Max Verstappen follows up his impressive debut season with another drive alongside Carlos Sainz. Watch the video above for more about Curry's moon landing conspiracy troll that caused an internet frenzy. Mercedes Tuesday: Esteban Ocon Tuesday: Pascal Wehrlein 2014-spec Mercedes for 2017 Pirelli development Ferrari Tuesday: Charles Leclerc Williams Tuesday: Valtteri Bottas Red Bull Tuesday: Pierre Gasly Force India Tuesday: Nikita Mazepin Renault Tuesday: Sergey Sirotkin Toro Rosso Tuesday: Carlos Sainz Jr. At the next Grand Prix in China, the elimination style qualifying format was permanently dropped in favour of the previous format used between 2006 and 2015. .
He stayed with the team, filling a testing and reserve role. The calendar similarly expanded, with the return of the. The team finished fifth in the constructors championship last year, pulling off a string of impressive results in the second half of the season. The compounds are made public two weeks before each event. Renault Kevin Magnussen Jolyon Palmer. End of last month Force India has completed its driver line-up for the 2016 F1 season, following confirming that Sergio Perez will remain alongside Nico Hülkenberg. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.
The former formally ended their nine-year partnership with engine supplier at the end of the 2015 season, with the team citing the lack of performance from the Renault Energy-F1 2015 engine as a leading factor in the change. The following twenty-one Grands Prix took place in 2016. Axel Springer Auto Verlag GmbH. Bottas would surely be a candidate for bigger teams should a seat become available in the near future. He signed with the newly formed Haas F1 Team for 2016, where he was joined by former driver. There are no alternations to the driving line-up of Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat.
This decision also allowed further development on parts that were initially planned to be closed off, including the upper and lower crankcase, valve drive, crankshaft, air-valve system and ancillaries drive. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Felipe Massa drives ahead of Williams teammate Valtteri Bottas. However, Hamilton remained pessimistic about his position as championship leader, as with nine races left in the season, he was anticipating grid penalties for exceeding his engine allocation. Mercedes scored a 1—2 finish in the United States, with Rosberg taking advantage of a Virtual Safety Car triggered by Max Verstappen to take second place from Daniel Ricciardo. Toro Rosso — February 22 Unlike their sister team Red Bull, Toro Rosso have opted to reveal their new car before they provide a glimpse of the new livery.
If the French manufacturer takes over Lotus and returns it to a factory outfit, it is likely they will part ways with Pastor Maldonado for Sergio Perez. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent minds. Hamilton then went on to win the Canadian Grand Prix despite losing the lead to Sebastian Vettel at the start, reclaiming the position with a one-stop strategy while Vettel and Ferrari committed to two stops. The team underwent a management reshuffle following the resignation of team principal and sporting director. As a result, Lewis Hamilton inherited the lead and went on to win the race, his first of the season.
Keeping that momentum will be key to his prospects this year. Any driver who caused the start of a race to be aborted would have been required to start the race from pit lane at the restart. This yielded Nico Rosberg's first pole position of the year after Hamilton suffered a number of setbacks both in qualifying and during the race itself, eventually finishing in seventh place, with his teammate taking his third consecutive victory of the 2016 season. Alonso returned to his seat for the two weeks later. Confirmation in recent weeks that Kimi Raikkonen and Nico Hulkenberg have extended their deals with Ferrari and Force India respectively has added two crucial pieces to the driver market jigsaw puzzle — but a number of other drivers are yet to lock in a drive for 2016.
The race finished with no retirements, a feat that has only been achieved six times. The race was originally scheduled to début in , but was delayed for the fourth consecutive year. Following the widespread criticism of the new qualifying format, the teams voted to abandon it and revert to the system used in 2015. Williams Martini Racing — February 22 Williams have confirmed they are one of a growing number of teams who plan to launch their new car in a low key presentation ahead of the first test day in Catalunya. At the next race in Bahrain, Alonso was ruled out of taking part on medical grounds and was later revealed to have suffered broken ribs and a pneumothorax as a result of the previous race's collision, and was replaced by rookie Stoffel Vandoorne.
Both drivers will join Tekno Autosports this weekend for the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. After having taken over the Lotus team, Renault introduced a new driver-line up. Due to the huge amount of debris caused by the accident the race was , with the cars subsequently lining up in the pitlane. Daniel Ricciardo begins a new life at Renault, with Pierre Gasly taking over his Red Bull seat. Teams competed with tyres supplied by. Lewis Hamilton is a title away from drawing level with Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel, although his teammate will be desperate to stop him and finally become a world champion himself. The champion will be joined on track by Vettel , with Valtteri Bottas at the wheel of that has also now been showcased.
Williams has retained drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa for the 2016 season. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will be the headline acts when Formula 1 for 2016 finally gets under way with testing at Barcelona on Monday. He knocked in nine threes, setting the Boilermakers single-game record. Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas retain their places in the cockpit. Haas Romain Grosjean Esteban Gutiérrez.
This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. Red Bull explained the decision to swap their drivers as being made to relieve pressure on Kvyat following criticism for his role in a first-lap accident in the , and to ease ongoing tension between Verstappen and teammate at Toro Rosso. The event had been cancelled in 2015 when a venue could not be secured. Haas F1 — 22 February Haas will become the first American team to compete on the grid since the unrelated Haas Lola team in 1986. The result secured Mercedes's third consecutive World Constructors' Championship title. Palmer had previously made regular free practice appearances with the team when it was known as Lotus in 2015.