Last-second lap puts Button on pole

2019 Spanish Grand Prix qualifying

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Jenson Button starts from pole position for the third time this year after a stunning last-gasp lap at the Circuit de Catalunya. [retrompubrawn01] Button bumped title rival Sebastian Vettel back to second place having begun his final effort with only two seconds to spare. Meanwhile it was another qualifying disaster for Ferrari as Kimi Raikkonen … Continue reading Last-second lap puts Button on pole

Spanish Grand Prix predictions: post yours now and win F1 prizes!

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The F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship is very close as we head into the Spanish Grand Prix. Who do you think will be top this weekend? Will Ferrari, BMW or one of the other teams show progress with their new parts? Or will Brawn be the team to beat again? Make your pole position and podium … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix predictions: post yours now and win F1 prizes!

Spanish Grand Prix live blogs

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As usual we’ll be running live blogs during each of the Spanish Grand Prix sessions this weekend. Here’s when they’ll be running: Friday 8th May 9.00-10.30 – First practice 13.00-14.30 – Second practice Saturday 9th May 10.00-11.00 – Third practice 12.20-14.20 – Qualifying Sunday 10th May 12.00-15.30 – Race You’ll find the live blogs at … Continue reading Spanish Grand Prix live blogs

F1 links: Donington gets June deadline

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Donington plans given extra time "North West Leicestershire District Council gave Gillett's plans the green light in January but has now made it clear that unless certain crucial agreements are signed by 30 June then the planning permission regarding the planned £100m redevelopment will be revoked." FOTA discussions ahead "The Formula One Teams' Association (FOTA) … Continue reading F1 links: Donington gets June deadline

Now we’ll find out if they can overtake…

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The Circuit de Catalunya will test more than just the drivers’ abilities this weekend – it will also give F1’s new ‘overtaking friendly’ cars their sternest challenge yet. Much of the aerodynamic changes made to this year’s cars were made to make overtaking easier. So far it seems we’ve seen more wheel-to-wheels racing than in … Continue reading Now we’ll find out if they can overtake…

Teams bringing new parts to catch Brawn (Spanish Grand Prix preview)

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Many F1 teams are expecting a boost in performance at the Spanish Grand Prix as the return to Europe gives them a chance to bring a host of news parts. Several of them are likely to introduce their versions of the ‘double decker diffusers’ that were confirmed legal last month. But with Brawn bringing updated … Continue reading Teams bringing new parts to catch Brawn (Spanish Grand Prix preview)