Author: The F1 Blogger

F1 2017: Ferrari looking to prance again 0

F1 2017: Ferrari looking to prance again

The Italian stallion has a spring in its step as Ferrari, Formula One’s oldest and most successful team, start a new season with fresh hope of returning to the top in the carmaker’s 70th...

F1 2017: Verstappen to push Ricciardo to the max 0

F1 2017: Verstappen to push Ricciardo to the max

It takes some effort to wipe the smile off Daniel Ricciardo’s face but Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen will be hoping the breezy Australian has less to grin about this season. The battle...

Azerbaijan GP boss hits out at "ignorant" Liberty criticism 0

Azerbaijan GP boss hits out at "ignorant" Liberty criticism

Speaking at Deutsche Bank conference in Florida last week, the Liberty president and CEO referred to the potential expansion of the F1 calendar and markets that were of interest. He then cited Baku as...

Renault "not attacking anyone" with F1 oil clarification request 0

Renault "not attacking anyone" with F1 oil clarification request

Ahead of the first pre-season test at Barcelona, the FIA responded to a request from Red Bull to enquire whether, for a power boost, teams could cleverly burn oil as fuel. Amid suspicions from the...

Boullier: With Mercedes we would be winning again 0

Boullier: With Mercedes we would be winning again

McLaren have aimed another swipe at their beleaguered engine supplier Honda by declaring they would be winning in Formula One if they were powered by Mercedes. The British team’s relationship with Honda is in...

Rahimov: Mr Maffei has been involved in F1 for less than half a year 0

Rahimov: Mr Maffei has been involved in F1 for less than half a year

The promoter of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix hit back on Wednesday at “ignorant” criticism of his race by Formula One’s new owners Liberty Media. Arif Rahimov was reacting to comments made by Liberty CEO...

Tech analysis: The concepts that split Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull 0

Tech analysis: The concepts that split Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull

Among those that appear to occupy the front of the grid, Mercedes’ and Red Bull’s aerodynamic philosophies couldn’t be more different – while Ferrari has seemingly risen to the challenge with something in the...

McLaren: Alonso’s future rests on getting competitive F1 car 0

McLaren: Alonso’s future rests on getting competitive F1 car

The Woking-based outfit is facing a race against time to get back on track for the start of the campaign, with its Honda engine proving to be unreliable and down on power during pre-season...

Liberty Media: We are going to be very aggressive 0

Liberty Media: We are going to be very aggressive

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com] The old ringmaster has gone, pushed aside by Formula One’s new American owners, and the marketing men have moved in with a mission to overhaul the circus and give...

Boullier: If we are competitive Alonso will be happy 0

Boullier: If we are competitive Alonso will be happy

McLaren sporting boss Eric Boullier is convinced that, despite testing disappointment and frustration, Fernando Alonso is back in love with Formula 1 and it’s up to the team – and Honda – to provide...