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Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari appeal against five-second penalty
Jun10

Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari appeal against five-second penalty

Ferrari have appealed against the five-second penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.The German was penalised for rejoining the circuit in an unsafe manner and forcing Lewis Hamilton off the track.Vettel had made a mistake at Turn Three on lap 48 while under pressure from Hamilton, who said he had to back off to avoid hitting the Ferrari. Ferrari were unable to give any further details of the grounds for...

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Canadian GP: All you need to know – Vettel is transformed
Jun08

Canadian GP: All you need to know – Vettel is transformed

This one has been a long time coming.Sebastian Vettel – not that long ago the pole position king of Formula 1 – had not started from the front of the grid since the German Grand Prix last July, 17 races ago. But when he finally broke the duck, he did it with style.Vettel did not just edge Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes into second place, he smashed his lap out of the park, ending up with an advantage of 0.206 seconds...

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Ayrton Senna 25 years on: who would he drive for today?
May01

Ayrton Senna 25 years on: who would he drive for today?

Which of the current crop of teams and drivers would you have liked to have seen Ayrton Senna drive with?Battling for track position with Lewis Hamilton around Silverstone? Or in a political cold war with Sebastian Vettel?Select from our ranked list below, and we will reveal the results to find out which team and team-mate you would want to see Senna competing with. And let us know some of your reasons on social media #bbcf1.A...

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Ferrari's Leclerc takes maiden pole in Bahrain
Mar30

Ferrari's Leclerc takes maiden pole in Bahrain

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc beat team-mate Sebastian Vettel to take his maiden pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix.The Monegasque, 21, beat the four-time world champion by 0.294 seconds as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas took third and fourth for Mercedes.Leclerc was fastest in all three parts of qualifying, a powerful statement of intent. Hamilton was 0.324secs behind, pipping Bottas by just 0.66s.Leclerc said: “I am...

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Eddie Irvine: Fighting Ayrton Senna and matching Michael Schumacher
Jan27

Eddie Irvine: Fighting Ayrton Senna and matching Michael Schumacher

“I just never have, or ever will, bow down to people.”Former Formula 1 racer Eddie Irvine has never been one to shy away from an opinion, both on and off the race track.Runner-up in the championship in 1999, the Northern Irishman’s career was certainly colourful and varied, from making a statement on his debut with the lowly Jordan outfit before racing for the biggest name of all – Ferrari. Just over 25 years...

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Brundle – Penalty Not Harsh Enough

  Ex-racer and Sky Sports commentator, Martin Brundle believes Sebastian Vettel’s punishment for Baku was not harsh enough…..   Brundle has stood out to oppose the FIA’s ruling on the Sebastian-Lewis incident that occurred at the Azerbaijan track, Baku.   The presenter feels the punishment should be much harsher and worries about the president it sets for younger drivers.   “If I’m...

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