Kubica “a passenger” until Williams improves car

Kubica has battled handling difficulties with his F1 car since the season-opening Australian GP, where he struck a kerb in first practice and damaged the floor.Williams data suggested Kubica’s repaired car was displaying different aerodynamic behaviour despite running the same set-up as rookie teammate George Russell in Bahrain.After a strong opening stint in the race, in which he got …Keep […]

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Schumacher didn’t expect Bahrain F1 test performance

Schumacher drove for Ferrari, the team his seven-time world champion father Michael won five F1 titles with, on Tuesday before switching to Alfa on Wednesday.The reigning European Formula 3 champion and Formula 2 rookie was second-fastest in the Ferrari and then sixth-quickest in the Alfa, setting almost identical lap times in both.Asked by Motorsport.com if he expected this performance …Keep […]

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Aussie cricketer wants to emulate famous Ricciardo celebration

Ricciardo is credited with giving the shoey celebration – which has its origins in Australian surfing culture – worldwide popularity, thanks to his antics on the F1 podium over the past few years.Several other F1 drivers and even actors, including Sir Patrick Stewart, have performed a shoey on an F1 podium, while Jack Miller did likewise following his first MotoGP […]

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What Vettel errors say about his ongoing Hamilton battle

Vettel’s spin came as he engaged in wheel-to-wheel combat with championship title rival Lewis Hamilton and followed a similar incident at last year’s Italian Grand Prix. Kevin Turner and Stuart Codling join Glenn Freeman to discuss what Vettel’s error tells us about the rivalry between the Ferrari driver and Hamilton, and the impact Charles Leclerc possibly had on his team-mate in […]

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Russell ends Bahrain test on top with Mercedes

Russell drove for Williams on Tuesday at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test before taking over from Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, which retains close ties to its former junior driver.An improvement in the final hour of the test allowed Russell to set a 1m29.029s, leapfrogging Racing Point’s Sergio Perez by just 0.066s.However, Russell’s work was delayed by what Mercedes described as […]

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