Fernando Alonso Makes WEC Debut On Pole Position For Toyota

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Fernando Alonso, the current driver for the McLaren F1 team, is set to make his World Endurance Championship (WEC) debut, and is looking comfortable behind the wheel. Alonso is with Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima this season, racing for Toyota in the pinnacle category of endurance racing, LMP1. Fernando Alonso Makes WEC Debut On Pole […] READ MORE


Who should the Williams 2018 drivers be?

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Following the seismic announcement of the McLaren/Renault/Honda/Toro Rosso/Carlos Sainz deal at the Singapore Grand Prix, and Sergio Perez’s contract extension with Force India, the next major piece of Formula 1’s driver market puzzle lies with Williams. Neither Lance Stroll or Felipe Massa are confirmed to be driving there next year, and there are options available. […] READ MORE


Jenson Button Set to Race at Monaco Grand Prix

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Following the surprise announcement that Fernando Alonso is to compete in the 2017 Indy 500 and will miss the Monaco Grand Prix as a result, Jenson Button looks set to replace the Spaniard for the race weekend in Monaco. Although McLaren’s executive director, Zak Brown, has acknowledged that Alonso’s replacement is “not in place” as […] READ MORE


Fernando Alonso to Compete in Indy 500

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McLaren’s Fernando Alonso is set to compete in the 2017 Indy 500 and will miss the Monaco Grand Prix as a result. The two time World Champion will compete in one the biggest races in Motorsport with Andretti Autosport in a McLaren-Honda entered car, with the surprising move being a result of the poor performance […] READ MORE


McLaren-Honda: Out with the Old and In with the New

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Entering Formula 1 at the age of 20 in 2000, Jenson Button was one of the most experienced drivers on the grid in 2016, having just over 300 Grand Prix starts to his name by the end of the season. However, 2016 marked the final year of the 2009 World Champion’s Formula 1 career, with […] READ MORE


McLaren F1 2016 Review

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Drivers: Fernando Alonso – 10th, 54 points; Jenson Button, 15th, 21 points; Stoffel Vandoorne, 20th, 1 point Best grid position: 3rd – Button, Austria Best race result: 5th – Alonso, Monaco, United States 2016 World Constructors Championship Position (2015, 2014): 6th (9th, 5th) For a team with the magnitude of successes such as McLaren, to […] READ MORE


Mercedes F1: The Search for Nico Rosberg’s Replacement Begins

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With it being almost one week since Nico Rosberg announced his unexpected retirement from Formula 1 after winning the 2016 championship, it is without doubt that Mercedes will have started looking for a viable replacement for one of Formula 1’s most talented drivers of recent years. Whoever is to join the team has big boots […] READ MORE


Formula One 2016 Driver Ratings – Part II

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Formula One has produced a season with seemingly more intrigue and drama off the track, than on it in 2016. A change of ownership, as well as some huge stories around the paddock affecting some of the bigger teams on the grid has often dominated the headlines in what has been a fairly stale season […] READ MORE


Jenson Button announces Formula 1 retirement ahead of Abu Dhabi GP

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When interviewed this morning ahead of this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Jenson Button announced that he will be retiring from Formula 1 at the end of this season. Jenson Button announces Formula 1 retirement ahead of Abu Dhabi GP Button, 36, currently races for McLaren, however, was expected to be taking a sabbatical in […] READ MORE