‘Rage quit’ isn’t a phrase heard thrown around in Formula One.

However, when Sebastian Vettel pulled himself out of his Ferrari at the end of the Canadian Grand Prix apparently intent on abandoning the podium ceremony in disgust, the pinnacle of motorsport seemed destined for a dose of the stuff in world champion proportions.Continue reading


The Monaco Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features Sky Sports F1’s Ted Kravitz.

Everyone needs to settle down. Just relax. Be calm. It’s just a race and another Ferrari loss. Chill. Please.

If you were monitoring that renowned bastion of reasonable and level-headed debate known as Twitter during the Canadian Grand Prix, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Formula One had folded overnight, never to be seen again among the ranks of top-tier motorsport.Continue reading

Could Nico Hulkenberg go to Red Bull Racing? Is Sebastian Vettel about to retire? We have no idea, but not much else happened this week, so we speculate wildly ahead of Mercedes’s victory at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Despite what we say, Daniel Ricciardo might not have a grid penalty (thanks, Adrian Newey), Brendon Hartley might not be replaced by Pascal Wehrlein (thanks, Lando Norris) and Mercedes won’t use new engines (thanks, Peter McGinley). Some other things we say are still relevant.

Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen race on track at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel’s lights-to-flag victory from pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix was a shot in the arm for Ferrari’s title ambitions, but for Mercedes boss Toto Wolff it sounded alarm bells.Continue reading



How did the Canadian Grand Prix fail to deliver on its hype? I ask Ernie Black, the F1 Poet, why his home race lacked its usual spice.

Max Verstappen on track at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

Hardly a dull race goes by in Formula One that isn’t in some way blamed on Pirelli, and the straightforward Canadian Grand Prix is no exception.Continue reading

Sebastian Vettel celebrates at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel has regained the drivers championship lead after an easy win at the Canadian Grand Prix.Continue reading

Sebastian Vettel has recaptured the driver’s championship lead after a clinical lights-to-flag victory at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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Sebastian Vettel on track at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel has scored his fourth pole position of the season with a slick qualifying performance in Montreal.Continue reading

Australia’s number one Formula One journalists (self-awarded) talk mostly about the 24 Hours of Le Mans, IndyCar and whether Peter would look good with a beard. We revive the quiz, but it was a terrible mistake.

Honda F1 boss Toyoharu Tanabe. during 2018 winter testing.

The high-speed Canadian Grand Prix has caused much angst for Honda and its underpowered engines over the past three years, but this season Montreal could the Japanese company’s last shot at creating a partnership with one of Formula One’s biggest teams.Continue reading

Lewis Hamilton rides atop the F1 safety car with his gifted Ayrton Senna helmet.

Lewis Hamilton has seized back momentum in the 2017 Formula One season with a decisive win at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.Continue reading

Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes at the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has claimed a lights-to-flag victory at the Canadian Grand Prix to slice to 12 points his championship deficit to Ferrari rival Sebastian VettelContinue reading

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Lewis Hamilton will start the Canadian Grand Prix from pole position ahead of Sebastian Vettel after dominating qualifying in Montreal.Continue reading

Lewis Hamilton give a thumbs-up to fans.

It wouldn’t be the European leg of the Formula One season without an inexplicable trip across the Atlantic for the ever-popular Canadian Grand Prix.Continue reading