F1 Winter Testing 2018: Day 2 Report

There was rain, there was snow and there was limited running on the second day of Winter Testing ahead of the 2018 F1 season. Read all about it in Lights Out’s Day 2 report! Driving in today’s test were Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes, Sebastian Vettel for Ferrari, Max Verstappen for Red Bull, Esteban Ocon for Force …

F1 Winter Testing 2018: Day 2 Report Read More »

Formula 1 Announces F1 TV

Formula 1 has announced F1 TV – the sport’s official OTT platform. The launch has been rumoured for some time. For $8-$12 per month, fans will be able to access all F1, F2, GP3 and Porsche Supercup sessions. Subscribers will also be able to access twenty on-board cameras, F1’s historical archive of footage and pre-event …

Formula 1 Announces F1 TV Read More »

Martini to end Williams Sponsorship

Williams will lose their title sponsor Martini at the end of the 2018 season. The news comes as the Bacardi Group – who own the Martini brand -will end their involvement in Formula One after their Williams contract comes to an end. Claire Williams has said that the team’s young driver line-up of Lance Stroll …

Martini to end Williams Sponsorship Read More »

F1 Winter Testing 2018: Day 1 Report

Formula One returned with the first day of Winter Testing ahead of the 2018 season. There was early drama for McLaren, an impressive showing from Honda and mixed weather conditions. Read all about it in Lights Out’s Day 1 report! The first day of Winter Testing for 2018 was preceded by three teams officially unveiling …

F1 Winter Testing 2018: Day 1 Report Read More »

Force India Reveal the VJM11

Force India have become the final team to unveil their 2018 F1 car – the VJM11. The car remains pink for a second season, thanks to their sponsorship from BWT. COO of the Silverstone outfit, Otmar Szafnauer, says there’s still a ‘high probability’ that the team will change their name ahead of the new season, but they …

Force India Reveal the VJM11 Read More »

VOTE: The 2018 Shoey Sweepstake

If Daniel Ricciardo makes it on to a podium, you’re near enough guaranteed to see a now mandatory ‘shoey’ being performed. So our question to you is: how many times will a shoey be performed on an F1 podium this season? It can be by any driver at any Grand Prix, but it has to …

VOTE: The 2018 Shoey Sweepstake Read More »

Onboard the W09 with Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas took the honour of being the first driver of the new Mercedes car, the W09, yesterday. Bottas was given a run in the car ahead of the official launch, on Thursday morning at a damp Silverstone circuit. He said it’s an ‘incredible feeling’ to have driven the new challenger for the first time, and, …

Onboard the W09 with Valtteri Bottas Read More »

McLaren Present the MCL33

McLaren have revealed their car for the 2018 F1 season – the MCL33. The car was revealed in an online launch on Friday morning. The MCL33 features a renewed livery, reminiscent of the one used by Fernando Alonso in the 2017 Indy 500. The papaya orange – officially titled ‘Papaya Spark’ – is a nod …

McLaren Present the MCL33 Read More »

What’s Happening At McLaren?

On the day where championship challengers Mercedes and Ferrari presented their new cars, the limelight was stolen by a papaya coloured McLaren being accidentally revealed by a gust of wind. Rewind five days, and a whole saga has played out leaving us with the question: what is going on at McLaren? The saga began on …

What’s Happening At McLaren? Read More »

Ferrari Launch Their 2018 F1 Car

Ferrari have launched their 2018 F1 car – the SF71H. The car was revealed at an event at the team’s Maranello base, which was streamed live online. The SF71H features a refreshed livery, and is mostly red, largely due to Santander’s withdrawal of sponsorship. The team had been sponsored by the Spanish bank since 2009.  Both …

Ferrari Launch Their 2018 F1 Car Read More »

Mercedes Reveal the W09

Reigning champions Mercedes have revealed their 2018 challenger – the W09. Mercedes revealed their car during an event at the Silverstone circuit, which was attended by Team Principal Toto Wolff, along with drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. After a small delay, Bottas was the first to drive the car around the damp Silverstone track, …

Mercedes Reveal the W09 Read More »

Toro Rosso Unveil the STR13

Toro Rosso have become the latest team to unveil their 2018 car – the STR13. The Italian team have revealed the first official picture of the car in action during their filming day at the Misano circuit. The team released the picture after images of the car on track were leaked earlier on Wednesday. The …

Toro Rosso Unveil the STR13 Read More »

Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top