Fernando Alonso reacts in anger at Johnny Herbert

Fernando Alonso reacts angrily to Johnny Herbert retirement plan

Fernando Alonso told Johnny Herbert exactly what he though of Herbert’s suggestion that the former World Champion should retire prior to the 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix. During a live interview prior to FP3, Cheeky-nando Fernando Alonso approached Herbert, muttering something off microphone before saying “you ended up as a commentator because you don’t know how […]

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F1 will move exclusively to Sky Sports F1 in 2019 so what are the options?

Sky Sports F1 announced on 23rd March 2016 that they will own the exclusive rights to broadcast Formula One in the UK as of 2019. That’s a bit of tough luck for fans who only receive terrestrial TV. The news has resulted in much whinging from those who can’t afford – or are too tight […]

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Fans file out of Australian GP Qualifying. Credit: Scott Langers // Facebook

Fans walk out of F1 Qualifying early as new rules cause major dissapointment

Fans walk out of F1 Qualifying 5 minutes early at the 2016 Australian Grand Prix Qualifying session after the new regulations appeared to leave fans disappointed with the on-track action. The FIA introduced new Qualifying rules a few weeks prior to the GP designed to see teams using the whole session to set times and […]

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Is Pascal Wehrlein the future replacement for Nico Rosberg at Mercedes GP?

As it was announced that Manor had signed it’s first driver for the 2016 season, Pascal Wehrlein, it left many followers of F1 wondering if Mercedes are lining him up to take over a seat from Mercedes GP drivers Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg; and a betting man’s money would be on Rosberg who has persistantly […]

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F1 power unit

How a modern F1 power unit works

Formula 1 has always been the world leader of advancements when it comes to engine technology and this continues with the modern F1 power unit. No longer are F1 cars referred to as having ‘engines’ (although they still do) but a power unit which consists of combustion and electronic motors to power the car, along […]

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F1 paddock sighs with relief as Pastor Maldonado departs the sport

Venezuelan racing driver Pastor Maldonado will not be entering the 2016 Formula One season after failing to secure a deal with Renault Sport Formula One Team, purchasers of what was left from financially beleaguered Lotus F1. Maldonado, who was given the nickname “Crashtor” after demonstrating an erratic driving style and causing several accidents throughout is […]

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Understanding Formula One: A Guide to Common Terms and Phrases

Understanding Formula One and some of the terms and phrases used can be confusing for new spectators of the sport. This blog attempts to explain some of the most common. Downforce Downforce is the downward pressure that air places on a vehicle when moving, particularly at high speed. Formula One cars have a number of […]

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Renault Sport F1 unveil their 2016 car and it’s freakin’ awesome

Renault Sport F1 team were the first to unveil their 2016 Formula One car and it’s awesome. Well, it looks awesome, at least. Revealed to the audience by drivers Kevin Magnussen (former McLaren driver who lost his race seat to Fernando Alonso) and Jolyon Palmer (2014 GP2 champion and son of former racing driver Jonathan […]

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Formula 1 drivers demand better head protection

Formula 1 drivers demand better head protection for 2017

In October of 2014, Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi collided with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix and suffered a severed head injury. This left the driver in a coma until is passed away in July 2015. Despite the FIA finding that Bianchi’s driving prior to the incident was partly to blame, Formula […]

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