F1 Fansite http://www.f1-fansite.com The Best F1 Racing Fan Portal! Tue, 26 May 2015 13:45:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Rosberg: Hamilton 'more dangerous' after Monaco saga http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-hamilton-more-dangerous-after-monaco-saga/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rosberg-hamilton-more-dangerous-after-monaco-saga/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 13:45:44 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82560 Nico Rosberg

May 26 - Nico Rosberg admits he needs to up his game in order to beat teammate Lewis Hamilton to the 2015 title. The German was ecstatic on Sunday after winning a third consecutive <a href="http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-calendar/Monaco-grand-prix/">Monaco grand prix, and it was also his first ever back-to-back win in his long career. On the fact of […]

Rosberg: Hamilton 'more dangerous' after Monaco saga

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Bottas: Williams must fix Monaco slump http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/bottas-williams-must-fix-monaco-slump/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/bottas-williams-must-fix-monaco-slump/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 12:58:39 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82538 Valtteri Bottas

May 26 - Valtteri Bottas has urged Williams to get to the bottom of its Monaco slump. The British team's dip in performance last weekend came at an awkward time, as Bottas is being strongly linked with a move elsewhere, possibly to Ferrari. "We must learn from this weekend," the 25-year-old driver said, after an […]

Bottas: Williams must fix Monaco slump

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Rookie Nasr joins criticism about Verstappen http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rookie-nasr-joins-criticism-about-verstappen/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rookie-nasr-joins-criticism-about-verstappen/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 12:57:50 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82540 Max Verstappen

May 26 - Felipe Nasr has joined the chorus of criticism of F1 teenager Max Verstappen. Since controversially debuting as a 17-year-old this year, Verstappen has on one hand been hailed for his talent but simultaneously condemned for his age and lack of experience. Bernie Ecclestone, however, has been a vocal supporter. "It is like […]

Rookie Nasr joins criticism about Verstappen

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McLaren: No celebrations after first points http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mclaren-no-celebrations-after-first-points/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mclaren-no-celebrations-after-first-points/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 12:26:03 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82550 McLaren Motorhome

May 26 - There were no celebrations on Sunday despite a major breakthrough for the burgeoning McLaren-Honda project. Six difficult races into the new Anglo-Japanese works era, Jenson Button scored the MP4-30's first points at no less a venue than fabled Monaco. But team boss Eric Boullier said no champagne was sprayed in the garage. […]

McLaren: No celebrations after first points

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Wolff hopes F1 grid girls will return http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/wolff-hopes-f1-grid-girls-will-return/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/wolff-hopes-f1-grid-girls-will-return/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 12:25:02 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82545 Grid boy at Monaco

May 26 - F1 does not need to make a habit of replacing the traditional 'grid girls'. That is the view of Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff, after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel admitted his surprise on Sunday at having pulled up to find "George or Dave" holding his grid board. "I'll speak with Bernie (Ecclestone) […]

Wolff hopes F1 grid girls will return

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Ecclestone: Schumacher began 'modern driver' era http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-schumacher-began-modern-driver-era/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-schumacher-began-modern-driver-era/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 12:24:10 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82547 Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher racing each other.

May 26 - It was Michael Schumacher who kicked off the era of the 'modern driver'. That is the view of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, following his widely-published comments about Nico Rosberg not being as 'good for business' as the more flamboyant Lewis Hamilton. Indeed, Hamilton's latest press coverage is expected to thrill the 84-year-old […]

Ecclestone: Schumacher began 'modern driver' era

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Red Bull not expecting to keep Monaco form http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/red-bull-not-expecting-to-keep-monaco-form/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/red-bull-not-expecting-to-keep-monaco-form/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 11:48:22 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82556 Red Bull RB11

May 26 - Red Bull is not expecting to burst back into podium contention after a stronger weekend in Monaco. Just behind the top three on Sunday was the Red Bull duo of Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo -- a clear step forward for the former champions after a bad start to the season. "I […]

