The crew was filming for the Grand Tour at a hillclimb in Switzerland, and the reports say that Hammond went off the road in the white Rimac on his third run. The car caught fire and burned to the ground. No report yet of Hammond’s condition.
For former active members of the F1 community, be it technicians, drivers or managers, the second career after actual involvement with a team usually keeps them in the environment of the sport. Mostly, the chime in with opinions, ignoring if they are asked or qualified. Guess what Eddie Jordan, once owner of a F1…
To no one’s surprise, Valtteri Bottas was just officially confirmed as the driver to replace Nico Rosberg. The deal came through after weeks of negotiation with Williams, and affects other F1 personell as well.
BREAKING: Shocking the motorsport world, Nico Rosberg announced the end of his F1 career during the FIA’s end-of-the-year event. This is real, and it’s the most unfathomable story of 2016.
It was unlikely that Hamilton would take his fourth championship in Abu Dhabi this year. After an engine failure cost him 25 points, he would have needed a miracle to happen to overtake Rosberg in the standings for a final time. Now the media is going nuts and pretends Lewis Hamilton is recently hospitalized rapper…
After 20 races, this is what it has come to. Nico Rosberg’s mission is easy: come third, win the championship. Hamilton meanwhile must do everything in his power to get into Nico’s mind. Pole Position would be a good start.
The mathematical equations have become simple with two races to left in the season: if Rosberg wins the Brazilian Grand Prix, he’s becoming the third German champion of F1 history. Hamilton needs a win and luck for his fourth title. Let’s see who did best in Qualifying.
Just ahead of the penultimate Grand Prix of the season, the legendary Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paolo, the majority of cockpits have been allocated. Some moves are surprising, some were expected.
There’s a fascinating conundrum for Lewis Hamilton: winning just ahead of Rosberg is a terrific achievement, and yet it’s just not enough to get him closer to the championship lead. What he needs is at least two Red Bulls or Ferraris between him and his teammate. Maybe Mexico is where it’s going to happen.
It’s all-in for F1’s pretend-American Lewis Hamilton this weekend at Austin. With three wins out of four races in Austin to his name, this is the right place for him to start the final attack on Rosberg before it’s too late. Find out here how he did in Qualifying.
Until Renault’s recent announcement of Nico Hülkenberg as their 2017 lead driver, the driver’s market has been at a spectacular standstill. Everyone team involved was waiting for developments regarding their first driver choice, but now things are falling into place.
After Hamilton’s dramatic retirement from the Malaysian Grand Prix, Rosberg has built himself a comfortable lead with 5 races still to go in the season. Is Hamilton strong enough to come back with a pole position, and will Red Bull continue with their great performance from Malaysia? Find out here.
The race at Sepang has moved from the early part ofthe schedule to the back of the season. Now, it’s a deciding race in the fightbetween Rosberg and Hamilton for the championship, and it’s the home race oftheir biggest sponsor. Did they manage to take pole position, or would Red Bullinterfere? Find out after the jump.
It’s the final stretch of the season, and for Red Bull and Ferrari the Grand Prix at Singapore could be the last proper chance to steal a win from Mercedes. Will the Silver Arrows recover from their disastrous 2015 performance? Find out right here.
After last weekend’s thrilling Grand Prix at Spa, F1 travels across the Alps to Italy for the annual Ferrari madness surrounding the race at Monza. Find out right here who’s looking the strongest at the last European race of the season.
A new driver on the grid, engine upgrades and a huge turnout of Max Verstappen fans – this year’s race at Spa is going to be even more interesting than usual. Find out here who did the best job in the sessions leading up to the race.
The home country of four drivers and the currently dominating team finally has a race again. Would Rosberg or even Teutonic fan favorite Vettel take a domestic pole position? Find out right here.
Despite the team principal Mauro Arrivabene denying the rumors last weekend, Ferrari’s technical director James Allison is indeed leaving the Scuderia. He joined them in early 2014 after a successful stint at Lotus.
Travelling to the Hungaroring means travelling to the one track that Mercedes has not won yet in the V6 engine era. It’s their personal waterloo, and Ferrari and Red Bull will be hoping to make the most out of their historically shaky performance over there.
Monisha Kaltenborn, team principal of Sauber F1, has been talking about an investor for some time now. A new corporate partner and/or sponsor has been a theme pretty much since Peter Sauber bought the team back from BMW in 2009. Now it finally happened.