F1 Fansite http://www.f1-fansite.com The Best F1 Racing Fan Portal! Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:16:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 HD wallpaper pictures 2015 Bahrain F1 GP http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-wallpaper/hd-wallpaper-pictures-2015-bahrain-f1-gp/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-wallpaper/hd-wallpaper-pictures-2015-bahrain-f1-gp/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:16:57 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80700 Nico Rosberg VS Sebastian Vettel with a lot of spraks

100 HD Retina wallpaper pictures (2310 x 1536 pixels) of the 2015 Bahrain grand prix. This F1 race has been won by Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes W06 on the 19th of April 2015 and was driven on the Bahrain International circuit. See 2015 Bahrain F1 GP Result & 2015 Bahrain F1 race report.

HD wallpaper pictures 2015 Bahrain F1 GP

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Arrivabene defends 'human being' Vettel http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/arrivabene-defends-human-being-vettel/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/arrivabene-defends-human-being-vettel/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:43:23 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80654 Sebastian Vettel & Maurizio Arrivabene

The case of Sebastian Vettel shows how quickly things can turn around in formula one. Before Bahrain, the German was the new darling of Ferrari, dubbed 'Per-vettal' by the Italian press while teammate Kimi Raikkonen was once again struggling for results. But on Sunday, it was the Finn who pushed Mercedes hard for victory, while […]

Arrivabene defends 'human being' Vettel

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Leberer plays down Raikkonen incident http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/leberer-plays-down-raikkonen-incident/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/leberer-plays-down-raikkonen-incident/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:41:57 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80660 Kimi Raikkonen

Josef Leberer has played down suggestions he was almost struck by Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari at the Bahrain grand prix. Finn Raikkonen was given an official reprimand for "dangerous" driving after he dodged around cars at the end of the pitlane during Friday practice. Rumours had swirled in the media centre that Leberer, the well-known Sauber trainer, only […]

Leberer plays down Raikkonen incident

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Alonso: McLaren 'on verge of points' now http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-mclaren-on-verge-of-points-now/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-mclaren-on-verge-of-points-now/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:37:04 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80662 Jenson Button testing the McLaren-Honda MP4-30

 Fernando Alonso says the new McLaren-Honda project is now on the verge of being able to score points. "We did not have a good start to the season," Yasuhisa Arai, the F1 boss of the struggling Japanese manufacturer Honda, told Speed Week. "The path to the summit is steep. But we have left base camp […]

Alonso: McLaren 'on verge of points' now

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Maldonado hits back at 'Crashtor' reputation http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/maldonado-hits-back-at-crashtor-reputation/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/maldonado-hits-back-at-crashtor-reputation/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:36:19 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80651 Pastor Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado has fended off his growing reputation as a crash-prone F1 driver. The Telegraph newspaper said a nickname doing the rounds for the Venezuelan is 'Crashtor', while one unflattering website mischievously lists the days and hours since Maldonado's last crash. "The world is safe for another day," the website hasmaldonadocrashedtoday.com currently reads. The PDVSA-backed […]

Maldonado hits back at 'Crashtor' reputation

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Jos Verstappen: Renault in 'very deep trough' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/jos-verstappen-renault-in-very-deep-trough/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/jos-verstappen-renault-in-very-deep-trough/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:35:15 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80664 Jos Verstappen

Having kept its composure until now, Toro Rosso's patience in 2015 may finally be up. While big-brother team Red Bull has been highly critical of Renault this season, the junior outfit Toro Rosso has kept calm. But according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, the Faenza team's boss Franz Tost made a hasty exit to […]

Jos Verstappen: Renault in 'very deep trough'

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Ferrari set for engine power boost in Barcelona http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-set-for-engine-power-boost-in-barcelona/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-set-for-engine-power-boost-in-barcelona/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:32:27 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80656 Ferrari SF15-T

Ferrari is preparing to unleash more horse power in the Spanish grand prix. Reports are doing the rounds that the Maranello team will debut an upgrade for its turbo V6 'power unit' in June for the race in the Canadian grand prix. But Germany's Bild newspaper said a new specification will in fact make its bow in Barcelona […]

Ferrari set for engine power boost in Barcelona

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Ecclestone: Qatar race now unlikely http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-qatar-race-now-unlikely/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-qatar-race-now-unlikely/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:30:26 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80650 Bernie Ecclestone & Lewis Hamilton

