“F1-Tests: Vettel dominated, Kubica strong”

“F1-Tests: Vettel dominated, Kubica strong”

Former Formula One pilot Robert Kubica has convinced a return to the royal class in the struggle for a return. The 32-year-old Pole went on the road for the Renault workshop t e am on Wednesday and completed 142 rounds. With his best time of 1:18572 minutes he was the fourth fastest man of the…

McLaren-Bubi chasing Vettel’s test time

McLaren-Bubi chasing Vettel’s test time

While the world of motor sports talks about Robert Kubica’s comeback after the Formula One test runs in Budapest, A young man almost overshadowed Poland’s achievements. McLaren-Junior Lando Norris convinced on his first trip in a Formula One car on the whole line: The 17-year-old completed almost flawless 91 laps on Wednesday. His fastest lap…

Magnuses: Risk and danger turn me on

Magnuses: Risk and danger turn me on

The introduction of Halo cockpit protection in formula 1 from the season 2018 continues to provide discussion. While traditionally conscious fans are not yet able to get along with the aesthetically challenging change, many drivers welcome the improvement in safety around the head. But there are also some who think that Halo is going a…

Confirmed: Bottas remains in silver arrow

Confirmed: Bottas remains in silver arrow

The Mercedes team has extended the contract with Valtteri Bottas by one year, as expected, until the end of Formula One season 2017. I feel honored and proud to continue my work with Mercedes 2018 and to remain part of the Mercedes family”, The 28-year-old Finnish explains on the occasion of the announcement. “When the…

Ricciardo contract: Red Bull must put a cap on it

Ricciardo contract: Red Bull must put a cap on it

The current contract of Red Bull pilot Daniel Ricciardo still runs until the end of 2018. The Australian is aware that his next career step is crucial for his chance in the F1 championship match. After all, he has already been associated with Ferrari and Mercedes. But one thing is certain: by the end of…

milestone for Mercedes: 109 PS more since 2014

milestone for Mercedes: 109 PS more since 2014

The drive train of the Mercedes team has reached a new milestone on the test stand in Brixworth: 50 percent thermal efficiency. This means that for the first time more than half of the energy that could theoretically be generated from the quantity of petrol in the tank is actually used. Used in the sense…

Pentagonal debt to Hullkenberg DRS Panne

Pentagonal debt to Hullkenberg DRS Panne

The cause of Nico Hilkenberg’s DRS defect at the Japan Grand Prix on Sunday was quickly found. The fact that the retractable rear wing of his Renault clamped, remained open and did not react to a relieved gas pedal or to a brake pedal operated had a simple reason. A metal disc was broken. That’s…

Supersoft tires due to power fluctuations?

Supersoft tires due to power fluctuations?

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas may have figured out the reasons for his glaring performance fluctuations in Formula One season 2017. As the Finnish explains in the aftermath of the Japanese Grand Prix, a certain type of tyre might have had to do with this: The Supersoft was all year round the mix, Bottas notes That…

Not lost yet! Fighting Ferrari boss

Not lost yet! Fighting Ferrari boss

Despite the bitter breakdown at Sebastian Vettel at the Japan Grand Prix, Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne has not yet beaten himself. The Formula One season is not lost for Ferrari. We got four more races to catch up on. In all humility, I say our car has made tremendous progress. Without wishing to sound arrogant:…

Hungry Hamilton satisfied with Brazil start-up

Hungry Hamilton satisfied with Brazil start-up

The Mercedes team has crystallized in the Open Training for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday as a clear favorite at the race in Sao Paulo. Not only did Lewis Hamilton set the best times in both sessions and look good on the long runs. Also Valtteri Bottas was faster than the rest of the…