Month: November 2019

Pirelli’s Hembery warns: ‘Races could be boring!’

Pirelli’s Paul Hembery has already come out with a disclaimer for 2017, saying that this year’s new regulations may not produce the close racing which is expected. Speaking to Motorsport.com, Hembery expressed caution about the effects of the  increased downforce which has been designed  into the cars this year,...

Marketing boss Ekrem Sami exits McLaren after 35 years

McLaren’s long-serving Marketing Chief Executive Officer Ekrem Sami has announced that he’s leaving after 35 years with the team. It’s the latest in a series of senior management changes at Woking, which have included the departure of Ron Dennis from the company and the exit of team manager Dave...

Magnussen admits he’s prone to ‘overdriving’

New Haas F1 recruit Kevin Magnussen has said that he hopes this year’s new-specification cars will help him overcome one of his main perceived areas of weakness as a Formula One driver. According to the Dane, his driving style means that he has a tendency to overdrive the car....

Engine performance in 2016 boosted confidence at Renault – Taffin

Renault engine boss Remi Taffin says that the huge progress last season of its power unit reverberated throughout all units of its engine department at its Viry base. Following a dismal 2015 season, marked by underperformance, poor reliability and public spats with partner Red Bull, Renault got its affairs...

Rouhani: Western Intervention 'Put Blades in the Hands' of ISIS Extremists

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday criticized Western nations for sowing extremism in the Middle East and paving the way for the rise of the Islamic State (referred to as ISIS or ISIL) through military interventions and “strategic blunders.” Click Here: West Coast Eagles Guernsey “Certain intelligence agencies have...

‘Peaks and drops’ for Ricciardo on Friday

Daniel Ricciardo admitted that Red Bull lacked consistency during Fridays’ free practice in Sochi. “It was all right. I think we had some good signs throughout the day,” he told Sky Sports F1 after the end of the second session. “Sort of little peaks and some little drops. We’ll...

A Health Check-up for Our Environment—Ignored at Our Own Risk

In the 1950s, thousands of Baiji river dolphins plied the waters of the Yangtze, Asia’s mightiest river. The Chinese river dolphin had evolved over 20 millions of years, and was revered as the goddess of the Yangtze. By 1994, fewer than 100 individuals remained, and by 2006, the dolphin...

McLaren left frustrated, disappointed and yes, sad – Boullier

McLaren was given another raw deal by Honda yesterday in Montreal when Fernando Alonso retired with just a handful of laps to go and a championship point in the bag. The Spaniard was running 10th and pretty much out of reach with two laps to go when his engine...

Haas: ‘We must not degenerate into socialism’

Haas F1 Team founder Gene Haas urges F1 to be “very careful” in its drive to shake-up the sport’s income distribution model. F1 CEO Chase Carey’s main focus as he steers the sport into the future is to cut costs and restructure income distribution to the teams in order...