Miami Grand Prix

Alpine boss warns FIA of its duty to protect Formula 1 drivers

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer has sensationally called for the FIA to “look” into allowing teams a “third car”, following Esteban Ocon’s absence from qualifying at the Miami Grand Prix. Ocon crashed heavily during FP3 in Miami, leaving his team with insufficient time to fix the Frenchman’s cracked chassis. The Alpine driver was lucky to

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Ecclestone unimpressed by ‘stupid’ Miami Grand Prix

The inaugural Miami Grand Prix left little to the imagination, with the weekend being full of gimmicks, celebrities who didn’t know what Formula 1 was and a harbour with fake water. The Grand Prix became a five-day event, with Wednesday night kicking-off proceedings with a driver presentation in front of the Hard Rock Stadium, followed

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Max Verstappen opens up on Red Bull reliability concerns

Max Verstappen’s 2022 season has already been full of ups and downs, with the Dutchman managing to win every race he’s finished but has been forced into retirement twice already this year. The reigning World Champion stormed to victory at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, after overtaking both Carlos Sainz Jr and Charles Leclerc within

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FIA slammed for key decision at 2022 Miami Grand Prix

The inaugural Miami Grand Prix was an expensive weekend for the Alpine F1 Team, both financially and in regards to the constructors’ championship. Esteban Ocon performed brilliantly in the race, finishing in eighth-place despite having started from the pit-lane. Fernando Alonso had initially crossed the line in eighth, one spot above his team-mate, but was

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Ex-F1 driver slams ‘lame duck’ Carlos Sainz

After suffering back-to-back retirements at the Australian and Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Carlos Sainz Jr made his much-needed return to the podium at the recent Miami Grand Prix. The Spaniard, who started second alongside his team-mate, made a great initial launch off the line. Disappointingly for Sainz though, he was overtaken around the outside by

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Alpine warned of Alonso’s frustration after ‘angry’ Miami Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso had an inaugural Miami Grand Prix to forget, following two late five-second time penalties. The Spaniard initially crossed the line at the Miami International Autodrome in eighth place, however, he was dropped to eleventh after the time penalties were applied. The first penalty was awarded to Alonso for an overambitious move on Pierre

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Perez, Albon and Gasly react to Hamilton’s escalating dispute with the FIA

A number of drivers have recently supported Sir Lewis Hamilton in his disagreement with the FIA regarding the tightening of rules surrounding the wearing of jewellery and accessories when racing. The British driver called the FIA’s decision to clamp down on jewellery despite other ongoing global issues as a “step backwards”. In retaliation of this,

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Lewis Hamilton lashes out at Mercedes

It was another grand prix to forget for seven-time world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton in Miami after finishing behind his new team-mate George Russell for the fourth time this season. Hamilton struggled to make progress through the field at the Miami International Autodrome, after starting from sixth. Russell on the other hand made superb progress

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Mick Schumacher’s uncle slams Sebastian Vettel after Miami collision

Mick Schumacher was well on his way to achieving his first-ever Formula 1 points finish at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, however, an over-ambitious move on Sebastian Vettel ruined his race. Schumacher was in a great late-race battle with the Aston Martin driver for a spot in the lower end of the points places at

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