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Formula 1 with no dominance is exciting again

Cape Town – If the first five races are anything to go by, Grand Prix fans are in for a bumper Formula 1 season. Many racing aficionados have been disappointed over the past four years as first Red Bull and then Mercedes dominated – in each case, the winning margin …

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The story of F1’s unofficial 11th team

Formula 1’s newest outfit might not actually compete on track, but Paul Stoddart – the man behind it – has pulled out all the stops to ensure it feels like an authentic part of the paddock. The push by Formula 1’s new owners Liberty Media to do more for fans …

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Pirelli ditches hard tire for British GP, opts for super-softs

Pirelli has confirmed its Formula 1 tire picks for the British Grand Prix on July 16, ditching the hard compound from its selection following driver complaints over the Spanish Grand Prix weekend. Pirelli tweaked its five dry tire compounds to be more conservative and durable for 2017, with management and strategy …

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Kimi Raikkonen heads final Spanish Grand Prix practice

Kimi Raikkonen headed a Ferrari one-two in final practice at the Spanish Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton third quickest for Mercedes. Ferrari, with Sebastian Vettel 0.242 seconds slower than Raikkonen, turned the tables on Mercedes after Hamilton set the pace in both Friday sessions. Hamilton was 0.381 seconds slower than …

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