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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Red Bull Racing are no strangers of making midseason changes to promote a Scuderia Toro Rosso driver. Despite rumors of both teams retaining their drivers for the duration of 2019, that all went out the window Monday with a bombshell announcement. RBR confirmed during the summer break that Alexander Albon has been promoted to the team. This meant Pierre Gasly’s tenure with the team ends after 12 rounds as he’ll head back to STR for the final nine rounds. “Red Bull are in the unique positionRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer This season’s Formula One World Championship has been underwhelming. That is until Sunday’s German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring happened. In an absolute instant classic, Max Verstappen overcame both a terrible standing start and a Lap 26 spin to win his seventh career grand prix victory. Here’s the kicker, it was far from the only highlight as rain and later drying conditions caused tremendous implications on driver’s future gigs from the moment the lights were out to the checkered flag. You had Danil Kvyat, a guyRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer One third of the Formula One season down, and it’s been the Mercedes show in all the first seven races, but it doesn’t mean there’s been a lack of headlines. Such as Ferrari being the only team that’s tried contesting with them, but they’ve either choked during the race or the FIA Race Stewards reprimanded them out of a grand prix victory. Even the battle for “Best of the Rest” has seen some twists and turns people didn’t expect. Although it may be a Silver ArrowRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 69th season of Formula One has officially concluded, and Mercedes continued to steamroll the competition in the Hybrid Era. Lewis Hamilton once again proved to have risen on the occasion as Sebastian Vettel faded away due to Ferrari’s costly errors that eliminated him from the championship race. Not only that, the 2019 season is starting to look clear with key names having no choice but to become a test driver or find different ventures in favor of even younger drivers and even the comeback for theRead More
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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Seven rounds have been completed, and all the pre-season predictions has either been spot on or have completely missed the mark. Some teams are either producing expected results like Ferrari and Mercedes while others are struggling to find sheer consistency, notably Force India’s bid of retaining the “Best of the Rest” title known as fourth in the Constructor’s Championship. In this first installment of “Heptagon Viewpoints,” I’ll highlight seven takeaways as the Formula One season has reached the one-third mark. The Emergence of Charles LeclercRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief With three races into the 2018 Formula One season, everything is still just as unclear as the day it began. An incredible performance by Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo put him as the star of the show at the last round in China, with momentum also on his side as the defending race winner for the last year’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid have brought the affable Aussie on to explain how he captured the remarkable victory last season inRead More

Posted On February 26, 2018By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Breaking Down Day 1 in Barcelona

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The 2018 Formula One season is finally upon us. After the long winter break, all 10 teams hit the track this morning at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. While the full picture of who is competitive, who has got it right, and who has got it wrong won’t fully form till the end of testing next week, there are meaningful things we can gleam just from breaking down the first day’s running. The biggest caveat in doing so are two variables that made today’s runningRead More

Posted On February 26, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Ricciardo Tops Day 1 of Preseason Testing

By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo went quickest as testing for the 2018 FIA Formula 1 season got underway in Barcelona today. In cold conditions, Ricciardo rose to the top of the timesheet in the morning with a time of 1:20.169 set on medium tyres. The lap, which left him just under two tenths of a second clear of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas, stood until the end of the day as conditions worsened in the afternoon, with rain falling in the final part of running. There was further good newsRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Aston Martin Red Bull Racing has unveiled their challenger for the 2018 Formula One season – the RB14. Along with the mandatory halo, the car is seen with a unique livery of blue and silver on a dark blue camouflage-type concept, which is distinctly different from the traditional red and dark blue colors. However, the team reaffirmed it is a “special edition” and the primary livery will be presented at preseason testing in Barcelona next week. Other differences can be seen with the sidepods, which areRead More