Google+ Jack Leslie's F1 Blog

24 October 2014

Lotus and Grosjean "very close" to 2015 deal

The Lotus F1 Team says it expects to announce "very shortly" that Romain Grosjean will be retained for the 2015 season.
© Octane Photographic
The Frenchman joined the Enstone-based outfit mid-way through 2009, when it was run under the Renault banner.

Ocon, Fong and Nissany complete Valencia F1 test

Esteban Ocon, Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany completed a test at the Valencia circuit in Spain on Wednesday and Thursday.
© Octane Photographic
Ocon was at the wheel of a two-year-old Lotus on both days, while Fong and Nissany were given one session apiece driving a Sauber C31 from 2012.

20 October 2014

Force India retains Hulkenberg for 2015

Force India has confirmed that Nico Hulkenberg will remain at the team for the 2015 season.
© Octane Photographic
The highly-rated German is currently eighth in the 2014 drivers' standings with three races remaining.

19 October 2014

Video: Constructors' title celebrations at Mercedes

Another one-two finish at the last race weekend in Russia helped Mercedes to secure the 2014 constructors' title.

Check out the world championship celebrations at Brackley and Brixworth from earlier in the week.

17 October 2014

Formula 1 vs. Formula E

Formula 1 entered a new era this season, with major regulation changes being introduced. Meanwhile Formula E has burst onto the motorsport scene as an exciting, different and fresh-faced series with a lot to offer.
© Team-Sport
But how do the two FIA-backed championships compare? Check out Team-Sport's smart infographic below to find out.

15 October 2014

F1 2014 Game Review

F1 2014 is the sixth release by Codemasters from its Formula 1 game franchise, as well as the final one to be launched on old-generation consoles. 
© Codemasters
After getting a first look at an early version of the game at Bandai Namco, here are my thoughts on the final release. 

14 October 2014

F1 2014 in stats after 16 races

The 2014 Formula 1 season is proving to be one of the most dramatic in recent history.
© Red Bull/Getty Images
Here are all the statistics you need to know about the year so far, following last weekend's race at the Sochi Autodrom in Russia and ahead of the next round in the United States of America.