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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Four-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel announced Thursday that he’ll retire from the sport at the end of 2022. Citing family time being a main reason to call it a career after 15 years. The Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team driver made his decision on social media, something he’s never done before as for the longest of time, he’s been absent from outlets such as Instagram. The outlet where he made the announcement in both English and German. “I have had the privilege ofRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It’s expected to have a thriller in a Formula One grand prix race 1-2 times a year. This year we’ve seen multiple thrillers, but the Hungarian Grand Prix takes the cake. Everyone around the world had a glass case of emotions when witnessing the race unfold. The best way to symbolize Sunday’s wacky race that even included one car on the dummy grid is Thalia and Melpomene. You had your joy and comedic moments (Thalia), but also sad and tragic implications (Melpomene). Each of the 70Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The worst kept secret in recent memory has finally been unveiled as Sebastian Vettel has found a new home in Aston Martin for next season and beyond. Just a day removed from the Silverstone based team announcing the departure of eight-time Formula 1 podium finisher Sergio Perez, the four-time champion will head to his fifth team of his racing career after spending six seasons at Scuderia Ferrari, where he’s won 14 races. Ironically, Thursday’s announcement comes the day before the Tuscan Grand Prix weekend commences whichRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After seven years of highs and lows, even saving the race team, Sergio Perez confirmed Wednesday that he’ll be leaving BWT Racing Point F1 Team at the end of the season. Perez issued a statement on social media regarding the situation, saying he doesn’t have a Plan B at this time: “Everything in life always has a beginning and an end, and after seven years together, my time with the team will come to an end after this season. “It hurts a bit as I betRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Renault confirmed that Daniel Ricciardo has signed on with a two-year deal beginning with the 2019 Formula 1 season. The 29-year-old Aussie has been a fixture with Red Bull Racing since 2014, collecting seven wins over that time, including two thus far in 2018. He made his F1 debut with HRT in 2011 before spending the next two years at Scuderia Toro Rosso. Ricciardo will partner with Nico Hulkenberg and take over the seat occupied by Carlos Sainz Jr., who is coincidentally on loan from RedRead More

Posted On July 20, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Ricciardo Quickest in FP1 at Hockenheim

By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo edged Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton to take top spot in the opening practice session for this weekend’s German Grand Prix. The Australian took top spot by just four thousandths of a second from the defending champion, though having made a number of power unit changes, the Red Bull driver is set to take a number of grid penalties for Sunday’s race. Ricciardo used a third MGU-K, a third Energy Store and a third set of Control Electronics, which means he will have to startRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Formula 1 welcomes back one of the most coveted races to its calendar with the return of the French Grand Prix. The last coming a decade ago at Magny-Cours, the comeback is set this weekend at Circuit Paul Ricard. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing team boss Christian Horner and current pilot Daniel Ricciardo delve into what can be expected as the sport braces for the first leg of an unprecedented tripleheader in its history. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down the duo to discussRead More
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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Max Verstappen put together perhaps his most complete race of the season after starting and finishing third in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix. Although the 20-year-old Dutchman was within striking distance of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas in second-place, the laps ticked down and he crossed the finish line just under one second behind. The result ties his best finish on the year as he touches the podium for the second time over the span of the last three races. Additionally, he scored the fastest lap of the raceRead More
By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo powered to a second career pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix claiming top spot in qualifying four tenths of a second ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. It was bittersweet for Red Bull, however, as while Ricciardo will start from the front of the grid, Max Verstappen will start at the tail end of the order after gearbox damage from a crash in FP3 ruled him out of qualifying. Ricciardo was quickly on the pace and with his firstRead More
By FIA Red Bull Racing Daniel Ricciardo went quickest in FP3 to complete a clean sweep of practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix, but team-mate Max Verstappen left the team a race against time to ready is car for qualifying after he crashed out late in the session. After early installation laps on supersoft tyres, Ricciardo and Verstappen stayed in the garage for the first part of the session, leaving the field clear for Ferrari to control the top two spots. Sebastian Vettel traded times with team-mate Kimi RäikkönenRead More