So long, farewell…

Now before you're all worried that F1PP is disappearing forever, let me allay that fear first and foremost. F1PP is alive and well and kicking into 2018 with style. It's been quite a roller coaster for me personally this past year and as the new year arrived - and new opportunities presented themselves - I... Continue Reading →

Day Four Testing Update

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) As weather in Barcelona started to calm down, the track saw plenty of action both on the track & on the gravel. Aston Martin Red Bull Today it was Max Verstappen in the RB14 & completed 35 laps. He completed a fastest lap of 1:22.058 of the Circuit de Catalunya.... Continue Reading →

Testing Day Two: Recap

Day two of the first test session has been run at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. In changeable weather conditions, the teams and drivers coped as well as can be expected, running through the required programs and gathering that all important data. Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) has taken a look at today's action and has compiled... Continue Reading →

McLaren launches the MCL33

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) Over the past week, McLaren’s social media posts have featured orange in some way. Shortly before the teaser trailer was released, McLaren shared a video of the car it took to the 1974 Indy 500, decked out in 'papaya', with its designer Gordon Coppuck. Though last year's car saw the... Continue Reading →

Ferrari launches the SF71-H

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) First sighting of the new Scuderia Ferrari 2018 SF71H car appears impressive! It’s been given a rare seat at Maranello to unveil a longer wheelbase like Mercedes & a colour scheme entirely red with the removal of the white Santander sponsorship. Ferrari lost a big sponsor during the off-season with... Continue Reading →

Mercedes releases the W09

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) Mercedes’ W09 has broken cover a little earlier than planned with a photograph of the new car leaked on social media. Disappointingly, just a day after Toro Rosso’s STR13 was unveiled through a leaked photo, Mercedes’s W09 has greeted the world in a similar fashion. Mercedes launched their car officially... Continue Reading →

Contenders for the 2018 F1 Championship

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) The 2017 season saw the long-awaited dogfight between Hamilton and Vettel but it petered out towards the end, missing that tense showdown that everyone wanted. 2018 promises to be even better. Hamilton and Vettel will be going at it again but they could be joined by Alonso, Verstappen, Ricciardo and... Continue Reading →

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