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Williams Monaco GRAND PRIX PREVIEW

The team takes to Monaco following a busy race weekend in Spain, which was followed by a successful two-day test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Oliver Rowland and Robert Kubica sharing driving duties. Monaco’s tight and twisty street circuit is highly unforgiving and demands the very best from both car and driver, with little […]

Preview – 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

Marcus Ericsson (car number 9): “Monaco is always one of the highlights of the season. It is a very special and unique race. Driving on the streets of Monte Carlo is always an amazing experience, and a fun challenge as there is no room for errors. As a driver, it is important to have a lot of confidence in your driving. You have to build up your speed over the weekend, and get closer and closer to the limit. It is also a challenge for the teams to find the right set-up and balance. I really look forward to going to Monaco – it will be a fun weekend.”

Formula 1 Emirates Spanish Grand Prix – Race – Sunday

It was a positive Grand Prix for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, finishing in the points for the third time this season with Charles Leclerc in P10, and Marcus Ericsson in P13. Both drivers gave a strong performance, fighting for positions in the midfield. Monegasque rookie Charles Leclerc has brought home another point for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team just a few days after scoring his first Formula 1 points in Baku. Marcus Ericsson performed well, especially in the first stint, with good attacks and defence on medium tyres. The team now holds a total of 11 points this season (P9 in the Constructors’ Championship). Charles Leclerc is currently in P13, and Marcus Ericsson in P16 in the Drivers’ Championship.

Race – 2018 Spanish GP team quotes

Williams Lance Stroll finished 11th and Sergey Sirotkin 14th in the Spanish Grand Prix Both cars started on the soft Pirelli tyre, with Lance starting 18th and Sergey 19th Lance had an excellent start to climb to P12 on the opening lap meanwhile a crash between Grosjean, Hulkenberg and Gasly brought out the Safety Car Sergey had to take evasive action to avoid the crash and then pitted under the Safety Car, swapping to the medium tyre Lance stayed on the soft tyre until lap 20 (...) - Formula 1 ...

Formula 1 Emirates Spanish Grand Prix – Qualifying – Saturday

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has successfully completed qualifying ahead of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 Emirates Spanish Grand Prix. The C37 proved to be strong on the demanding Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and both drivers worked well. Charles Leclerc successfully finished in Q2 for the second time in a row, qualifying 14th, while Marcus Ericsson struggled a a little with the softer compound and finished in P17, but overall is confident in his pace and ability to gain positions in the race.

FP1 & FP2 – 2018 Spanish GP team quotes

Red Bull DANIEL RICCIARDO “It was a day of two halves. The car felt pretty different this afternoon and I think that showed. The mistake in to Turn 4 this morning was a costly one and I missed the final hour of the session because of it. Tail winds are a big thing in F1 and in any corners with a tail wind you lose a lot of rear grip. Turn 4 is a bad corner to have a tail wind and it caught me and a few others out. Of course you don't want to crash but if I'm trying to find a silver lining, (...) - Formula 1 ...

Raikkonen has to end drought to challenge

Kimi Raikkonen was once the most dominant driver in Formula One, winning the Drivers’ Championship in the 2007 season. Since then he has not enjoyed the same level of success, placing only as high as third in the standings in eight attempts, and he spent time away from the sport, taking a two-year break between the 2010 and 2011 campaigns. Formula 1 ...

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett

What a spectacular finish to the second of the two DTM races at Hockenheim! Gary Paffett looks back on the high point of the opening weekend and ahead to the next fixture at the Lausitzring. This is what happened: Weekend results and facts News from the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport teams Three questions for Gary Paffett Social […]

Preview – 2018 Formula 1 Emirates Spanish Grand Prix

Marcus Ericsson (car number 9): “Off to our first European race this season – round five, in Barcelona. It almost feels like my home track, as it is the one I have probably driven the most in Formula 1 so far and it is a circuit that I really enjoy going back to. I have always been strong there, with a pole position in GP2, and some good results in Formula 1. It has a good mix of all different types of corners, and a very technical last sector that can make or break a lap in qualifying, as well as race stints. There are usually quite a lot of Swedish fans who come to support, which makes it even more special for me, and gives me an extra boost to have a good weekend. I can’t wait to get out to Barcelona.”

DTM: 2018 Hockenheim I – Race 2

Two races, two podiums: Gary Paffett made a strong start to the season at the home race of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in Hockenheim Gary Paffett (Mercedes-AMG Motorsport PETRONAS) secured another podium finish in Sunday’s second race after his victory on Saturday – the 40th podium finish in his DTM career Pascal Wehrlein (Mercedes-AMG Motorsport PETRONAS) and […]

Bandini Trophy

The Finn was awarded the prize for his breakthrough performance Valtteri was honoured with the 2018 Bandini Trophy on Saturday As part of the celebrations, he took the team’s 2016 car on a drive through the Northern Italian countryside Aldo Costa, Riccardo Musconi and Andrea Dolfi were also among the honourees Photographic material from the […]