Bird wins chaotic Santiago E-Prix

Sam Bird won a chaotic Santiago E-Prix despite being under investigation for being underweight post race. The Brit was cleared and the win stays intact. The Envision Virgin Racing driver inherited the lead from Pole sitter Sebastien Buemi after the Swiss driver crashed out at Turn 7 with 20 minutes to go. The race got... Continue Reading →

Di Grassi storms to Santiago pole

Audi Sport Abt Shaeffler's Lucas Di Grassi stormed to pole position after setting a lap time more than five tenths quicker than second place Sebastien Buemi in the Superpole shootout. Group 1 consisted of Jerome D'Ambrosio, Antonio Felix Da Costa, Jean Eric Vergne, Andre Lotterer and Robin Frijns. The track was so dirty after an... Continue Reading →

Is Bottas’ Mercedes future in doubt?

Valtteri Bottas' future at Mercedes F1 could be in doubt after losing his personal sponsorship from Finnish group Wihuri due to 'weak results'. Wihuri is owned and chaired by billionaire Antti Aarnio-Wihuri, and has backed the driver for almost 20 years. Aarnio-Wihuri commented: "It's been disappointing...It was not entirely his own fault, some of it... Continue Reading →

Bird on Pole after Superpole Showdown

Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird has taken pole position for this afternoon's Marrakesh E-Prix after a titantic battle in super pole. Reigning champion Jean Eric Vergne will line up second with championship leader Antonio Felix da Costa in third. The new rules for Qualifying in Season Five mean that the top five in the championship... Continue Reading →

Arrivabene replaced by Binotto at Ferrari?

After several statements stating there would be no management shakeup at Ferrari, further reports state the contrary. It is thought that Arrivabene will be replaced by Mattia Binotti. Despite an official announcement, Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport hinted that it could be announced as early as today. Obviously the motivation would seem to be what... Continue Reading →

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