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Lewis Hamilton pipped team mate Nico Rosberg at the Shanghai International Circuit to claim pole for tomorrow’s grand prix by mere thousandths of a second. It is the third pole for Hamilton in three races so far in 2015. Behind the Mercedes duo line up Sebastian Vettel for Ferrari and Felipe Massa for Williams. Their team mate’s Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen make for an all Finish third row. Daniel Ricciardo, Romain Grosjean and the Saubers of Nasr and Ericsson round out the top 10. Tune in to see ifRead More
Lewis Hamilton, 2015 Australian Grand Prix

Posted On March 15, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Hamilton Wins in Australia

Lewis Hamilton continued his perfect weekend by dominating the Australian grand prix, leading every lap en route to his 7th victory in 8 races. For Hamilton it was a straightforward lights to flag victory with Nico Rosberg perpetually in tow, but behind the silver arrows, chaos and attrition ruled the roost. Kevin Magnussen’s McLaren never made the start, his Honda engine letting go early. Neither did Red Bull’s Danill Kyvat when a gearbox issue stranded the young Russian. Romain Grosjean’s Lotus never got going, Pastor Maldonado’s Lotus was bounced intoRead More
Lewis Hamilton, 2015 Australian Grand Prix

Posted On March 14, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Australia

Lewis Hamilton cake walked to a dominant pole in Australia, taking the top spot on the grid by beating his team mate by over 6/10ths of a second and third place man Felipe Massa by nearly a second and a half. Behind the dominant silver arrows, Massa put in a great lap to nip the Ferrari’s of Vettel and Raikkonen by mere thousandths. Valtteri Bottas put the second Williams in sixth despite issues with back pain that may put his race chances in jeopardy. The best hometown hero Daniel RicciardoRead More

Posted On March 9, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula One, Multimedia

Red Bull Season Preview Video

Red Bull has put together a season preview video with its new leader Daniel Ricciardo and young star Danill Kvyat. Enjoy.Read More
Perrin F1 design 2015

Posted On March 5, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Perrin joins Manor F1

Visionary French designer Nicolas Perrin has joined Manor F1 in a big move that is set to bolster F1’s likable Lazarus. Perrin has previously worked for Williams as recently as 2010 and before that had stints with Reynard and French stalwarts; Pescarolo and Courage. More recently he has garnered a lot of attention by setting up his own company which he has crowd funded to create open source designs for both LMP1 and F1 cars as well as work in the public transportation and energy sectors. Perrin joins Manor asRead More

Posted On March 3, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula One

Alonso to Miss Australian Grand Prix

Having performed an exhaustive series of tests and scans – some of them as recently as yesterday evening – McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso’s doctors have informed him that they find him asymptomatic of any medical issue; that they see no evidence whatsoever of any injury; and that they therefore describe him as entirely healthy from neurological and cardiac perspectives alike. However, Fernando’s doctors have recommended to him that, following the concussion he sustained in a testing accident at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on February 22nd, for the time being heRead More
Sauber diagram

Posted On March 1, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula One

Sauber F1 Cutaway diagram

F1 testing just wrapped up in Barcelona and if you’re like us, you are curious to see just what all gets tested. Sauber has come to the rescue with this illuminating cut away of the inside of a Formula One car. Studying it gives new appreciation to the complexity and speed of these machines.Read More

Posted On March 1, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 4, Final Day

The final day of testing in Barcelona was a quieter one. Valtteri Bottas comfortably topped the time sheets for Williams with a strong 1:23.063 on the super softs, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel 4/10ths behind for second place. Felipe Nasr had another strong run in the Sauber, coming in third with a 1:24.023 as he racked up a day high 159 laps. Rosberg in the Mercedes never went for a fast time, coming in only 7th on the day but racked up a second best 148 laps worth of data forRead More

Posted On February 28, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 3

Lewis Hamilton flew for Mercedes today, setting a best time on soft tires several tenths ahead of what rivals Massa and Raikkonen could do on the super softs, solidifying Mercedes position at the top of the field heading to Australia. Massa and Raikkonen each on qualifying simulations showed that the pre season form of both Williams and Ferrari has been no joke. McLaren-Honda had another rough day with Magnussen only putting in 39 laps compared to the day high 156 set by Hulkenberg in the Force India. Only one dayRead More

Posted On February 27, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 2

Nico Rosberg laid down the Gauntlet at Barcelona today. With a time over 2 seconds faster than last year’s pole and over a second faster than Valtteri Bottas in the Williams, Mercedes finally showed its pace. Behind the two best teams of last year, Felipe Nasr put in more impressive times and laps for Sauber, with Vettel’s Ferrari right behind. McLaren-Honda finally had a good day with Button coming in 5th on the time sheets and racking up 101 laps. Nico Hulkenberg brought up the rear for Force India whoRead More