JLF1 Column – 2014 German Grand Prix

Last weekend I attended the 2014 German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring. It was my second race as a journalist, More »

The Curious Case of Checo

Sergio Perez is one of the sport’s unknown quantities. But how, you may be puzzling, can the potential of a More »

JLF1 Column – 2014 British Grand Prix

After attending the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring for Richland F1 as part of the media, I More »

Silverstone celebrates 50 years of Grand Prix Racing

This weekend (4th – 6th July) will see the Silverstone circuit hold its 50th Formula One British Grand Prix. In More »

F1 introduces new regulations ahead of the 2015 season

Formula One introduces new regulations ahead of the 2015 season, bringing technical changes, pre and in season testing reductions and More »

 

JLF1 Column – 2014 German Grand Prix

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Last weekend I attended the 2014 German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring. It was my second race as a journalist, reporting for Richland F1, and my third overall, after attending this year’s British Grand Prix as a fan. I have personally always preferred the track layout in comparison to the Nurburgring, with the two circuits

2014 German GP Race Results

Pos. Driver Team Points 1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 25 2 Valtteri Bottas Williams 18 3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 15 4 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 12 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 10 6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 8 7 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 6 8 Jenson Button McLaren 4 9 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 2 10 Sergio Perez

Rosberg puts pen to paper with new multi year deal

Nico Rosberg and Mercedes have confirmed the they come to an agreement with a new multi year deal extension, announced on Wednesday. Rosberg – who is currently leading the world championship by four points from team-mate Lewis Hamilton – signed for Mercedes back in 2010, after spending his first four season in Formula One with

German Grand Prix qualifying quotes

It was yet another dramatic qualifying session in 2014, as championship contender Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Q1 after a brake disc failure on his Mercedes, which leaves the 2008 world champion 15th. Nico Rosberg once again picked up the spoils that Hamilton left, taking pole position in front of his home crowd. However, he

The Curious Case of Checo

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Sergio Perez is one of the sport’s unknown quantities. But how, you may be puzzling, can the potential of a man who has been in the sport since 2011 still be a mystery. Well, Checo Perez, as he is occasionally known, has already been on a journey of numerous peaks and troughs, from the highs

Ferrari future not main priority – Alonso

Fernando Alonso has admitted that his future with Ferrari isn’t his main priority at the moment, with the teams current form a bigger issue to resolve. The double world champions deal will expire at the end of 2016, with no confirmation whether he will extend his contract or move elsewhere. Alonso had put in some

JLF1 Column – 2014 British Grand Prix

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After attending the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring for Richland F1 as part of the media, I was able to visit Silverstone last weekend as a fan – it was my first time watching a race from the grandstands. I was unable to travel to the tricky and iconic circuit on Friday

2014 British GP Race Results

Pos. Driver Team Points 1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 25 2 Valtteri Bottas Williams 18 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 15 4 Jenson Button McLaren 12 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 10 6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 8 7 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 6 8 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 4 9 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 2 10 Jean-Eric

2014 British GP Qualifying Results

Nico Rosberg 01:35.766 Sebastian Vettel 01:37.386 Jenson Button 01:38.200 Nico Hulkenberg 01:38.329 Kevin Magnussen 01:38.417 Lewis Hamilton 01:39.232 Sergio Perez 01:40.457 Daniel Ricciardo 01:40.606 Daniil Kvyat 01:40.707 Jean-Eric Vergne 01:40.855 Romain Grosjean 01:38.496 Jules Bianchi 01:38.709 Max Chilton 01:39.800 Esteban Gutierrez 01:40.912 Pastor Maldonado 01:44.018 Adrian Sutil No time Valtteri Bottas 01:45.318 Felipe Massa 01:45.695

Sebastian Vettel the new Red Bull No. 2 heading to Silverstone?

After 4 dominating years at the peak of motor sport, Sebastian Vettel has not had 2014 his own way at Infiniti Red Bull Racing. Now, the British Grand Prix looms, a race which his former teammate Mark Webber made the quote after winning the race back in 2010 ‘Not that bad a number 2 driver’.

Silverstone celebrates 50 years of Grand Prix Racing

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This weekend (4th – 6th July) will see the Silverstone circuit hold its 50th Formula One British Grand Prix. In celebration of the event, three parades will take place across the weekend, including former British Formula One drivers and their Grand Prix winning cars, which promises to be something special for all the fans. Some

Red Bull: Sorry No Room in the Inn

With Sebastian Vettel contracted until the end of the 2016 season and Daniel Ricciardo is set to stay at Red Bull next year, it is hard to see Jean Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat progressing to the senior team in the near future. This is turning out to be a bigger problem for Jean Eric

F1 introduces new regulations ahead of the 2015 season

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Formula One introduces new regulations ahead of the 2015 season, bringing technical changes, pre and in season testing reductions and standing re-starts. This week, the FIA announced a few further rule changes for the 2015 Formula One World Championship, not all of which the fans seem to welcome. Firstly, the number of power units for

Came in The Night

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JLF1 Column – 2014 Austrian Grand Prix

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As some of you may know, I attended last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix for Richland F1. It was an incredible experience and I learned so, so much. I have worked for several years to get to a race, so to finally stand in the paddock and work at a race track covering Formula 1 was

Austrian GP Race Results

Pos. Driver Team Points 1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 25 2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 18 3 Valtteri Bottas Williams 15 4 Felipe Massa Williams 12 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 10 6 Sergio Perez Force India 8 7 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 6 8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 4 9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 2 10 Kimi Raikkonen

Austrian Grand Prix qualifying quotes

Wow! I don’t know about you but I didn’t expect that result. Felipe Massa’s first pole position since Brazil 2008 and Williams first front row lockout since the 2003 German Grand Prix. No doubt that this pole position was a popular one among the F1 paddock, it’s been a long hard road to recovery for

2014 Austrian GP Qualifying Results

Felipe Massa 01:08.759 Valtteri Bottas 01:08.846 Nico Rosberg 01:08.944 Fernando Alonso 01:09.285 Daniel Ricciardo 01:09.466 Kevin Magnussen 01:09.515 Daniil Kvyat 01:09.619 Kimi Raikkonen 01:10.795 Lewis Hamilton 01:09.092 Nico Hulkenberg 01:09.624 Sergio Perez 01:09.754 Jenson Button 01:09.780 Sebastian Vettel 01:09.801 Pastor Maldonado 01:09.939 Jean-Eric Vergne 01:10.073 Romain Grosjean 01:10.642 Adrian Sutil 01:10.825 Esteban Gutierrez 01:11.349 Jules

COME ALIVE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN F1 CAR

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JLF1 Column – 2014 Canadian Grand Prix

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And people said F1 would be boring in 2014. The Canadian Grand Prix was quite a race, wasn’t it? With 20 laps to go, I really didn’t know who was going to win. It was fantastic stuff. To be honest, the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve always produces an interesting race. It is a very unique, old-school