Ferrari’s new driver Charles Leclerc ended 2018 on top of the testing times at Abu Dhabi. Advert | Become a Supporter & go ad-free Leclerc kept Ferrari on top for the second day in a row after his new team mate Sebastian Vettel led the times yesterday. Drivers concluded two days of running on Pirelli’s new tyre selection for 2019 – which is numbered one, two, three, four and five – and its 2018 compounds for reference. Leclerc ended the test with the quickest time overall, three-tenths quicker than Vettel managed yesterday. Pierre Gasly was second-fastest on his first run for Red Bull since replacing Daniel Ricciardo. Lance Stroll spent a full day driving for Force India, who are expected to formally confirm him as Sergio Perez’s team mate for next season. Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat returned to the team for the first time since being cut from their line-up last season. Haas ran test driver Louis Deletraz, who had a spin early in the session … [Read more...] about Leclerc ends 2018 F1 testing on top for Ferrari · RaceFans
Adam Sandler doesn’t need your respect. He just wants to make you laugh.
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 EDITORS: EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY, MARCH 19 - - - PITTSBURGH - During every Adam Sandler stand-up show, he straps on his electric guitar and sings a song. Unlike the bite-size ditties he's peppered through the set about selfies or baggy shorts, this one concerns his late, great "Saturday Night Live" buddy, Chris Farley. It is a perfect tribute. Sandler, singing softly as he strums in G, captures the complicated beauty of Farley as clips of his most memorable high jinks play on a giant screen behind him. The crowd roars as he references Farley's electrifying SNL turns as a Chippendales dancer and a motivational speaker "living in a van down by the river." There is a hush as Sandler slips into the bridge, a peek into his friend's vulnerability. "I saw him in the office, crying with his headphones on "Listening to a KC and the Sunshine Band song "I said, 'Buddy, how the hell is … [Read more...] about Adam Sandler doesn’t need your respect. He just wants to make you laugh.
Exclusive: Logan Sargeant’s quest to win the hearts of the American public
Williams rookie Logan Sargeant is aiming to help with the growth of Formula 1 in the United States as he finds his feet in the sport. The Florida-born racer has only completed his first two Grand Prix weekends in Formula 1, having stepped up to the big leagues with Williams after signing as a Williams junior in 2021. Having become America’s first full-time F1 racing driver since Scott Speed 16 years ago, Sargeant has arrived into the sport without the nationalistic fanfare that other recent rookies have enjoyed, but, at a time when US interest in Formula 1 is at an all-time high, Sargeant is hopeful of capturing the imagination of the American public who have gone so long without a driver to cheer on. Sargeant sat down for a conversation with PlanetF1.com on the eve of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, a weekend that would turn out to be one to forget after a troubled qualifying. Having had a strong debut weekend in Bahrain, en route to 12th place overall, it’s clear the 22-year-old … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Logan Sargeant’s quest to win the hearts of the American public