Red Bull not expecting to keep Monaco form

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Merhi cementing place at Manor in 2015 http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/merhi-cementing-place-at-manor-in-2015/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/merhi-cementing-place-at-manor-in-2015/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 09:24:57 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82552 Roberto Mehri

May 26 - Roberto Merhi looks to be cementing his place at the Manor team. In the days before Monaco, team chiefs were still admitting that the Spaniard might at some point be unseated. Unlike his full-time teammate Will Stevens, Spaniard Merhi is not substantially sponsored, with some reports saying he has been paid only […]

Merhi cementing place at Manor in 2015

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Ecclestone: Democracy at the cost of 'entertainment' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-democracy-at-the-cost-of-entertainment/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-democracy-at-the-cost-of-entertainment/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 09:21:50 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82548 Domenicali, Ecclestone and Rogge British Grand Prix 2012

May 26 - F1's switch to "democracy" has been at the cost of "entertainment". That is the view of the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who is not hiding his frustration at being unable to tweak the current rulebook. "Would I like to change something? I would like to change a lot of things!" he told […]

Ecclestone: Democracy at the cost of 'entertainment'

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Todt: No crisis in formula one http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/todt-no-crisis-in-formula-one/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/todt-no-crisis-in-formula-one/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 09:17:52 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82555 Vijay Mallya & Jean Todt

May 26 - FIA president Jean Todt has denied the need to radically shake up formula one. The overwhelming message from the F1 paddock in recent weeks has been that of a self-made 'crisis', as Mercedes dominates, audiences decline and small teams risk collapse. Todt, a low-profile figure since taking over from the more confrontational […]

Todt: No crisis in formula one

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Wolff: Hamilton right to be 'angry' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/wolff-hamilton-right-to-be-angry/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/wolff-hamilton-right-to-be-angry/#comments Mon, 25 May 2015 09:55:10 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82531 Lewis Hamilton

May 24 - Lewis Hamilton is right to be "angry" after Mercedes cost him the Monaco win. That was the admission of team boss Toto Wolff after a catastrophic strategic mistake in the dying laps of Sunday's race through the fabled streets. Days after re-signing with the German giant, Hamilton was cruising to victory when […]

Wolff: Hamilton right to be 'angry'

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Race results 2015 Monaco F1 GP http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/race-results-2015-monaco-f1-gp/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/race-results-2015-monaco-f1-gp/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 13:55:17 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82224 Nico Rosberg celebrates victory in the Spanish Grand Prix.

Race: Monaco Grand Prix Circuit: Monaco Circuit Weather: Dry, clear sky 17ºC Tarmac temp: 30ºC Nico Rosberg has won the 2015 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel took 2nd and Lewis Hamilton had to settle for 3rd. Hamilton did a pitstop after the crash of Max Verstappen who was the only driver who made […]

Race results 2015 Monaco F1 GP

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Mercedes error gives Rosberg victory http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-error-gives-rosberg-victory/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-error-gives-rosberg-victory/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 13:53:20 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82517 Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg has won a dramatic Monaco Grand Prix, after his Mercedes team cost Lewis Hamilton an easy win. The championship leader led for the majority of the race but came into the pits for a second time under the safety car, after an incident between Max Verstappen and Romain Grosjean. However, he came out behind […]

Mercedes error gives Rosberg victory

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Symonds urges Bottas to consider staying http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/symonds-urges-bottas-to-consider-staying-6/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/symonds-urges-bottas-to-consider-staying-6/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 12:12:21 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82373 Valtteri Bottas & Pat Symonds

May 23 - Pat Symonds has urged Valtteri Bottas to consider pledging his future to Williams. Symonds, the team's highly-experienced technical boss who has worked alongside champions Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso, acknowledged the rumours now linking the Finn with Ferrari. "It is no surprise to see other teams courting him," he told […]

