Tag Archive: Max Verstappen

Jan 14

Verstappen’s F1 showrun at the Hahnenkamm (+videos)

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Jan 11

Verstappen ‘expecting a second per lap’ from Ferrari engine

Though he will be using a year-old Ferrari engine, Max Verstappen expects the power unit to drive big gains for Toro Rosso in 2016

2015-06-06_1902 Max Verstappen says he is anticipating ‘a big step’ for the Toro Rosso team in 2016 on the back of its switch to Ferrari power, anticipating a gain of a second per lap as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Verstappen measuring himself against ‘best of the best’

“I never compare myself with the rookies”

2015-10-17_0034 Max Verstappen came into his first season of F1 comparing himself to the best of the sport, rather than simply focus on being top rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

Max Verstappen arguably provided one of the best quotes of the season in Singapore, with a ‘ballsy’ drive to eighth

Best of 2015: Ballsy Verstappen makes his mark in rookie campaign

2015-10-24_40241 As we near the end of 2015, we take a look back at some of the best – and worst – F1 moments making the headlines over the last twelve months… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Nasr hints at aggressive concept for Sauber 2016 car

“All I can say is that the concept looks very different”

2015-10-24_40379 After a rookie F1 campaign which went ‘as expected’ for Felipe Nasr he is now hoping Sauber’s new aggressive concept car can shake things up. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Verstappen exceeds own expectations in rookie year

Max Verstappen says he went above and beyond his own goals in his rookie F1 campaign

2015-06-07_0849 Max Verstappen says he exceeded even his own expectations in his debut campaign in Formula 1 after scooping up a multitude of post-season awards. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Action man Verstappen sweeps individual FIA awards

Max Verstappen picked up three individual accolades at the annual FIA Gala, including one for the best on-track F1 moment of 2015

2015-10-24_40241 F1 ‘new boy’ Max Verstappen not only made an impact on the sport’s fans with his combative style on track, but also won over both his rivals and the media during 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Grosjean aims to leave Lotus fighting

Romain Grosjean is preparing for an ’emotional’ final F1 Grand Prix for Lotus
2015-06-06_1940 Romain Grosjean has called his final F1 Grand Prix with Lotus ‘poignant’ as he looks to secure sixth in the teams’ championship for the Enstone squad.

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Nov 22

Kvyat: I’ve just got to keep doing my job…

“As long as I perform, then I’m not concerned at all”
2015-06-06_1691 Daniil Kvyat remains confident of keeping his seat at Red Bull Racing once the uncertainty over the team’s F1 engine supply is resolved for 2016.

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Nov 14

Verstappen, Sainz STR seats safe – if team stays

Provided it can secure its immediate future with a new engine deal
Verstappen, Sainz STR seats safe – if team staysFranz Tost confirms Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz will race for Toro Rosso in 2016, but hints it hasn’t confirmed its place on next year’s grid.

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Nov 04

Kvyat Red Bull seat not under threat – Horner

Daniil Kvyat will certainly be driving for Red Bull Racing next season provided the team doesn’t withdraw

2015-10-24_40384 Christian Horner says Daniil Kvyat will definitely be driving with the Red Bull Racing team in 2016, saying the only reason he wouldn’t be is if the team pulls out of F1.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Bottas: 2016 will be very important for me…

Valtteri Bottas admits the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season will be ‘important’ for his career

2015-10-24_40358 Having struggled to expand on the success of his 2014 breakthrough year, Valtteri Bottas admits his 2016 season with Williams with be crucial for his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

F1 Russian Grand Prix: Free practice results (2)

Felipe Massa emerges fastest by a slim margin in second practice at the Russian Grand Prix

2015-02-28 - Williams Martini Racing - Barcelona - Felipe Massa 0010 Heavy rain over part of the circuit before the circuit, and again inside the final 15 minutes, limits running in Sochi, with the majority of drivers opting not to chase a time. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Hamilton prefers excitement of ‘freestyling’

Unlike some of his newer F1 rivals, Lewis Hamilton says he doesn’t need a simulator to practice his overtaking moves…

2015-06-07_1776 Lewis Hamilton has shown throughout his F1 career that he likes to go his own way, leaving his own distinct impression on things – and he insists that overtaking on the racetrack is no different Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Aug 11

Verstappen never ‘under pressure’ from F1 sceptics

Max Verstappen did not feel the need to prove cynics wrong when he became the youngest driver to start a Formula 1 race

2015-06-07_0849 Max Verstappen says he never felt pressure to prove himself when he stepped up to Formula 1, saying the biggest challenge of coming into the series has been learning the circuits. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hamilton back on top as Rosberg hits trouble again

Lewis Hamilton reasserted himself at the top of the timesheets ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix

2015-06-05_0582 Lewis Hamilton lays down the gauntlet ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg is forced onto the back foot again. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Formula One teams Austria testing report day 2

Formula One Red Bull Ring day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Red Bull Ring in Austria.

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