With his team-mate down in P8 on the Imola start grid, Lewis Hamilton concedes Red Bull have a “better set of cards in terms of strategy”. Although Hamilton did his part in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, putting in a 1:14.411 to take pole position, his team-mate BottasRead More →

Sebastian Vettel thinks the closeness of F1’s midfield battle is exacerbating his struggles to fully get to grips with the Aston Martin AMR21. The four-time former World Champion had a better qualifying session for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix than he did on his debut in Bahrain, but still startsRead More →

Footage of the FP1 accident between Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon has finally been revealed by broadcasters. The former Racing Point team-mates collided with each other in the Friday morning session, but only the aftermath was picked up by TV cameras as technical gremlins caused a plethora of problems forRead More →

Kimi Raikkonen struggled to put in a clean lap during his short runs in Imola practice, but remains focused on clearing Q1. The Finn is the most experienced driver on the Formula 1 grid, and is one of only two drivers alongside Fernando Alonso to have now experienced the oldRead More →

Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon ended their Friday morning sessions early after taking each other out in FP1 at Imola. In cooler conditions, many drivers struggled to get heat into their tyres initially and therefore didn’t have much grip, with Yuki Tsunoda and Nikita Mazepin both ending up in theRead More →

Formula 1 could be in for a cold and wet Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, with rain forecast for Sunday’s race. Formula 1 returned to Imola last season, racing at the Italian circuit for the first time since 2006. The weather gods smiled down, with clear skies throughout the weekend. ThisRead More →

Alpine have rubbished reports based on a Twitter comment, in which the user himself later used the word ‘hoax’, that one of their drivers had tested positive for Covid-19. In the build-up to the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, a website or two picked up a story that one of theRead More →

Alpine bosses have said providing partner teams with engines is “not a good deal” for Renault as it could prove “dangerously expensive” in the long run. The heads of both Renault and Alpine have said they do not currently have an internal structure in place within the company to beRead More →

Lewis Hamilton reckons the best thing about his partnership with Valtteri Bottas is the lack of “BS”. Hamilton and Bottas have been Mercedes team-mates since 2017, the Finn called up to replace Nico Rosberg after the German’s shock retirement following his 2016 championship victory. To date, Bottas has failed toRead More →

Rob Smedley believes Carlos Sainz has made a smart move by taking a low-key approach to life with Ferrari – unlike Felipe Massa in 2006. Massa and Smedley formed a lengthy and successful partnership as driver and race engineer at Ferrari, the Briton also joining Williams to head up theirRead More →