The final practice session at Sochi witnessed the immensely talented Lewis Hamilton making it to the finishing line before anyone else. His performance was good enough to help him boost his confidence before the finale. The Sochi track has been prepared around an Olympic venue and it is host to Russia’s first ever Grand Prix. There is a lot of excitement surrounding the same. Lewis Hamilton seemed excited about trying out the new challenges on the track. He seemed quite confident of his success and when the final day arrives he will be raring to go.
Defending Formula One Drivers’ World Championship holder Sebastian Vettel has rubbished claims he is on his way to Ferrari next season and has pledged his allegiance to Red Bull Racing for the 2015 season.
The German spoke to a Scottish Yacht Charter magazine in his homeland where he stated that he has reiterated many times that he has a contract with the team for next season and he is working with the principle that he will still be with the team next season as well.
The seven time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher remains under intensive care following a severe ski accident which occurred last year. The doctors placed him under a coma that last about six months until early this year in order to relieve pressure on his brain.
German driver Nico Rosberg won the German grand prix on Sunday and this way he put lead in the formula one driver’s championship. However, his teammate who also runs a Mercedes car came third in the race. Obviously this news has created enough enthusiasm in the Mercedes team.
Much to the distress of drag racing enthusiasts, iconic racer Russ Collins is no more. An esteemed name among drag racers & bike builders from 1960s & 1970s, Collins passed away in Hawaii. on Monday. The legend racer was 74 at the time of his death.
Collins’ double & triple-engine monster bikes like the Sorcerer, the Assassin etc. marked the zenith of bold drag race bike designs of 1970s. The legendary racer was the 1st ever biker to break down the 7-second barrier & his record in 1977 stood unbeatable for a good 11 years.