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Legal trouble for F1 Stalwart? After van der Gaarde, Sutil sues Sauber
Legal trouble for F1 Stalwart? After van der Gaarde, Sutil sues Sauber

  Marcus Ericsson of Sweden and Sauber F1 drives during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix 2015 The racing team have been going through a prolonged patch of legal and financial trouble. Earlier this year in March, South African driver Giedo van der Gaarde announced that he had taken legal action against the team. Van der Gaarde, an experienced motorsport driver, was a test driver for Sauber. Picked up by Caterham in 2013, he did not h

Apr 28 2015
Adrian Sutil - a promising driver who faded over the course of time
Adrian Sutil - a promising driver who faded over the course of time

  After seven years behind the wheels of a Formula 1 car, Adrian Sutil is out of drive for next season, with cash strapped Sauber team ditching the German for this year’s GP2 runner up Felipe Nasr and Caterham’s Marcus Ericsson.   The 31 year old arrived in F1 after a successful career in juniour categories. In 2005, he finished runners up to future double F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in Euroseries F3(now GP2),

Dec 26 2014
Brazilian Grand Prix 2014: Preview
Brazilian Grand Prix 2014: Preview

Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing drives during the first practice session of the Brazilian Grand Prix The Formula 1 circus arrives at Interlagos this weekend for the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix. This is the forty-third running of the Brazilian Grand Prix and it is also the eighteenth, and the penultimate, race of the 2014 Formula 1 season. With Lewis Hamilton’s superb win at last weekend’s United States Grand Prix, the momentum

Nov 8 2014
Video: Jules Bianchi's horrible crash at Suzuka
Video: Jules Bianchi's horrible crash at Suzuka

Jules Bianchi Formula One went into a moment of shock on Sunday at the Japanese Grand Prix. With Typhoon Phanfone hitting the Suzuka track, the drivers were in for a nightmare. The race was eventually stopped, but unfortunately not before Jules Bianchi crashed into the crane. Many drivers called for the race to be started earlier in the day and a few including Felipe Massa were screaming for the race to be stopped prior to the cra

Oct 7 2014
Singapore Grand Prix review: Hamilton makes most of Rosberg's retirement
Singapore Grand Prix review: Hamilton makes most of Rosberg's retirement

Lewis Hamilton It was just the kind of a result that Lewis Hamilton would have hoped for at the Singapore GP but what he wouldn’t have expected was an uncontested victory under the lights. There were ominous signs before the start of the race for his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, and the German despite every effort from the Mercedes to fix a steering-wheel issue had to start the race from the pit-lane. He retired fr

Australian GP: Race report from Albert Park, 2014's first F1 stop
Australian GP: Race report from Albert Park, 2014's first F1 stop

Nico Rosberg couldn’t have asked for a better start to the new season. The German in his Mercedes had a flawless drive to the chequered flag after his teammate and pole sitter Lewis Hamilton had retired in the early part of the race. The British driver went out of the race similar to his fate in free practice with an engine problem. While the Mercedes proved the best team all winter and during the weekend, it was evident that even they have

Mar 18 2014
Force India’s F1 journey and their 2014 title challenge
Force India’s F1 journey and their 2014 title challenge

Sergio Perez (MEX) Force India and Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Force India F1 with the new Force India VJM07. Formula One Testing, Jerez, Spain, Day One, Tuesday, 28 January 2014 Since it’s inception in 2008, Force India has been a successful mid field team, with also the capability to at times challenge the front running teams. During its span in the guise of the Jordan Grand Prix, the team had moderate success, especially in the late 1990s, where

Mar 10 2014
F1 pre-season testing: Hulkenberg fastest, another poor outing for Red Bull at Bahrain
F1 pre-season testing: Hulkenberg fastest, another poor outing for Red Bull at Bahrain

Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg emerged fastest from the first day of the second F1 pre-season test after clocking a lap time of 1:36.880 around the Bahrain International Circuit. However, the focus remained on Red Bull Racing after another poor outing in 2014 for the Milton Keynes squad. The Austrian team spent much of the morning in putting new parts  to their aggressively designed RB10 and when it finally came out, its running was halted b

Feb 19 2014
Sauber retain Gutierrez for 2014 season
Sauber retain Gutierrez for 2014 season

Hinwil (Switzerland), Dec 21 (IANS) Mexican driver Esteban Gutierrez will stay with Sauber for his second Formula 1 season, the Swiss team announced Saturday. Gutierrez signing was completed a week after Sauber brought the experienced Adrian Sutil from Force India. The extension given to the 22-year-old means there will two Mexican drivers on the grid in 2014, giving the South American nation a boost as it seeks a return on the F1 calendar. &

Dec 21 2013
Sergio Perez to Force India F1 - Why it makes perfect sense
Sergio Perez to Force India F1 - Why it makes perfect sense

With limited options in Formula One, Sergio Perez got a new life from Force India. It wasn’t long ago when his Formula One future was facing uncertainty. Sergio Perez, who was forced to explore his options after an unexpected last minute pink slip from Mclaren, got a booster for his Formula One dreams when he was signed by Force India for the 2014 season. Force India, after signing Perez, have a compelling team with Nico Hulkenberg as the

Dec 17 2013
Adrian Sutil signs for Sauber F1
Adrian Sutil signs for Sauber F1

Sutil will race for Sauber F1 in 2014 Adrian Sutil has signed for Sauber F1, the official website confirmed today. Adrian Sutil replaced by Nico Hulkenberg at Sahara Force India F1 and it now looks like a straight swap as Sutil has now moved to Sauber. Sutil raced for SFI from the time it was Midland in 2006. He later continued with the same team which was taken over by Spyker following which it was renamed as Force India and bought by Vijay Ma

Dec 13 2013
Perez to partner Hulkenberg at Force India
Perez to partner Hulkenberg at Force India

London, Dec 12 (IANS) Sergio Perez will partner Nico Hulkenberg at Force India for the 2014 Formula 1 season and ‘beyond’, the Silverstone based team announced here Thursday. Perez was linked to a Force India seat after being dropped by McLaren, who decided to go for Formula Renault 3.5 champion Kevin Magnussen. “It’s great to announce my new team as Sahara Force India. Coming here was always my first choice and I̵

Dec 12 2013
Unlikely that I retain Force India seat: Di Resta
Unlikely that I retain Force India seat: Di Resta

London, Dec 11 (IANS) Scottish driver Paul di Resta has admitted that his future with the Force India Formula 1 team looks bleak. Di Resta, who has completed three seasons with Force India, said staying in F1 with the Silverstone squad was unlikely. “(Force India) are speaking to me every two or three days,” said Di Resta. “They may be interested. They may not. I believe they are in talks with Sergio Perez. It’s look

Dec 11 2013
It will be hard to secure a race seat for next year, admits Paul Di Resta
It will be hard to secure a race seat for next year, admits Paul Di Resta

Paul Di Resta Force India driver Paul Di Resta has admitted that he will be facing an uphill task to secure a Formula One racing seat in 2014. The team is yet to confirm their drivers for next season but there are rumors making the round that both Di Resta and his teammate Adrian Sutil will be replaced with Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez being the favorites to come in. “They know what I’m capable of here; they know what I can deli

Nov 20 2013
Force India won't decide on driver lineup until late December: Vijay Mallya
Force India won't decide on driver lineup until late December: Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya   Force India team Principal Vijay Mallya has said that the he won’t be making a decision on his driver line up of 2014 until late in December. The team is yet to confirm the stay of their current drivers Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil for next season and despite a string of drivers including Nico Hulkenberg, Pastor Maldonado and Sergio Perez being available, Mallya insisted that he won’t rush into making a decision. ̶

Nov 20 2013
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