlooking Regents Park, as his London residence.