With the addition of an American team to the Formula One team, everyone was hoping there would finally be an American driver in F1. Nope! According to Haas F1 team principal Günther Steiner, there are no American drivers currently under consideration for 2016.
If there was ever a man who was driving to earn a seat, it was Jean-Éric Vergne this weekend at Formula E. He may have been taken out of contention due to a suspension failure, but taking pole and battling for the lead in his Formula E debut says one thing to his ex-team in F1:PFFFFFFFFTTTTT!
Scuderia Toro Rosso's Frenchman announced on Twitter that he is no longer Scuderia Toro Rosso's Frenchman.
The powers that govern Formula One changed its minimum weight limit for drivers and cars this season, and that small change has already claimed its first victim. Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Éric Vergne was hospitalized a few weeks ago after attempting an extreme diet for just a few tenths of a second on the track.
The 2012 Singapore Grand Prix is still ongoing as of this writing, but it looks like it's been a rough race for a couple of drivers, most notably Michael Schumacher, who crashed out after colliding with another car in the 39th lap.