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Mercedes say they are 'assuming they will lose to Ferrari' in 2016 Formula One season
Mercedes say they are 'assuming they will lose to Ferrari' in 2016 Formula One season

After thoroughly dominating proceedings in Formula One over the last two years, Mercedes have firmly established themselves as the team to beat, with now triple-championship winner Lewis Hamilton firmly atop the drivers standings two years running, and looking unlikely to relinquish his domination.But now, Mercedes engine chief Andy Cowell has said the team are ‘assuming (we) will lose to Ferrari in the 2016 season.’The hugely success

Feb 8 2016
World champion to back of the grid: Why Fernando Alonso is still one of the greats
World champion to back of the grid: Why Fernando Alonso is still one of the greats

We are the Champions: 2005 WDC Fernando Alonso of Renault with team boss Flavio BriatoreThe only man who can understand Fernando Alonso best is Fernando Alonso himself. Yes, fans who measure in millions will have view points as will Bernie.Ron Dennis will surely say that in him lies the portrait of the most complete Formula One driver since Senna and Schumacher.Flavio Briatore, the flamboyant and controversial Italian, who led the now re-invigora

Dec 14 2015
Top 5 funniest moment in Formula One
Top 5 funniest moment in Formula One

Although the drivers and mechanics work around the clock to make sure that the car is in tip-top condition and to unleash the true potential for those V6 turbo beasts, Formula One is not just about all work and no play. They are human after all and still find time to horse around and play the fool. The 2015 rain soaked US GP in Austin was living proof of that, when the hurricane struck the East Coast it was impossible to conduct qualifying so to

Nov 17 2015
5 funniest F1 press conferences
5 funniest F1 press conferences

F1 is a serious, physically taxing sport that requires immense endurance – both physical and mental, and drivers are often drained at the end of the race. It’s impossible to judge an entire personality on track (although team radio helps sometimes!) – but drivers show their humorous sides at the drivers’ conferences that precede the race weekend. 4-time world champion Sebastian Vettel is famous for another thing –

Oct 29 2015
5 top draws of F1 who are also intensely fit and competitive athletes
5 top draws of F1 who are also intensely fit and competitive athletes

Jenson Button – F1 championship winner, triathlon winner, swimmer – the list goes on Formula One is regarded by many as an ultimate sport that stands at the top pedestal among the world's most keenly followed sporting events for the unparalleled racing fest it offers to spectators from around the world. Producing, race after race, a battle of epic proportions, while F1 fuels tremendous interest and emotional participation amo

Jenson Button wins Hermosa Beach Triathlon ahead of United States Grand Prix
Jenson Button wins Hermosa Beach Triathlon ahead of United States Grand Prix

Keen runner Jenson Button took part in the London Marathon this year It is widely known that 2009 World Champion Jenson Button is a fitness fanatic. The Briton, a keen cyclist, is in the United States ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and took part in the Hermosa Beach Triathlon in Los Angeles, California. The triathlon, which consisted of a 1/4 mile ocean swim, a 10 mile

Oct 21 2015
Kevin Magnussen let go by McLaren
Kevin Magnussen let go by McLaren

23-year-old Kevin Magnussen has been informed by McLaren that he is no longer with the team Danish driver Kevin Magnussen, who had been a test driver for team McLaren for the 2015 season, has been let go of by the team, the driver confirmed via social media. The 23-year-old, son of former Formula One driver Jan Verstappen, drove for the British team in the 2014 Formula One season, partnering former World Champion Jenson Button. He replaced

Oct 19 2015
Look out Lewis: The underrated talent of Nico Rosberg
Look out Lewis: The underrated talent of Nico Rosberg

Pole position this weekend, ending in disappointment If you look at the famous German city of Wiesbaden, also the capital of the state of Hesse, you will discover two fascinating insights about the South West German city. It is not only a prominent wine centre regarded highly by worldwide travelers to the mighty Western European nation but is also a sprawling spa center.  It is also the hometown of one of F1's most refreshing talen

Oct 12 2015
McLaren confirm Jenson Button to race for them in 2016
McLaren confirm Jenson Button to race for them in 2016

His 16th straight year in Formula One: Jenson Button will race with McLaren next season 2009 World Champion Jenson Button will stay at McLaren for 2016, the British team said in an official statement posted to its social media today. “Jenson and I have been discussing his plans in private for the past few weeks, and the fact that our talks have led to today’s announcement is very pleasing to both of us and will delight and moti

Oct 1 2015
Ron Dennis says Alonso and Button will stay, no confirmation from drivers
Ron Dennis says Alonso and Button will stay, no confirmation from drivers

3 World Championships – Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are set to stay with McLaren Following the conclusion of the Japanese Grand Prix, McLaren F1 boss Ron Dennis told Sky Sports F1 that two-time world champion Fernando Alonso and 2009 champion Jenson Button were asked to stay on through the 2016 season. Button had been widely touted to be announcing his retirement at the Japanese Grand Prix, but the driver kept mum regarding the

Sep 27 2015
Welcome to Suzuka: the home of the Japanese grand prix
Welcome to Suzuka: the home of the Japanese grand prix

What does the Suzuka circuit have in store for us? It is that time of the year when Formula One’s starry contingent heads further east to the Island paradise of Japan to contest the much awaited Japanese Grand Prix. This is the 14th race of the calendar year and there couldn’t more excitement on the cards. Ferrari, who hitherto had managed to surprise the strongest contenders for the constructor’s title; Mercedes only here

Sep 25 2015
Jenson Button set to announce retirement: reports
Jenson Button set to announce retirement: reports

Could this be Jenson Button’s last year in Formula One? McLaren-Honda driver and 2009 World Champion Jenson Button will announce his retirement at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend at Suzuka, according to several reports. This is 35-year-old Button’s 15th straight year in Formula One, making him the most experienced driver on the circuit. The son of rallycross driver John Button, Jenson began karting at the age of 8, finding

Sep 21 2015
Top 5 Drivers who have never won at the Singapore Grand Prix
Top 5 Drivers who have never won at the Singapore Grand Prix

The Singapore Grand Prix, now running into its 8th successive year since its inception into the Formula One season way back in 2008 has been one of the most exciting races in the calendar year. One of the three night races apart from Abu Dhabi and Bahrain grand Prix, the 61 lap competition spilled over 308 kilometers excites as much as it surprises each year. While the likes of Lewis Hamilton, the double world champion and clearly the one rollic

Sep 19 2015
McLaren-Honda partnership possibly on its last legs
McLaren-Honda partnership possibly on its last legs

British team McLaren, historically one of the most successful in all of Formula One, are likely to end their partnership imminently, if reports are to be believed. The relationship between the two has been frayed for a while with McLaren suffering under the substandard motors provided by Honda. This information comes immediately after the news that Austrian team Red Bull Racing have decided to terminate their partnership with French manufactur

Sep 8 2015
Italian Grand Prix Qualifying report: Lewis Hamilton on pole
Italian Grand Prix Qualifying report: Lewis Hamilton on pole

Image courtesy F1.com Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes, the reigning champion at the Autodromo Internazionale Monza, took pole position ahead of tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix. Team Mercedes now have their 23rd successive pole, which is the 2nd highest of any team in F1. The all-time record is 24, by McLaren in 1992. Hamilton won last year’s Grand Prix from pole, which bodes well for the Briton and his team, who are also usin

Sep 5 2015
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