Toro Rosso Formula 1 drivers Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly have revealed their Chinese Grand Prix collision was the result of a “miscommunication” over a planned position change. Gasly was coming up behind 18th-placed Hartley on fresher tyres at the midpoint of the race, and ended up pitching his team-mate into a spin as he […]

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Daniel Ricciardo charged from sixth to score a stunning first win of the 2018 Formula 1 season as Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel collided in a wild Chinese Grand Prix. Bottas and Vettel were locked in their own battle for the win until Ricciardo and Verstappen pitted again for fresh, soft tyres during a safety […]

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Sebastian Vettel pipped Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate Kimi Raikkonen to pole position for the Chinese Grand prix by less than a tenth of a second. Raikkonen looked set to top qualifying after setting the fastest time on the first runs in Q3, and was ahead of his team-mate in the first two sectors of his […]

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Lewis Hamilton pipped Kimi Raikkonen to the fastest time in the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix by just seven-thousandths of a second. Raikkonen set the pace on the first runs in the session on soft Pirellis, just over a tenth-of-a-second ahead of Hamilton. The Mercedes driver then became the […]

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Sebastian Vettel resisted a late charge from Valtteri Bottas to win a fascinating Bahrain Grand Prix and make it two wins from two races in the 2018 Formula 1 season. The Ferrari driver held on in a grandstand finish as Bottas, on mediums to Vettel’s fading soft tyres, just failed to steal the victory. Lewis […]

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Sebastian Vettel will make his 200th grand prix start from the front of the grid after the Ferrari driver claimed his 51st career pole at the Bahrain International Circuit ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes Valtteri Bottas. Defending champion Lewis Hamilton finished in fourth place but the Mercedes driver will drop to P9 on the grid […]

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Toro Rosso didn’t expect the “huge step forward” delivered by the updates it brought to the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix, according to Brendon Hartley. Hartley and team-mate Pierre Gasly were eliminated in Q1 at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, in which the team scored no points But both drivers then fared much better in Bahrain […]

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Ferrari Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen topped the second free practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, but he was forced to pull off the circuit late on with a loose wheel. Raikkonen was third fastest in the early running, behind team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas using the soft compound Pirellis. Raikkonen […]

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Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley says his first Formula 1 race weekend using a Honda engine did not flag up any concerns over raceability or overtaking. The Kiwi endured a difficult first race with the Honda power unit, with a lock-up on the run to Turn 1 at the start of the Australian Grand Prix […]

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A difficult day in the office, lot’s to learn and digest to come back stronger in Bahrain! Brendon Hartley (STR13-03, Car 28) Race: Pos. 15th “It wasn’t a great race for me today, I locked the brakes into Turn 1 at the start and flat-spotted the tyres, so I had no choice but to pit […]

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