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Alonso: “It will not be a significant change”


McLaren’s Fernando Alonso told media on Thursday that he doesn’t think the sport's new start tweaks will change much from a driving perspective. Speaking ahead of Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, where the much-anticipated amendments come into force; the Spaniard said: “It will not be a significant change. I know that

Mercedes and Hamilton make it official pre-Monaco

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Lewis Hamilton told media today that there was “never any doubt” regarding his new three-year contract extension with Mercedes. “I’ve only ever driven for Mercedes, so it was natural to want to continue with them. Plus, obviously I joined this team and we’ve had amazing success. "I’m very, very happy with the

Canadian championship horror for Hamilton

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 “I did the best that I could out there today and felt like I was having a strong race,” a downcast Lewis Hamilton told media, after suffering his second DNF in seven races at the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. “Montréal has been a good track for me so to come

Hamilton still ahead in last practice session

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Hamilton is still ahead at the end of FP3. Massa splits the two Mercedes with a difference of 4 tenths to Hamilton and half a tenth to Rosberg. Interestingly both Mercedes did their fastest laps on the soft tyre, whereas all other cars did their fastest laps on the supersoft. Alonso

Mercedes on top in FP2

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Lewis Hamilton was fastest of all in the second practice session with a 1:16.118, with teammate Rosberg just +0.175 behind in second. Mercedes got some good running in FP2, with both cars running about 40 laps each. Their lap times in both qualifying simulation runs and the long runs were

Hamilton and Alonso set practice pace in Monaco


Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso topped the time sheets in Monte Carlo yesterday, ahead of Sunday’s ‘jewel in the crown’ Monaco Grand Prix. The 2008 and 2005/2006 champions showed their class around the streets of the prestigious principality; Hamilton quickest in the morning despite oversleeping and arriving late to his garage,