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5 things we learned from the Belgian Grand Prix
5 things we learned from the Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton(C), winner of the Belgian GP with runner-up Nico Rosberg (L) and Romain Grosjean in 3rd  The second half of the Formula One season commenced at Spa Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand Prix this Sunday. The race saw Lewis Hamilton eased his way to victory ahead Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and secured his 80th podium to equal the legendary Ayrton Senna in the all-time podium finishers list. Pirelli made headlines as V

Aug 24 2015
Dazed and Tyred: Is Pirelli to blame for tyre blowouts at the Belgian GP?
Dazed and Tyred: Is Pirelli to blame for tyre blowouts at the Belgian GP?

Shredding: Vettel’s tyre bursts at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps The recently-concluded Belgian Grand Prix, regarded as one of the best on the Formula One calendar, saw Briton Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas take a smooth victory after qualifying in pole.  Spa-Francorchamps is a dramatic circuit with its long, high-speed straights, heights and sharp turns enjoyed by drivers, bosses and spectators alike. But this y

Aug 24 2015
Lewis Hamilton wins the Belgian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton at the parc ferme at Spa-Francorchamps following his victory at the Belgian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas won the Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps today ahead of his teammate Nico Rosberg. He last won the race in 2010, driving for the team then known as McLaren-Mercedes.  Mercedes dominated proceedings at Spa from the get-go, with Rosberg flying through practice sessions before

Aug 23 2015
Williams consider Force India a threat, says Rob Smedley
Williams consider Force India a threat, says Rob Smedley

Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez of Force India, with Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the background (file photo) The British team, which has done fairly well in the 2015 season so far, says that Force India and Lotus provide a real threat to their podium chances at the Belgian Grand Prix. The team’s Finnish sensation Valtteri Bottas finished qualifying in third, behind the Mercedes 1-2 of polesitter Lewis Hamilton and teammate Ni

Aug 23 2015
Belgian GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes pole
Belgian GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes pole

#44 Lewis Hamilton takes pole at the Belgian Grand Prix  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas took pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg, who will start tomorrow’s race in P2. Hamilton had a time of 1:47.197, bettering his own previous time, while Rosberg finished in 1:47.655. Williams had a strong show at the race as well, with Finn Valtteri Bottas in third

Belgian Grand Prix 2015: What to expect ahead of Qualifying
Belgian Grand Prix 2015: What to expect ahead of Qualifying

Following a nearly month-long summer break, Formula One has now returned to the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for the 11th round of this year’s championships. The highly anticipated Belgian Grand Prix shapes up to be a nail-biting thriller as Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg brace themselves for yet another down to the wire second half of the season while being wary of the menace Sebastian Vettel will pose in t

Aug 21 2015
5 things to expect from the Belgian Grand Prix
5 things to expect from the Belgian Grand Prix

The vivid beauty of Spa Francorchamps: F1's electrifying and much loved circuit Stavelot at Belgium houses what the entire F1 fraternity hails as perhaps the most idyllic track, set amidst the glowing beauty of Western Europe. Spa is part racing paradise, part entourage de excitement and a pure adrenaline rush all through. Breathtaking maneuvers and mental toughness are what Spa demands from its commanding racers, who come to lock horns in a

Aug 19 2015
5 most iconic pit stops in Formula 1
5 most iconic pit stops in Formula 1

Pit stops are part of any racing team’s essential strategy, whatever form of motorsport they belong to. Pit strategy can win or lose races, and it is argued that it was a significant contributor in Williams’ eventual loss at Silverstone earlier this year despite a flier of a start by both Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas.  Crew are lightning fast, and expected to make repairs, tyre changes and much more within the span of a fe

Aug 13 2015
Not enough camaraderie between F1 drivers, says Sebastian Vettel
Not enough camaraderie between F1 drivers, says Sebastian Vettel

Vettel (L) with Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen The four-time world champion and racing prodigy said yesterday that there have not been many friendships in the sport, as was the case in the past, reports Motorsport.com  The German, who currently races for Scuderia Ferrari, described this as “sad”, and insinuated that drivers had become more selfish, which had had a deleterious effect on forming lasting friendships and

Aug 11 2015
Valentino Rossi offers Lewis Hamilton a test ride
Valentino Rossi offers Lewis Hamilton a test ride

We are the champions: Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi 6-time world champion and MotoGP racing legend Valentino Rossi said he was happy to ‘give Hamilton a go’ on his Movistar Yamaha MotoGP bike. The two, who have each won multiple champions in their respective sports, met at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza last year, a race that Hamilton won.  Hamilton, who currently leads the Formula 1 drivers’ championship standi

Aug 9 2015
5 reasons why Vettel could win the 2015 F1 Driver's Championship
5 reasons why Vettel could win the 2015 F1 Driver's Championship

For all F1 fans who saw the Hungarian Grand Prix 2015, it was by far the best race of the season. Filled with safety cars, crashes, penalties and several incidents, the race was pulsating. No one could have written a better racing tribute to young Jules Bianchi, who was taken far too soon. The key takeaway for me was Sebastien Vettel’s performance.  The German has outperformed in every race this season holding his own against the

Jul 29 2015
Top Five Drivers from 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix
Top Five Drivers from 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix

Image Courtesy: Mercedes The action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix saw a drastically mixed up classifications sheet, with Sebastian Vettel winning the race with a faultless drive from third on the grid. The two Red Bulls occupied the remaining two spots on the podium, while Max Verstappen finished fourth for Toro Rosso. McLaren's Fernando Alonso also looked strong on a track where outright engine power is not of paramount performance as he

Jul 28 2015
Top 10 Tweets from the Hungarian Grand Prix
Top 10 Tweets from the Hungarian Grand Prix

Winner Sebastian Vettel(C) with Daniil Kvyat in 2nd ​(L) and Daniel Ricciardo   The Hungaroring Circuit hosted a thrilling race on Sunday, packed with incidents up and down the field. Perhaps it wasn't surprising to see F1 dominate Twitter's worldwide search trends, with #HungarianGP proudly sitting at the top of the table for much of the race and the aftermath. We select some of the best tweets from the race, taking into cons

Jul 27 2015
Sebastian Vettel in a dominant win at the Hungarian Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel in a dominant win at the Hungarian Grand Prix

4-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel takes top spot at the Hungarian GP Ferrari registered their second win of the season as four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix, leading the race from the get-go. The German got off to a flying start and maintained his lead from Lap 1 to Lap 69.  The race was not without its share of incident. Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg lost control and careened into the barrier, los

Jul 26 2015
Daniel Ricciardo hoping to challenge Ferrari at Hungarian GP
Daniel Ricciardo hoping to challenge Ferrari at Hungarian GP

Image Courtesy: Red Bull Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has set his sights on challenging the Ferraris at tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix, after a strong qualifying session at Budapest. Infiniti Red Bull Racing have had a dismal season so far, with the four-time championship winning team languishing in fourth place in the standings with 63 points. Qualifying sessions have not yielded stellar results either with both their drivers y

Jul 26 2015
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