Bernie Ecclestone has put plans for a grand prix in Qatar on the back burner. In February, the Arab country's highest ranking motor racing official said: "We are about to sign contracts to organise a formula one race" in 2016 or 2017. That was despite F1 supremo Ecclestone earlier saying he could not organise a Qatari […]

Ecclestone: Qatar race now unlikely

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Villeneuve: Kvyat struggling with pressure http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/villeneuve-kvyat-struggling-with-pressure/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/villeneuve-kvyat-struggling-with-pressure/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:26:03 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80652 Daniil Kvyat

Daniil Kvyat is struggling to deal with the pressure of driving for Red Bull. That is the claim of the outspoken 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve. "Last year he did ok at Toro Rosso," said the French Canadian, "but it was nothing special." Russian Kvyat, 20, was promoted from the junior team over the winter to replace […]

Villeneuve: Kvyat struggling with pressure

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Smedley: Catching Ferrari 'difficult' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/smedley-catching-ferrari-difficult/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/smedley-catching-ferrari-difficult/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:22:00 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80665 _W2Q9917 (Custom)

Williams has admitted it will struggle to quickly recover its position as the first force behind title favourite Mercedes. The Grove team finished last season as clearly the fastest team behind the title winners, but the fabled Italian giant Ferrari has sped past in 2015. "After the first four races you can already see the […]

Smedley: Catching Ferrari 'difficult'

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No rest for Manor's Merhi http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/no-rest-for-manors-merhi/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/no-rest-for-manors-merhi/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:35:42 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80666 Roberto Merhi

While the other F1 drivers take a weekend off, there will be no rest for Roberto Merhi. As he has not been signed up for the full F1 season by Manor, the Spaniard will kick off his 2015 campaign in the Formula Renault 3.5 series in Spain this weekend. Beyond that, he knows he might […]

No rest for Manor's Merhi

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Vettel says Ferrari could be last F1 team http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-says-ferrari-could-be-last-f1-team/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-says-ferrari-could-be-last-f1-team/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:23:19 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80645 Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel thinks Ferrari could be his last stop in formula one. The 27-year-old switched to the fabled Maranello marque for 2015, and is believed to have signed at least a three-year contract. But the German, who won his four world titles with Red Bull, thinks he could now stay in red for a long […]

Vettel says Ferrari could be last F1 team

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Ferrari still not ready to sign Raikkonen extension http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-still-not-ready-to-sign-raikkonen-extension/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-still-not-ready-to-sign-raikkonen-extension/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:05:18 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80638 Kimi Raikkonen takes the 2015 Ferrari for a spin.

At least for now, Ferrari is leaving the door slightly ajar for Lewis Hamilton. After declaring that Hamilton would make a great teammate for Sebastian Vettel next year, Bernie Ecclestone backtracked just ahead of the race in Bahrain. "No," the F1 supremo told British television Sky. "He's happy where he is." But Mercedes and Hamilton […]

Ferrari still not ready to sign Raikkonen extension

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Manager: Allison 'signature' helping Raikkonen http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/manager-allison-signature-helping-raikkonen/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/manager-allison-signature-helping-raikkonen/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:47:24 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80637 Maurizio Arrivabene & James Allison

Designer James Allison was a key to Kimi Raikkonen's 2014 resurgence, the Finnish driver's manager admits. Raikkonen struggled notably to match former teammate Fernando Alonso last year, bringing into serious question his future at the Maranello team. But the 35-year-old is returning to form this year, and on Sunday he ended a long podium drought […]

Manager: Allison 'signature' helping Raikkonen

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Horner: Renault ready to spend to fix F1 crisis http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-renault-ready-to-spend-to-fix-f1-crisis/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-renault-ready-to-spend-to-fix-f1-crisis/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:45:27 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80636 Christian Horner

Christian Horner has acknowledged Renault is now getting serious about fixing its obvious problems in formula one. Earlier, the Briton and other Red Bull officials were scathing of the French supplier's performance and reliability so far in 2015, and the problems did not appear to significantly lessen in Bahrain at the weekend. Horner's highly critical […]

Horner: Renault ready to spend to fix F1 crisis

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Hamilton wins again in Bahrain http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-wins-again-in-bahrain/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-wins-again-in-bahrain/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:56:43 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80625 Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has won his third race of the season, with a flawless performance to claim victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Englishman survived a late brake problem to hold off Kimi Raikkonen in second, and Nico Rosberg in third. Raikkonen ran an alternative tyre strategy to Mercedes, and caught them quickly at the […]

