Kubica on F1 comeback trail with a test in Hungary?

HUNGARORING, Hungary – Robert Kubica has completed 142 laps of the Hungarian Grand Prix circuit during an endurance test that could lead to a Formula 1 racing comeback more than six years after the Polish driver’s career was cut short by a rally crash. READ THE full Reuters feature here. WATCH A VIDEO of an…

Lewis up front for equalling one of Schumacher’s track records

BUDAPEST, Hungary – If all plans reach fruition for Mercedes here this weekend driver Lewis Hamilton will equal one of Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 records and head into the summer break as leader of the 2017 championship. READ THE WHOLE REUTERS FEATURE HERE

Hamilton wanted UK four-in-a-row – did he make it?

SILVERSTONE, England — Lewis Hamilton won his home 2017 British Formula 1 GP here for the fourth year in a row on Sunday (July 16) and a puncture on the penultimate lap cut Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead to just one point. Hamilton led, from pole to finish, without really being challenged. Mercedes team mate Valtteri…

Fifth Silverstone pole for Hamilton in 2017 British F1 GP

SILVERSTONE, England – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was fastest in qualifying on Saturday (July 15)  for his home British Formula 1 GP here and will on Sunday be chasing his fifth win in as many years at the UK track. The Mercedes driver, who looks a favourite for the race, lapped the cold, wet and windswept Silverstone circuit…

Hot Bottas takes it again – this time in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria – Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas led from and awesome start right to the end of the 2017 Austrian Formula 1 GP’. Behind him were Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo. READ THE FULL STORY HERE READ MORE F1 features on Carman’s Corner here

Bottas on pole for Mercedes in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria – Finland’s Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes on pole for the 2017 Austrian F1 GP on Saturday after title-chasing team mate Lewis Hamilton took a five-place grid penalty. READ FULL REUTERS STORY

Will Lewis Hamilton soon be out of a job?

Students develop driverless race cars Bosch is sponsoring more than 30 teams New competition class: Formula Driverless STUTTGART, Germany –Bosch is helping more than 30 teams to develop and design driverless racing cars to compete in a Formula Student Germany competition. Today (July 8 2017) the supplier of technology and services will be invite some 300 students…

Mercedes on top in 2017 Austrian Friday practice

SPIELBERG, Austria – Lewis Hamilton bettered his Red Bull Ring lap record twice during Friday practice for the 2017 Austrian Formula 1 GP on Friday though Ferrari arch-rival Sebastian Vettel was close behind. READ THE FULL REPORT.  

Renault F1 team / drivers named in London (V)

⦁ Drivers named at London launch event ⦁ Aiming for ‘points from every race’ ⦁ ‘Our performance targets are clear’ The Renault Sport Formula One Team 2017 press kit, images and VNR footage can be found on http://www.renaultsport.com. LONDON, England – Renault Sport has launched its 2017 Formula 1 championship challenger, the RS17, in the…

Chequered flag for Bernie after 40 years

LONDON, England – The man who revived and then ramrodded Formula 1 racing for 40 years has finally stepped down. The retirement of former used-car salesman Bernie Ecclesone, now billionaire entrepreneur, has happened at last. F1’s new US-based owner Liberty Media has completed its takeover of the sport’s commercial rights and with it, Reuters reports,…

Formula 1 calendar for 2017

All the Formula 1 dates for 2017 One still hanging in the balance Yas Marina will be finale again This is the final calendar for the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix around the world. Australia (Melbourne) March 24-26 China (Shanghai) April 7-9 Bahrain (Sakhir) April 14-16 Russia (Sochi) April 28-30 Spain (Barcelona) May 12-14 Monaco…