Tag Archives: formula 1

Rosberg wins Brazilian GP; Hulkenberg takes 6th, seals 5th place for Force India

Nico Rosberg took a second consecutive Brazilian Grand Prix win with a controlled drive from pole position, beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the flag by 7.7 seconds. Sebastian Vettel took a relatively lonely third place, finishing 6.4s behind Hamilton and more than 30 seconds in front of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Last year Rosberg had… Read More »

Mexico makes magical F1 return as Sergio Perez grabs all attention, finishes in points

Mexico City, 1 Nov 2015: In front of a packed and hugely atmospheric Autodrómo Hermanos Rodríguez, Nico Rosberg took a controlled fourth victory of the season ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton to become the first winner of the Mexican Grand Prix since Nigel Mansell in 1992. Valtteri Bottas was third for Williams ahead of the Red… Read More »

Rosberg takes first pole of Mexico’s new era for Mercedes; Hamilton 2nd followed by Vettel

Nico Rosberg took the first pole position of Mexicos’s new era of grand prix racing, beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton by just under two tenths of a second at a packed Autodrómo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit. Sebastian Vettel was third for Ferrari. Q1 began with Red Bulls Racing’s Daniil Kvyat and the Toro Rossos of Carlos Sainz… Read More »

Happy and excited to be here, I always enjoy myself out her in the States: Hamilton

Austin (USA), 22 October 2015: The following DRIVERS attended the FIA Press Conference ahead of the US GP her on Thursday: Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber), Alexander ROSSI (Manor), Valtteri BOTTAS (Williams), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari), LEWIS HAMILTON (Mercedes) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Lewis, three times a US Grand Prix winner, twice at the… Read More »

Hamilton moves closer to title with a dominant Sochi win, his 42nd

Lewis Hamilton moved within touching distance of a third F1 drivers’ title as he took a dominant Russian Grand Prix victory ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, while Hamilton’s team-mate Nico Rosberg retired from the race with a mechanical failure soon after the start of the race. Hamilton’s 42nd win also saw him surpass boyhood hero… Read More »

With very little track time, we had to guess a bit and it worked: Nico Rosberg

DRIVERS 1 – Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Willams) TV UNILATERAL Nico, you were fastest in Q1 and Q3, fastest after the first run in Q3, on pole by a decent margin. Are you pleased with that? Nico ROSBERG: Yeah, for sure, I’m very happy. It’s been a… Read More »

Rule-making powers and the privileges to a few, harm the sport: Monisha

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Paul HEMBERY (Pirelli), Graeme LOWDON (Manor), Monisha KALTENBORN (Sauber), Paul MONAGHAN (Red Bull Racing), Rob SMEDLEY (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Graeme, if we can start with you, obviously the big news as far as you are concerned is Mercedes engines for next year. What does it mean you can do now and where… Read More »

My job is to try to drive the car that I have as fast as I can…: Kvyat, the most successful Russian F1 driver

DRIVERS – Clockwise from Top left: Carlos SAINZ (Toro Rosso), Romain GROSJEAN (Lotus), Daniil KVYAT (Red Bull Racing), Felipe MASSA (Williams), Fernando ALONSO (McLaren), Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)  PRESS CONFERENCE Daniil, can we start with you. Your home race, obviously. Last year you had a great qualifying performance in fifth and this year you’ve finished six of… Read More »

A double DNF was massive frustration: Neale on McLaren’s Singapore flop

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Jonathan NEALE (McLaren), Yasuhisa ARAI (Honda), Luigi FRABONI (Ferrari), Paddy LOWE (Mercedes), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Arai-san, Suzuka is Honda’s home grand prix. How do you feel to be back home here and are you getting pressure from within the company and from fans? Yasuhisa ARAI: So, it is… Read More »