McLaren gets Renault, Renault gets Sainz
Sep15

McLaren gets Renault, Renault gets Sainz

Hot on the heels of Toro Rosso’s confirmation of its Honda engine deal for 2018, the remaining pieces of the multi-part puzzle fell into place as expected, with the Italian team’s Renault powerplants heading for McLaren and its star turn behind the wheel, Carlos Sainz, jumping over to the regie to partner Nico Hulkenberg next year. McLaren had been expected to kickstart the announcement avalanche but, in a mirror of its...

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Jolyon has No Excuse for Performance
Jun19

Jolyon has No Excuse for Performance

  Jolyon Palmer has been stuck in the spotlight recently as even his team voice their concerns over his performance…..   many people have been tearing into Palmer and his supposed lack of performance.   It has lead the driver to make a statement on the matter, but even written down the tone is clear and who could blame him.   “I have no explanation,” Palmer said.   “I don’t think I’ve done anything...

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Abiteboul – “No one is safe in F1”
Jun16

Abiteboul – “No one is safe in F1”

Cyril Abiteboul revealed that Jolyon Palmer has to start scoring points of face the fact that the team will find some one else….   It seems Renault is taking a leaf from Ferrari’s book in terms of cut throat driving.   Cyril Abiteboul has issued a warning that they will not continue to miss out on points because Jolyon won’t perform.   “No one is safe in F1.” Cyril said coldly.  ...

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Post Race Analysis – What Happened?!
Jun12

Post Race Analysis – What Happened?!

  Well….I certainly didn’t see any of that coming! It seems that many of the smaller teams came back with a vengeance……   Even in the first few seconds of the start, there was so much going on.   Fist Hamilton jumped straight into first ahead of Vettel and Raikonnen followed by the rocket that was Max Verstappen who sped in-between the Ferrari pair and just past Bottas to take second place....

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Cyril Warns Jolyon
Jun01

Cyril Warns Jolyon

  Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul revealed the team have been supportive of Jolyon Palmer, but issued a warning that he needs to perform if he wants to stay…..   Nico Hulkenberg has performed incredibly this season and has been the defining driver of the team, he has celebrated some good positions, scoring most of the points for the team.   However, sadly the same cannot be said for Jolyon who has been struggling...

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Jolyon – ‘This Has Got To Change’
May25

Jolyon – ‘This Has Got To Change’

  Palmer has had a slow start this season, getting up to speed with the new 2017 spec of cars but hasn’t manged to keep inside the points…..   Joylon Palmer has had a difficult time getting used the first season and also has had to deal with a Nico who has been doing incredibly well.   Jolyon has been doing very well in qualifying, however, when it comes down to the actual race he seems to be getting stuck...

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