One of the most intriguing aspects of the recent takeover of F1 is how its new owners, Liberty Media, will look to grow the sport. An early suggestion is that an expansion of the calendar could form a key part of their plans, with what already stands as a record 21-race schedule eventually increasing to […]
Nico Rosberg will start the 2016 Formula 1 Emirates Japanese Grand Prix from pole position after beating Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by just 0.013s in qualifying at Suzuka on Saturday. Behind them there was little to choose between Ferrari and Red Bull, but the Scuderia won out with Kimi Raikkonen third and Sebastian Vettel […]
Japan is famed for its passionate and knowledgeable fans – but is your familiarity with their home race up to muster? It’s time to put your thinking cap on… Answers at the bottom of the page Question 1: Which driver sported a one-off helmet design featuring two sumo wrestlers at the 2013 Japanese Grand Prix? […]
Thursday’s press conference in Japan will see three world champions – Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen – facing questions from the press. On Friday meanwhile it’s the turn of some of F1’s top technical minds – including Mercedes’ Paddy Lowe and Williams’ Pat Symonds – to face a grilling. The line-ups in full… […]
Does he need to win the five race remaining races in 2016, or could Hamilton be saved by some bad luck for his Mercedes team-mate? Rosberg has scored an average of 18 points this season, while his average finishing position, taking out his one retirement in Spain, is 2.4 thanks to his eight victories. Nico […]
The faulty engine that robbed Lewis Hamilton of victory on Sunday has arrived back in the UK as Mercedes try to resolve the mechanical problems.