Tag: F1 News

02 Jul 2022

Silverstone has exposed AlphaTauri’s weaknesses

The Italian squad endured a difficult first day of practice, with Gasly ending up 18th in the dry FP2 and team-mate Yuki Tsunoda only two places further ahead. Although Gasly says his afternoon running was not helped by car damage, he says that the AT03’s deficit to its rivals on the kind of quick corners […]

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02 Jul 2022

F1 British GP qualifying – Start time, how to watch & more

After a damp opening practice curtailed any sustained running, a dry second practice featured plenty of action with many teams testing out new parts, including substantial upgrade packages for Mercedes, Williams and Alpine. Sainz topped the second practice session for Ferrari with a best lap time of 1m28.942s to beat two of the home heroes […]

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01 Jul 2022

it’s about action for the future, not giving the past a platform

The past few days have been turbulent for Formula 1. The surfacing of Nelson Piquet’s comments directed at Lewis Hamilton given in an interview late last year, in which he used a racial slur, reignited the discussion surrounding racism and the push for diversity in F1, enacting proper change. The statements made by F1 and […]

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01 Jul 2022

Sainz tops dry FP2 from Hamilton and Norris

Sainz set the pace courtesy of his 1m28.942s effort in the first representative dry running of the weekend to sit pretty by a little over a tenth ahead of Hamilton and Norris. Meanwhile, defending champion Max Verstappen ran fourth-quickest to pip his Ferrari title rival Charles Leclerc. After the changeable conditions of the first practice […]

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01 Jul 2022

Netflix Drive to Survive return needs to be “more on my terms”

Red Bull driver Verstappen did not take part in any direct interviews for season four of the Netflix series, which was released this spring and covered his championship victory over Lewis Hamilton. The Dutchman revealed he refused to conduct any interviews because the show “faked a few rivalries” and said back in March that he […]

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01 Jul 2022

Haas F1 plans FIA talks over Magnussen front wing flag call

Magnussen was ordered in to the pits early in the Montreal race a fortnight ago after the FIA felt that his damaged front wing posed a potential danger to other drivers. Having brushed against Lewis Hamilton just after the start, the state of Magnussen’s front wing was highlighted when Alpine’s Esteban Ocon complained over team […]

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30 Jun 2022

How Williams F1 update isn’t just a Red Bull clone

While it’s obvious that the changes will have an effect on the external airflow stream, there’s also a considerable amount of work that’s gone on under the bodywork in order to accommodate them. It’s clear that there’s heavy influence in design decisions from both Ferrari and Red Bull, with the sidepods completely altered to take […]

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30 Jun 2022

Silverstone “good reference” on my progress with Ferrari F1 car

After struggling to adapt to the car in the first part of the season, Sainz had strong weekends in both Monaco and Baku before a valiant but unsuccessful chase of Max Verstappen in Montreal. The Spaniard says after the three street or temporary tracks that Silverstone is more akin to Barcelona, the last venue where […]

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