George Russell may not have won the Sakhir Grand Prix on Sunday, but his efforts in replacing Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes may have formerly confirmed his potential. It may have also gone a great distance to settling his driver from 2022 onward. “Very quick, very tidy. Great potential.” As the 2015 European Formula 3 season … Continue reading “George Russell: The Art of Winning – In Spite of Losing”
Robert Kubica’s decision to leave Williams at the end of this season may prove to be the final hurrah for the Polish driver. It is a sad epilogue for a driver who looked so promising and whose potential was unfulfilled. The writing has been on the wall for quite some time. Such has been the … Continue reading “F1: For Kubica and the Fairytale, the Dream is Over”
At a time when Formula One teams are readying their launch efforts for the season ahead, Williams, Marussia, McLaren and Mercedes have made significant changes to their personnel.
Last weekend, stories began to emerge from Italy regarding Robert Kubica’s future possibilities.
Earlier on today, the Internet suffered a nuclear meltdown when images emerge of Kimi Raikkonen peddling the Renault R30 in Valencia.
When Kimi Raikkonen was announced as the lead driver for Group Lotus’ 2012 F1 push on Tuesday, Team Principal Eric Boullier was conspicuously absent.
Formula 1 veteran Nick Heidfeld will be stepping into Robert Kubica's Renault seat for the 2011 season.
Nick Heidfeld's chance of landing the Renault drive, in place of the injured Robert Kubica, received a bolster shot yesterday as he topped the best lap on the third day of testing at Jerez.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa made the best of the opening day's test at Jerez in southern Spain. The Brazilian clocked up 101 laps over the course of the morning and afternoon, with a best of 1:20.709.
Injured Formula 1 driver, Robert Kubica, showed some positive signs today when woken by doctors in the Santa Corona Hospital. Kubica, who was placed into an induced coma yesterday evening, responded to relatives when conscious and was able to move his fingers slightly. This is fabulous news, although it will be up to one week … Continue reading Positive Signs for Kubica
A video conference with Professor Igor Rossello has been released in the last hour with further news about Robert Kubica's condition. Although it still very, very early, it is still far too soon to have any definite say as to when (and if) Kubica will recover fully. For now, Professor Rossello is predicting that it … Continue reading Robert Kubica, Post-Surgery Conference with Doctor
Renault Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica will now surely miss the start of the new season following a mammoth crash at the Ronde di Andora Rally today. The Pole wiped out the front of his Super 2000 Skoda Fabia and a crash barrier in a high-speed accident on the opening 4.6 km stage, causing multiple … Continue reading Get Well Soon Robert Kubica
At the conclusion of the third day of testing in Valencia yesterday, Renault’s Robert Kubica took the top spot with a headline grabbing run in the R31, securing a fastest lap of 1:13.144 late in the afternoon.
Fernando Alonso upped the testing ante today, as he headed the order in Valencia.
Sebastian Vettel started 2011 just as he had finished 2010, as he topped the time sheets on the first day of testing at Valencia. The reigning World Champion notched up 93 laps in the RB7 - Red Bull's newly designed and built title challenger. Vettel set a fastest lap of 1:13.769 - a lap that … Continue reading Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Valencia, February 1st)
Renault R31 Drivers: (9) Robert Kubica, (10) Vitaly Petrov; (Reserve) Bruno Senna, Romain Grosjean, Fairuz Fauzy, Ho-Pin Tung, Jan Charouz. Team: (Chairman) Gerard Lopez, (Principal) Éric Boullier, (Technical Director) James Allison, (Chief Operating Officer) Patrick Louis, (Chief Designer) Tim Densham. Race Engineers: (Kubica) Simon Rennie, Jonathan Marshall, (Petrov) Ayao Komatsu, Julien Simon-Chautemps. Engine: 90° RS27-2010; … Continue reading Renault R31
Several weeks ago, I posted a review of Formula 1's Championship challengers. Now, as the New Year bell's approach, it's about time that I finally get to the rest of the field.
So, the 2010 Formula 1 season finally ended this afternoon in the dipping evening sun in Abu Dhabi.
With Bridgestone falling by the wayside, today marked Pirelli’s first day as Formula 1’s sole tyre supplier.
After playing a staring role in the wet Italian Grand Prix in 2008, there was little doubt that the young German would eventually be Formula 1 World Champion. While the skills required to take the ultimate prize needed time to bed in and take shape, the talent was certainly present.