Formula 1 news



Formula 1 news from James Allen on F1

James Allen on F1 14 December 2017
Honda and Toro Rosso ring the changes ahead of new F1 partnership
Ahead of their new partnership for 2018, Honda and Toro Rosso have both made changes to their team structures as they seek to build a successful relationship in Formula 1. Honda recently announced that Yusuke Hasegawa wi...

James Allen on F1 13 December 2017
Analysis: What happens when F1 drivers form themselves into a union?
It’s very interesting to read today that all the current F1 drivers are now signed up to the Drivers’ Union; the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association. This has not been the case in the past for various reaso...

James Allen on F1 11 December 2017
Video: Ecclestone and Stewart honour one of the greatest F1 photographers
Rainer Schlegelmilch is a pioneer among F1 photographers, creating portrait and action work that broke new ground during a career that spanned from 1962 to 2017, when he retired. A new film, which I have produced through...

James Allen on F1 11 December 2017
F1 Race of the Year again – Why does Mexican GP succeed where others fail?
For the third consecutive year, the Mexican Grand Prix and promoter CIE has won “Promoter of the Year” in the FIA’s end-of-season Prize Giving Gala, the first time that an event has won the award three years in a row. Si...

James Allen on F1 10 December 2017
McLaren launches £750k Senna road car – Celebrates F1’s most committed racer
The stories of McLaren and Ayrton Senna are inextricably entwined and so it was inevitable that as the UK based supercar manufacturer expands its range, it would sooner or later name a car after F1’s greatest hero....

James Allen on F1 8 December 2017
FIA gives Jean Todt a third term as president: Innovation the name of the game
Jean Todt was re-elected as president of the FIA at the General Assembly in Paris today and promised to put Innovation at the heart of his final four years in the role. The 71 year old will establish an Innovation Fund t...

James Allen on F1 6 December 2017
Speeds up but overtakes down: Pirelli analyses the F1 2017 season
Formula 1’s introduction of wider, faster cars for the 2017 season may have smashed numerous lap records across the calendar, but on-track overtaking was slashed by almost half of last year’s total according to figures r...

James Allen on F1 5 December 2017
Robert Kubica hails his ‘amazing progress’ as Williams prepares to decide on 2018 F1 line up
Robert Kubica made a popular appearance at the Autosport Awards in London on Sunday night, openly discussing his adaptation back to an F1 car after the injuries that sidelined him in 2011. Williams is set to decide soon ...

James Allen on F1 3 December 2017
Analysis: Alfa Romeo a good F1 hedge as Marchionne ramps up Ferrari rhetoric
Sergio Marchionne was a proud man yesterday to announce the partnership that brings Alfa Romeo back into Formula 1 after 30 years. Initially he indicated it would be until 2020-21, and he reiterated his threat to pull Fe...

James Allen on F1 2 December 2017
Alfa males: Sauber F1 announces Charles Leclerc and Marcus Ericsson for 2018
The new partnership between Sauber and Alfa Romeo will see FIA Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc step up to Formula 1 with the Swiss team for 2018. Sauber’s new Alfa branded livery concept was also unveiled at the launc...