Hamilton wins again in Bahrain

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Race results 2015 Bahrain F1 GP http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/race-results-2015-bahrain-f1-gp/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/race-results-2015-bahrain-f1-gp/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:55:12 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80451 Lewis Hamilton

Race: Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit Weather: Dry 25ºC Tarmac temp: 30ºC Lewis Hamilton won the 2015 Bahrain grand prix and has his 36th Formula 1 grand prix. He lead the race from start to finish. Kimi Raikkonen was able to attack Nico Rosberg and passed him in at the end of the race to […]

Race results 2015 Bahrain F1 GP

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Ecclestone: Baku good 'replacement' for Monza http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-baku-good-replacement-for-monza/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-baku-good-replacement-for-monza/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:39:15 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80623 Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday confirmed F1's newest host nation is Azerbaijan. It was already known that the sport's chief executive had inked a deal for a street race in Baku, the capital of the oil-rich former Soviet country. But earlier this week, it emerged that the Formula One Group had published a human rights policy […]

Ecclestone: Baku good 'replacement' for Monza

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Raikkonen: ‘I could have pushed more’ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/raikkonen-i-could-have-pushed-more/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/raikkonen-i-could-have-pushed-more/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:38:04 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80620 Kimi Raikkonen

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen believes that he could have gone faster in qualifying for today’s Bahrain Grand Prix yesterday. The Finn will line up fourth for the race behind Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg. He told reporters: "I think there was more grip than I expected. Afterwards it's easy to say I could […]

Raikkonen: ‘I could have pushed more’

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All eyes on unconfirmed Ferrari & Mercedes F1 seats http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/all-eyes-on-unconfirmed-ferrari-mercedes-f1-seats/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/all-eyes-on-unconfirmed-ferrari-mercedes-f1-seats/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:34:35 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80601 Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) leads Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

Maurizio Arrivabene says Kimi Raikkonen approached him to enquire about staying with Ferrari in 2016. In the Bahrain paddock, rumours are swirling about the possibility of a Ferrari 'dream team' for next year starring Sebastian Vettel alongside Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton's contract negotiations with Mercedes appear terminally stalled, with a source at the German giant admitting: […]

All eyes on unconfirmed Ferrari & Mercedes F1 seats

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Lauda: Rosberg 'must turn around slump' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/lauda-rosberg-must-turn-around-slump/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/lauda-rosberg-must-turn-around-slump/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:32:53 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80597 Niki Lauda

Nico Rosberg's downwards spiral has only worsened in Bahrain. With teammate Lewis Hamilton riding a wave of form and confidence, German Rosberg headed to the desert Kingdom determined to bounce back. But it backfired spectacularly in qualifying, as the 29-year-old slumped to third place, behind not only Hamilton but also Sebastian Vettel's resurgent Ferrari. "The […]

Lauda: Rosberg 'must turn around slump'

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Vettel escapes Bahrain grid penalty http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-escapes-bahrain-grid-penalty/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-escapes-bahrain-grid-penalty/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:28:37 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80592 Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has escaped a grid penalty ahead of the Bahrain grand prix. During Friday practice at Sakhir, the German collided with Force India's Sergio Perez at the first corner, just after emerging from the pitlane. Stewards looked into the crash but did not apportion blame. "I hit the brakes but suddenly there was a […]

Vettel escapes Bahrain grid penalty

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F1 racing ahead for 2017 rule changes http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/f1-racing-ahead-for-2017-rule-changes/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/f1-racing-ahead-for-2017-rule-changes/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:27:58 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80596 f1 flag

Technical change is coming to formula one. Days ago, Bernie Ecclestone told La Gazzetta dello Sport his ideal scenario would be to scrap the quiet, expensive and complex turbo V6s and replace them with 1000 horse power V8s. "The people would return, the show would return, the sponsors would return," the F1 supremo predicted. Talks […]

F1 racing ahead for 2017 rule changes

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Alonso aiming for Q3 in Barcelona http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-aiming-for-q3-in-barcelona/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-aiming-for-q3-in-barcelona/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:27:37 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80599 Fernando Alonso

For Fernando Alonso, the next target is Q3. The Spaniard's new project with McLaren-Honda started literally at rock bottom, but in the space of a month he has powered from his hospital bed to the back of the grid and now a spot in the 'Q2' qualifying segment in Bahrain. "Although it is a small […]

Alonso aiming for Q3 in Barcelona

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'No more pain' as Bottas bounces back http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/no-more-pain-as-bottas-bounces-back/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/no-more-pain-as-bottas-bounces-back/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:26:51 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80598 Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas has finally put his back problems in the past. The Finn even had to sit out the Melbourne season opener with a torn disc, but he returned in Malaysia and China with a new seat and driving position. But despite being earlier hailed an absolute star of the new generation, 25-year-old Bottas has […]

