McLaren reveals aerodynamic problem behind poor form | 2018 French Grand Prix

McLaren says a problem with its car’s aerodynamics is to blame for its poor performance this season following its worst qualifying result of the year so far. Source: F1 Fanatic

McLaren in crisis & a new F1 star: All you need to know about the French GP

McLaren struggle for answers for their ever-decreasing pace, and Charles Leclerc does what all the greats did before him. Source: BBC F1

Grosjean has "no explanation" for Q3 spin

Haas driver Grosjean lost control of his car at Turn 4 during his first Q3 run, spinning hitting the barriers with his front wing, which got stuck and made it impossible for the Frenchman to reverse and return to the pits.The session was red-flagged as a result and Grosjean failed to set a time.Grosjean suggested ...

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McLaren unable to see aero problems in wind tunnel testing

The British team is one of many users of Toyota’s Cologne wind tunnel, regarded as the benchmark facility in racing.However, McLaren’s difficult 2018 continued with its worst qualifying performance of the season at this weekend’s French Grand Prix, which Fernando Alonso will start 16th and teammate Stoffel Vandoorne 17th.Zak Brown, McLaren F1’s CEO, has revealed ...

2018 French Grand Prix Saturday action in pictures | F1 Pictures

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2018 French Grand Prix. Source: F1 Fanatic

Raikkonen escapes penalty for Magnussen incident

Magnussen came up on and passed the Ferrari driver as he began his last chance for a ‘push’ lap, having been forced to abort his previous one when his Haas teammate Romain Grosjean crashed, bringing out the red flag.But Raikkonen was also beginning a lap in which he hoped to set a time, and he ...

Ferrari gets curfew 'joker' back at French GP

Early on Saturday morning, Ferrari was deemed to have used up one of its two curfew jokers after a team member arrived before the 10am cut-off.However, Ferrari was adamant that the staff member should not have counted because he worked for the Italian team’s Driver Academy, and was present to help look after juniors Antonio Fuoco, ...

Raikkonen avoids penalty for impeding Magnussen | 2018 French Grand Prix

The stewards have decided not to penalise Kimi Raikkonen despite concluding he did delay Kevin Magnussen by overtaking the Haas driver at the start of his final qualifying effort. Source: F1 Fanatic

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It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire from city regulators apparently far more forgiving of traffic congestion if it’s delivered in the traditional, car-shaped capsule. Even ...