Perez delivers points again in Baku after ‘demanding but fantastic’ day

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Sergio Perez’s upheld his profitable track record in Baku, the Racing Point charger bringing home a sixth-place finish to his team after a “demanding” but spirited Sunday drive. Perez was prompt to blast off the grid when the lights went out, edging Max Verstappen for fourth into Turn 1. The Mexican struggled however to keep the Red Bull driver behind, […]

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Vettel admits Ferrari no longer title favourites

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Ferrari came into the 2019 on a high, boosted by a strong showing in pre-season testing in Spain. That was before the first race of the season in Australia, which proved to be something of a reality check for Sebastian Vettel. Three races later and a crushing run of race performances from Mercedes has left Vettel acknowledging that any hopes […]

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Bottas wins in Baku as Mercedes overpowers Ferrari

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Valtteri Bottas put in a textbook performance to clinch his second race victory of the season in the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Finn looked composed and comfortable throughout a surprisingly incident-free race on Baku City Circuit, his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second after an initial furious wheel-to-wheel battle between the pair at the start. […]

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Rosberg lays the blame for Leclerc crash on Ferrari!

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Nico Rosberg says Ferrari was ill-advised to put Charles Leclerc on medium tyres in Q2, a decision that led to the Monegasque’s costly crash according to the 2016 world champion. Leclerc looked like a sure candidate for pole in Baku after running ahead of the field since the start of the race weekend on Friday. But half-way into the second […]

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Leclerc and Vettel top Friday’s single practice session in Baku

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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc edged team mate Sebastian Vettel by 0.324s to lead the opening day of free practice in Baku. The Scuderia pair were never really challenged during Friday’s single session, running comfortably in front of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen ended the day P4, splitting the Silver Arrows pair. Baku Free Practice 2 […]

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Prost adamant Renault engine ‘will be one of the best’

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© XPB  Renault special advisor and F1 legend Alain Prost insists the French manufacture will at some point have one of the best power units in Formula 1. Renault’s Viry Châtillon engine department has endured a rough start to the 2019 season with a series of MGU-K failures suffered by the manufacturer’s works outfit and its customer McLaren. Carlos Sainz was […]

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Berger worried multi-tasking could critically strain Binotto

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Former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger believes the sum of Mattia Binotto’s wide-ranging responsibilities could critically overwhelm the Scuderia boss. After several months of intrigue and rumors last season of a dissention among the Scuderia’s top brass, the House of Maranello underwent management changes at the turn of the year, with team principal Maurizio Arrivabene replaced by the Scuderia’s technical director […]

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Wolff: Ferrari team order may have opened up ‘a can of worms’

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© XPB  Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes Ferrari’s decision in China to swap the running order of its drivers early in the race may have set a risky precedent. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc overtook team mate Sebastian Vettel at the start of the race in Shanghai but was ordered to yield to the faster German after ten laps, to give Vettel […]

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Rome E-Prix: Evans fends off Lotterer for maiden Jaguar win

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. Kiwi Mitch Evans valiantly fought off the relentless assaults of poleman André Lotterer to clinch Jaguar’s first win in the ABB FIA Formula E championship. Conditions were mixed in the Eternal City on Saturday with a rain-hit qualifying session that saw Techeetah’s Lotterer secure pole from Evans and HWA’s Stoffel Vandoorne. The clouds had blown over however by the […]

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Hamilton rebuffs Verstappen claim of ‘unwritten rule’ for out laps

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© XPB  Lewis Hamilton rejected Max Verstappen’s suggestion that an unwritten rule exists between drivers that governs on-track behavior during out laps in qualifying. The Red Bull charger took aim at Sebastian Vettel and both Renault’s drivers after Saturday’s shootout session in Shanghai, accusing the group of ruining an attempt at a last-ditch effort in the closing stages of qualifying by […]

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