'No more pain' as Bottas bounces back

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Rosberg: ‘I got it wrong’ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-i-got-it-wrong/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-i-got-it-wrong/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:20:35 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80615 Top qualifiers 2015 Bahrain GP: 1. Hamilton 2. Vettel 3. Rosberg

Nico Rosberg has admitted that he made a major error in qualifying which resulted in him finishing third ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Rosberg will line up behind his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel this afternoon and the German has said that his grid position is not ideal. He told reporters: […]

Rosberg: ‘I got it wrong’

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Kvyat bemoans engine problem http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kvyat-bemoans-engine-problem/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kvyat-bemoans-engine-problem/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:09:38 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80613 Daniil Kvyat, Red Bull RB11

Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat has blamed his poor qualifying performance on engine problems. The Russian will line up in 17th, ten places behind his team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, and admitted that he is becoming frustrated with his start to the season. He told reporters: "We think that there were a few energy issues in qualifying. […]

Kvyat bemoans engine problem

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Mattiacci to rebuild career in US http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mattiacci-to-rebuild-career-in-us/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mattiacci-to-rebuild-career-in-us/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:49:10 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80600 Marco Mattiacci

Marco Mattiacci is set to rebuild his tattered career in America. Just a year ago, the 44-year-old was the highly respected chief executive of Ferrari's North America unit when he was unexpectedly called up to replace axed team boss Stefano Domenicali. As well as causing a stir with his first paddock appearance wearing dark sunglasses […]

Mattiacci to rebuild career in US

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Qualifying Results 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/qualifying-results-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/qualifying-results-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:31:02 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80450 Top qualifiers 2015 Bahrain GP: 1. Hamilton 2. Vettel 3. Rosberg

Race: Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit Weather: Dry / dark 25ºC Tarmac temp: 30ºC Lewis Hamilton scored his 42nd pole position and Ferrari gained ground on Mercedes in Bahrian. Sebastian Vettel was able to split both Mercedes drivers Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who will start as 3rd for tomorrows Bahrain grand prix. F1 Qualifying Results […]

Qualifying Results 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

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Lap times 3rd practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-3rd-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-3rd-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:15:53 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80449 Bahrain International Circuit Shakir

Race: Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit Weather: Dry 29ºC Tarmac temp: 38ºC Ferrari and Mercedes had a battle on their hands at the final practice session for the 2015 Bahrain grand prix. At fist both Ferrari\s of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen were fastest. But at the end of the session Lewis Hamilton was able […]

Lap times 3rd practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

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Hamilton-to-Ferrari rumours fire in Bahrain http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-to-ferrari-rumours-fire-in-bahrain/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-to-ferrari-rumours-fire-in-bahrain/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:30:50 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80556 Lewis Hamilton

As the long wait for his new Mercedes contract rolls on, rumours are filling the Bahrain paddock about Lewis Hamilton's red-coloured future. It is suggested the reigning world champion, championship leader and two-time 2015 race winner has made contact with Ferrari about becoming Sebastian Vettel's next teammate. "It would be great to see Lewis at Ferrari," […]

Hamilton-to-Ferrari rumours fire in Bahrain

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Mercedes bracing for Ferrari battle in Bahrain http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-bracing-for-ferrari-battle-in-bahrain/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-bracing-for-ferrari-battle-in-bahrain/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:27:11 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80553 Bahrain circuit

Mercedes is bracing for another Malaysia-style battle with Ferrari this weekend in Bahrain. After losing to Sebastian Vettel in the Sepang sun, Mercedes hit back in cooler China last weekend with a one-two victory. But Ferrari began its Bahrain race weekend in the best possible way, as the red cars set the fastest times. Mercedes then […]

Mercedes bracing for Ferrari battle in Bahrain

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Pujolar: Verstappen 'best I've ever seen' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/pujolar-verstappen-best-ive-ever-seen/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/pujolar-verstappen-best-ive-ever-seen/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:26:58 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80555 Max Verstappen

Experienced engineer Xevi Pujolar says 17-year-old sensation Max Verstappen is the best driver he has seen enter formula one. Although the young Dutchman's 2015 debut initially attracted controversy and consternation, that is steadily being replaced by awe and admiration of his obvious talent and promise. Many are beginning to compare him with the potential once […]

Pujolar: Verstappen 'best I've ever seen'

