Jenson Button: 15 years

Back in 2000 in a shoot-out test between Jenson Button and Bruno Junquiera, British racing team Williams chose Button to More »

Hamilton Regains Title Lead With Victory in Singapore

Following the intensely close battle for pole position in Singapore on Saturday, which Hamilton took by seven-hundredths of a second, More »

JLF1 Column – 2014 Singapore Grand Prix

The Singapore Grand Prix is one of my favourite races on the calendar. It is such a spectacular looking event More »

JLF1 Column – 2014 Italian Grand Prix

We really are being treated to some fantastic racing in 2014, aren’t we? The Italian Grand Prix at the classic More »

Aussie Dan

When Australians do well on the international stage, I’m reminded of how small and remote we are as a nation. More »

 

What Formula 1 could learn from MotoGP

Within the last week, Formula 1 has lost both Marussia and Caterham from the grid,  reports have shown the 6th placed Force India could have joined them on the sidelines for the United States and Brazilian Grands Prix. This places us with an 18 car grid for the next couple of weeks, and what could’ve

Jenson Button: 15 years

Jenson Button of Brawn GP celebrates taking pole position.

Back in 2000 in a shoot-out test between Jenson Button and Bruno Junquiera, British racing team Williams chose Button to step up and take the honor to drive for the Williams Formula One team. Jenson’s debut season saw him become the youngest ever points scorer, although this achievement is currently held by Russian Daniil Kvyat.

Nico Hulkenberg remains with Force India for 2015

The Sahara Force India Formula One team has announced this morning that German Nico Hulkenberg will continue to drive for the team in 2015. Hulkenberg first drove in F1 back in 2010 for Williams, moving to Force India as test driver the following year, in 2012 he was promoted to a race seat before moving

JLF1 Column – Japan and Russia

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It has been a difficult eight days for the Formula 1 world, following Jules Bianchi’s serious and unfortunate accident at the Japanese Grand Prix. My thoughts have been with the Frenchman every day since the crash and I am, like all of the F1 community, praying for a full and speedy recovery. Forza Jules. I

Russian Grand Prix race quotes

Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes – Finished 1st “It was a good day and an amazing weekend. Firstly I’m so proud to have contributed to the work of this great team, to get the first Constructors’ Championship for Mercedes-Benz is a huge achievement. Massive congratulations to the guys back in the UK and Germany, it’s history

2014 Russian GP Race Results

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

2014 Russian GP Qualifying Results

Lewis Hamilton 01:38.513 Nico Rosberg 01:38.713 Valtteri Bottas 01:38.920 Jenson Button 01:39.121 Daniil Kvyat 01:39.277 Kevin Magnussen 01:39.629* Daniel Ricciardo 01:39.635 Fernando Alonso 01:39.709 Kimi Raikkonen 01:39.771 Jean-Eric Vergne 01:40.020 Sebastian Vettel 01:40.052 Nico Hulkenberg 01:40.058* Sergio Perez 01:40.163 Esteban Gutierrez 01:40.536 Adrian Sutil 01:40.984 Romain Grosjean 01:41.397 Marcus Ericsson 01:42.648 Felipe Massa 01:43.064 Kamui

Russian Grand Prix Qualifying quotes

Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes – Qualified on pole “It’s an amazing feeling to come to this beautiful place and to race on this track. It’s fun to drive. Today, the laps in practice felt more special. In qualifying it seemed a bit harder to get that special lap but I’m grateful that I was able

2014 Japanese GP Results

Pos. Driver Team Points 1 HAM Mercedes 25 2 ROS Mercedes 18 3 VET Red Bull 15 4 RIC Red Bull 12 5 BUT McLaren 10 6 BOT Williams 8 7 MAS Williams 6 8 HUL Force India 4 9 VER Toro Rosso 2 10 PER Force India 1 11 KVY Toro Rosso 0 12

