Category: News

FIA hosts meeting to discuss future of F1 engine 0

FIA hosts meeting to discuss future of F1 engine

The FIA is meeting today with Formula 1 teams, engine builders and stakeholders to map a way forward with regards to engines beyond the current hybrid turbo era, to be implemented in 2020. Although the...

Williams claim DHL fastest pit stop in Melbourne 0

Williams claim DHL fastest pit stop in Melbourne

  Williams once again set the benchmark time for a pit stop to kick off the 2017 season!   The winners of the 2016 DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award completed the fastest tire change...

Liberty Media promote Beavan and Holmes 0

Liberty Media promote Beavan and Holmes

Formula One’s new owners Liberty Media have promoted two key Bernie Ecclestone-era executives as they continue to reshape the series’ management team. Ian Holmes (pictured above left) Formula One Management’s head of media rights since...

Todt: F1 rules will always finally be written by the FIA 0

Todt: F1 rules will always finally be written by the FIA

Amid discussions and speculation regarding the future of Formula 1, in the wake a relatively dull season opening Australian Grand Prix, FIA president Jean Todt has made it clear that his organisation will always...

Williams "too far ahead" in F1 2017 midfield battle – Perez 0

Williams "too far ahead" in F1 2017 midfield battle – Perez

Despite being one of the slower teams in the Australian Grand Prix, Force India managed to get both drivers in the points, with Perez finishing seventh and Esteban Ocon scoring for the first time...

Tech analysis: How Red Bull assimilated a Mercedes concept 0

Tech analysis: How Red Bull assimilated a Mercedes concept

For 2017, the designers have looked at how Mercedes and Toro Rosso achieved the packaging of their solutions last season and assimilated it into their own design. Of course we know most of the...

Haas "annoyed with missed opportunity" after Australia 0

Haas "annoyed with missed opportunity" after Australia

Romain Grosjean put his Haas VF-17 sixth on the grid in Melbourne, but retired with a water leak 13 laps into the race while running seventh. New teammate Kevin Magnussen had started 17th, his...

F1 Survey latest: Alonso emerges as most popular driver 0

F1 Survey latest: Alonso emerges as most popular driver

After the first 72 hours of the Global Fan Survey – which has already attracted a response of over 50,000 fans – Alonso has leapt up from fourth place in the 2015 poll to grab...

Marko: Vettel has to thank us we helped him win 0

Marko: Vettel has to thank us we helped him win

Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko took a cheeky dig at Mercedes strategy during the Australian Grand Prix, claiming that poor tactics from the Silver Arrows pit wall and Max Verstappen aided Sebastian Vettel in his...

Bottas: I’m going to improve massively 0

Bottas: I’m going to improve massively

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   While his illustrious teammate Lewis Hamilton captured headlines in Australia, Mercedes ‘new boy’ Valtteri Bottas focused on his debut for the sport’s dominant team and when it mattered finished third...