Formula1 News

Fernando Alonso: McLaren

Spanish two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has announced he is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season. The McLaren driver will end a career that began with a debut for Minardi at the Australian Grand Prix of 2001. Alonso, 37, who is competing in his 17th F1 season, won the 2005…

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F1 gossip: Alonso, Hamilton, Leclerc, Massa, Horner

Fernando Alonso is trailing a major announcement for today, with IndyCar hinting he could be set to switch to the United States Tuesday, 14 August McLaren’s Fernando Alonso is trailing a major announcement for today, with IndyCar mischievously hinting the Spaniard may be set to confirm a switch to drive in the United States. (Express)…

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Force India: Formula 1 team to come out of administration

Force India are sixth in the constructors standings Formula 1 team Force India has agreed a deal to come out of administration, saving all 405 jobs at its Silverstone base. The team’s management, backed by a consortium of investors led by Lawrence Stroll, have secured the future of the team. It was placed in administration…

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F1 gossip: Ojjeh, McLaren, Verstappen, Hamilton, Mercedes

Tuesday, 7 August Ojjeh has been a director of the McLaren F1 team since 1984 Mansour Ojjeh has unexpectedly resigned after more than 30 years on the McLaren Formula 1 team’s board. (Independent) However, McLaren say the report is “entirely misleading” and that Ojjeh remains as a director of the parent company, McLaren Group. (racefans.net)…

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Nikki Lauda: Three-time Formula 1 champion has lung transplant

Niki Lauda had 54 podium finishes in his Formula 1 career Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda is recovering in hospital after a lung transplant. The 69-year-old Austrian had been suffering from “severe lung disease”, Vienna General Hospital said in a statement. “The transplant was successfully carried out,” the statement added. Lauda won three…

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