Bernie Ecclestone, a supremo of Formula 1, has made a shocking statement as regarding his future in the sport.
He admitted that his future in the sport is not guaranteed especially now that the date Liberty Media chose to takeover formula 1 edges nearer. He further explained that the next few years of his career would depend on Liberty media.
Earlier this week, the stake holders and governing body for the motorsport, FIA, have given Liberty Media their approval. They are certain that the final deal would close before the month runs out.
At the advent of their involvement in the Motorsport, Ecclestone informed the public that he had been offered the chance to stay aboard for three years. However, his statement has changed to uncertainty as he believed his future is in the hand of Liberty Media.
Talking to the Press, Ecclestone said, “We will have to see how we set the company up.”
“It is not a case of my terms, it is a case of let’s have a look and see which way they would like to go. It is something that would have happened anyway”. Read More
Esteban Ocon has admitted that his Ultrasoft tyre left him unable to get a good performance, after he was unable to match fellow team mate, Pascal Wehrlein during qualifying for the Sunday Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
He has termed his qualifying as a “disaster”
Ocon believes that his qualifying performance was not as good as it was supposed to be as he had been left struggling to get a good performance out of the Ultrasoft tyre. However, his team mate, Wehrlein had been able to put the same tyre to good use and make it through to Q2.
Ocon has admitted that he was having a good weekend until the qualifying. However, having failed to improve with the Ultrasoft tyre, Ocon will have to start the Grand Prix at the twentieth position on the grid while Wehrlein would be up in sixteenth.
The Manor Racing MRT driver is however hopeful that he can make up for lost ground on Sunday despite the results of the qualifying, and end his final race with Manor on a high note before finally moving over next year to Sahara Force India F1 Team.
“My qualifying was a disaster,” Read More
The win at German GP has provided Lewis Hamilton with a well deserved break. He has started to vacation in Barbados.
With the last races Nico and Lewis have been all over the F1 news. Lewis currently leads by 19 points over his team mate Nico Rosberg. Lewis explains that even when he takes a break for the summer he likes to stay busy. He states that it is the best way to keep his eyes on the goals of winning titles and to maintain focus.
Lewis Hamilton is the world champion currently and title leader in the current year. He is now headed to spend his summer in Barbados after he obtained victory at the German GP last weekend. Most drivers are off to their well deserved break now for about three weeks. The next upcoming event is a Belgian GP which would be held at the Spa. The trend has started from 2009 when teams shut down operations for about a fortnight during the month of August. Read More
The triple Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has earned his reputation over the years as he is the only Formula 1 champion who has achieved victory in the Russian Grand Prix along with his team mate from Mercedes Nico Rosberg on a tough winning streak.
Well, he has to show similar performances on Sunday too. The Briton is all prepared to toil flat on 1st
of May to race with his German competitor. Hamilton has won the inaugural race, which was held in 2014 and made a reentry in October last year to repeat his achievement after Rosberg managed to secure the pole position, but failed. This victory made Hamilton achieve the title which he was awarded in Texas a few weeks later.
Hamilton’s experience has taught him a lot many things and the prominent one is to stay calm and push him when he gets knocked back. He is carrying a whole lot of positives in his upcoming battle. He is confident that he will make it to victory and even if he fails in a few races, he will still overtake to reach to the top. As far as Rosberg is concerned, he has enjoyed wins in Bahrain and Australia. But, Hamilton was also on for a series of wins in China as well as Bahrain as he won both races in 2014 and 2015. Read More
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has extended an invitation to former Formula One Drivers’ world champions Sebastian Vettel to be present at the briefing for the team ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Rosberg took to Twitter to extend the invitation to his countryman after initially suggesting that Vettel should make time for a visit to the team’s headquarters after yet another display of dominance from the Formula One Constructors’ champions in last weekend’s season opening Australian Grand Prix.
According to his tweet, he has spoken to Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe and both of them have no problems with a rival driver visiting the team’s headquarters, referring to team bosses Wolff and Lowe.
Rosberg had said after finishing second behind teammate Lewis Hamilton but almost 30 seconds ahead of Vettel that it would be best for the sport if the rival teams managed to catch up with the pace setting Silver Arrows. Vettel had butted in between his answer when he asked whether he meant that would happen if only the Mercedes slowed down before going on to suggest that he might want to take a closer look at the secrets of Mercedes. Read More