Author: The F1 Blogger

Williams preview Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 0

Williams preview Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

It’s just six years since Abu Dhabi arrived on the calendar with Formula One’s first ever day-into-night race, yet the Yas Marina circuit already feels like one of the long-established homes. The ultra-modern design...

Pirelli: Abu Dhabi F1 test "not nearly enough" 0

Pirelli: Abu Dhabi F1 test "not nearly enough"

After weeks of discussions, Pirelli confirmed it will run a 12-hour test at the Yas Marina circuit on December 1. The day will be devoted exclusively to tyre development work and teams will not...

Haryanto and King to test for Manor in Abu Dhabi 0

Haryanto and King to test for Manor in Abu Dhabi

Indonesian driver Rio Haryanto and Britain’s Jordan King will test with the Manor Marussia Formula One team in Abu Dhabi after next weekend’s season-ending race. The test on Tuesday at the Yas Marina grand...

Reader Rights: To save the ville we had to burn it down 0

Reader Rights: To save the ville we had to burn it down

I’m wondering if it wouldn’t be better to let Red Bull leave. With the money Dieter [Mateschitz] has, it should be relatively easy to start a new formula, they can take Force India, Sauber...

Williams needs "triple" effort to catch Mercedes, Ferrari 0

Williams needs "triple" effort to catch Mercedes, Ferrari

Having clinched third place in the constructors’ championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Massa says that Williams has been left wanting much more after not quite living up to its lofty pre-season expectations. “For...

Hulkenberg determined to hold on to 10th 0

Hulkenberg determined to hold on to 10th

Hulkenberg is currently 10th in the standings with 52 points, three ahead of his Toro Rosso and Lotus rivals going into the Yas Marina finale. And while Force India has already managed to secure its best...

Manor confirms King, Haryanto for Abu Dhabi test 0

Manor confirms King, Haryanto for Abu Dhabi test

Alongside his Racing Engineering GP2 commitments, King has spent this year as a development driver for Manor, and will get his first taste of Formula 1 machinery when he drives the team’s MR03B on 1...

Raikkonen plays down Ferrari expectations for 2016 0

Raikkonen plays down Ferrari expectations for 2016

Kimi Raikkonen is refusing to get carried away with predictions about Ferrari’s hopes of beating Mercedes in 2016. The pace of the Finn’s teammate Sebastian Vettel was tantalisingly close to the silver cars in...

Verstappen: He is my father and friend 0

Verstappen: He is my father and friend

Max Verstappen’s ever-present father Jos is going nowhere, as the 18-year-old rookie nears the end of his meteoric first season in Formula 1. he is quick to attribute a great deal of credit to...

Ricciardo says 2016 no write-off for Red Bull 0

Ricciardo says 2016 no write-off for Red Bull

Although Red Bull has lodged its Formula 1 entry for 2016, its power unit plans have not been finalised, although it is closing in on a deal to run unbranded Renaults. But despite the...