Formula 1


Jules Bianchi in “critical but stable” condition after crash in rainswept Japanese Grand Prix

All of Top Gear’s thoughts are with Marussia driver Jules Bianchi after he was rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a serious crash at the end of the Japanese Grand Prix. Today, (Tuesday) the family of the Marussia driver released a statement with an update on his condition. “Jules remains in the Intensive Care Unit […]



Vettel to leave Red Bull, set for Ferrari

Amid the looming threat of a typhoon at Suzuka this morning, Mercedes continued their utter dominance of qualifying in 2014 with Rosberg pipping Hamilton to pole, and both well clear of the rest of the field. But that wasn’t the main topic of conversation by the track, on the TV coverage, or from F1’s legions on […]


Singapore Grand Prix 18-21 September 2014

Advantage Hamilton as reliability once again leaves Rosberg pointless in Singapore

Stock up on popcorn for the rest of the season: we’ve got a fight on our hands… Lewis Hamilton’s second successive Grand Prix victory in Singapore has put him back in control of the title race for the first time since May, while team-mate Nico Rosberg fell victim to the latest in a long line of […]



Lewis triumphs as the title race hots up in Monza

When a battle between two protagonists really starts to heat up, hubris always plays a part. In Greek tragedy, it occurs when the hero arrogantly defies the Gods, and hastens his own demise. Shakespeare loved it: King Lear, Macbeth and Hamlet all suffered from it. In Formula One, it’s when you drive like a berk […]


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Monza test for Merc’s warring drivers

Well done Daniel Ricciardo. For rather obvious reasons we’ll move onto in a moment, his race victory at Spa-Francorchamps – one of F1’s premier circuits, and a favourite of many drivers, past and present – has been somewhat forgotten. His second win on the trot, and his third overall this season, he remains the only […]


Ricciardo wins Spa thriller

Well, that was some race, wasn’t it? Spa’s delicate eco-system seems to be able sniff out game time, and the heavens threatened to open moments before the lights went green.


Rosberg takes pole at Spa

It could only happen at Spa. Rain, sun and even some hail, all in the space of one day. A day that marked the return of competitive Formula One to our screens, and a day that marked a return to, well, business as usual.


This 16-year old just landed an F1 drive

The young gentlemen in the picture above is Max Verstappen. Max is the son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, and will next year partner Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso.


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