Author: The F1 Blogger

Ecclestone: Liberty wants to "get rid of my history" 0

Ecclestone: Liberty wants to "get rid of my history"

As part of Liberty’s F1 takeover, Ecclestone was given the title of chairman emeritus, with Chase Carey moving into his previous position as CEO. While that reshuffle nominally keeps Ecclestone as part of the...

Verstappen: Red Bull "not good enough yet" to win 0

Verstappen: Red Bull "not good enough yet" to win

The RB13 was the fourth-quickest car in the Barcelona pre-season test, behind the pace-setting Ferrari team, reigning champions Mercedes and Williams. It is widely expected that Red Bull will improve and run ahead of...

Ecclestone: We ran F1 like a 5-star restaurant not a hamburger joint 0

Ecclestone: We ran F1 like a 5-star restaurant not a hamburger joint

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com] Bernie Ecclestone has been under the radar for the past two months, since his ousting from the helm of Formula 1 as Liberty Media took over the sport and...

Test analysis: Rating the F1 teams with Renault’s Sergey Sirotkin 0

Test analysis: Rating the F1 teams with Renault’s Sergey Sirotkin

That Formula 1 teams test their new cars in Barcelona is not just by chance. It’s a track everything is long known about – and it’s got the appropriate selection of corners to provide...

Liberty should focus on cost cuts for now – Force India 0

Liberty should focus on cost cuts for now – Force India

The Indian outfit – and Fernley in particular – have emerged as vocal critics of both top-team power and income distribution in Formula 1 in the final years prior to Liberty’s takeover. Now, with...

All Mercedes teams to use latest engine in Australia 0

All Mercedes teams to use latest engine in Australia

Speculation has been bubbling away since the Barcelona tests that the German car manufacturer was concerned about a potential problem with its crankshaft, which could have forced it to delay using the latest specification...

Shark fin return made "frustrating" by earlier rejection – Brawn 0

Shark fin return made "frustrating" by earlier rejection – Brawn

F1’s new managing director of motorsport has made no secret of the fact that he does not like the shark fins and T-wings that have appeared on cars this year. However, he is well...

2017 windtunnel model among lots in Manor F1 auction 0

2017 windtunnel model among lots in Manor F1 auction

As reported last week, the administrators confirmed that there was no future for the team as a going concern, and that auctioning the cars and equipment was the only option to raise funds to...

Hasegawa: Honda are 100% committed to F1 and McLaren 0

Hasegawa: Honda are 100% committed to F1 and McLaren

Honda Formula 1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa says his company remains committed to the McLaren partnership despite grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons during testing in Barcelona. A woeful performance by the team, largely...

Ecclestone: They bought the car, they wanted to drive it 0

Ecclestone: They bought the car, they wanted to drive it

The once all powerful Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, now reduced to a glorified but toothless role as the sport’s chairman emeritus, accepts the way Liberty Media have taken over the sport but only...