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Alonso says 13th on the grid a "divine present" 0

Alonso says 13th on the grid a "divine present"

The Spaniard had gone into the session with very low expectations after being 17th quickest in final practice, but again managed to extract the maximum from his McLaren-Honda package to qualify on the sixth...

Chinese GP: Hamilton beats Vettel to pole, Verstappen out in Q1 0

Chinese GP: Hamilton beats Vettel to pole, Verstappen out in Q1

Barely more than two tenths of a second had covered the Mercedes and Ferrari drivers after the first runs in Q2, with Vettel fractionally ahead of Hamilton, followed by Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen...

Wolff confident F1 will "get it right" with new engine rules 0

Wolff confident F1 will "get it right" with new engine rules

A meeting last week involving the FIA, Ross Brawn and the manufacturers was the formal start of the process, with a focus on costs, the sound and keeping a hybrid element among the main...

Chinese GP: Vettel fastest as Ferrari sets stunning pace in FP3 0

Chinese GP: Vettel fastest as Ferrari sets stunning pace in FP3

After Friday’s disastrous attempts failed to produce any meaningful running due to low cloud that precluded the medical helicopter from taking off, Saturday dawned dry yet smoggy. The session produced a huge amount of...

Wolff expects Wehrlein to make F1 return in Bahrain 0

Wolff expects Wehrlein to make F1 return in Bahrain

Wehrlein moved to Sauber for the 2017 F1 season, having completed his rookie campaign with Manor, but his start has been delayed by a back injury sustained in the Race of Champions event in...

Chinese Grand Prix: Friday press conference 0

Chinese Grand Prix: Friday press conference

Full transcript from the FIA hosted Friday press conference on day one of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, Round 2 of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship, featuring: Cyril Abiteboul (Renault), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber),...

Ecclestone considering buying Interlagos F1 circuit 0

Ecclestone considering buying Interlagos F1 circuit

Ecclestone met with mayor of Sao Paulo Joao Doria recently to discuss the latter’s plan to sell the circuit as part of wider privatisation project. Ecclestone, who was given the title of chairman emeritus...

Shanghai Day 1 Review: Room for improvement 0

Shanghai Day 1 Review: Room for improvement

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   Day one of the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix weekend was, like so many things to come out of China, a cheap imitation of the actual product. With some...

Shanghai Day 1: Reports from teams and drivers 0

Shanghai Day 1: Reports from teams and drivers

[See image gallery at www.grandprix247.com]   Teams and drivers report from day one of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, Round 2 of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship, at Shanghai International Circuit. Red Bull...