F1 http://www.racer.com/f1 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:53:23 -0700 en-gb F1: Russian GP Friday press conference http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128936-russian-gp-friday-press-conference http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128936-russian-gp-friday-press-conference F1: Russian GP Friday press conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES - Ayao KOMATSU (Haas), Paul HEMBERY (Pirelli), John McQUILLIAM (Manor), Otmar SZAFNAUER (Force India), James KEY (Toro Rosso), Beat ZEHNDER (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE James, if I ...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:30:15 -0700
F1: Vettel gets five-place Russian GP grid penalty http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128933-vettel-gets-five-place-russian-gp-grid-penalty http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128933-vettel-gets-five-place-russian-gp-grid-penalty F1: Vettel gets five-place Russian GP grid penalty

Sebastian Vettel has been handed a five-place grid penalty for Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix after Ferrari elected to change his gearbox. It is believed the gearbox sustained damage in his collision...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:30:29 -0700
F1: Button says aeroscreen helps aesthetics http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128929-button-aeroscreen-helps-f1-aesthetics http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128929-button-aeroscreen-helps-f1-aesthetics F1: Button says aeroscreen helps aesthetics

McLaren Formula 1 drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso have backed the aesthetics of Red Bull's aeroscreen concept, with Button saying it enhances the look of the cars. Red Bull introduced its t...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:00:16 -0700
F1: Hamilton bemoans lack of Sochi grip http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128928-hamilton-bemoans-lack-of-sochi-grip http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128928-hamilton-bemoans-lack-of-sochi-grip F1: Hamilton bemoans lack of Sochi grip

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton bemoaned the lack of grip on offer during Friday's Russian Grand Prix practice, adding that the tires are not suited to the Sochi Formula 1 track. The world champion, who end...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:00:12 -0700
F1: Palmer fears Russia problems unfixable http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128924-palmer-fears-russia-problems-unfixable http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128924-palmer-fears-russia-problems-unfixable F1: Palmer fears Russia problems unfixable

Jolyon Palmer fears he and the Renault Formula 1 team might be unable to fix his oversteer problems during the Russian Grand Prix weekend. The 25-year-old described the Chinese GP two weeks ago as "m...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:00:15 -0700
F1: WMSC approves F1 engine regulations http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128923-wmsc-approves-formula-1-engine-regulations http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128923-wmsc-approves-formula-1-engine-regulations F1: WMSC approves F1 engine regulations

The World Motor Sport Council has ratified the engine proposal put forward by the Formula 1 Commission, paving the way for its enforcement next year. Autosport revealed earlier on Friday that F1 boss...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:00:12 -0700
F1: Aeroscreen visibility 'fine,' says Ricciardo http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128912-aeroscreen-visibility-fine-says-ricciardo http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128912-aeroscreen-visibility-fine-says-ricciardo F1: Aeroscreen visibility

Daniel Ricciardo says his vision during his Russian Grand Prix trial of Red Bull's aeroscreen Formula 1 cockpit protection system was "fine." Ricciardo turned a single installation lap with the devic...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:30:12 -0700
F1: Hamilton hits the front in FP2 http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128910-hamilton-hits-the-front-in-practice-two http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128910-hamilton-hits-the-front-in-practice-two F1: Hamilton hits the front in FP2

Lewis Hamilton ended the opening day of Formula 1 practice for the Russian Grand Prix at the top of the timesheets. Having lost out to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg during the morning session, Hami...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:30:31 -0700
F1: Sirotkin expects further call-ups http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128906-sirotkin-expects-further-gp-practice-call-ups http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128906-sirotkin-expects-further-gp-practice-call-ups F1: Sirotkin expects further call-ups

Renault test driver Sergey Sirotkin says he will take part in more Friday Formula 1 practice sessions this season after fulfilling the duties at Sochi. The Russian was announced in the role on Tuesda...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:30:12 -0700
F1: Mercedes uses tokens for fuel system gains http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128905-mercedes-uses-tokens-for-fuel-system-gains http://www.racer.com/f1/item/128905-mercedes-uses-tokens-for-fuel-system-gains F1: Mercedes uses tokens for fuel system gains

Mercedes has spent two of its Formula 1 power unit development tokens as part of a improvement to its fuel system. The tokens have been spent on ancillary components outside the sealed perimeter and ...

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F1 Racing News | Racer.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:14 -0700