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Berger: Senna-Berger is like Hamilton-Rosberg http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/berger-senna-berger-is-like-hamilton-rosberg/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/berger-senna-berger-is-like-hamilton-rosberg/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:26:27 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80560 Ayrton Senna & Gerhard Berger as teammate at McLaren (1992)

Gerhard Berger sees a similarity between his own F1 career and the crossroad now reached by Nico Rosberg. The F1 legend has compared Rosberg's new struggle to keep up with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton with his own scrap with the great Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago. Berger, now 55, won grands prix in his own […]

Berger: Senna-Berger is like Hamilton-Rosberg

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Alonso happy with 'challenge of my life' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-happy-with-challenge-of-my-life/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-happy-with-challenge-of-my-life/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:12:05 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80558 Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso insists the McLaren-Honda project remains "exciting" rather than depressing. At the sharp end of the grid, rumours are linking Lewis Hamilton with a move from F1 pacesetter Mercedes to the increasingly resurgent Ferrari. But Spaniard Alonso - who according to some is the very best driver in F1 today - left Ferrari last […]

Alonso happy with 'challenge of my life'

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Alguersuari: Red Bull 'unfair' to former drivers http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alguersuari-red-bull-unfair-to-former-drivers/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alguersuari-red-bull-unfair-to-former-drivers/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:10:41 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80562 Jaime Alguersuari

Jaime Alguersuari has accused Red Bull of being "unfair" to some of its former F1 drivers. The Spaniard made his debut amid some fanfare in 2009, as at the time he was the youngest ever grand prix driver. But by the end of 2011 he, like teammate Sebastien Buemi, was dropped by the energy drink […]

Alguersuari: Red Bull 'unfair' to former drivers

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Chairman Ghosn approves F1 revival for Renault http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/chairman-ghosn-approves-f1-revival-for-renault/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/chairman-ghosn-approves-f1-revival-for-renault/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:56:21 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80554 Renault F1 head office

Carlos Ghosn, the chairman and CEO of Renault, has reportedly green-lighted a major push for the French carmaker to bounce back in formula one. Mere weeks ago, the marque's F1 boss, Cyril Abiteboul, admitted that after a tumultuous start to the turbo V6 era, the carmaker is considering its options for the future -- which […]

Chairman Ghosn approves F1 revival for Renault

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Rosberg beats Hamilton in second practice http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-beats-hamilton-in-second-practice/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-beats-hamilton-in-second-practice/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:50:49 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80549 Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg got his weekend off to a positive start as he finished Friday's second practice on top of the timesheets. The German beat his world champion team-mate, Lewis Hamilton, by just 0.1s while Ferrari finished a distant third and fourth. Although the Italian team matched the pace of Mercedes on longer runs, it is […]

Rosberg beats Hamilton in second practice

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Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-2nd-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-2nd-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:45:05 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80448 Bahrain circuit

Race: Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit Weather: Dry clear sky 28ºC Tarmac temp: 36ºC Nico Rosberg was the fastest driver during second practice for the 2015 Bahrain grand prix. The difference between him and his teammate was less then a tenth. The Ferrari was the second fastest team. F1 Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix […]

Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

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Rosberg: ‘I need to beat Hamilton’ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-i-need-to-beat-hamilton/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-i-need-to-beat-hamilton/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:12:59 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80526 Nico Rosberg concentrates ahead of a run in the new Mercedes.

Nico Rosberg believes that he has the edge on Lewis Hamilton this weekend, and admits that he has to beat him in Bahrain. The German already languishes 17 points behind Hamilton in the Drivers Championship and has beaten him in just two of the last ten races. Rosberg has a good history in Bahrain though […]

Rosberg: ‘I need to beat Hamilton’

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Bahrain- It comes to life at night http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/bahrain-it-comes-to-life-at-night/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/bahrain-it-comes-to-life-at-night/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:52:56 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80498 Valterri Bottas, Williams FW36

Since it hosted its first race in 2004, Bahrain has been full of negative headlines. From political unrest to dull, boring races, the event was swinging from bad press to more bad press. However, that all changed last season when a bright person decided that its fortunes could be completely transformed by staging it at […]

Bahrain- It comes to life at night

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Lap times 1st practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-1st-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-result/lap-times-1st-practice-2015-bahrain-f1-grand-prix/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:43:06 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80433 Kimi Raikkonen

