Nico Rosberg topped the times on the second and final day of test at the Red Bull Ring in what proved to be a more productive outing for the teams after yesterday’s rain. After yesterday’s eye-catching winglet on Susie Wolff’s Williams, there were no revelatory bits of development equipment on display today, according to JA […]
Mercedes reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein edged Esteban Ocon for top spot on the rain delayed first day of testing at Red Bull Ring. Wehrlein, who was swapped to Tuesday with Nico Rosberg now set to take over the car on Wednesday, posted a time just under two tenths of a second ahead of Force India’s Ocon […]
Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg despite both drivers coming off the track in qualifying. On a short, nine-corner track where the gaps between teams tend to close up and much had been expected of Ferrari and Williams, the Mercedes drivers came closest to beating themselves.
This weekend in Austria we are likely to see a tight battle for pole position on the shortest lap time of the season, with Williams hoping to get in on the act as they did at this circuit last season. But attention focusses on the key battleground between the two Mercedes drivers and it is […]
Patrick Head, who was the design and technical guru behind the success of Williams for over 30 years, has been knighted by the Queen. He joins other motorsport greats on the list of racing knights; Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, Frank Williams. Williams won nine constructors’ championships on Head’s watch as well as drivers titles for […]
Patrick Head has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, the 69-year-old engineer is one of the most influential F1 engineers, having co-founded and led the engineering team at Williams for 27 years, between 1977 and 2004. Many of the top engineers such as Adrian Newey, Ross Brawn, Neil Oatley, Paddy Lowe, Frank Dernie, Sergio […]