Monaco Grand Prix

Formula One reports bigger crowds, Mexico Grand Prix best race again

Formula One reports bigger crowds, Mexico Grand Prix best race again

Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport`s commercial rights holder.

Dec 09, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel's win fires up Ferrari fans

Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel's win fires up Ferrari fans

Vettel is doing better, by comparison, with three wins and three second places, and makes a plausible argument when he says Ferrari could have won every race this year had everything gone to plan.

May 30, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel leads memorable Ferrari 1-2, extends championship lead by 25 points over Lewis Hamilton

Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel leads memorable Ferrari 1-2, extends championship lead by 25 points over Lewis Hamilton

Vettel`s success was Ferrari`s first in the principality in 16 years since seven-time champion Michael Schumacher triumphed in 2001. It was the 82nd 1-2 in the team`s history.

May 28, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen leads Ferrari front-row with first pole in nine years

Monaco Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen leads Ferrari front-row with first pole in nine years

The 37-year-old Finn, who had not taken pole position for 128 races stretching back to the French Grand Prix of 2008, dominated the afternoon's action to clock a fastest lap of one minute and 12.178 seconds.

May 27, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: On rest day, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff  claims `changed` Lewis Hamilton is now a team player

Monaco Grand Prix: On rest day, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff claims `changed` Lewis Hamilton is now a team player

Wolff revealed that the abrupt retirement of 2016 champion German Nico Rosberg has led to a new unity at Mercedes with his replacement Finn Valtteri Bottas working more closely with Hamilton.

May 27, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel flies in Monte Carlo but Lewis Hamilton labours

Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel flies in Monte Carlo but Lewis Hamilton labours

On the tightest and most intricate circuit on the Formula One calendar, Vettel blitzed around the streets of the Mediterranean principality to clock a best lap in one minute and 12.720 seconds.

May 26, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel looks to end Ferrari`s 16-year in Monte Carlo

Monaco Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel looks to end Ferrari`s 16-year in Monte Carlo

The three-time champion will be seeking his third Monaco win after triumphing also in 2008 while Vettel, who won for Red Bull in 2011, is chasing his second win and, learning of Mercedes` worries, will fancy his chances.

May 25, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Zak Brown needs to see a psychiatrist, says Red Bull team chief Christian Horner

Zak Brown needs to see a psychiatrist, says Red Bull team chief Christian Horner

McLaren`s decision to let Alonso go to Indianapolis was widely greeted as a welcome breath of fresh air by many others in the paddock before Horner`s outburst.

Apr 15, 2017, 08:44 AM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton's victory also a boost for his mechanics

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton's victory also a boost for his mechanics

Hamilton had been 43 points behind Rosberg before Monaco, the showcase race that every driver wants to win, but ended the weekend only 24 adrift and with everything to play for.

May 30, 2016, 18:00 PM IST
Red Bull apologise to Daniel Ricciardo for pit-stop bungle at Monaco

Red Bull apologise to Daniel Ricciardo for pit-stop bungle at Monaco

The incident reversed the team`s fortunes after the Spanish Grand Prix where the two Mercedes drivers collided on the opening lap and gifted victory to debutant Dutch teenager Max Verstappen.

May 29, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton ends his wait, Sergio Perez completes podium

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton ends his wait, Sergio Perez completes podium

Red Bull`s Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo, who started on pole, came in second with Mexican Sergio Perez of Force India completing the podium.

May 29, 2016, 19:40 PM IST
Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez provide qualifying boost for Force India

Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez provide qualifying boost for Force India

The qualifying effort was Force India's best of the season so far.

May 28, 2016, 21:21 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo secures maiden pole in Monte Carlo

Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo secures maiden pole in Monte Carlo

His best lap in one minute and 13.622 seconds was enough to beat both Mercedes drivers comprehensively.

May 28, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo on top as Red Bulls fly in second practice

Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo on top as Red Bulls fly in second practice

To endorse Red Bull`s revival, Ricciardo`s record-breaking teenager team-mate Max Verstappen was fourth-fastest just behind Rosberg.

May 26, 2016, 21:40 PM IST
Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest in practice after drain cover drama

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest in practice after drain cover drama

Rosberg, winner for the past three years in the principality, was second fastest in 1:15.638 on the new ultrasoft tyres.

May 26, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
Premier League: Leicester City will still be the underdogs, says manager Claudio Ranieri

Premier League: Leicester City will still be the underdogs, says manager Claudio Ranieri

Dismissed in November 2014 as national coach of Greece after a shock defeat to the Faroe Islands, he was appointed by Leicester to some consternation last year.

May 25, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Ex-F1 team boss Guy Ligier dies at 85

Guy Ligier, who founded his own Formula One team which featured in the world championship for 20 years, died on Sunday at the age of 85, French media reported.

Aug 24, 2015, 08:44 AM IST
We`re not idiots any more, says Mercedes boss

We`re not idiots any more, says Mercedes boss

Lewis Hamilton celebrated by chatting, posing for photos and signing autographs with the fans, Nico Rosberg kept his dignity and his cool and Mercedes breathed a sigh of relief.

Jun 08, 2015, 16:12 PM IST
More common sense needed, says Mercedes F1 boss

More common sense needed, says Mercedes F1 boss

Mercedes need to show a bit more common sense in future, motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Tuesday after the Formula One team had analysed the blunder that cost Lewis Hamilton the Monaco Grand Prix.

May 27, 2015, 03:09 AM IST
Mercedes to hold factory inquest after Monaco gaffe

Mercedes to hold factory inquest after Monaco gaffe

Formula One champions Mercedes will be in full gremlin-hunting mode when they regroup at their factory on Tuesday after committing one of the sport`s biggest strategic blunders at the Monaco Grand Prix.

May 26, 2015, 04:38 AM IST