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The new Jeddah F1 track: Is it ready and is it any good?

December 3 2021 , 11:24 am

With images showing just how much construction work was still ongoing in the corniche area north of Jeddah, comments from the championship’s bosses were always explicit that the ‘track’ would be sorted on time. The inference from that was that a lot of the intended infrastructure around the circuit that is normal for F1 venues […]

Fernando Alonso thinks Lewis Hamilton should be sent to back of the grid over engine usage

December 1 2021 , 11:04 am

Fernando Alonso has poured scorn on Lewis Hamilton’s recent resurgence by claiming his former teammate should be starting from the back of the grid. Hamilton’s world title hopes appeared to be fading ahead of the Brazil Grand Prix this month, when Mercedes opted to alter the internal combustion unit (ICU) on his car – representing […]

Toto Wolff’s response to swapping Valtteri Bottas and George Russell before season ends

November 27 2021 , 10:59 am

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has reportedly been asked about swapping Valtteri Bottas and George Russell for the final two races of the season. Lewis Hamilton is set to get a new team-mate in Russell for the 2022 campaign. Bottas has struggled to launch a serious title challenge in his five years with the Silver […]

Qatar Grand Prix. How did it turn out?

November 23 2021 , 11:34 pm

By Anastasia Kharitonova    The Middle East is gradually taking over F1. Many are already accustomed to the curious, but not always spectacular GPs in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi. Now it’s time to put new marks on the world map in the championship calendar. Last year it became known that Saudi Arabia will host the […]

Lewis Hamilton takes dominant pole position for Qatar Grand Prix

November 20 2021 , 10:23 pm

Lewis Hamilton set a blistering pace to take pole position for the Qatar Grand Prix by nearly half a second. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, 14 points ahead of Hamilton in the title race, was 0.455 seconds behind in second. Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas was third, 0.196secs behind Verstappen with Alpha Tauri’s Pierre Gasly fourth ahead […]

Antonio Giovinazzi to leave Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN at the end of 2021

November 16 2021 , 12:55 pm

Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN driver, Antonio Giovinazzi, will leave the team at the end of the 2021 Formula One championship, following three seasons with the Hinwil-based team. The Martina Franca-born racer, the first Italian to compete in a full F1 season since 2011 when he lined up for the team on the Melbourne grid in […]

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