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Barcelona Day 6: Why did Raikkonen crash? 0

Barcelona Day 6: Why did Raikkonen crash?

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com] Ferrari are not saying much beyond their pit garage at Circuit de Catalunya, allowing their new car to do the talking on track instead as they enter the new...

James Allison in Barcelona loitering with intent 0

James Allison in Barcelona loitering with intent

Cutting a familiar figure in the Barcelona paddock and pitlane, albeit in unfamiliar team gear, is Mercedes’ newly appointed technical director James Allison who has kept a low profile while he familiarises himself with his...

Horner: Hamilton has never been a bigger favorite than now 0

Horner: Hamilton has never been a bigger favorite than now

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner believes that Lewis Hamilton is the number one driver at Mercedes this year, and that the Briton has already started playing mind games ahead of the new season....

Barcelona Day 6: Bottas stays top Kimi crashes 0

Barcelona Day 6: Bottas stays top Kimi crashes

New signing Valtteri Bottas put champions Mercedes on top of the timesheets on Wednesday with the fastest lap so far in Formula One’s pre-season testing, while Kimi Raikkonen crashed his Ferrari. Bottas’s best lap...

Alonso: The team are all ready to win except Honda 0

Alonso: The team are all ready to win except Honda

After six days of continuous problems during Formula 1 preseason testing for McLaren, Fernando Alonso has finally cracked and pointed a finger of blame at Honda for failing to deliver a competitive power unit....

McLaren: We still have lots of work to do 0

McLaren: We still have lots of work to do

Today was a stop-start but ultimately productive day of running for McLaren-Honda. Despite losing out on mileage over the course of the test due to reliability issues, the team pushed ahead with its scheduled...

Force India must address “weaknesses” with 2017 car – Perez 0

Force India must address “weaknesses” with 2017 car – Perez

Speaking to reporters in Barcelona today, Perez – who was eighth fastest, 2sec off the pace – said its testing programme hadn’t gone to plan. “We had a lot of interruptions,” he said. “Once...

Red Bull: Not an ideal outing, 0

Red Bull: Not an ideal outing,

Day Two of the second pre-season F1 test in Barcelona saw Max Verstappen put more than 100 laps on the board at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, despite a late-morning technical issue that cost the...

Verstappen insists Renault "on top" of engine problems 0

Verstappen insists Renault "on top" of engine problems

Verstappen’s RB13 had to spend some time in the pits during Wednesday track running for an engine change – and then brought out the red flags with minutes to go in the day, crawling...

Alonso: Honda has no power and no reliability 0

Alonso: Honda has no power and no reliability

Amid ongoing problems for the Woking-based team, the Spaniard did not hold back on Wednesday in pointing out who shouldered the responsibility for McLaren’s difficult situation. “I don’t think we are too far back...