Alonso won’t quit McLaren, says Massa

Williams driver Felipe Massa is confident that Fernando Alonso won’t walk out of McLaren during the 2017 season. “I think the first thing to understand is that he has a contract,” he told the Brazilian broadcaster Sportv this week. “If he leaves now, he’ll be stuck until next year,...

Manufacturers line up for Formula E!

Formula E continues to garner the interest of automobile manufacturers with several companies interested in joining the fray sometime in the future. A registration deadline for manufacturers to submit a tech brief to the FIA closed on February 1,  and   upon review the governing body will select those to...

Berger predicts more doom and gloom for Ferrari

Former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger has predicted another hard year for the Scuderia, saying that he sees little prospect of revived fortunes against the likes of Mercedes and Red Bull. “My heart is Ferrari and it hurts to criticise,” said the German, who drove for the team for three...

More sponsors desert Michael Schumacher

Three years after the skiing accident that left him seriously injured, seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is slowly being dropped by the personal sponsors who backed his career in motorsport. This week Maquina do Esporte, a Portuguese-language sports marketing publication, claimed that two more sponsors have backed...

Video: Captain Button flies an A380!

Jenson Button recently took control of the world’s largest commercial passenger jet, the Airbus A380, albeit at Heathrow’s Flight Training Center. The former F1 driver and McLaren ambassador got acquainted with the commands of British Airways huge bird and acquitted himself well. Upon landing safely, Button offered his assessment...

Sauber chairman ‘disgusted’ by orchestrated rumors

Sauber chairman Pascal Picci is fuming over an orchestrated campaign to discredit the Swiss outfit following claims of driver favouritism. Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn parted ways with Sauber earlier this week, with suggestions that she had fallen out with the team’s owners, Longbow Financial, after refusing to support a...

Stroll happy to venture into familiar territory

For the first time this season, Williams’ Lance Stroll won’t have to learn a track at the outset as he’s already acquainted with the Bahrain International Circuit. What would be new for the young Canadian this year however is a race finish,  the Williams rookie failing to see the...

Tuchel: Zidane loves Mbappe? People want what they can't have…

The German laughed off suggestions that he is angry with the Blancos’ boss for continually reaffirming his fondness for the PSG striker Thomas Tuchel has suggested Zinedine Zidane loves Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe more because he is unattainable. Speaking ahead of Real Madrid and PSG’s Champions League clash...

Bottas: ‘I have not achieved anything in F1 yet’

He may have four seasons and 77 races under his belt, but Valtteri Bottas will consider himself a Formula 1 spring chicken until the day he wins his first Grand Prix. Bottas’ move to Williams following a 45-day speculation period about who would replace Nico Rosberg has put the...