Days after dropping Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso have publicly thanked the New Zealander for his efforts, wishing him well in his future endeavours. Following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Toro Rosso announced that Formula 2 driver Alex Albonwould race alongside Daniil Kvyat next season. The announcement brought an end to Hartley’s time in Formula 1. It […]

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Lance Stroll will race for Force India next year, a move which means all 20 drivers for the 2019 season have now been confirmed. F1’s worst-kept secret has finally been made official – Lance Stroll will drive for Force India next year. The 20-year-old makes the switch after two seasons at Williams. He’ll be Sergio […]

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Honda have made significant progress with their engine this year, but with the Kiwi only scoring four points in 2018, he has been replaced. Toyoharu Tanabe, Honda’s technical director had these kind words to say about their former driver. “Everyone at Honda enjoyed working with Brendon throughout the year,” Tanabe said. “He was very strong […]

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Brendon Hartley has spoken for the first time since he was dropped by the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team in favour of Alexander Albon for 2019. His exit was confirmed by the announcement of Albon on Monday and the Toro Rosso press release failed to mention Hartley by name. Hartley scored just four points in his […]

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Toro Rosso have confirmed Alexander Albon will partner Daniil Kvyat in 2019, spelling the end for Brendon Hartley. The New Zealander has been under pressure for most of 2018 in a campaign where he has scored just four points. And now Hartley has finally been put out of his misery, with the Red Bull junior team […]

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Lewis Hamilton ended his title-winning Formula 1 season by dominating the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which featured a dramatic first-lap crash for Nico Hulkenberg. Hamilton ran the longest second stint of any driver after pitting under an early virtual safety car period, but he remained comfortably clear of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to the end. Max […]

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Lewis Hamilton took his 11th pole position of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship as he headed a Mercedes 1-2 i in qualifying for the final race of the season at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. Hamilton edged team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.162s in the final runs of Q3, with the Finn only losing out […]

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has confirmed Esteban Ocon will be reserve and third driver for the Silver Arrows in 2019. Lawrence Stroll’s takeover of Force India will see his son, Lance, take Ocon’s seat with the team next season. It forced the Frenchman to explore other options on the grid, but moves to Renault and McLaren fell […]

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Robert Kubica’s Formula 1 race return with the Williams for the 2019 season has been confirmed. As reported by Autosport, the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix winner will partner George Russell at Williams in 2019 and end an absence from the F1 grid of more than eight years. Kubica has not raced in F1 since the 2010 […]

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Brendon Hartley says his Toro Rosso team-mate Pierre Gasly’s “nice speech” about team orders after the Brazilian Grand Prix rang hollow after he benefitted from them several times in 2018. When running behind the 11th-placed Gasly, Hartley requested that the team swap its cars as he had better pace on softer and fresher tyres. But […]

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