Race: Bahrain Grand Prix Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit Weather: Dry, clear sky 34ºC Tarmac temp: 51ºC Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel proofed that the pace of the Ferrari in hot circumstances is great. Due to the sandstorm this week in Bahrain, the track was very slippery. All drivers where driving a lot of laps. Jenson Button […]

Lap times 1st practice 2015 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

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Raikkonen tops first practice in Bahrain http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/raikkonen-tops-first-practice-in-bahrain/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/raikkonen-tops-first-practice-in-bahrain/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:37:45 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80483 Raikkonen in the Ferrari SF15-T

Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari 1-2 in the first practice session ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Finn set a 1:37.827s to pip his team-mate Sebastian Vettel by just 0.202s late on in the session, to come top for the first time this season. Vettel missed a large chunk of the session with an […]

Raikkonen tops first practice in Bahrain

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Hamilton: Alonso & Vettel have 'number 1' status http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-alonso-vettel-have-number-1-status/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-alonso-vettel-have-number-1-status/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:31:25 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80445 Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has denied "ever" asking for number 1 status at a formula one team. With the world champion's new Mercedes contract now repeatedly delayed, boss Toto Wolff on Thursday denied a sticking point is that Hamilton has asked for preferential status over Nico Rosberg. Hamilton, 30, concurs: "I have never asked to be number 1 in […]

Hamilton: Alonso & Vettel have 'number 1' status

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Alonso plays down Twitter insult saga http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-plays-down-twitter-insult-saga/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-plays-down-twitter-insult-saga/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:27:28 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80446 Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso has played down the controversy about an insulting 'tweet'. After a presenter for the Italian broadcaster attacked the Spaniard with a derogatory comment on Twitter, Alonso reportedly refused to take questions from Sky Italia last weekend in China. Reportedly, the presenter, Paola Saluzzi, was suspended. "I do not feel attacked by anyone," Alonso insisted […]

Alonso plays down Twitter insult saga

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Vettel would prefer day race in Bahrain http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-would-prefer-day-race-in-bahrain/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-would-prefer-day-race-in-bahrain/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:11:37 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80441 Vettel: Barcelona via Maranello

It may be a glistening, floodlit spectacle, but Sebastian Vettel would prefer if the sun did not set on this weekend's Bahrain action. The island Kingdom is suitably hot for the 2015 Ferrari package, which in the searing Malaysian sun was able to power the German driver to victory. In cooler Melbourne and Shanghai, however, Mercedes' dominance […]

Vettel would prefer day race in Bahrain

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Ecclestone: Historic Monza must pay for F1 privilege http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-historic-monza-must-pay-for-f1-privilege/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-historic-monza-must-pay-for-f1-privilege/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:11:11 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80439 Hamilton celebrates on the Monza podium with Rosberg & Massa

Bernie Ecclestone has repeated his warning that Monza circuit risks falling off the F1 calendar. "It's very simple," he told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport. "There is a contract for the race this year, but not for the future." The F1 supremo has called the financial terms of the current deal a "disaster", even if the Autodromo […]

Ecclestone: Historic Monza must pay for F1 privilege

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Rosberg wishes he kept complaints quieter http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-wishes-he-kept-complaints-quieter/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-wishes-he-kept-complaints-quieter/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:59:00 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80438 Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg has acknowledged he may have kicked an own goal by hitting out at his teammate Lewis Hamilton after the Chinese grand prix. The accusations about Hamilton's tactical trickery caused a global media stir and opened the door for the reigning world champion to claim the psychological edge and the moral high ground. "I just do […]

Rosberg wishes he kept complaints quieter

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Massa's glass is half full in 2015 http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/massas-glass-is-half-full-in-2015/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/massas-glass-is-half-full-in-2015/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:57:58 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80437 Felipe Massa

For Felipe Massa, 2015 so far is like a glass half-full. The empty half is that Williams - last year a main rival to title-winner Mercedes - has fallen behind the resurgent Ferrari. "Last year we managed to beat Ferrari with a smaller budget," said Massa's teammate Valtteri Bottas in China. "I see no reason why we can't […]

Massa's glass is half full in 2015

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Ericsson happy to put Caterham in the past http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ericsson-happy-to-put-caterham-in-the-past/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ericsson-happy-to-put-caterham-in-the-past/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:52:00 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=80436 Marcus Ericsson

More than a year into his F1 career, Marcus Ericsson is happy to finally have an outlet to show his potential. Last year, the Swede made his debut for the now-defunct backmarker Caterham. "Yes, it's a big difference," he said in China, referring to the fact that pundits and fans are finally beginning to notice his driving […]

Ericsson happy to put Caterham in the past

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