Max Verstappen wins in Baku as Charles Leclerc retires

Daniel Ricciardo under threat from lossing McLaren race seat

Max Verstappen wins in Baku as Charles Leclerc retires

June 13 2022 , 10:56 am

Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and took control of the World Championship after an engine failure on Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari. Leclerc’s second engine-related retirement from the lead in three grands prix leaves him trailing Verstappen by 34 points, despite six pole positions in eight races. And it continues the impression that Ferrari’s season […]

Daniel Ricciardo under threat from lossing McLaren race seat

May 28 2022 , 10:28 am

Despite Daniel Ricciardo’s three-year contract, Zak Brown says there are “mechanisms in which we’re not” committed to seeing out the duration of the deal. And that comes from both sides, the driver’s and McLaren’s. Joining McLaren last season, Ricciardo signed a three-year contract that has an option for a fourth season. But falling short of […]

F1 season cut to 22 races after Russian GP not replaced on calendar

May 19 2022 , 10:03 am

The Russian Grand Prix will not be replaced on this year’s calendar after the Formula One race in Sochi was cancelled in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine. The F1 season, which had been set to host a record 23 meetings, will now revert to 22 races. F1 had been looking at potential alternative […]

Timeline set for Alpine’s Alonso/Piastri decision

May 18 2022 , 11:03 am

Otmar Szafnauer has said Alpine will make a decision on their future driver line-up around the time of the British Grand Prix in July.   With Fernando Alonso’s contract set to run out at the end of this season, speculation remains as to who will partner Esteban Ocon at Alpine next year. The Frenchman’s place […]

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has his £265,000 Richard Mille watch stolen in Tuscany

April 20 2022 , 10:15 am

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has his £265,000 Richard Mille watch stolen in Tuscany just days before the start of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix… as his personal trainer bemoans lack of street lights leaving them exposed. Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc was robbed of his £265,000 watch while signing autographs in Italy on Easter […]

Williams dismiss Latifi crash cost concern

April 17 2022 , 11:06 am

Williams head of vehicle performance Dave Robson has dismissed concerns over the rising bill for Nicholas Latifi’s various crashes in the opening races of the F1 season with the team having budgeted for “attrition”. The spending of each team was capped at $145million in the first year of the cost restriction era, with the total […]

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