Archive | January, 2017

Manor to Close Up Shop After Failing to Find Buyer

The administrators of Just Racing Services, the holding company of the Manor Formula 1 team which was in administration since early January 2017, were unable to find a buyer for the team and as a result the company had to close its doors on Friday 27 January 2017. The administrators were hopeful that a buyer […]

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2017 rule changes in F1

WATCH: The 2017 Formula One rule changes

The Red Bull Motorsports team run put together this quick, cool little vid to take us through some of the key changes you should expect in the 2017 Formula One season. Bigger, faster, meaner cars are expected. We can’t wait!

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Ross Brawn Returns as Managing Director of F1

Former F1 team boss Ross Brawn will return to F1 as Managing Director, Motor Sport as part of the new structure of the F1 business. The announcement was made by newly appointed F1 CEO Chase Carey on Tuesday evening. Carey also confirmed the appointment of former Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ESPN, […]

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Chase Carey Appointed as CEO of F1

After completing its acquisition of F1, new owners Liberty Media have announced that Chase Carey will take up the role as Chairman and CEO of the F1 Group. This confirms that Bernie Ecclestone’s tenure as F1 ringleader for 40-years has come to an end. As it was reported earlier the role of Honorary President was […]

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Chase Carey to Replace Bernie Ecclestone as Formula One Group CEO

Long standing F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone will be replaced by Liberty Media’s Chase Carey as Formula One Group CEO. Liberty Media who are on the verge of a complete take over of Formula One have installed one of their own as CEO. They have, however, not left Ecclestone in the woods. They have offered him […]

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F1 2017: The Case For Valtteri Bottas

By now the news has spread far and wide that Mercedes have, officially, picked Valtteri Bottas to partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for the 2017 season. Instinctively, the dominant question will be how he will shape up against his three-time world champion teammate. It wasn’t the electrifying choice many were looking for but Bottas is […]

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FIA Gives the Green Light for Liberty Media Take Over of F1

The sale of F1 commercial rights to the Liberty Media Group was given the green light today at an extraordinary meeting of the World Motorsport Council (WMSC) in Geneva on Wednesday 18 January, a day after shareholders gave approval for the media giant to forge ahead with its plans to acquire a controlling interest in […]

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Top 10 F1 Overtakes of 2016

Top 10 F1 Overtakes of 2016

Have a look at this great compilation of the Top 10 F1 overtakes of 2016. Some absolutely fantastic overtaking here with Max Verstappen coming out at the top of the pack after fans voted in the official F1 website’s Twitter polls. Interesting to note how Lewis Hamilton must have spent so much time leading races that […]

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Bottas at Mercedes for 2017

The Mercedes F1 Team have finally made things official and have announced Valtteri Bottas will drive for the team from 2017 replacing World Champion Nico Rosberg. This announcement follows the announcement from Williams that Felipe Massa will come out of retirement to compete for one more season in F1. The confirmation from Mercedes comes months […]

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Felipe Massa To Replace Bottas at Williams

Felipe Massa will come out of retirement to replace Valtteri Bottas at Williams. Massa’s announcement was expected following numerous reports that he will return to the Grove based team to fill the gap that will be left by Valtteri Bottas who will now be confirmed at Mercedes for the 2017 season. Following Nico Rosberg shock […]

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2017 Australian GP Broadcast Times

CDTGMTGMT+2Local
Free Practice 1Thursday 20:00Friday 01:00Friday 03:00Friday 12:00
Free Practice 2Friday 00:00Friday 05:00Friday 07:00Friday 16:00
Free Practice 3Friday 22:00Saturday 03:00Saturday 05:00Saturday 14:00
QualifyingSaturday 01:00Saturday 06:00Saturday 08:00Saturday 17:00
RaceSunday 00:00Sunday 05:00Sunday 07:00Sunday 16:00

2016 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Nico Rosberg🏆385
2 Lewis Hamilton380
3 Daniel Ricciardo256
4 Sebastian Vettel212
5 Max Verstappen204
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