Symonds urges Bottas to consider staying

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F1 racing into 'customer cars' future http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/f1-racing-into-customer-cars-future/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/f1-racing-into-customer-cars-future/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 12:02:13 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82435 Ferrari concept F1 2015

May 24 - F1 appears to be racing headlong into its 'customer cars' future. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports that four teams - Lotus, Force India, Sauber and Manor - are in dire and almost immediate danger of collapsing mid-season. It would explain why Bernie Ecclestone is pushing so hard to introduce his "one […]

F1 racing into 'customer cars' future

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Mercedes to let drivers race in Monaco http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-to-let-drivers-race-in-monaco/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/mercedes-to-let-drivers-race-in-monaco/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 10:19:04 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82423 Hamilton & Rosberg driving the Mercedes W06 at Monaco

May 24 - When asked how Ferrari expects to fare in Monaco with the 'super soft' tyre, Sebastian Vettel grinned early this weekend: "I hope super-good!" The Italian team struggled a fortnight ago in Barcelona with its new upgrade package. Some wondered whether the 'fuel flow issue' was to blame. The FIA has clamped down […]

Mercedes to let drivers race in Monaco

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Horner: Red Bull 'not leaving F1' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-red-bull-not-leaving-f1/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-red-bull-not-leaving-f1/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 10:16:34 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82427 Christian Horner (2012)

May 24 - For now, the tension between Red Bull and Renault remains. The explosive criticism of earlier in 2015 has now subsided, but it was Red Bull wanting to take all the credit on Saturday for a much better qualifying outing in Monaco. "What we saw was that Red Bull has sorted out our […]

Horner: Red Bull 'not leaving F1'

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Williams: Bottas' Ferrari link 'flattering' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/williams-bottas-ferrari-link-flattering/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/williams-bottas-ferrari-link-flattering/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 10:13:00 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82426 Valterri Bottas

May 24 - Valtteri Bottas is shaping up as the star player in this year's 'silly season'. The annual round of speculation and counter-rumour regarding the movement of drivers within the paddock has got off to an early start, as talk of the Finn's potential switch from Williams to Ferrari will just not go away. […]

Williams: Bottas' Ferrari link 'flattering'

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Briatore: 2016 F1 season will show if Ferrari is on rise http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/briatore-2016-f1-season-will-show-if-ferrari-is-on-rise/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/briatore-2016-f1-season-will-show-if-ferrari-is-on-rise/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 10:10:53 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82430 Falvio Briatore & Chrsitan Horner

May 24 - 2016 will be the true test of the 'new' Ferrari. That is the view of Flavio Briatore, the former Renault team chief who in recent days and months has been defending Fernando Alonso's decision to leave Maranello. Briatore and Alonso are still united in the area of management, and so the flamboyant […]

Briatore: 2016 F1 season will show if Ferrari is on rise

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Qualifying Results 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/qualifying-results-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/qualifying-results-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:27:25 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82217 2015 top 3 qualifiers Spanish F1 GP

Race: Monaco Grand Prix Circuit: Monaco Circuit Weather: Dry, clouded 17ºC Tarmac temp: 27ºC Lewis Hamilton won his 43rd pole position for the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix in his Mercedes W06. main rival and teammate Nico Rosberg wasn't able to steel away his very needed starting position. Sebastian Vettel again was 3rd for Ferrari. F1 Qualifying Results […]

Qualifying Results 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix

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Monza still in doubt after Ecclestone meeting http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/monza-still-in-doubt-after-ecclestone-meeting/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/monza-still-in-doubt-after-ecclestone-meeting/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:25:47 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82396 F1 Fans

May 23 - Efforts to put the future of the Italian grand prix back on track appear to have faltered. With Bernie Ecclestone warning that his axe is hanging above historic Monza, Italian automobile club president Angelo Sticchi-Damiani and official Ivan Capelli, representing the promoter Sias, met on Friday with the F1 supremo in Monaco. […]

