Category: Formula 1

Wehrlein replaced by Giovinazzi for Australian Grand Prix 0

Wehrlein replaced by Giovinazzi for Australian Grand Prix

The German injured his back in a crash at the Race of Champions in January and was forced to miss the first pre-season test at Barcelona as a result. Although he completed the second...

FIA to assess DRS zones after Chinese GP 0

FIA to assess DRS zones after Chinese GP

The new higher downforce 2017 cars have prompted fears that overtaking could be much harder – even though there are suggestions slipstreaming will be better and the DRS will be more effective. F1 race director...

Tech analysis: McLaren pushes on with aero upgrades despite issues 0

Tech analysis: McLaren pushes on with aero upgrades despite issues

Photo by: Giorgio Piola The bargeboards have been revised, with the horizontal blade, which arches over to connect with the side of the chassis (red arrow), now placed much higher. The … Keep reading...

Pirelli admits F1 tyre degradation below FIA target 0

Pirelli admits F1 tyre degradation below FIA target

However, the Italian firm is confident that as the season goes on, and aero development puts extra loads on the tyres, one-stop races will become less frequent. Friday practice pace-setter Lewis Hamilton managed a 25-lap...

Bottas “not yet worried” over Hamilton deficit 0

Bottas “not yet worried” over Hamilton deficit

The Finn, who arrived from Williams in the off-season as replacement for retired champion Nico Rosberg, was more than half a second off Hamilton in both Friday sessions in Melbourne. “Yeah, it is a...

Australian Grand Prix: Team principals’ press conference 0

Australian Grand Prix: Team principals’ press conference

Full transcript from the FIA hosted Friday press conference on the opening day of the Australian Grand Prix weekend, Round 1 of the Australian Grand Prix weekend, at Albert Park in Melbourne, featuring team...

Tech analysis: Red Bull’s design tweaks for Australia 0

Tech analysis: Red Bull’s design tweaks for Australia

The RB13 is a clean and elegant design, with the team’s differing approach to generating downforce uncompromised by the increased regulatory area within the new regulations, which are creating fussy aerodynamic surfaces elsewhere on...

Vettel: I’m confident we can do something 0

Vettel: I’m confident we can do something

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   Ferrari are not reading too much into the times set during the first two practice sessions of the Australian Grand Prix weekend, keeping their team-speak to the bare minimum...

Ferrari defends media lockdown 0

Ferrari defends media lockdown

The Maranello outfit has not made leading team figures available for the media so far this season – and decided against having Kimi Raikkonen speak to the press on the Thursday of the Australian...

Melbourne Diary: The good, the bad and the Lewis 0

Melbourne Diary: The good, the bad and the Lewis

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   Going from on your couch to the actual F1 paddock is a surreal experience. A place for the drivers, team personnel, the ultra-rich, ultra-connected, and media blowhards –...