Japanese Grand Prix Preview

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The 16th race of the 2017 Formula 1 season will take place at the historic Suzuka¬†circuit in Japan this weekend. The Japanese Grand Prix (Nihon-guranpuri) is one of the most anticipated races in the F1 calendar. This is the 33rd running of the Japanese GP, with all but four races hosted at Suzuka (the races […] READ MORE


Toro Rosso will use Honda power in 2018

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McLaren announced the end of their three year partnership with Honda on Friday at the Singapore Grand Prix. This created a domino effect and several official announcements followed. Renault ended their engine supply agreement with Toro Rosso and switched their supply to McLaren from 2018. Toro Rosso, in turn, will be supplied by McLaren’s former […] READ MORE


McLaren and Renault confirm new engine deal

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McLaren Racing and Renault Sport Racing announced a new three year engine deal starting from the 2018 F1 season. After weeks of behind the scenes negotiations, a flurry of official announcements were made on Friday at the Singapore Grand Prix. McLaren announced the end of their three year partnership with Honda. Renault confirmed they were […] READ MORE


McLaren and Honda end Formula 1 Partnership

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After weeks of speculation, the inevitable happened today. After three years of a largely unfruitful and troubled relationship, McLaren and Honda announced that by mutual consent they were ending their partnership at the end of the 2017 season. McLaren and Honda end Formula 1 Partnership McLaren switched to Honda as their engine supplier from the […] READ MORE


Is Carlos Sainz on his way to Renault?

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Rumours have been swirling in the Formula 1 paddock for weeks about frantic behind the scenes talks and negotiations involving McLaren, Honda, Toro Rosso and Renault. The talks involve engine supplier changes and driver movement. The whole scenario was triggered by McLaren wanting to end its contract with Honda as an engine supplier for 2018, […] READ MORE


Honda improving despite Spa update failure

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Although McLaren and Honda are on the verge of a divorce for 2018 according to a number of reports, the Japanese engine supplier is continuing to improve its 2017 engine as it attempts to secure an upturn in performance this season. Honda improving despite Spa update failure Honda was planning to introduce its “Spec 4” […] READ MORE


Fernando Alonso issues final ultimatum to McLaren

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Fernando Alonso has issued a final ultimatum to McLaren according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, stating that it’s either “Honda or me” for next season. Fernando Alonso issues final ultimatum to McLaren Alonso left Ferrari to join McLaren in 2015 when the Woking-based team ditched Mercedes power to renew its once historic engine partnership […] READ MORE


Rosberg surprised at Fernando Alonso’s motivation at McLaren

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Reigning world champion Nico Rosberg is surprised that Fernando Alonso is able to keep up his levels of motivation during the ongoing McLaren-Honda crisis. Rosberg surprised at Fernando Alonso’s motivation at McLaren Earlier this week, it was officially confirmed by McLaren that Alonso’s team mate, Stoffel Vandoorne, will remain for 2018. However, Alonso’s place at […] READ MORE


Honda aiming to pass Renault in engine performance in 2017

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Honda is aiming to pass Renault in the second half of the 2017 in an attempt to lose its reputation of being the least powerful engine supplier in Formula 1. Honda aiming to pass Renault in engine performance in 2017 Amidst speculation regarding Honda’s partnership with McLaren and presence in F1 entirely, the Japanese manufacturer […] READ MORE


McLaren set 2018 engine deadline

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McLaren’s Eric Boullier has said that the team¬†need to know which engine they will be running for the 2018 Season by September . Despite being half way through the 2017 Season, McLaren’s engine supplier for next season still remains uncertain. McLaren set 2018 engine deadline Earlier this season, a divorce between McLaren and Honda looked […] READ MORE