Monza still in doubt after Ecclestone meeting

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Kvyat plays down Marko criticism http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kvyat-plays-down-marko-criticism/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kvyat-plays-down-marko-criticism/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:25:32 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82382 Daniil Kvyat

F1 F1 May 23 - Daniil Kvyat has distanced himself from growing speculation about his future. As Red Bull officials hail the early progress of juniors Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz, young Russian Kvyat claims he has not even read the recent criticisms made by boss Dr Helmut Marko. "I have personal contact with Dr […]

Kvyat plays down Marko criticism

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Kaltenborn slams 'customer car' proposal http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kaltenborn-slams-customer-car-proposal/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/kaltenborn-slams-customer-car-proposal/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:24:52 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82391 Monisha Kaltenborn

May 23 - Monisha Kaltenborn has slammed the change of direction announced by F1's Strategy Group. After the top team-dominated group said it had agreed to spice up the sport with a raft of rule changes for 2017, Force India pointed out that the burning issue of cutting costs for the smaller teams had been […]

Kaltenborn slams 'customer car' proposal

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Prost: Social media 'bad for F1' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-social-media-bad-for-f1/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-social-media-bad-for-f1/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:23:44 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82385 F1 flag

May 23 - Alain Prost has wondered aloud if social media is actually a good thing for formula one. 2015 so far has been a period of intense introspection for the F1 world, as it considers making key rule changes to rekindle interest. But Prost, one of the all-time greats and a quadruple world champion, […]

Prost: Social media 'bad for F1'

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Vettel finds loophole for Monaco helmet change http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-finds-loophole-for-monaco-helmet-change/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-finds-loophole-for-monaco-helmet-change/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:18:25 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82386 Sebastian Vettel prepares for the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix.

May 23 - Sebastian Vettel has found a way around F1's new helmet livery change ban. For 2015, to help spectators more easily identify the drivers from one race to another, the sport put a stop to the constant chopping and changing of helmet colours. It means that even the 'Monaco specials' - one-off livery […]

Vettel finds loophole for Monaco helmet change

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Hamilton denies letting F1 focus slip http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-denies-letting-f1-focus-slip/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-denies-letting-f1-focus-slip/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:15:24 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82339 Lewis Hamilton

May 23 - Lewis Hamilton has hit back at Damon Hill, after the 1996 world champion questioned his off-track lifestyle. After Nico Rosberg broke the world champion's run of poles and wins in Barcelona, Hill said Hamilton seemed to have "underestimated" his Mercedes teammate by risking jetlag in the days between the Bahrain and Spanish […]

Hamilton denies letting F1 focus slip

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Boullier: No sign of 'dark and moody' Alonso http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/boullier-no-sign-of-dark-and-moody-alonso/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/boullier-no-sign-of-dark-and-moody-alonso/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:14:41 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82341 Eric Boullier

F1 ay 23 - Eric Boullier has laughed off claims he breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday. It was on that day that Lewis Hamilton signed his new Mercedes deal. Asked if he is relieved the door to the dominant German giant was closed to Fernando Alonso, McLaren-Honda chief Boullier laughed: "Those stories were […]

Boullier: No sign of 'dark and moody' Alonso

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Prost: Rosberg must win in Monaco & Montreal http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-rosberg-must-win-in-monaco-montreal/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-rosberg-must-win-in-monaco-montreal/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:12:03 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82332 Lewis Hamlton and Nico Rosberg

May 23 - Monaco is a crucial race for Nico Rosberg. That is the claim of F1 legend Alain Prost, as he considered whether the German can take on Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for the 2015 title. "Let's see what happens here in Monaco," the quadruple world champion told Der Tagesspiegel newspaper. Rosberg broke Hamilton's […]

Prost: Rosberg must win in Monaco & Montreal

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Arrivabene: Title not target for 2015 http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/arrivabene-title-not-target-for-2015/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/arrivabene-title-not-target-for-2015/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 13:09:09 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82329 Maurizio Arrivabene

