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  1. Wednesday 3 May 2017

  2. Tuesday 2 May 2017

  3. 14:32

    McLaren 'cannot hide' behind Sochi result

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the team "cannot hide" behind its result at the Russian Grand Prix, after another lacklustre performance. Stoffel…

  4. Monday 1 May 2017

  5. 15:58

    Russian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Valtteri Bottas secured his maiden Formula 1 victory at Sochi, holding off Sebastian Vettel, who extended his lead in the championship. GPUpdate.net presents…

  6. 12:02

    Stroll rues 'unfortunate' first-lap spin

    Williams rookie Lance Stroll was left irritated by a first-lap spin at the Russian Grand Prix, which dropped him to the back of the field. Stroll moved…

  7. 11:10

    Sainz Jr. reckons point was STR's limit

    Carlos Sainz Jr. reckons Toro Rosso extracted the maximum from its package as he rounded out the top 10 in Russia, adding another point to the team's…

  8. 06:48

    Red Bull suspects brake issues unrelated

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner believes the brake issue which struck Daniel Ricciardo in Russia was different to the problem encountered by Max…

  9. Sunday 30 April 2017

  10. 17:25

    Alonso: Every weekend is the same

    A frustrated Fernando Alonso commented that "every weekend is the same" after he failed to even make the start of the Russian Grand Prix. McLaren-Honda's…

  11. 15:56

    Hamilton: P4 maximum with cooling issues

    Lewis Hamilton says fourth position was the best result he could have achieved in the Russian Grand Prix after struggling with an overheating car throughout the…

  12. 15:42

    Massa downplays Vettel's complaints

    Williams' Felipe Massa has dismissed Sebastian Vettel's complaints after the Ferrari driver lost time trying to lap the Brazilian in the closing stages of the…

  13. 15:20

    Vettel: Victory chance lost at the start

    Sebastian Vettel believes his prospects of taking victory at the Russian Grand Prix were squandered at the start, as he lost out to Mercedes rival Valtteri…

  14. 15:11

    Bottas: Maiden F1 win worth the wait

    A delighted Valtteri Bottas says his maiden Formula 1 victory was "worth the wait" as he fended off Sebastian Vettel during a tense finale at the Russian Grand…

  15. 14:39

    Bottas fends off Vettel for maiden F1 win

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas jumped both Ferrari drivers at the start and fended off a charging Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages to claim his maiden Formula…

  16. 07:34

    Grosjean: Struggles not down to brakes

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean says his struggles during qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix were not brake-related, stating that "the car wasn't doing anything…

  17. Saturday 29 April 2017

  18. 19:10

    Alonso: McLaren losing 2.5s on straights

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has continued his criticism of power unit supplier Honda, believing the MCL32 is giving away 2.5 seconds per lap on the straights…

  19. 15:24

    Ricciardo 'staying positive' despite gap

    Daniel Ricciardo says he is "staying positive" about Red Bull's prospects in 2017 despite a sizeable deficit to pole position at the Russian Grand Prix. Red…

  20. 14:54

    Bottas eyes start gains from third place

    Valtteri Bottas is optimistic that the nature of the opening sequence of corners at the Sochi Autodrom can provide him with the chance to attack rival Ferrari…

  21. 14:48

    Hamilton laments final sector struggles

    Lewis Hamilton lamented balance troubles in the final sector as he wound up fourth during qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom. Hamilton…

  22. 14:45

    Räikkönen felt pole was within reach

    Kimi Räikkönen reckons pole position was within his grasp before he was overhauled by Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages of Q3 in…

  23. 14:36

    Vettel 'over the moon' with Sochi pole

    Sebastian Vettel has labelled himself as "over the moon" after he claimed his first pole position since 2015, with Ferrari locking out the front row of the grid…

  24. 07:38

    Sirotkin set for second FP1 run in Spain

    Sergey Sirotkin is set to receive another opportunity to drive the R.S.17 during practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, after his outing on home soil in Russia…

  25. Friday 28 April 2017

  26. 15:47

    Wolff: Mercedes has 'a bit of work to do'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that his team has "a bit of work to do" after trailing Ferrari on the first day of practice for the Russian Grand Prix. Ferrari…

  27. 15:24

    Red Bull drivers 'not expecting much'

    Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen are braced for an unsuccessful Russian Grand Prix weekend, with Red Bull again significantly adrift of Ferrari and Mercedes…

  28. 15:01

    Vettel reckons Mercedes is sandbagging

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel reckons Mercedes will up its pace as the Russian Grand Prix weekend develops, after the team's low-key first day at Sochi…

  29. 11:40

    Vandoorne to get 15-place grid penalty

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 15-place grid penalty at the Russian Grand Prix, after a precarious engine situation got even worse in…

  30. 11:05

    Vandoorne moves closer to engine penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne is moving closer to an engine-related grid penalty after taking on new power unit elements for this weekend's Russian…

  31. 10:32

    Räikkönen edges Bottas in first practice

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen edged out Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas during Friday's first practice session for the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, as the pair…

  32. 08:23

    Ricciardo hopes for 'bullet' RBR update

    Daniel Ricciardo says he hopes Red Bull's upcoming upgrades will give him a "bullet" which is capable of challenging current pace-setters Ferrari and…