Vettel could get gearbox change penalty in Austria

01.07.2016 [21:29]
Sebastian Vettel could get a five-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix, with Ferrari worried that it may need to change his gearbox, according to motorsport.com. The German is still seeking his first victory of the season as Ferrari bids to get on top ...

PIRELLI: 2017 F1 Cars will be 4 to 5 seconds faster

29.06.2016 [20:42]
Pirelli chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera said he is happy the Italian company is still involved in an ever more competitive Formula 1, in which next year’s cars will be up to five seconds a lap quicker, according to grandprix247. The Milan-based multinational has finally ...

F1 Austrian Grand Prix: High-flying Perez eyes fresh charge

29.06.2016 [20:40]
Sergio Perez says he is still riding the positivity from his second podium of the season in Baku and sees no reason why he and Force India can't push towards the front again in Austria, according to crash. The Mexican driver has banished memories of an underwhelming start to 2016 and three point-less races ...

AZERTAC awarded certificate by Baku City Circuit Operating Company

29.06.2016 [17:36]
Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) has received a certificate from Baku City Circuit (BCC) Operating Company for its “significant” contributions to raising awareness among the general public about the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe, which was held in Baku. As the official media partner of the BCC Operating Company ...

Red Bull could revive old Spielberg layout

28.06.2016 [18:41]
Red Bull is looking into expanding the current layout of the Austrian grand prix venue in Spielberg, according to grandprix.com. The energy drink brand took the former A1-Ring and Osterreichring back to the F1 calendar in 2014. But according to Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper, owner Dietrich Mateschitz is now considering ...

Monza hopes to seal F1 contract by September

28.06.2016 [18:02]
An official is hoping Monza finally ends its protracted negotiations over Monza’s F1 future by the Italian grand prix in September. “We are very close to closing the agreement for the Italian grand prix. At Monza,” said Italian automobile club Aci chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani ...

Force India not unhappy with Hulkenberg

25.06.2016 [21:28]
The impressive form of Sergio Perez does not mean Force India is unhappy with his teammate, according to ThisisF1. Many observers rate 2015 Le Mans winner Hulkenberg more highly than his Mexican teammate ...

F1 - Official says Monza deal now ’on the home straight’

23.06.2016 [19:15]
Italian automobile club (Aci) chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani says a new F1 race deal for Monza beyond 2016 is now "on the home straight", according to Nextgen-Auto.com. Bernie Ecclestone admitted in Baku last weekend that reports another well-known Italian circuit - Imola - could poach ...

Alesi amazed by Force India

23.06.2016 [17:37]
Former Ferrari F1 driver Jean Alesi admits to be baffled by Force India's current level of performance in Formula 1, according to F1i.com. The Frenchman, who enjoyed a career in Grand Prix racing spanning twelve years, has praised the Force India for achieving, despite limited resources ...

Imola mayor on Italian GP: We'll alternate with Monza

22.06.2016 [21:35]
Italy - Imola and Monza may be able to peacefully co-exist in Formula 1, according to wheels24. That is the claim of Daniele Manca, mayor of the town of Imola, whose local circuit hosted many San Marino grands prix until 2006 ...

Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Iranian spotlight

22.06.2016 [19:15]
Iran-based http://f1iran.com website has published an article about the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe held in Baku. The article notes that that Baku successfully hosted the Formula 1 event, which brought the global attention towards Azerbaijan. It hails the ...

Bernie Ecclestone wants other Grands Prix to learn from Baku

22.06.2016 [18:00]
Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone wants other promoters to learn from the "incredible job" Baku did in hosting its first grand prix, according to Sky Sports. When Ecclestone announced two years ago F1 was heading to Azerbaijan, the reaction from many in the sport was to look it up on a map ...

Jean Todt: Formula 1 in 'good shape' in 2016

22.06.2016 [17:38]
FIA President Jean Todt believes Formula 1 is in "good shape" in 2016 despite Mercedes maintaining its position at the head of the pecking order, and has also lauded the success of Formula E. Mercedes has dominated the sport since the introduction of V6 power units at the start of 2014 and ...

Nico Rosberg wants Mercedes to understand Baku dominance

22.06.2016 [16:32]
Nico Rosberg says Mercedes needs to work out what gave it such an "unbelievable" advantage at the Grand Prix of Europe, according to ESPN. Mercedes dominated in Baku and had a comfortable lead throughout the weekend, though a messy Q3 for Lewis ...

Formula 1: Perez future still up in the air

22.06.2016 [16:25]
Despite Sergio Perez insisting that he is happy at Force India, the Mexican driver has refused to confirm where he will be racing next year, according to planetf1.com. Perez, who claimed third place at the European Grand Prix in Baku, has been constantly linked with a drive ...

Honda avoided high fuel consumption repeat in Baku

22.06.2016 [15:01]
Honda did not suffer a repeat of its high fuel consumption problems during the Grand Prix of Europe as it showed "better than expected" performance. The Canadian Grand Prix saw Fernando Alonso hampered ...

Kvyat: F1 should have more punishing tracks like Baku City Circuit

22.06.2016 [13:07]
Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat praised the new Baku City Circuit venue for punishing driver mistakes, and advocated for introducing more tracks like that to the F1 calendar, according to motorsport.com. Kvyat, who had to retire from Azerbaijan's inaugural F1 race with a ...

Tyre woes leave Ricciardo perplexed

21.06.2016 [19:16]
Daniel Ricciardo admits he felt "helpless" dealing with Red Bull's tyre problems in the Grand Prix of Europe and wants the team to investigate the reasons for the issues, according to F1i.com. Red Bull has struggled with high degradation for each of the last two races, needing to make two pit ...

Toto Wolff: “Baku one of Mercedes' best F1 tracks since 2014”

21.06.2016 [17:57]
Baku was one of the best tracks for the Mercedes Formula 1 car to show off its advantage since 2014, reckons Toto Wolff, according to autosport. The Mercedes boss has insisted through the early grands prix of 2016 that Ferrari and Red Bull are closer than at any time in the hybrid ...