Formula 1 drivers have strongly criticised the new elimination qualifying format introduced for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix
Formula 1 got it’s first qualifying session of 2016 and with it, a new qualifying format. The issue at hand is whether the teams just experienced a steep learning curve and missed out on the 90-second immediate elimination process (with a lap of the Albert Park circuit at 1:25+) or if the new format is
Lewis Hamilton beat Nico Rosberg to pole position for the Australian Grand Prix, as Formula 1 experimented with a new qualifying format for the first time since 2006
We thought we’d served it all up for you on a plate when we published our ‘2016 F1 regulations – what’s changed & what does it mean for you?’ feature, at the end of January.
Since then, in typical F1…
In qualifying for the 64th Annual 12 Hours of Sebring, Michael Shank Racing’s Olivier Pla claimed pole position piloting the Ligier JS P2 HPD Honda, ahead of the ESM Ligier JS P2 HPD Honda, piloted in the session by Pipo Derani. A somewhat surprising pole position by MSR, given the car was damaged heavily in
Ahead of the Australian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was in New Zealand and took a picture of himself while he was riding a motorbike. Now, he must not have known that the folks in New Zealand actually made that illegal and it turns out the local law enforcement took no further actions on the matter.
During the course of the 2016 F1 season, Mobil 1 and Esso brings you exclusive access to some of the lesser known personalities of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. Meet the men and women who keep the team on track…
Lewis Hamilton led the way in Friday’s practices sessions while his teammate, Nico Rosberg, had to apologize to his team for aquaplaning and clouting the wall in his new 2016 car. The damp conditions for Friday’s practice sessions caused several off’s for driver and put a few teams on the back foot with limited running.
“We definitely made the best of today”
Albert Park Circuit, Friday 18 March
Frequent showers, blustery winds and generally changeable conditions on the first day of practice made it difficult for anyone to obtain an accurate read on overall performance…
This is Formula 1, but not as you know it… Watch Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso compete in an extraordinary race of endurance and skill through Domaine Chandon.
Click play on the video above to watch the boys battle it…