Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa were the two top drivers in Practice today, with the Force India driver going quickest on a 1:44.355 in the morning session whilst the Williams went top in the afternoon session on a 2:00.458. Both sessions saw limited running from the teams, after a diesel spillage from the night before
In the mean time between now and Japan a lot has happened in the world of F1 that more or less finalises its plans for 2016. The provisional calendar has been republished to show a bigger gap in the summer break, much to the pleasure of the mechanics and team personnel. Romain Grosjean has confirmed
Its been an odd last couple of days in Formula 1. Whilst I’ve enjoyed the return of the support races and the spectacle of the new Sochi International Circuit, its all been overshadowed by the events of the Japanese Grand Prix just a few days ago. You could see in the broadcasts throughout the weekend.
The timing of the pitstops and the different points at which drivers saved fuel proved to be key elements to gaining track position in todays inaugural Russian Grand Prix. It was a straight forward sprint to the finish for race winner Lewis Hamilton, who managed to pit just once for his mandatory pitstop without loosing
1. Lewis Hamilton 2. Nico Rosberg 3. Valterri Bottas 4. Jenson Button 5. Kevin Magnussen 6. Fernando Alonso 7. Daniel Riccardo 8. Sebastien Vettel 9. Kimi Raikkonen 10. Sergio Perez 11. Felipe Massa 12. Nico Hulkenberg 13. Jean-Eric Vergne 14. Daniil Kvyat 15. Esteban Gutierrez 16. Adrian Sutil 17. Romain Grosjean 18. Pastor Maldonado 19
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position today for tomorrows inaugural Russian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver was a full two tenths ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg, with Williams driver Valterri Bottas four tenths behind in P3. It was an interesting Qualifying session today, as the track started to rubber in the grip levels increased which meant that
Nico Rosberg was the fastest man in the opening Practice session at Sochi for this weekends Russian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver was followed by his teammate Lewis Hamilton by just six hundredths of a second, whilst McLaren’s Jenson Button was able to go third fastest just a tenth behind the duo. The session started
Formula 1 returns this weekend in the second part of this weeks double header, at a new circuit in Russia. The circuit located in Sochi where the country not too long ago hosted the Winter Olympics, has been newly added to the calendar this year – marking it the first new race since Austin was added