Formula One’s second visit to Baku has been much like the first so far. Mercedes have a clear pace advantage and the practice sessions have been action-packed with driver after driver heading for the escape […]
The other astonishing thing about this is there wasn’t even a yellow flag after it – never mind a red flag, which was surely warranted. Heads must roll over this one.
Lance Stroll out-qualified his team mate for the first time in his career but thought he’d done a “bad lap”. Here’s what the drivers had to say during qualifying and final practice.
Honda has reverted to using an older specification power unit following the problem which stopped Fernando Alonso yesterday.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier said Alonso’s stoppage was caused by a gearbox […]
Lewis Hamilton said the lap which earned him pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was even better than his celebrated lap in Canada two weeks ago.
Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna’s career tally of 65 pole […]
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More Red Bull reliability problems left Max Verstappen frustrated after qualifying.
“It’s not really nice to be in fifth,” said Verstappen, who was bumped down from third by the two Ferraris at the end of […]
Fernando Alonso says misunderstandings with the Red Bull drivers during practice and qualifying were caused because they couldn’t tell when he was on a flying lap.
Alonso was heard complaining on his radio […]
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a reversal of his troubled run at the track 12 months ago.
In 2016 he headed every practice session then struggled in qualifying. This time he […]
Row 11. Lewis Hamilton 1’40.593Mercedes
2. Valtteri Bottas 1’41.027Mercedes
Row 23. Kimi Raikkonen 1’41.693Ferrari
4. Sebastian Vettel 1’41.841Ferrari
Row 35. Max Verstappen 1’41.879Red Bull
6. Sergio Perez […]
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The McLaren drivers have now accumulated 70 grid place penalties in a single weekend following more power unit component changes for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Each driver already had a 15-place penalty each […]
Valtteri Bottas put Mercedes on top as practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix concluded.
However he was less than a tenth of a second quicker than the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen following their final runs on […]
Incredibly Tom Coronel managed to crash into a fire truck during a practice session at Villa Real. How did the circuit get approved by the FIA with such poor run-off in place?
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The kerb at turn eight on the Baku City Circuit has been eased following the crashes in yesterday’s F1 practice sessions.
Sergio Perez and Jolyon Palmer crashed at the corner after touching the kerb on the […]
In the round-up: Christian Horner says there is no chance Fernando Alonso will drive for Red Bull next year.
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Keith Collantine commented on the post, McLaren say gearbox, not engine, caused Alonso’s second practice stoppage 1 day ago
@omarr-pepper Off the top of my head the last time that happened was in 1991 when Footwork ditched their hopeless Porsche V12 engines for Cosworths V8s.
On pure lap times, Red Bull seem to be genuine contenders this weekend. But after two unusually disrupted practice sessions we should be wary of taking their pace at face value.
The raw data looks encouraging. […]
It was another unhappy Friday practice for Romain Grosjean, who ended the day slowest at the Baku City Circuit.
Here are the team radio highlights from him and the other drivers on the first day of practice for […]
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