May 23 - Maurizio Arrivabene says heading the fabled F1 team Ferrari is the toughest challenge of his life. The Italian, who arrived at Maranello from sponsor Marlboro early this year to settle the then chaotic outfit, says being Ferrari boss is "eleven out of ten" on the difficulty scale. "For example," he told Germany's […]

Arrivabene: Title not target for 2015

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Manager says Schumacher 'improving' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/manager-says-schumacher-improving/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/manager-says-schumacher-improving/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 10:52:05 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82352 Michael Schumacher

May 23 - Michael Schumacher's manager says the F1 legend is improving. The seven time world champion has not been seen publicly since striking his head on a rock whilst skiing almost 17 months ago. "We are happy to say (he) still improves and I say this always regarding the severity of the injury he […]

Manager says Schumacher 'improving'

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Pirelli vs Michelin 'tyre war' already heating up http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/pirelli-vs-michelin-tyre-war-already-heating-up/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/pirelli-vs-michelin-tyre-war-already-heating-up/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 10:51:14 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82324 Pirelli F1 Tyres

May 23 - The battle to be F1's sole official tyre supplier in 2017 and beyond is already heating up. On Friday, on behalf of Pirelli, former F1 driver turned broadcaster Martin Brundle drove a GP2 test car around the Monaco circuit fitted with experimental 18-inch tyres. It is clear that the Italian tyre maker, […]

Pirelli vs Michelin 'tyre war' already heating up

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Lap times 3rd practice 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/lap-times-3rd-practice-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/lap-times-3rd-practice-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 10:49:31 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82216 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF15-T

Race: Monaco Grand Prix Circuit: Monaco Circuit Weather: Dry, clear sky 17ºC Tarmac temp: 27ºC F1 Lap times 3rd practice 2015 Monaco Grand Prix Pos No Driver Team Lap Time 1st Gap Laps 1 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:16,143  - 27 2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:16,361 0,218 31 3 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:16,705 0,562 31 4 […]

Lap times 3rd practice 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix

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Hamilton 'dominating' Rosberg - Ecclestone http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-dominating-rosberg-ecclestone/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/hamilton-dominating-rosberg-ecclestone/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 10:46:38 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82403 Bernie Ecclestone and Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain, 2015.

May 23 - Lewis Hamilton is psychologically dominating his teammate Nico Rosberg. That is the view of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. German Rosberg managed to break Hamilton's run of poles and wins recently in Barcelona, but Ecclestone nonetheless told Bild newspaper: "Lewis is very dominant, taking up a lot of space in a team. "Nico […]

Hamilton 'dominating' Rosberg - Ecclestone

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Classic Monaco: Senna’s playground http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/classic-monaco-sennas-playground/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/classic-monaco-sennas-playground/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 13:33:53 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82318 Ayrton Senna McLaren

Ayrton Senna is synonymous with Monaco. The great Brazilian set many records during his legendary career, but his six wins around the streets of Monte-Carlo may be his biggest ever achievement. He first won in 1987 and he won a further five in a row between 1989 and 1993. One of the biggest regrets of […]

Classic Monaco: Senna’s playground

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Prost: Hamilton contract a blow for Rosberg http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-hamilton-contract-a-blow-for-rosberg/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/prost-hamilton-contract-a-blow-for-rosberg/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 12:07:57 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82315 Nico Rosberg

May 22 - Lewis Hamilton's new contract is a psychological blow to Nico Rosberg. That is the view of F1 legend Alain Prost. Earlier this week, Mercedes announced a new three-year contract for Hamilton, the reigning world champion. Multiple sources estimated the deal at up to an incredible $50 million per season -- and possibly […]

Prost: Hamilton contract a blow for Rosberg

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Verstappen steals the show in Monaco http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/verstappen-steals-the-show-in-monaco/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/verstappen-steals-the-show-in-monaco/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:13:12 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82283 Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso STR10

