Tag: F1

18 May 2022

“Lack of peculiarities” with 2022 F1 car helping Perez

Perez joined Red Bull for the 2021 season and, while he was able to score a victory in Azerbaijan, he made no secret of his struggles to adjust to the car philosophy that was designed to suit team-mate Max Verstappen. Red Bull anticipated many of the traits of the RB16B car that made the adjustment […]

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18 May 2022

What Miami F1 spectacle will and won’t change for British GP

For F1’s owner Liberty Media it was a delight to see, as it delivered further proof that its bid to break the American market is paying off. Off the back of it, there were also several comments about how the razzmatazz of it all would act as a wake-up call for other circuits to need to lift their […]

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17 May 2022

Williams qualifying issues hiding true F1 car potential

At the last race in Miami, Alex Albon featured in the top 10 in practice but a problem with tyre temperatures in qualifying – specifically balancing the front and rear axles – consigned him to 18th on the grid. From there, the former Red Bull driver recovered to 10th, before gaining another position through a […]

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17 May 2022

The F1 rear wing differences between Red Bull and Ferrari

Red Bull has so far appeared to favour a lower downforce approach to each track, maximising top speed at the expense of performance through corners. Ferrari, on the other hand, has until now opted for a higher downforce solution that means it loses out in the speed traps but is better in the turns and […]

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17 May 2022

2022 F1 Spanish GP – How to watch, session timings and more

Following the inaugural Miami GP, F1 reconvenes in much more familiar surroundings at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the sixth round of the 2022 season. Max Verstappen maintained his streak of winning every race he has finished so far this year, and in the process trimmed Charles Leclerc’s world championship lead down to 19 points.  […]

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17 May 2022

Honda to be title sponsor of F1’s Japanese Grand Prix

The Japanese manufacturer, which owns the Suzuka circuit where the race takes place, turned its back on grand prix racing because it felt it could not carry on amid the business challenges posed by a shift towards electrification in road cars. It subsequently agreed a deal with the Red Bull and AlphaTauri teams for them […]

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17 May 2022

Top five Spanish F1 drivers ranked: Alonso, Sainz and more

The Spanish Grand Prix is one of the oldest in Formula 1 history and yet only 13 Spaniards have started a world championship race. Spain is one of the superpowers in motorcycle racing, but it’s a different matter when it comes to F1. Only eight Spanish drivers have scored points in the championship and just […]

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17 May 2022

Why there was more to Monaco than Leclerc’s Lauda Ferrari crash

The accident that befell the current Formula 1 world championship leader, which was caused by a brake issue, certainly stole the headlines. But there were also eight races, seven for grand prix cars dating back to before the Second World War and one for sportscars of the 1950s, and several past masters competing. The historic […]

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