Vinales pulls off a win for an incredible Yamaha debut; Rossi 3rd

Doha (Qatar), 26 March 2017: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Maverick Viñales made an incredible Yamaha debut at the start of the 2017 MotoGP season tonight, securing a perfect victory at the Grand Prix of Qatar. Teammate Valentino Rossi also put in a stellar performance during the opening round at the Losail International Circuit, finishing in third… Read More »

Tactical mistake costs Hamilton dear; Vettal puts Ferrari on top

Melbourne, 25 March 2017: Sebastian Vettel took his and Ferrari’s first win after the Singapore Grand Prix of 2015 beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to Australian Grand Prix victory after a strategic slip by the champions allowed Vettel to inherit the lead midway through the race at Albert Park. Pole sitter Hamilton was… Read More »

The rule changes are huge and a massive challenge: Hamilton

DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TV UNILATERAL Q: Lewis, many, many congratulations, sixth Australian Grand Prix pole, the first time with these incredible looking new Formula One cars. How good was that? Lewis HAMILTON: It’s been a fantastic weekend so far. It’s quite amazing to come here for, I… Read More »

Team Principals at the FIA press conference at season opener in Australia

Melbourne, 24 March 2017: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Eric BOULLIER (McLaren), Maurizio ARRIVABENE (Ferrari), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Paddy LOWE (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Opening question to all of you gentlemen: obviously it’s the opening day of a new season of Formula One. Lots of changes on the cars but sum up… Read More »

Hamilton quickest in FP1

Melbourne, 24 March 2017: Lewis Hamilton went quickest in the first practice session of th e new Formula One campaign, finishing more than half a second clear of new team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The three-time world champion ended the session at Melbourne’s Albert Park Circuit with a best time of… Read More »

Charlie Whiting, Sporting Director, talks to the media

Q: Charlie, there have obviously been major changes at FOM, with Ross Brawn moving in. You had a very close relationship with Ross when he was at Ferrari etc. Ross is charged with improving the show from a FOM point of view, which could include technical or sporting changes. How do you see yourselves working… Read More »

Sahara Force India gears up for the new season with VJM10

Sahara Force India driver Sergio Perez revs up for the new season and one of his favourite races in the calendar Sergio `Checo’ Perez: “The first race of the year is always good fun. We’ve had a long winter to recharge the batteries, but now I just want to go racing again. Australia is the… Read More »

Dawn of a new era: Mercedes’ Toto Wolff on Melbourne

Formula One enters a new age at the picturesque Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit “It’s the dawn of a new era – in more ways than one. This is the first time that Formula One has changed the rules to make the cars faster. We have new management looking at how we take the sport forward.… Read More »