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F1 'very difficult' without a cost cap

From ESPN UK - posted 17/07/2018 17:15

McLaren boss Zak Brown says Formula One's plans to implement a cap on spending in future gives him optimism about a return to form for his beleaguered team.

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Mercedes confident it has fastest car in F1

From ESPN UK - posted 17/07/2018 17:12

Mercedes is convinced it had the fastest car during Formula One's tripleheader, even if that was not represented by points scored.

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2018 McLaren ‘weaker than last year’s car’ – Brown

From Formula1.com - posted 17/07/2018 14:45

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Renault says it must look for Sainz alternatives

From Motorsport.com - posted 17/07/2018 14:40

The French manufacturer's F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul wants to finalise its 2019 line-up as soon as possible, with Sainz's future dependent on what Red Bull does with Daniel Ricciardo.Red Bull believes a fresh deal with Ricciardo is close to being finalised, while Ricciardo himself recently admitted he is likely to stay at Red Bull as the chances of him moving to Ferrari or ...

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Ricciardo expects German GP penalty

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 14:29

Daniel Ricciardo is likely to race a new power unit at this weekend's German GP as in "Hockenheim you can overtake."

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Giovinazzi to get FP1 outing with Sauber in German GP

From Motorsport.com - posted 17/07/2018 14:05

The Italian, who made his race debut with the Swiss squad in last year's Australian Grand Prix, will replace Marcus Ericsson in the first session of the weekend alongside Charles Leclerc.It will be Giovinazzi's first outing in F1 machinery since he tested for Sauber and Ferrari in the post-Spanish Grand Prix text in May.Giovinazzi, 24, had seven FP1 outings with the Ferrari-powered ...

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Antonio Giovinazzi to drive for Sauber in German GP F1 practice

From Autosport - posted 17/07/2018 14:03 - Paywall

Ferrari Formula 1 junior Antonio Giovinazzi will have his first practice outing of 2018 when he drives for Sauber in FP1 at the German Grand Prix

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Mercedes boosted by 'silver lining'

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 17/07/2018 13:50

Mercedes believe they had F1's fastest car during the sport's triple-header and intend to rebound from recent disappointments and "kick on" in the final sprint before the sport's summer break.

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How electric karting could become the first Olympic motor sport | Karting

From F1 Fanatic - posted 17/07/2018 13:28

Could electric karting become the first motor sport to be recognised by the Olympics? If so, it will be thanks to the FIA's road safety agenda.

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Webber: F1 has gone too far with driver access

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 13:21

Formula 1 is often criticised for minimal access to the drivers, however, Mark Webber says these days it has gone too far in the opposite direction.

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Mallya wants to keep Ocon and Perez for 2019 | 2019 F1 season

From F1 Fanatic - posted 17/07/2018 13:05

Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya says he wants to keep Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez as the team's driver line-up next year.

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GERMANY – free digital race programme

From Formula1.com - posted 17/07/2018 13:00

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QUIZ: Put your German GP knowledge to the test!

From Formula1.com - posted 17/07/2018 13:00

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Renault F1 team has to make sure it has alternatives to Carlos Sainz Jr

From Autosport - posted 17/07/2018 12:55 - Paywall

Renault says it has to look for alternatives to Carlos Sainz Jr for 2019 while the Spaniard's future with Red Bull in Formula 1 remains unclear

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Kubica: Poor form makes not racing a bit easiser

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 12:53

Robert Kubica admits Williams' lack of pace has taken away some of the pain of having missed out on a race seat.

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German GP Memorabilia in the PlanetF1 Shop

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 12:46

The home race for the reigning Constructors; Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. We head to Hockenheim this week with 2 German drivers on the grid.

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How to turn things around at McLaren and Williams

From Motorsport.com - posted 17/07/2018 12:40

What is going on with McLaren and Williams? These two great giants seem stuck in a circle of underachievement. What would you do to fix their problems and get them back to the front?Umar Ahmed, via emailThe first thing I would do is kick some ass.Nearly four years ago, when McLaren was talking rubbish about what it and Honda were up to and that it was a long-term plan, I said I ...

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Alonso expects difficult German GP weekend

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 12:40

McLaren can expect a trying weekend at the Hockenheimring with Fernando Alonso saying it won't be "an easy track" for their MCL33.

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Ferrari goes more aggressive than F1 rivals in Hungary tyre choice

From Autosport - posted 17/07/2018 12:28 - Paywall

Ferrari has taken a more aggressive approach than its main Formula 1 rivals in its tyre selection for the Hungarian Grand Prix

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Ferrari goes aggressive with Hungarian GP tyre choice

From Motorsport.com - posted 17/07/2018 12:27

While Mercedes and Red Bull have opted for seven sets of the ultrasofts for each of its drivers, Ferrari has given Sebastian Vettel nine sets of the softest compound available that weekend, with Kimi Raikkonen having eight.Ferrari's choice leaves Vettel and Raikkonen with just three sets of the soft tyres.But Ferrari is not the most aggressive team in its approach for the ...

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WATCH: Poulter in F1 two-seater

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 17/07/2018 12:21

Ian Poulter is an avid car collector so the opportunity for the Ryder Cup stalwart to leave the world of golf and test drive a two-seater alongside former F1 driver Paul Di Resta was an opportunity he could not resist.

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Ferrari take more aggressive tyre selection for Hungary | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix

From F1 Fanatic - posted 17/07/2018 12:11

Ferrari has chosen a more aggressive selection of tyres for next weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix than Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Red Bull.

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Ex-Bridgestone tyre man key to Haas' 2018 consistency

From Motorsport.com - posted 17/07/2018 12:00

The American F1 team has shown greater consistency in 2018, challenging for fourth in the constructors' championship and avoiding the wild swings in performance seen previously.Understanding how to get the best from the tricky Pirelli control tyres has been at the root of Haas's inconsistency, but Magnussen says hiring Hiroshi Tomitsuka has transformed the team's ...

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Mercedes have made too many mistakes - Wolff

From BBC F1 - posted 17/07/2018 11:42

Mercedes admit they have made too many mistakes and underperformed in the first half of the season.

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F1 quiz: Can you name these 1990s Formula 1 backmarkers?

From Autosport - posted 17/07/2018 11:38 - Paywall

Autosport's latest Formula 1 quiz will test your knowledge of teams and drivers who very rarely enjoyed the limelight during the 1990s

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Force India momentum sharpens focus on fourth

From Crash.net - posted 17/07/2018 11:37

Sergio Perez feels Force India'supturn in results has enabled it to target fourth place in the F1 world championship again

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Sainz: Midfield battle is getting tighter

From Planet F1 - posted 17/07/2018 11:01

Renault may be at the top of the midfield log but Carlos Sainz says it is getting "tighter and tighter" out on track.

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The F1 Gossip Column

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 17/07/2018 11:00

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Fernando Alonso warns against F1 points shake-up

From Autosport - posted 17/07/2018 10:45 - Paywall

Fernando Alonso thinks Formula 1 would lose one of its key attractions if it awards points all the way down to 20th place

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Wolff: Mercedes still has the quickest car

From Crash.net - posted 17/07/2018 10:43

While Mercedes bossToto Wolff remains downbeat after a difficult run of races, he's still confidentthe reigning F1 world champions havethe fastest car

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