Around this time two years ago, Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was preparing for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Within moments of the race start, he had crashed and crashed hard. But just as it seemed as if it was all about to end, America called.
Rumours are rife that Renault may be ready to announce Fernando Alonso to replace the departing Daniel Ricciardo on Wednesday. But is this indicative of Renault’s need for experience amidst restructure or something far more banal? It may have slipped by many in recent months, but as it stands, there is still a vacant seat … Continue reading “OPINION: F1 – Renault Driver Selection is Symptom of Banality Disguised as Ambition”
American Formula 1 squad Haas F1 have re-signed Romain Grosjean, continuing a partnership with Kevin Magnussen for the 2020 season. With seats disappearing fast, it is a move that pushes Renault refugee Nico Hülkenberg to the sidelines. Romain Grosjean has signed for another year with the Haas Formula One team, despite what has been a … Continue reading “F1: Haas re-sign Grosjean”
Fans who were so eagerly anticipating the renewed McLaren/Honda love affair should have been aware as to how tricky things might be at the start, but few in their wildest nightmares would have predicted yesterday’s horror show. In dreams, it was never supposed to be like this. The veteran Jenson Button ended the day 11th and last and two laps adrift of the victorious Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), while substitute teammate Kevin Magnussen never even made the start.
McLaren Honda racer Fernando Alonso has been withdrawn from the season opening Australian Grand Prix following his test crash in Barcelona nine days ago.
Ever since Red Bull dropped the bombshell that Sebastian Vettel was departing Red Bull Racing, rumblings of Fernando Alonso’s return to McLaren have only strengthened. However should the Spaniard confirm a move back to Woking, then team boss Ron Dennis will have little choice but to cut either Jenson Button or Kevin Magnussen loose.
Leading British motorsport squad, Carlin Racing, have announced a new academy programme to focus on developing young drivers.
It has taken more than two years, but two weekends ago at Monza, things finally came right for Will Stevens.
Rising Belgian star Stoffel Vandoorne has made a move to the GP2 Series with ART Grand Prix.
Fortec Motorsport have announced that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Oliver Rowland for his second Formula Renault 3.5 Series season.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Sorensen scores FR3.5 double”
Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Magnussen and Huertas triumph at Aragon; Mason and Stuvik take F3 Open wins; Consistency gives Morris F4 lead.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hunter-Reay and Munoz win at Barber; Vandoorne and da Costa earn FR3.5 success”
Rising star Kevin Magnussen received an early season boost from the McLaren Formula 1 team yesterday, when it was announced the 19-year-old is to take on additional challenges within the Woking squad's Young driver Programme.
It seems the chaps at "Ten Tenths Motorsport Forum" have this photo of me interviewing Felipe Nasr at Silverstone as one of their "Photo of the Year" selections for 2011. How nice.
Fabio Leimer and Stefano Coletti made it four different drivers quickest across all four GP2 post-season test session in Barcelona on Thursday.
Following the last British Formula 3 race of the season today, I had to bolt it out of the circuit shortly afterward to make the train.
Prema Powerteam's Roberto Mehri powered to another British Formula 3 victory yesterday.
As the 2011 British Formula 3 Series turns to its second half, Carlin's Felipe Nasr notched up his sixth victory of the season, earning a ninety-six point lead.
Following on from his pace setting times in Friday practice, Kevin Magnussen secured pole position for both British Formula 3 feature races at Paul Ricard.