Niki Lauda reckons Lewis Hamilton will come out fighting at the British Grand Prix next week and that the home fans will help lift his confidence. Hamilton heads to Silverstone 29-points behind his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as they vie for the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers’ title and he badly needs a win now to
Says team won’t be building its own V6 Christian Horner has added his denial to reports Red Bull could end its F1 engine crisis by building its own turbo V6. Amid the reigning world champions’ obvious frustration with Renault in 2014, the story of a ‘Red Bull engine’ intensified when Dr Helmut Marko admitted last
McLaren expect a step forward in performance next year with the return of Honda power, despite having what is regarded the best power unit on the grid already in Mercedes. Racing director Eric Boullier believes the move to becoming a ‘works team’ rather than a customer will bring huge benefits in 2015. “Having a works
Why? Because you need to see the value of pilots also where the car is not competitive. And because the first you have to defeat in Formula 1 is your teammate! Rating or tires change – we will award tires according to the pilots’ performance in every Grand Prix. The best performance will be awarded
The rumours surrounding troubled engine supplier Renault continue to swirl. The French marque had a nightmare race weekend in Austria, beginning with paddock rumours of a split with Red Bull, worsened by yet another failure for Sebastian Vettel, and ending with a stinging rebuke by Christian Horner. “Seven cars in the top ten have a
Lewis Hamilton lost the Austrian Grand Prix with crucial errors in qualifying and Formula 1 title rival Nico Rosberg deserved to beat him, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton made mistakes on both of his flying laps in the final segment of Red Bull Ring qualifying, running wide at Turn 8 on the first
Kimi Raikkonen needs to stop making excuses or retire from Formula 1 – again – according to a hard-talking Jacques Villeneuve. The 1997 F1 champion says he would never have imagined that Raikkonen would return to the sport, and despite an impressive return to form with Lotus, he’s failed to do the same at Ferrari
Bernie Ecclestone has issued a stinging warning to struggling F1 teams. Amid all the noise about the urgent need for cost cutting, the sport’s chief executive insists he has no fear that some teams are facing financial collapse. “I do not fear it,” he told Kleine Zeitung newspaper. “I would even be happy about it.
“Our first priority must be to let the two compete against each other. They are on such a close level and we don’t want to interfere from the outside and manipulate it in one or the other direction. So the playing field must be kept equal, that’s for sure,” Wolff said when asked if the
Below you may find the 3 analysis from the Austria 2014 Grand Prix. The first one is the fastest laps that each driver put it on, the second one is tyre strategies the and the third one is pit stop summary. We remind you that Daniel Ricciardo get his first ever win in Formula 1.