In a not-so-subtle display of support, Aston Martin President and CEO, Andy Palmer, was seen fraternizing with Red Bull Principal Christian Horner in Singapore. The pair has been known for working on the Valkyrie, a “hypercar” purported to be the world’s fastest street legal car. While the deal thus far lends only the brand to Team […]
Palmer offered severance as Renault eager for Sainz.
Renault will not renew its power unit supply contract with Red Bull after 2018, reports AMuS. Red Bull has a long history with Renault, one that includes 4 Driver Championships and 4 Constructor Championships from 2010 to 2013. That history is also strife with disagreements and complaints from the Milton Keynes squad; one in particular that […]
Valtteri Bottas has signed a one year deal to remain with Mercedes through the 2018 season. Bottas joined Mercedes on a one year deal in January 2017 and, in his own words “this new contract shows that I’ve earned that trust.” 2018 will be Valtteri’s sixth season in Formula 1, having driven for Williams prior to […]
It’s no secret. Everyone knows it. Some are talking about it. Something must be done. Formula 1 races are becoming stale. Everyone can predict, with almost perfect accuracy, the outcomes of every race. Curvy tracks with high downforce go to the Ferraris and Red Bulls. High power tracks, low downforce tracks go to the Mercedes. I’ll […]
Update 9/15/2017: F1.com reports a confirmation of McLaren receiving Renault power units for the 2018 season and beyond due to Toro Rosso going with Honda PUs. Carlos Sainz will reportedly driver for Renault next season "on loan" from STR. Pierre Gasly, the 2016 GP2 champion and Red Bull reserve driver, will most likely move into […]
“(Reuters) – Mclaren have been in talks with Renault bosses and Honda all weekend, with Formula One’s managing director for motorsport Ross Brawn — a former Honda team principal — also involved. The talk in the paddock was of a deal, likely to be sealed in the next two weeks before the Singapore Grand Prix, […]