Sunday, September 24, 2017

Not enough grid penalties? Just add a Renault duo…

The back of Sunday's Italian GP grid is getting more popular by the hour with Renault's Nico Hulkenberg and Jolyon Palmer joining in on the fun.

Alonso ‘will likely stay’ at McLaren – if Honda is dumped

McLaren's executive director Zak Brown says that he expects Fernando Alonso to stay with the team in 2018.

Ecclestone: ‘McLaren won’t be any happier with Renault’

Formula One chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone is skeptical that McLaren's state of affairs will improve next season with Renault.

Engine ‘not the biggest factor’ in deciding Alonso’s future

Fernando Alonso says that McLaren's engine situation is not the main factor in where he decides to race in 2018.

Pay TV eroding F1 fan-base says Honda’s Yamamoto

Honda motorsport boss Masashi Yamamoto believes Formula 1's pay TV policy is chasing off F1 fans, particularly in Japan.

Magnussen work ethic criticism unjustified – Steiner

Guenther Steiner says Haas  has had absolutely no issues with Kevin Magnussen's work ethic since the Dane joined the US outfit.

Absurd F1 grid penalty system could get worse in 2018!

The FIA has further reduced the number of allowed F1 engine components for next year, a restriction which could potentially worsen the impact of the sport's ridiculous grid penalty system.

McLaren offered Honda two alternatives prior to split

McLaren apparently offered engine partner Honda two alternatives early on in the season when it realized where it stood with the Japanese manufacturer.

Preservation of team spirit behind Raikkonen retainment – Arrivabene

Scuderia boss Maurizio Arrivabene justified the extension of Kimi Raikkonen's contract by the will to preserve Ferrari's collective team spirit.

Robert Kubica is now on his own

As the McLaren-Renault saga and its multi-level implications unfold, one man who appears to have lost out is Robert Kubica.