Lewis Hamilton is expected to carry a five-place grid penalty into this weekend’s 2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix after Mercedes were forced to make an unscheduled change of his gearbox. The team discovered Hamilton had sustained gearbox damage in the aftermath of the last race in Bahrain, where the world champion and Williams’… Read More Hamilton set for China grid penalty after gearbox change
PRESS CONFERENCE Valtteri, you drove some hard races to come back from difficult positions in Australia and Bahrain. Given that those races were slightly compromised, where do you feel Williams lies in the pecking order now, from your experiences in those Grands Prix? Valtteri Bottas: Yeah, it’s been quite a tough first couple of races,… Read More FIA Thursday press conference – China
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is certain this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix will see no recurrence of the engine problems which saw him fail to take the start last time out in Bahrain.
Shanghai, April 15, As a result of a medical examination undertaken following Free Practice One, the FIA F1 Medical Delegate, Prof. Jean-Charles Piette, and the Chief Medical Officer of the Chinese Grand Prix, Prof. Shiyi Chen, have ruled that Fernando Alonso is fit to take part in all remaining sessions this weekend. However, as with… Read More CHINESE GP – ALONSO FIT TO TAKE PART TO THE REMAINING SESSIONS
After the desert dramas of Bahrain, the F1 paddock heads east again to the hustle and bustle of Shanghai and the 2016 Formula 1 Pirelli Chinese Grand Prix. Those involved look ahead to round three of the season… Manor Pascal Wehrlein “It’s great fun getting to grips with a new circuit and once you’ve done… Read More China preview quotes – Manor, McLaren, Toro Rosso, Williams & more