Monster cars will make F1 drivers gladiators – Rosberg

Formula 1 drivers will be “gladiators” this year as a result of rule changes that have made the cars faster, says world champion Nico Rosberg. “The cars are going to take them to their physical limits,” said Rosberg, who retired after his world title win. “We might even see drivers losing race wins because of…

Pirelli confident drivers can push on 2017 tyres

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is hopeful it is on course to deliver the more raceable tyres demanded for 2017. Governing body the FIA has requested tyres that allow drivers to push to the limit for the first time in years. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said the latest prototypes “looked like a good…