May 22 - Max Verstappen is threatening to steal the show in Monaco. Already hailed by mentor Dr Helmut Marko as a 'new Senna', the 17-year-old sensation appeared to fulfil that promise on Thursday by almost beating world champion Lewis Hamilton to the best time in the dry first practice session. "For a guy that […]

Verstappen steals the show in Monaco

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Massa: Alonso struggling to admit McLaren 'mistake' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/massa-alonso-struggling-to-admit-mclaren-mistake/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/massa-alonso-struggling-to-admit-mclaren-mistake/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:12:12 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82278 Felipe Massa

May 22 - Felipe Massa says his former Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso made a clear "mistake" in leaving the Italian team. Actually, Alonso insists he has no regrets about joining McLaren-Honda, as beating dominant Mercedes requires a new and innovative long-term project. And the Spaniard has also said that his Ferrari successor Sebastian Vettel only […]

Massa: Alonso struggling to admit McLaren 'mistake'

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Ecclestone faces $1.6 billion tax bill http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-faces-1-6-billion-tax-bill/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ecclestone-faces-1-6-billion-tax-bill/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:11:02 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82267 Bernie Ecclestone

May 22 - British tax authorities have resumed a $1.6 billion pursuit of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. Bloomberg reports that the 84-year-old initially settled the dispute over his family trust Bambino. "The tax and interest demanded as a result of the decision is over 1 billion pounds," London judge Kenneth Parker declared on Thursday. The […]

Ecclestone faces $1.6 billion tax bill

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Now Hulkenberg linked with Ferrari move http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/now-hulkenberg-linked-with-ferrari-move/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/now-hulkenberg-linked-with-ferrari-move/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:10:15 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82280 Nico Hulkenberg

May 22 - The latest name linked with a move to Ferrari is Nico Hulkenberg. Before Kimi Raikkonen was signed for 2014, 27-year-old German Hulkenberg was linked with a move to the fabled Italian team. Instead, Hulkenberg is now struggling with Force India, and showing his apparent malcontent by splitting his attention in 2015 between […]

Now Hulkenberg linked with Ferrari move

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Father: Bianchi family must consider 'death' http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/father-bianchi-family-must-consider-death/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/father-bianchi-family-must-consider-death/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:04:24 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82270 Jules Bianchi

May 22 - Jules Bianchi's father has admitted the family is having to consider the idea of the unconscious F1 driver's death. Eight months after the Frenchman's horror crash at Suzuka, Bianchi is on the sport's mind this weekend as it recalls his points-scoring and Manor-saving feats of Monaco a year ago. Jules lies in […]

Father: Bianchi family must consider 'death'

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Surveys in vogue as F1 asks fans for help http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/surveys-in-vogue-as-f1-asks-fans-for-help/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/surveys-in-vogue-as-f1-asks-fans-for-help/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:03:58 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82268 Finish F1 fans

May 22 - Bernie Ecclestone gave the F1 drivers his support as they launched a global fan survey in Monaco. The F1 supremo was photographed with the drivers outside his motor home as they advertised the online survey, asking fans what they think of the sport. "The people, the fans, must be asked what they […]

Surveys in vogue as F1 asks fans for help

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Race to be F1 tyre supplier in 2017 begins http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/race-to-be-f1-tyre-supplier-in-2017-begins/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/race-to-be-f1-tyre-supplier-in-2017-begins/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 08:01:12 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82272 2013 Pirelli F1 tyres

May 22 - F1's governing body has launched the official tender process for the selection of the tyre supplier in 2017 and beyond. Often controversially, Pirelli has been the sole supplier since 2011, but in recent days the former F1 manufacturer Michelin admitted it is considering a return. Both Pirelli and Michelin appear to back […]

Race to be F1 tyre supplier in 2017 begins

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Vettel featured in giant cigarette ads http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-featured-in-giant-cigarette-ads/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/vettel-featured-in-giant-cigarette-ads/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:45 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82282 Sebastian Vettel

