McLaren has announced Carlos Sainz Jr will race for it in the 2019 Formula 1 season, replacing the outgoing Fernando Alonso. As reported by Autosport, Sainz emerged as a favoured choice by McLaren as it assessed its options for 2019, when it will lose two-time world champion Alonso from its F1 line-up. McLaren has now […]

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McLaren will reportedly confirm Carlos Sainz as Fernando Alonso’s replacement before the end of this week. Earlier this week Alonso announced he was quitting Formula 1 at the end of this season. The double World Champion, who has yet to confirm his 2019 plans, did leave the door open for a possible return to McLaren should the team get it […]

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The double world champion has said that he won’t be competing in F1 next year, although he might be open to a return in the future. It’s happened – Fernando Alonso has announced that he’s won’t be racing in F1 next season. The announcement came after a few days of hype building on Twitter. There’s […]

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The administrators for the Force India Formula 1 team have accepted a bid led by Lawrence Stroll. Force India has been in administration since the Friday before the Hungarian Grand Prix in a bid to protect it against the threat of a winding-up order over mounting debts. It was confirmed on Tuesday evening that a consortium, led […]

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Phoning Christian Horner on Thursday to say he won’t be re-signing with Red Bull, the team boss reportedly thought Daniel Ricciardo “was joking.” He wasn’t. According to the Daily Mail, Ricciardo had “agreed terms” with Red Bull that would see him stay on as Max Verstappen’s team-mate for 2019. They had even bowed to his wish for a one-year […]

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Renault confirms the signing of Daniel Ricciardo on a two-year deal along with Nico Hulkenberg for 2019.  Renault has confirmed the signing of Daniel Ricciardo along with retaining Nico Hulkenberg for the 2019 Formula 1 world championship. Red Bull made the shock announcement that Ricciardo would leave the team at the end of this season which has paved the way […]

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Antonio Giovinazzi remained at the top of the testing timesheet on Day One in Hungary, while Sean Gelael crashed out on Pirelli tyre duty. Giovinazzi, testing in Ferrari’s SF71-H, was quickest in the morning session, but he upped the pace significantly in the afternoon and broke the unofficial track record with a 1:15.648 set on […]

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Lewis Hamilton took his fifth win of 2018 with a comfortable drive to victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, as Sebastian Vettel survived a late collision with the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas to take second place ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen. In the later stages of the race Bottas was then involved in […]

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Lewis Hamilton put in a superb lap in difficult wet conditions at the Hungaroring to claim his 77th career pole position and his fifth of the season ahead of Mercedes’ team-mate and the Ferraris of Kimi Räikkonen and Sebastian Vettel. A hugely unpredictable qualifying session began on a wet track due to earlier rain, and though […]

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Following consistent rumours that the team was in financial disarray, Force India has been placed into administration.  A hearing at the high court in London has resulted in the team going into administration. Force India allegedly owes money to several parties – Mercedes (for the engine supply) and Sergio Perez among them. Although the term […]

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