2014 Japanese GP Qualifying Results

Nico Rosberg 01:33.671 Lewis Hamilton 01:33.611 Valtteri Bottas 01:34.301 Felipe Massa 01:33.527 Fernando Alonso 01:33.740 Daniel Ricciardo 01:34.075 Kevin Magnussen 01:34.242 Jenson Button 01:34.317 Sebastian Vettel 01:34.432 Kimi Raikkonen 01:34.548 Jean-Eric Vergne 01:34.984 Sergio Perez 01:35.089 Daniil Kvyat 01:35.092 Nico Hulkenberg 01:35.099 Adrian Sutil 01:35.364 Esteban Gutierrez 01:35.681 Pastor Maldonado 01:35.917 Romain Grosjean 01:35.984 Marcus

Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying quotes

Nico Rosberg – Mercedes – Qualified 1st “That was one of the best qualifying sessions we did this year. The team did an incredible job to give me a brilliant car. It was so enjoyable to drive this wonderful track with that Silver Arrow. The balance was perfect, so I was able to push a

Hamilton Regains Title Lead With Victory in Singapore

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Following the intensely close battle for pole position in Singapore on Saturday, which Hamilton took by seven-hundredths of a second, there was drama on the grid before the formation lap even got going. There was trouble at Caterham as Kobyashi had pulled off into the run off area and was out of the car. Meanwhile,

JLF1 Column – 2014 Singapore Grand Prix

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The Singapore Grand Prix is one of my favourite races on the calendar. It is such a spectacular looking event and the cars always look stunning under the floodlights. It has one of the best backdrops on the current schedule – the night sky and the Singapore skyline – and is one that I am

Singapore Grand Prix race quotes

Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes - Finished 1st “It was great to come here after winning in Monza and start the final leg of the season with such a competitive car. It would have been a really hardcore race if Nico had been at the front, as we clearly had the pace. It was all running pretty

2014 Singapore GP Results

Pos. Driver Team Points 1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 25 2 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 18 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 15 4 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 12 5 Felipe Massa Williams 10 6 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 8 7 Sergio Perez Force India 6 8 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 4 9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 2 10

Singapore Grand Prix Qualifying quotes

Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes – Qualified 1st “That was one of the most exciting qualifying sessions I can remember. I lost a lot of time at the beginning of my last lap and at that point I thought pole was lost. But I just kept going and managed to pull some time back. As a

2014 Singapore GP Qualifying Results

Lewis Hamilton 01:45.681 Nico Rosberg 01:45.688 Daniel Ricciardo 01:45.854 Sebastian Vettel 01:45.902 Fernando Alonso 01:45.907 Felipe Massa 01:46.000 Kimi Raikkonen 01:46.170 Valtteri Bottas 01:46.187 Kevin Magnussen 01:46.250 Daniil Kvyat 01:47.362 Jenson Button 01:46.943 Jean-Eric Vergne 01:46.989 Nico Hulkenberg 01:47.308 Esteban Gutierrez 01:47.333 Sergio Perez 01:47.575 Romain Grosjean 01:47.812 Adrian Sutil 01:48.324 Pastor Maldonado 01:49.063 Jules

Nico Rosberg: Life After Motor Racing

It was quite apt that Lewis Hamilton this week told the media that racing against his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was like playing out a “game of poker”. The strategy and mechanics that makeup both sports are extremely similar – and there’s a lot of psychology involved in both sports. But probably the most fitting

The Monza Bank

No longer alive/ the bank will thrive/ on the curiosity of those/ in the throws/ of nostalgia. Covered with paint underneath the faint broken concrete can’t be hidden with paint. You cannot kill the historic thrill that was the Monza Bank. fourty five degrees brought most to their knees today ‘s track accepts the breeze

F1 Poem: Ferraris are red

Ferraris are red Red Bulls are blue Saubers are grey The sky is is still blue. Jordans were yellow Run by a fellow McLarens are black And will always be back. Mercedes is Mint Can win at a sprint Williams are slick Run by a chick. Marrusia is Baltic Money makes all tick. Caterham is