Formula 1 news



Formula 1 news from Grand Prix 247

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Toro Rosso targeting fifth in championship
Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso looked forward to a new engine partnership with Renault on Sunday while setting themselves up as rivals to the French carmaker’s own works Formula 1 team on the track. Team principal Franz...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Alonso and Vandoorne take the McLaren MCL32 for a spin
Fernando Alonso got his first taste of the Honda powered McLaren MCL32 out on track at Circuit de Catalunya during the team’s filming day at the test venue in Barcelona. The new McLaren livery has drawn a equal mix...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Toro Rosso reveal the STR12
Toro Rosso were the final team to launch their car for the 2017 season, as the new Renault-powered machine was launched at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya ahead of pre-season testing on Monday. The STR12’s liver...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
No superstition as Red Bull RB13 breaks cover
Former world champions Red Bull unveiled their 13th Formula One car on Sunday, applying an innovative tweak to the nose and laughing in the face of superstition. “Stroke that rabbit’s foot, grab that four-leaf clov...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Haas F1 Team launch the VF-17
Haas F1 Team’s 2017 challenger in the FIA Formula One World Championship, the VF-17, made its official debut via the organization’s social media platforms and website. It hits the track Monday for the first day of presea...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Ricciardo: The tyres are wider?
There’s a point at which everyone who works in F1 – driver, engineer, mechanic, caterer, whoever – gets over the winter where cabin fever sets in. With just a couple of days to go until the covers come off the RB13...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Verstappen: Me winning a boring first race would be perfect!
The Netherlands – a country renowned for its tolerance, pragmatism and errr… its passion for the walk on the wild side that is the caravanning holiday. It’s not too much of a surprise when Max Verstappen give...

Grand Prix 247 26 February 2017
Barcelona Test 1: What to watch out for in Spain
  Three months since the 2016 season ended in Abu Dhabi, Formula 1 is finally back on track with the first pre-season test in Barcelona. And while the first test always carries plenty of excitement with all the new ...

Grand Prix 247 25 February 2017
Williams FW40 breaks cover
The Williams Mercedes FW40 was revealed online ahead of pre-season testing in Barcelona. This is a precursor to the first pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona, where the car will be seen on track for the first tim...

Grand Prix 247 25 February 2017
Vettel and Raikkonen shakedown the Ferrari SF70H 
With Ferrari ‘royalty’ watching the team’s latest Formula 1 car – the SF70H – took to the track at Fiorano, as part of the 100km filming day programme that each team is allowed ahead of ever...