SEBASTIAN Vettel barely pipped Kimi Raikkonen to pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferraris locked out the front row, the world championship leader’s final lap undercutting the Finn’s by just 0.087 of a second. Neither of the Mercedes had the pace to catch the red cars in the chilly conditions, Valtteri Bottas beating […]
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins Formula One’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel clinched pole ahead of the 200th race start of his career after Max Verstappen crashed out in Q1 in Bahrain. An error from Vettel put team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on provisional pole, but the German responded well with his final attacking lap to secure his 51st career pole and first since Mexico last year […]
Kimi Raikkonen topped the second practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Ferrari emerged as the fastest team under the floodlights on Friday evening. Raikkonen was 0.11s clear of teammate Sebastian Vettel at the top of the timesheets and over 0.5s faster than the two Mercedes drivers. Raikkonen hooked up a relatively clean lap […]
Melbourne – Sebastian Vettel won a thrilling duel with world champion Lewis Hamilton to steal the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday. The four-time world champion got the jump on the Mercedes ace off a miscalculation on the pit stop under Virtual Safety Car conditions and held off Hamilton for his […]
Lewis Hamilton smashed the all-time lap record of the Albert Park circuit to put his Mercedes on pole for the Formula 1 season opener. The Friday pacesetter looked to be under stiff competition from Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari and Max Verstappen’s Red Bull, with the three drivers split by six-hundredths-of-a-second following the first runs in Q3. […]
The Briton led the way as just 0.283 seconds separated the top three teams. “The gap closed up a little bit, but that’s exciting anyway,” he said. “It’s more challenging for me to eke out more from the car, discover whether I have lost something or they have all gained, but I enjoyed driving.” Hamilton […]
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time of 2018 Formula 1 testing so far on the second day of running at Barcelona. A turn in the weather led to a quiet final hour, with reports of snow in some areas of the circuit resulting in teams either stopping their programmes entirely or switching to short […]
McLaren has revealed its 2018 Formula 1 challenger, the Renault-powered MCL33, in a new orange livery. The team unveiled the car online on Friday morning, three days before the first pre-season test at Barcelona.
The new Ferrari, named the SF-71H, was revealed by drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in Italy with the car featuring many traits of its five-time race-winning predecessor, but clear aerodynamic improvements around the sidepods with some aggressive-looking features.