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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
Renault Returns: A history of the team in Formula One
Renault Returns: A history of the team in Formula One

Lotus’ test driver and British GP2 winner Jolyon Palmer will drive for Renault in 2015 Earlier in 2015, French automakers Renault, who this year supplied engines to Infiniti Red Bull Racing and junior team Toro Rosso, announced they would take a controlling stake in Lotus F1. The Enstone-based outfit had itself been running on Renault engines for a staggering two decades until they ended that relationship ahead of the 2015 season, wh

Dec 6 2015
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015: Nico Rosberg wins the final race of the season
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015: Nico Rosberg wins the final race of the season

Nico Rosberg started on pole and won the race Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which was the final race of the 2014-15 F1 season with a timing of 1:38:30.175. Nico Rosberg started the final race of the season at the pole position, with his teammate Lewis Hamilton in the 2nd spot and Kimi Raikkonen at third. Nico Rosberg made a thundering start as Lewis Hamilton was content with battling Raikkonen fo

Nov 29 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

Nico Rosberg wins Mexican Grand Prix 2015
Nico Rosberg wins Mexican Grand Prix 2015

Nico Rosberg won the Mexican Grand Prix from pole, edging out teammate Lewis Hamilton (L) Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Nico Rosberg took victory at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez today at Mexico’s first Formula One race in 23 years. The German, who took his 4th consecutive podium with today’s race, finally converted it into a win – the 12th of his career, to come back from a disappointing set of races. A petulant Rosber

Nov 2 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

Oct 28 2015
3-time champion Lewis Hamilton is on his way to becoming one of the greats
3-time champion Lewis Hamilton is on his way to becoming one of the greats

A cut above: Hamilton’s performances this year have put him on top Hamilton's triumph On October 25, 2015, on a normal day for most of us leading a lazy Sunday, one young man fought his way to a seasoned triumph through some extremely moody Texan weather. Lewis Hamilton, at the end of the 56th lap under the unusually unpleasant weather of Wandering Creek at Austin at Texas, drove past the checkered flag to win the US Grand Prix

Oct 27 2015
5 F1 drivers who did not live up to their potential
5 F1 drivers who did not live up to their potential

Despite having prodigious talent, Rubens Barichello played second fiddle to Michael Schumacher for most of his career We have seen some immense talent over the years in Formula One. Some drivers started off on a high, displaying their immense talent from the get-go and maintaining it. Others started off relatively unobtrusively, only to build themselves up and become bankable, reliable drivers for their teams.  Several others we

Oct 26 2015
Preview and predictions: United States GP - F1 cars blaze in the land of Texan Cowboys
Preview and predictions: United States GP - F1 cars blaze in the land of Texan Cowboys

The uphill Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas promises a good show this weekend The 2015 Formula Season has been both interesting and exciting given the utter dominance of Mercedes right from the word go. Lewis Hamilton's commanding wins, totaling 9 wherein his triumph at Sochi, took him past evergreen legend Senna's tally of 41 race wins sees him tied to four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel's record of 42 wins. But

Oct 23 2015
Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying report: Nico Rosberg on pole, Dany Kvyat in big crash
Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying report: Nico Rosberg on pole, Dany Kvyat in big crash

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will be on pole for tomorrow’s race followed by teammate Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Nico Rosberg will be on pole for tomorrow’s race ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was 0.076 off the German’s pace. The team continued their domination from the third practice session. Rosberg also took pole last year, although Hamilton won that race. Williams looked strong this session, an

Sep 26 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
Singapore GP Race Report: Sebastian Vettel takes victory, fan on the track!
Singapore GP Race Report: Sebastian Vettel takes victory, fan on the track!

Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won the Singapore Grand Prix after starting in pole, closing out the race in dominant fashion. Following a two-stop strategy, the German took his 3rd win of the year, following victories at the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang and the Hungarian Grand Prix. Third in the standings behind Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg, he goes up to 203 points. Vettel is now only 8 points behind second-placed Nico Rosber

Sep 20 2015
Singapore Grand Prix Qualifying Report: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on pole, Mercedes in P5
Singapore Grand Prix Qualifying Report: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on pole, Mercedes in P5

Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, 4-time World Champion, starts the Singapore GP on pole Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari has qualified at the Singapore Grand Prix in pole position. After leading in P3, the 4-time world champion set an extremely quick pace through qualifying, and will start tomorrow’s Grand Prix on top. Red Bull Racing have also had an extremely positive start to the first Grand Prix in Asia as Daniil Kv

Sep 19 2015
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