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F1 car vs rugby team: who wins?
F1 car vs rugby team: who wins?

Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo is from Australia, and probably knows a thing or two about rugby, a sport immensely popular in his home country. Rugby players are known for their immense brute strength, something that is essential in their sport.Formula One cars, on the other hand, are famous for being among the fastest, most powerful motor vehicles known to man. Ricciardo and teammate Daniil Kvyat last season drove the Adrian Newey-desig

Feb 5 2016
Analysis: Can Toro Rosso outrace Red Bull in 2016?
Analysis: Can Toro Rosso outrace Red Bull in 2016?

Drivers from both teams pictured with Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut MarkoLate last year came the news that Red Bull would continue to be powered by Renault through the 2016 season, while their junior team, Scuderia Toro Rosso, would be on Ferrari power instead.Red Bull Racing have had more than their fair share of issues in 2015. From constant engine issues to very publicly played out spats with their manufacturers, the team saw it all and then

Jan 22 2016
Lewis Hamilton was 'desperate to join Red Bull' before signing for Mercedes, says Red Bull boss
Lewis Hamilton was 'desperate to join Red Bull' before signing for Mercedes, says Red Bull boss

Potential boss – Horner says Hamilton intended to join Red Bull following his exit from McLarenThree-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton, who won his last two titles with the team, was ‘desperate’ to drive for Red Bull Racing following his exit from McLaren in 2012, according to team principal Christian Horner.Hamilton won the first of his championship titles with McLaren in 2008; he had made his debut with the Woking-based team

Jan 20 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 Announces Return To Formula 1 In 2016
Renault Announces Return To Formula 1 In 2016

Renault Following the September announcement of the signing of a Letter of Intent with Lotus, teams at Renault continued to evaluate the possibility of a return to Formula 1. Particular attention was paid to competing successfully with its own team in a financially sound way starting in 2016. “Renault had two options: to come back at 100 percent or leave. After a detailed study, I have decided that Renault will be in Fo

5 successful F1 drivers you never knew started as pay drivers
5 successful F1 drivers you never knew started as pay drivers

In common parlance, F1 is considered to be the epitome of motorsport, a sport where the quickest drivers in the world go head to head each year in order to determine the ultimate world champion. But with F1 also being a commercial enterprise, corporate sponsors have had key influence on teams on numerous occasions. Sometimes, this influence comes in the form of financially backed drivers, who make their way into the sport majorly due to the back

Nov 4 2015
All you need to know ahead of the 2015 Mexican GP
All you need to know ahead of the 2015 Mexican GP

Nico Rosberg finished on pole while Hamilton and Vettel finished in second and third respectively Mexico will be hosting the Grand Prix for the frist time since 1992, and Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will be starting the race from pole position. The German beat his rival and team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top spot after finishing the race in 1:19.480. It’s his 4th consecutive pole position this season. Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari

Nov 1 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
Rain-soaked qualifying at United States GP sees Nico Rosberg on pole
Rain-soaked qualifying at United States GP sees Nico Rosberg on pole

No longer in the championship, but in the race – Rosberg is on pole position with the race later tonight Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Nico Rosberg has qualified in pole position ahead of tonight’s United States Grand Prix. The circuit has been assailed by rain over the weekend, with Hurricane Patricia passing through Texas. Qualifying had been due for yesterday CDT, but weather conditions caused it to be postponed to 0900 on th

Oct 25 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
Renault uses tokens for Red Bull engine upgrade ahead of United States Grand Prix
Renault uses tokens for Red Bull engine upgrade ahead of United States Grand Prix

Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo will have upgrades to their ICEs at the US GP French automakers Renault, who have 12 tokens remaining for development until the end of the racing season, have used 11 of these for upgrades that will be made available to Red Bull ahead of the United States Grand Prix this weekend, reports autosport.com Both team and manufacturer were unsure if the new spec engine would pass reliability tests ahead of the ra

Oct 21 2015
Red Bull could quit F1, says Adrian Newey
Red Bull could quit F1, says Adrian Newey

Famed Formula One engineer Adrian Newey, who is the chief technical officer at Red Bull Racing, has said that the team may leave F1 after rivals Mercedes and Ferrari refused to supply engines to the team in fear of the added competition. "We're possibly going to be forced out of Formula One - Mercedes and Ferrari have refused to supply us out of fear," Adrian Newey said, according to the BBC. He said the team would take a decis

Oct 13 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
Toro Rosso racer Carlos Sainz Jr cleared to participate in Russian Grand Prix
Toro Rosso racer Carlos Sainz Jr cleared to participate in Russian Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz had endured a dangerous accident when his car crashed into the barriers In a new development, Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr, who suffered an excruciating collision with the barriers during the practice session in Sochi, has been cleared to compete in the Russian GP by his medical team following clearance from FIA doctors. The 21-year old Spanish racer was aspiring to get back into the main event on Sunday. BB

Oct 11 2015
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