Author: The F1 Blogger

F1 teams facing set-up headaches with sensitive 2017 cars 0

F1 teams facing set-up headaches with sensitive 2017 cars

One of the characteristics that has emerged since winter testing is that relatively small tweaks to either car or tyre settings can have a big impact on handling. It is why a lot of...

Marchionne: I want to restore the Alfa Romeo legend 0

Marchionne: I want to restore the Alfa Romeo legend

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com] Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeated his wish to see Alfa Romeo back in Formula 1 in the future as he personally heads the drive...

Brown: The relationship with Alonso is very healthy 0

Brown: The relationship with Alonso is very healthy

McLaren’s star driver and double F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso is growing increasingly impatient, as he faces a third year at the wrong end of the grid, but his boss Zak Brown believes all is good between...

Brown: McLaren is not an engine builder 0

Brown: McLaren is not an engine builder

Amid a well below par start to the season and apparently no end in sight to the problems, McLaren chief Zak Brown has denied speculation that his team will build their own power unit....

Analysis: Can Liberty solve the F1 problem Ecclestone couldn’t? 0

Analysis: Can Liberty solve the F1 problem Ecclestone couldn’t?

It’s not just a question of ensuring that there are enough teams on the grid in years to come, but also encouraging greater competition. In other words, improving the show. F1 Group chief Chase...

Inside Line: Thankfully Max takes after his mother 0

Inside Line: Thankfully Max takes after his mother

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   Jos Verstappen sullied his already rock bottom reputation by involving himself in a brawl that resulted in a black eye and bloody nose for the former F1 driver and...

Irvine: Today’s drivers are good but not on Schumacher’s level 0

Irvine: Today’s drivers are good but not on Schumacher’s level

Speaking to Motorsport-Total, former Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine has labeled Sebastian Vettel an “arrogant, well educated kid” while insisting that no driver of the current generation is in the league of his former teammate...

Giovinazzi replaces Wehrlein for Chinese Grand Prix 0

Giovinazzi replaces Wehrlein for Chinese Grand Prix

  As we first reported here>>> Italian rookie Antonio Giovinazzi will again replace Pascal Wehrlein at Sauber in the forthcoming Chinese Grand Prix due to the German’s fitness issues, the Swiss-based Formula One team...

ROC: All drivers competing in future will wear neck protection 0

ROC: All drivers competing in future will wear neck protection

  In the wake of the repercussions of Pascal Wehrlein’s accident during the Race of Champions event in January, all drivers will be required to wear HANS, Simpson or similar approved Frontal Head Restraint...

Wolff: I feel for Pascal because he has had all the bad luck 0

Wolff: I feel for Pascal because he has had all the bad luck

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has backed Sauber’s German driver Pascal Wehrlein to “come back strong” after having to miss the opening race of the season in Australia due to fitness issues. Wehrlein, a...