Rob Smedley to leave Williams F1

Performance chief Rob Smedley will leave Williams F1 at the end of the 2018 season, it has been announced. In 2014, Rob moved from Ferrari in a newly created role, part of an overhaul of the team's engineering department, originally in charge of the pit wall on race weekends and as a senior trackside engineer... Continue Reading →

Ericsson to IndyCar with SPM

Sauber F1 driver Marcus Ericsson will make the switch to IndyCar for 2019, driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as a full time teammate to James Hinchcliffe. Current F1 teammate Charles Leclerc is swapping seats with Ferrari veteran Kimi Raikkonen next year, but Sauber have opted for a complete change in their team. Italian Antonio Giovinazzi... Continue Reading →

Verstappen wins, Hamilton crowned in Mexico

Max Verstappen has won the Mexican grand prix tonight, with Lewis Hamilton finishing off the podium to clinch his fifth world title. A rocket start from Hamilton meant he and Verstappen were attacking into the first corner, with the Dutchman coming out ahead. He maintained the lead throughout the race ahead of both Ferraris while... Continue Reading →

Hamilton on top in Austin qualifying

Lewis Hamilton has secured pole position for the ninth time this season in the USA today. His rival, Vettel will start fifth. Despite a great battle in qualifying between Ferrari and Mercedes, Hamilton came out on top, just six hundredths of a second ahead of Vettel. Unfortunately for the German, his three place grid penalty,... Continue Reading →

Vettel faces grid penalty at the USGP

Sebastian Vettel is possibly in store for a grid penalty after a red flag infringement in Texas. The German has been accused of failing to slow sufficiently during a red flag period in free practice one today. The red flag was brought out when Charles Leclerc span his car and rejoined via the gravel, bringing... Continue Reading →

Hamilton cruises to victory in Suzuka

Lewis Hamilton has again extended his lead in the drivers championship with Vettel dropping massive points at the Japanese GP. Lewis had a largely relaxed race at Suzuka, his only hint at a challenge being lap 1, turn 1, with Bottas showing his nose and Verstappen looking for an opening. Unfortunately, this was a bit... Continue Reading →

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