Category Archives: Formula1

Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driver for 2018

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Nicholas Latifi as the team’s reserve and test driver for the 2018 season. The 22-year-old Canadian, a race winner and nine-time F2 podium finisher in 2017, will take part in young driver test sessions and participate in a number of Friday practice sessions at Grand Prix events. Nicholas Latifi: “I’m… Read More »

Pirelli announces Tyre choices, mandatory sets for 2018 first 3 GPs

http://f1pressarea.pirelli.com/wp-content/files/pdf/38696.pdf Milan, December 11, 2017 – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne, March 23-25), Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir, April 6-8), and Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai, April 13-15). A reminder of the rules: Each driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. This… Read More »

APRC champ Gaurav Gill lights up the FIA gala prize-giving for all Indians

The King of Indian Motorsports, Gaurav Gill, receiving the honours was the highlight of the annual gala show for all Indians as was the presentation of the FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship Trophy to Lewis Hamilton. Gill is the only Indian Driver to have won the title and invited by the FIA for the Gala… Read More »

Nikita Mazepin completes 90 laps for Force India: Testing

2017 ABU DHABI TEST DAY ONE Sahara Force India completed a busy day of testing in Abu Dhabi with development driver, Nikita Mazepin, working through an extensive tyre programme. NIKITA MAZEPIN – VJM10-04 Laps: 90 laps Best time: 1:39.959 Position: P8 of 12 Nikita Mazepin: “I am quite satisfied with the work we have done today. Testing the… Read More »

Valtteri did an exceptional job, so really happy for him: Hamilton on teammate’s pole show

DRIVERS: 1 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes); 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) TRACK INTERVIEWS: (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Valtteri, you’re impressive mate, you’ve even turned up with no car. How did you get pole with no car? Valtteri BOTTAS: I’m a good runner! Q: You’re a very good runner. Also, I know your wife is… Read More »