Formula One: Sebastian Vettel Grabs Pole for Russian GP In Ferrari One-Two

It was Sebastian Vettel’s first pole this year, his second for Ferrari and the 47th of his career.

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt “fantastic” to lead Ferrari to their first front row lock out in nine years after he took pole position in Saturday’s thrilling qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix. Continue reading

Malaysia To Scrap Formula One Race After 2017, Says Prime Minister

Malaysia spends 300 million ringgit (USD 67.6 million) each year to host the F1 race.

This year’s Malaysian Grand Prix is set to be the country’s last, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Friday, citing rising costs and falling ticket sales. The Malaysian race, whose future has been in doubt for several years, will disappear from Formula One’s 2018 calendar — a year earlier than initially planned — while France and Germany return for a 21-race season. Continue reading