FIA polishes its HALO

The FIA, feeling the pressure of fans, drivers, teams and journalists alike, have taken to the digital airwaves to explain their reasoning for mandating the HALO device for 2018. I’ve been on the road the past few days and haven’t been able to read much of the response and I do know that Will Buxton made a case against the device but unfortunately I have yet to read it. I… Read Article →

New Singapore GP deal “very close”, says promoter

Singapore race promoter Colin Syn says a deal for the race to continue in 2018 and beyond is “very close.” Along with China, the Singapore race as marked as provisional in the first 2018 calendar that was published last month. While its future has never been in serious doubt, a new deal has yet to be officially signed with the F1 organisation. First held in 2008, the race is in… Read Article →

Nasr: F1 return “difficult” due to shortage of teams

Ex-Sauber driver Felipe Nasr says a return to Formula 1 is still his “Plan A”, but admits it is made complicated by the current low number of teams on the grid. Nasr, who made his first visit to a 2017 grand prix at Silverstone, insists he’s open-minded about the future direction of his career. “I’m still looking at options out there,” Nasr told Motorsport.com. “The good thing is that I’ve… Read Article →

 Palmer: I’ve burnt the unlucky underpants

Renault Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer says he has torched his ‘unlucky underpants’ as he seeks a change of fortune at the Hungarian Grand Prix next week. The luckless Briton endured a new low at his home grand prix last weekend, sidelined by a hydraulic problem on the formation lap after qualifying a promising 11th. The 26-year-old has yet to score a point in 10 races this season, finishing 11th… Read Article →