Author: The F1 Blogger

Rosberg: 2016 F1 title battle is on already 0

Rosberg: 2016 F1 title battle is on already

At a sponsor event this week, a Spanish reporter put it to Nico Rosberg that after two consecutive title defeats to Lewis Hamilton, 2016 may be a case of ‘third time lucky’. “I like...

Does Red Bull have more problems than their engine? 0

Does Red Bull have more problems than their engine?

Felipe Massa does not believe Red Bull’s argument that competitiveness alone is the reason the team struggled to find an engine supplier for 2016. One by one, Mercedes, Ferrari and Honda refused to come...

Mercedes denies move to sign Mick Schumacher 0

Mercedes denies move to sign Mick Schumacher

Mercedes has played down reports it is shaping up to sign up Michael Schumacher’s son. We reported last week that 16-year-old Mick, whose father Michael won five titles for Ferrari but concluded his F1...

Engineers silly season has Smedley and Baldisserri moving 0

Engineers silly season has Smedley and Baldisserri moving

Rob Smedley has been linked with a move to the Haas F1 team for 2016. That is the claim of the respected magazine Autosprint, referring to the 41-year-old British engineer who last year followed his...

Kaltenborn believes Ferrari will veto client engine 0

Kaltenborn believes Ferrari will veto client engine

Sauber chief and co-owner Monisha Kaltenborn has made clear her staunch opposition to Formula 1’s proposed client engine for 2017. As Sauber is a small team and serial campaigner for lower costs, it might...

Montezemolo: To see Schumi in this situation is terrible 0

Montezemolo: To see Schumi in this situation is terrible

Luca di Montezemolo, the former long-time Ferrari president, has described as “terrible” the current plight of F1 legend Michael Schumacher. Almost two full years ago, the seven time world champion struck his head in...

Mercedes considers radical concepts for 2016 F1 challenger 0

Mercedes considers radical concepts for 2016 F1 challenger

With both world championships already sealed, Mercedes tried a host of new parts during practice in Brazil last weekend – including a new suspension design and aerodynamic parts that could form part of an...

Williams drop plans to appeal against Massa exclusion 0

Williams drop plans to appeal against Massa exclusion

Williams have dropped plans to appeal against Brazilian Felipe Massa’s exclusion from his home grand prix last weekend for an overheated rear tyre. The Formula One team said on Thursday that, despite still not...

Williams drops appeal against Massa’s Brazilian GP exclusion 0

Williams drops appeal against Massa’s Brazilian GP exclusion

The team served notice to appeal on Sunday in Brazil, and then had 96 hours to decide whether to go ahead. Although the team is convinced that it had not committed an offence and...

Renault: No reason to delay changing Lotus name 0

Renault: No reason to delay changing Lotus name

The French car manufacturer has been in talks for several months about purchasing the Enstone-based outfit so it can resurrect its works team. It hopes to be in a position to confirm its plans...