Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton claimed a record 69th pole position in Formula One at a damp and dreary Monza this evening. In a session that stretched to over three hours-and-forty minutes following numerous rain delays, Hamilton secured the top spot with a best of 1:35.554s – a lap some 1.1s faster than the next quickest … Continue reading “F1: Hamilton claims pole position record at Monza”
Category: F1 3rd Practice and Qualifying
“F1: Rain renders meaningless FP3 session”
Williams duo Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll topped a wet and meaningless FP3 session at Monza this morning. With the track sodden following several hours of constant rainfall, only seven drivers set times, with the rest of the field completing installation laps before returning to the pits. Thanks to the cool conditions and with no … Continue reading “F1: Rain renders meaningless FP3 session”
“Chinese GP: Hamilton takes Shanghai pole”
Lewis Hamilton became only the 2nd driver in Formula One to take six consecutive pole positions. The Briton matched the record by his hero Ayrton Senna to stretch his impressive run of pole positions. His time of 1:31.678s also ensured it was his sixth pole position in China. The Mercedes racer turned it on when … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Hamilton takes Shanghai pole”
“Chinese GP: Ferrari head FP3 in Shanghai”
Ferrari duo Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen headed proceedings for third free practice of the Chinese Grand Prix this morning. Following the near non-running on Friday, FP3 was proved an extremely busy session as teams aimed to compress as much weekend running as possible into sixty minutes. Vettel's best of 1:33.336s came late in the … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Ferrari head FP3 in Shanghai”
“Australian GP: Ricciardo takes grid penalty following crash”
Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix weekend went took another severe hit following his crash during yesterday’s qualifying session.
“Australian GP: Hamilton streaks to Melbourne pole”
Lewis Hamilton claimed the 62nd pole position of his Formula One career at Albert Park, Melbourne this morning.
“Australian GP: Vettel raises Ferrari’s hand”
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel took the fastest time in this morning’s final free practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne.
“Japanese GP: Rosberg pole amidst Kvyat smash”
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg secured his second pole position of the season at Suzuka this morning, but only after the session was stopped prematurely following a huge crash by Daniil Kvyat.
“Abu Dhabi GP: Red Bull’s excluded from qualifying”
Both of the Red Bull Racing machines have been excluded from the qualifying session for tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
“Abu Dhabi GP: Mercedes lock out front row”
Nico Rosberg will lead another Mercedes lock out ahead of tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
“Italian GP: Hamilton takes pole as Mercedes power dominates”
Lewis Hamilton claimed the 36th pole position of his Formula One career at Monza this afternoon.
“F1: Rosberg takes dominant pole in Belgium”
Nico Rosberg took his fourth consecutive Formula One pole position at Spa-Francorchamps today.
“F1: Bottas heads Saturday morning running”
Valtteri Bottas topped a drying third free practice session at Spa-Francorchamps this morning.
“German GP: Rosberg takes pole in Hockenheim scorcher”
Nico Rosberg secured his first German Grand Prix pole position today, after title rival and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton crashed out.
“German GP: Rosberg fastest in final practice”
Nico Rosberg topped the final free practice session of the German Grand Prix weekend this morning.
“Rosberg flies to pole in Monaco”
Nico Rosberg took his second pole position of the Formula One season in Monaco this afternoon, but not without a touch of controversy.
Rosberg claims stunning first F1 pole in Shanghai
Nico Rosberg claimed his first Formula 1 pole position in Shanghai on Saturday in what was his 111th attempt.
McLaren head final F1 practice in Shanghai
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button claimed a McLaren 1-2 in the final practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
Hamilton grabs 21st pole in Malaysian heat
Lewis Hamilton secured the 21st pole position of his Formula 1 career for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.
Rosberg fastest in final practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix
A late run from Nico Rosberg was enough to propel the Mercedes pilot to the top of the timesheets in the final practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix.