Author: The F1 Blogger

Inside Line: Tradition of April Fools’ Day jokes on our site 0

Inside Line: Tradition of April Fools’ Day jokes on our site

Of course the Hamilton quits F1 as Alonso joins Mercedes was an April Fools’ Day report and it is in line with a tradition on this site which is a mix of fooling the...

Sauber says points "still possible" despite Australia miss 0

Sauber says points "still possible" despite Australia miss

The Swiss team’s C36 was the slowest car in the Melbourne opener, with Marcus Ericsson 3.2s off the pace in Q2 and newcomer Antonio Giovinazzi lapped twice on his way to 12th in the race....

Stroll: You are always going to find jealous people 0

Stroll: You are always going to find jealous people

Big money bought Lance Stroll’s slot on the grid with Williams this year, inevitably the move has been met with substantial negative reactions from the motorsport world which the teenager puts down to jealousy....

Marchionne: We need to be involved in Formula E 0

Marchionne: We need to be involved in Formula E

Ferrari big boss Sergio Marchionne insists that Ferrari have a future in Formula E, following the likes of Audi, Renault, Jaguar and Citroen, with BMW and Mercedes set to become part of the series....

How Ferrari’s last title-winner has inspired 2017 F1 design 0

How Ferrari’s last title-winner has inspired 2017 F1 design

F1 development is cyclic, with solutions used in the past often returning years later in a slightly different guise in order to suit new regulations. This year, Ferrari has returned to a design it...

F1 agrees plan for cheaper and noisier engines 0

F1 agrees plan for cheaper and noisier engines

FIA president Jean Todt met with F1’s current manufacturers, plus representatives from outside the sport including the Volkswagen Group, to discuss whether or not grand prix racing should look at a different type of...

Gasly learned from "big mess" over Toro Rosso F1 chance 0

Gasly learned from "big mess" over Toro Rosso F1 chance

Gasly was regarded as a prime contender for the Toro Rosso seat occupied by Daniil Kvyat for much of 2016 – but in an interview on Spanish TV channel Movistar at Monza, he was seen...

Stroll says his critics are motivated by "jealousy" 0

Stroll says his critics are motivated by "jealousy"

Stroll won last year’s Formula 3 European Championship, and took the Italian Formula 4 title in 2014 while a Ferrari junior, but the role his family’s wealth has played in his rise to F1...

Hamilton quits F1 as Alonso gets Mercedes drive 0

Hamilton quits F1 as Alonso gets Mercedes drive

Triple Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has decided to quit Formula 1 and with it free up the sport’s most coveted seat – in the Mercedes team – which will be filled by...