Valtteri Bottas is now confirmed as the Mercedes team-mate for Lewis Hamilton as the Finn will be joining the world champions from Williams.
The Finn was revealed at the Brackley HQ of the team which happened to be the same afternoon Williams confirmed that Felipe Massa had truly come out of retirement in replacement of Finn in their line-up.
With the failure of Bernie Ecclestone to negotiate its return, it has been confirmed that the German Grand Prix will not be featured in the 2017 Formula One season calendar at the Hockenheimring.
This was after it made its reappearance in this year’s calendar.
In an interview with AutoBild, Georg Seiler, the executive director of the race had said,
Martin Brundle is considered the pundit on F1 and he currently provided his expert advice and commentaries on Sky.
He talks about his personal experience, having been around F1 for about 33 years now and he feels that every season seems to go by even faster. This year the championship has had twelve events so far and there are nine more to go.
The F1 stage will now be heading to an Olympic venue on this weekend and the Formula 1 2016 Russian Grand Prix will be held at the Sochi Autodrom.
Some of the players involved are eagerly looking ahead to round 4 of this season.
Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo has said that his team remains a long way off from challenging pace setters Mercedes this season, at least for the early parts of the new Formula One season amid suggestions that there are problems with the drivability of the new Renault engines of the car.
The Australian was the only one who managed to challenge the Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton as they ran away with the Formula One Constructors' Championship last season but he feels a repeat is bleak and he doesn't feel that the car will be ready for the time being as well.
73 years was his last when Gerard breathed his last. He had produced victorious cars for Ayrton Senna and Jackie Stewart.
His career began with Matra in the 1960s which was the junior categories. The car in which Stewart won the F1 World Championship in 1969 was also designed by him. It was an MS80 which he had designed. Matra was succeeded the following decade at Le Mans. Marque had 24 hours wins straight over the period of 1972- 74.
The Formula 1 season will now only have 20 races as the Korean Grand Prix have been dropped from its calendar. Although it surprised everyone when it was added to the schedule last month, this Tuesday, the FIA have informed that it has been removed from the final calendar.
A spokesman from the race said that Korea was only added because of the requests of Bernie Ecclestone a commercial rights holder but then was removed when they were no more viable. The revised schedule has come up on the official website of FIA and the decision was not at all a surprise.
Max Verstappen would love to have Jean-Eric Vergne continue with Toro Rosso next season and be his teammate.
The son of former world champion Jos, Verstappen will make history when he becomes the youngest driver behind the wheel of a Formula One car when he starts for Toro Rosso next season but the identity of his teammate at the Italian side has not yet been confirmed.
Daniil Kyvat was set to be retained by the team for the new season until Sebastian Vettel announced his decision to quit Red Bull Racing which saw the young Russian promoted to the Austrian side.
The biggest question that has been raging in the Formula One world for some months now is what Fernando Alonso plans to do next.
Carlos Sainz Jr., a rookie driver and a Spaniard summed up the mood of the paddock when he told a Spanish publication that he had no idea.
Former world champion Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari confirmed outgoing team chief Luca de Montezemolo simply because he cannot wait any longer to secure another world championship.
The former Renault driver had long been rumored to be leaving the Italian giants at the end of the current season, two years before his contract with the team expires and it was recently confirmed that he will indeed be leaving the team with reports suggesting Red Bull Racing driver and four time world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace him behind the wheels.