Sainz on why he owes everything to Toro Rosso

Having recently announced his move to Renault Sport, Carlos Sainz Jr. is in no doubt that he owes everything to his former team, Scuderia Toro Rosso. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to the Spaniard to find out more about his time with STR, as well as the impact his countryman Fernando Alonso has had on […]

Hulkenberg keen to get to work with new team mate

Nico Hulkenberg will find a different face looking across at him from the cockpit on the other side of the Renault garage when he gets to the Circuit of the Americas next week. The team bade farewell to Jolyon Palmer after the Japanese Grand Prix. Hulkenberg now finds himself paired with Carlos Sainz, freshly arrived […]

As Injustice Becomes Routine In al-Sisi's Egypt, 183 Political Opponents Sentenced to Death

An Egyptian court on Monday ratified the order to execute 183 alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood—confirming the third mass death sentence issued under the rule of U.S.-backed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Monday’s ruling rubber-stamps an earlier decision, made in December by a judge in Giza, to issue death sentences to 188 people, allegedly affiliated […]

New Talks Aimed at Ending Ukraine Conflict Underway

New peace talks aimed at ending the months-long conflict in Ukraine began on Wednesday. Over 4,700 people have been killed, over 10,000 wounded, and more than one million displaced in the conflict so far. The talks involve representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and are taking place […]

Renault prepared to double Budkowski’s gardening leave

Renault F1’s managing director Cyril Abiteboul has said that the team is prepared to double the amount of time that Marcin Budkowski is on gardening leave before he joins them in 2018. The FIA’s former Formula 1 technical chief resigned from his post last week. Renault confirmed today that the 40-year-old Polish-born aerodynamicist would be […]

Rosberg sits in the same seat as Einstein and JFK!

Nico Rosberg was a distinguished speaker of Oxford Union yesterday, an honor bestowed upon the former F1 driver by Britain’s third oldest University Union. To many, the Union is best known for its high profile speaker events. From politics to religion; science to the Arts, the venue has hosted a diversity of world leaders, some […]

Gaza Rebuild Effort Could Take 100 Years: Oxfam

Despair and destruction continue to envelop the blockaded Gaza strip, where the rebuilding of vital structures could take up to a century, Oxfam International has warned. The organization’s statement comes six months after a ceasefire agreement ended Israel’s 50-day assault on Gaza, which left over 2,100 Palestinians dead, decimated thousands of structures, and weakened already […]

Brawn insists new logo exemplifies F1’s new era

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn defended the introduction of the sports’ new logo following widespread criticism of the identity change initiated after last Sunday’s Abu Dhabi GP. The new design was picked apart by the fan community as soon as it was unveiled, with many failing to understand the reasons behind the change. “Over […]

Ron Dennis would have done the same as us – Brown

Zak Brown believes former McLaren boss Ron Dennis would have conducted the team’s affairs with Honda exactly in the same way as the company’s current management did. As the man who promoted and ultimately sealed McLaren’s deal with its Japanese engine partner, Dennis was a strong believer in the partnership. But Brown, the man who […]