Renault team boss Frédéric Vasseur still eyeing 2016 team progress

Renault team boss Frédéric Vasseur says the outfit can still make gains across the remaining two rounds of the current campaign, despite the bulk of the focus now being on the 2017 season. Renault returned to Formula 1 as a manufacturer team this season and occupies ninth in the Constructors’ championship, having only scored points […]

Verstappen: Vettel penalty ‘a small bit of justice’

Max Verstappen has labelled Sebastian Vettel’s post-race time sanction as a “small bit of justice” after he too was penalised after the conclusion of the Mexican Grand Prix. Verstappen held third position during the closing stages but went wide through the opening complex while under pressure from Vettel, and was deemed to have gained an […]

Honda hopes Mexican GP reflects progress

McLaren power unit supplier Honda is hopeful that it can demonstrate the progress it has made when the sport returns to Mexico this weekend. During a difficult reunion campaign in 2015 the McLaren-Honda partnership struggled in particular at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, with Jenson Button only 14th and Fernando Alonso exiting on the first lap. […]

Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory at United States GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton cruised to his seventh win of the season on Sunday at the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin. He now sits 26 points back of his teammate Nico Rosberg. This is his fourth win in five starts at CoTA and the 50th of his career. The […]

Kevin Magnussen repeats desire for Renault stay

Kevin Magnussen has reiterated his desire to stay in Formula 1 with Renault for the long-term, following the manufacturer’s decision to sign Nico Hülkenberg on a multi-year deal. Magnussen joined Renault at the start of the year when Pastor Maldonado encountered funding problems, but the Dane’s future at the team remains unclear, amid its acquisition […]

Nico Hulkenberg to leave Force India

Nico Hulkenberg to leave Force India

German driver Nico Hulkenberg is set to race for Renault next season after his Force India team said on Friday he would be leaving at the end of the season “to pursue other opportunities within Formula One”. The 2015 Le Mans winner has been strongly linked to the French team and Force India sources confirmed […]

Daniel Ricciardo wins as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo wins as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo led a Red Bull one-two as a distraught Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of regaining the world championship lead went up in smoke at a dramatic, action-packed Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton was leading with 15 laps to go when his engine exploded at the Sepang International Circuit. “No, no,” cried the Englishman as […]

Nico Rosberg reclaims title lead with Singapore win

Nico Rosberg reclaims title lead with Singapore win

Nico Rosberg has surged back into the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship standings with a hard fought third straight win in the Singapore Grand Prix after resisting the late advances of a charging Daniel Ricciardo. The German looked on course for a dominant lights-to-flag win as he managed a small but static margin […]

Sebastian Vettel ‘full of optimism’ over prospects

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is “full of optimism” as he chases victory in Singapore this weekend at a circuit where he has traditionally excelled. Vettel won for Red Bull in 2011, 2012 and 2013, while last year he dominated from pole position, having also finished runner-up around the streets of Marina Bay in […]

Grosjean excited by American spectacle Liberty could bring

Romain Grosjean is optimistic the arrival of Liberty Media could signal a new era for Formula 1 in terms of fan-orientated entertainment and spectacle. In a deal worth £6.4bn, it was announced last week that Liberty Media will become the controlling influence in F1 with many seeing the change of ownership as an opportunity for […]