Category Archives: Formula1

It was a great welcome as I walked into the factory: Hamilton

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Lewis, four-time champion, amazing scenes at the factory when you went back there to celebrate your third title with Mercedes, clearly it was very emotional as well. What’s made this season special? Lewis HAMILTON: I think every single individual in… Read More »

Force India look to develop next year’s car: Team preview

Abu Dhabi: having already bagged the 4th place in the constructors World championship, Sahara Force India gets ready for this weekend’s season finale, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Both the drivers and the team Principal echo confident feelings. Sergio Perez: “I enjoy driving at Yas Marina. It’s a track where we’ve been strong for the last few… Read More »

Vettel beats Bottas at the start, wins 47th career Grand Prix; Hamilton recovers to 4th

Sebastian Vettel took his 47th career grand prix win in a tight Brazilian Grand Prix that saw him  finish just 2.7s ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas. Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen took the final podium position after fending off Lewis Hamilton in the closing laps, the Briton having charged through the field after a pitlane start. At the… Read More »

Hamilton continues to set pace at Sao Paulo

After dominating opening practice at Interlagos, Lewis Hamilton doubled up by topping the afternoon timesheets at the São Paulo circuit, edging team-mate Valtteri Bottas by just under five hundredths of a second. However, whereas Hamilton enjoyed a half second advantage over Ferrari’s third-placed Kimi Räikkönen in the morning session, afternoon practice was tighter, with Red… Read More »

We are motivated to make some significant changes to 2018 car: Paddy Lowe

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Yusuke HASEGAWA (Honda), Franz TOST (Toro Rosso), Paddy LOWE (Williams), Frédéric VASSEUR (Sauber) Q: Paddy, let’s begin with you. Felipe was in the conference here yesterday with us, saying the team needs to make some changes for next season to its approach to the car and the 2018 car will essentially be… Read More »

I am here to challenge Sergio for sure: Esteban Ocon at Thursday press meet

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Lance STROLL (Williams), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Felipe, here we are again, and once again we know this is a swansong. Do you mean it this time? Felipe MASSA: Yeah! Actually this is my second retirement race in Brazil, but this time it’s the last one for sure in… Read More »