Category : Racing

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Vettel: Verstappen lucky to escape lap 1 damage

Sebastian Vettel reckons Max Verstappen was “lucky” to avoid a puncture as he ran over the Ferrari’s front wing on the opening lap of the Canadian GP. Verstappen made an incredible in Canada on Sunday as he stormed towards the front, taking Vettel ar...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Grosjean: Sainz’s move was pretty dangerous

Romain Grosjean says the move that Carlos Sainz tried to pull in Canada was “pretty dangerous” and could have resulted in a “pretty bad” crash. Sainz was hit with a three-place penalty for the next race in Baku after stewards ruled that he was respon...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Hamilton: We have a better understanding of the car

Although Lewis Hamilton acknowledges that Ferrari will still be “be very hard to beat”, he was delighted to close the gap to Sebastian Vettel in Canada. Hamilton arrived in Montreal 25 points behind the Ferrari driver after a wretched weekend in Mona...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Sunday’s FIA press conference

Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo faced the media in the wake of Sunday’s Canadian GP. PODIUM INTERVIEWS (conducted by Sir Patrick Stewart) Q: Congratulations, Lewis. You might say that there’s nothing like a pleasant, quiet drive...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Stroll ‘never doubted ability’ to score points

Lance Stroll reflected on a "special" home race as he secured his first points of his Formula 1 career by finishing P9 in Canada. The rookie has been under pressure after a poor start to the season, but he finally got off the mark after rising from P...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Sainz slapped with three-place grid penalty

Carlos Sainz will be demoted three places from his qualifying position in Baku following his first-lap incident with Romain Grosjean and Felipe Massa. Sainz hit Grosjean on the run down to Turn 3 and collided with Felipe Massa after losing control. S...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Alonso mobbed by fans after latest DNF

Fernando Alonso was given a hero's welcome by the fans after he was forced to retire yet again due to an engine problem. The Spaniard was running in P10 with a lap to go until his latest Honda engine gave up on him. Alonso then proceeded to jump over...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Verstappen on ‘absolutely rubbish’ race

Max Verstappen was distraught after a sudden power loss brought his race to an early end after a pulsating start to the Canadian Grand Prix. The Dutchman stormed from P5 to P2 at the first corner, clipping Sebastian Vettel's front wing along the way,...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Frustrated Vettel ‘wanted a trophy’

A dejected Sebastian Vettel rued the fact that he was not able to get onto the podium after recovering from a disastrous start in Canada. Vettel started on the front row in P2 but needed a new front wing and damaged the floor of his Ferrari after com...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

Grosjean: Sainz move ‘pretty dangerous’

Romain Grosjean has reflected on a "pretty dangerous" start to the Canadian Grand Prix after Carlos Sainz made contact with him on the exit of Turn 2. The Spaniard would go on to smash into an unsuspecting Felipe Massa to prematurely end his race, to...

Sports / Racing - 2 months ago

NHRA reveals 24-race schedule for 2018

The 2018 season, as usual, will begin and end at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California with the Winternationals on Feb. 8-11, and the Auto Club NHRA Finals, Nov. 8-11.The lineup for the four-race back-to-back stretch that starts the...