May 22 - Sebastian Vettel says he has no problem being featured as the new 'Marlboro man'. In many countries, and in formula one in general, tobacco advertising is strictly banned. But not in Monaco, the micro-state and famous tax haven. And just days after it emerged that Ferrari has renewed its low-profile yet multi-million […]

Vettel featured in giant cigarette ads

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Report: Force India 'B' car failed crash test http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/report-force-india-b-car-failed-crash-test/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/report-force-india-b-car-failed-crash-test/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 07:55:38 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82274 Nico Hulkenberg, Force India VJM08

May 22 - The debut of Force India's much-needed 'B' car in Austria is now in doubt. Earlier, the struggling Silverstone based team's 2015 car was delayed over the winter due to supplier and financial trouble. In the form of Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez, Force India now has a pair of disappointed drivers who […]

Report: Force India 'B' car failed crash test

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Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/lap-times-2nd-practice-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-results/lap-times-2nd-practice-2015-monaco-f1-grand-prix/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:56:27 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82215 Monaco Harbour (2014)

Race: Monaco Grand Prix Circuit: Monaco Circuit Weather: Wet, clouded 14ºC Tarmac temp: 22ºC F1 Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Monaco Grand Prix Pos No Driver Team Lap Time 1st Gap Laps 1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:17,192  - 12 2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:17,932 0,740 15 3 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:18,295 1,103 14 4 7 […]

Lap times 2nd practice 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix

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Rain ruins second practice session http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rain-ruins-second-practice-session/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/rain-ruins-second-practice-session/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:41:55 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82261 Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes lifts the winners trophy after the Bahrain Grand Prix, 2015.

Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in free practice two, but the majority of the session was lost to rain as teams geared up for Sunday's race. Hamilton set a 1:17.192s to beat his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.740s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen finished third and fourth for Ferrari, ahead of Daniil Kvyat, […]

Rain ruins second practice session

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Horner against refuelling return http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-against-refuelling-return/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/horner-against-refuelling-return/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:09:41 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82259 Christian Horner

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has admitted that he isn’t keen on the return of refuelling. An F1 Strategy Group meeting has proposed a host of new rule adjustments to make the sport more popular, and the return of refuelling was the stand-out suggestion. However, Horner doesn’t think that it will make much difference to […]

Horner against refuelling return

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Grosjean receives gearbox penalty http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/grosjean-receives-gearbox-penalty/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/grosjean-receives-gearbox-penalty/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:51:56 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82257 Romain-Grosjean

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has been handed a five-place grid penalty for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix because of a gearbox change. The Frenchman lost fourth gear during the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago, and the team has decided that they can’t fix it sufficiently. Grosjean didn’t compete in free practice one today, and […]

Grosjean receives gearbox penalty

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Alonso says 'slow' F1 took a wrong turn http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-says-slow-f1-took-a-wrong-turn/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/alonso-says-slow-f1-took-a-wrong-turn/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:27:56 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82210 Fernando Alonso

May 21 - Last decade, F1 took a wrong turn. That is the view of Fernando Alonso, as at Monaco on Wednesday the topic of whether 'the show' is delivering for the fans was front and centre. In 2015, a series like GP2 is now nipping the heels of its big brother in terms of […]

Alonso says 'slow' F1 took a wrong turn

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Ferrari to try again with Barcelona upgrade http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-to-try-again-with-barcelona-upgrade/ http://www.f1-fansite.com/f1-news/ferrari-to-try-again-with-barcelona-upgrade/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:27:29 +0000 http://www.f1-fansite.com/?p=82208 Kmi Raikkonen driving the SF15-T

May 21 - Ferrari is persevering with a major car upgrade that did not work last time out in Barcelona. The Maranello team's 2015 resurgence came to a halt at the Spanish grand prix, when a big package of 'improvements' for the 2015 car actually resulted in a widening of the gap between it and […]

Ferrari to try again with Barcelona upgrade

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