Azerbaijan GP: Petulant Vettel needs stronger punishment

By its very nature, Formula One is a dangerous sport. Yes, decades spent relentlessly pursuing a safer environment for our gladiators to do battle in have thankfully resulted in an F1 that is deemed safe. It’s not perfect. Harrowingly, the tragic death of the incredibly talented Jules Bianchi is far too recent. If there was…

Is it already time for Mercedes to make Hamilton their number one?

In Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas was asked to move over so that Lewis Hamilton could launch an assault on Sebastian Vettel at the front and fight for the win. Mercedes nailed their colours to the mast under the floodlights and Bottas needs to adjust quickly if he is to be more than just…

Wehrlein the brave

Pascal Wehrlein has faced a mixture of criticism and praise for his decision to sit out the Chinese Grand Prix, but it is a commendable decision.

F1 to have noisier engines from 2021

The news that Formula One fans the world over have been waiting for has been announced by the FIA today, after a meeting between the governing body, engine manufacturers, Liberty Media and other key stakeholders led to a “broad agreement for the future evolution of Formula One power units” including cheaper, noisier engines. F1’s pull…