Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has likened new Toro Rosso signing Max Verstappen, who will become the youngest driver in F1 history when he joins the grid aged 17 next year, to the late Ayrton Senna. Verstappen will make the step up to the top echelon after just one single-seater campaign in the European Formula
McLaren’s racing director Eric Boullier believes Red Bull broke the new radio restriction ban during the Singapore Grand Prix when it gave Daniel Ricciardo driving advice. The Australian was suffering from a battery issue which Red Bull believed was caused by riding the kerbs. The team were repeatedly heard telling him to avoid the kerbs.
Daniel Ricciardo is confident the power unit issues he experienced last weekend will not be repeated in Japan next month. Ricciardo had intermittent power losses throughout the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, but still managed to finish third and put his Red Bull on the podium for the seventh time this season. “We had quite
Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious signs of fire. Fernando Alonso’s future with Ferrari is almost certainly in serious doubt. Some Spanish media sources continue to insist that the frustrated Spaniard is not interested in leaving the crisis-struck Italian team for McLaren-Honda, or even reigning world champions Red Bull.
Lewis Hamilton moved into the lead of the championship with a commanding victory in Sunday night’s Singapore Grand Prix, taking full advantage of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg’s terminal technical problems. Sebastian Vettel came home second, with Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo completing the podium. Rosberg, who held a 22-point advantage over Hamilton heading into the
Ferrari would support the idea of three-car teams in Formula One. Ferrari has split from the pack and declared its support for three-car teams in Formula One. Amid rumours up to three or four teams are in financial peril, Bernie Ecclestone said in Singapore that the sport would fill the grid gaps by requiring top
Mercedes has revealed that a broken electrical wiring loom was probably to blame for Nico Rosberg’s Singapore Grand Prix disaster. The German had a problem on his lap to the grid which resulted in the team changing his steering wheel in the hope it would solve the problem, however as the formation lap began it
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg might have been hoping for a straight fight in Singapore, but the Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel have given themselves a great platform to interrupt the Mercedes duo’s private battle for the world championship. “Coming into the weekend we thought that if we could be within two-
Hamilton’s 1:45.681 was just 0.007 quicker than Rosberg, but those behind aren’t far away with pole looking like a shoot-out between three teams as Ferrari and Red Bull looked competitive whilst Williams weren’t far behind either. In the end though it was a Mercedes 1-2, with Daniel Ricciardo securing third ahead of his own team-mate
What is happening there is honestly not something that surprises me,” Massa, who raced a Ferrari since he was the great Michael Schumacher’s teammate in 2006, told the Spanish sports daily AS in Singapore. “Honestly, I hope only for good things for Ferrari.” But, having alluded to the new era of implosion, AS nonetheless asked