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Grand Prix 247 17 August 2017
Mid-Season Recap: Ferrari remarkable turnaround
Second in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship constructors’ standings with 318 points, after 11 of the 20 rounds, is the resurgent Scuderia Ferrari. Undoubtedly their most competitive season of the decade, the te...

Grand Prix 247 17 August 2017
Porsche developing a Formula 1 engine for 2021?
In recent years Porsche have been adamant that they are not considering a Formula 1 programme, Michael Steiner – a member of Porsche’s executive board who represents research and development – has explained w...

Grand Prix 247 17 August 2017
Haas: Gap to the top teams is depressing
As a Nascar owner Gene Haas knows a thing or two about close racing, thus it is worth taking note when he says that the gap between the pace setting big teams and the mid-pack, where his team toils, is depressing and a c...

Grand Prix 247 17 August 2017
Hembery: Is Formula 1 a series for manufacturers or teams?
Former Pirelli motorsports director Paul Hembery gave up his post to head up the company’s operations in Latin America, but he still keeps in touch with what goes on in the paddock. He asks a very relevant question...

Grand Prix 247 16 August 2017
Mid-Season Recap: Red Bull not going to plan
Coming in third with 184 points, the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season has not gone to plan for Red Bull Racing thus far. The four-time world champions ended last season the odds-on favourites to challenge Mercede...

Grand Prix 247 16 August 2017
Formula 1 world on holiday!
The world of Formula 1 is on holiday until late next week when the circus sets up tent at the daunting Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand Prix. Meanwhile this is what happening during the holidays: What REALLY happe...

Grand Prix 247 16 August 2017
Ferrari: When we raced all summer long
Once upon a time, August was a hot month for motor sport… Until a few years ago, the F1 calendar didn’t feature a mid-season break. It was quite common for the Hungarian Grand Prix to take place over the weekend kn...

Grand Prix 247 16 August 2017
McLaren reveal plans for Woking Grand Prix
McLaren has today unveiled an absurdly ambitious plan to bring a round of the Formula 1 World Championship to the streets of its hometown, Woking. The team believes that a street race around some of the Surrey town’s mos...

Grand Prix 247 15 August 2017
e-Sports nurturing future motorsport talent?
Can e-Sports be the answer to nurturing future motorsport talent? This is one of the fascinating subjects to be discussed at the Motorsport in Asia Business Forum in Singapore at the time of the Grand Prix, September 15-...

Grand Prix 247 15 August 2017
Horner: Wind tunnel led us astray
Red Bull have not delivered on expectations this season as they languish third in the Formula 1 World Championship pecking order, behind Ferrari and Mercedes, while there drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen simpl...