Tag Archive: Red Bull

Dec 16

Hamilton predicts McLaren to join F1 title fight in 2018

“Next year, McLaren will have Renault engines, then we may see four teams fighting for the championship”

2017-06-11_1130Lewis Hamilton believes McLaren’s switch to Renault power units from next season could become a catalyst for his former team’s charge to a Formula 1 world championship fight alongside his Mercedes squad, Ferrari and Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 14

Hamilton: Mercedes cannot afford to stand still ahead of tougher F1

“It’s been an amazing season, but by no means a perfect one. There are always areas you can improve on” – Hamilton

2017-06-11_1674Lewis Hamilton has stressed Mercedes cannot afford to stand still in the Formula 1 development race ahead of a possible four-way fight for the championship in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 12

Tost: Kvyat ‘deserves to be in F1’ despite sacking

“I hope for him that he gets another chance, as I think he deserves to be in F1.”

2017-06-09-13-48-38_1263Toro Rosso team chief Franz Tost is hopeful that sacked driver Daniil Kvyat can secure a Formula 1 role in the near future, saying the Russian “deserves” to be on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 11

Can Red Bull and McLaren win again in 2018?

So will Renault be able to power Red Bull and McLaren to victory again in 2018?

2017-06-11_1157Red Bull and McLaren may have been two of Formula 1’s most prominent teams since the turn of the millennium, yet neither has managed to attain a huge amount of success in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 08

Mercedes needs “disruption and calmness” from Hamilton, Bottas

“I don’t think we need to avoid a stressful situation” – Wolff

2017-06-10_1458Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he wants a balance between disruption and calmness from his two Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to produce a winning combination but isn’t worried about a similar situation to Hamilton’s relationship with Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 26

Wolff pushes blame of three-engine F1 season on Red Bull

“The regulations stood for four engines next year, we were perfectly fine for that.”

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Red Bull’s demands for cheaper engines is to blame for the three-engine rule to be introduced for the 2018 Formula 1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 25

Liberty set to offer teams advance on payments after revenue drop

“Probably we’re looking at 2019, 2020 and particularly 2021 before we’re going to see the fruits of their investment.”

2017-10-22_0534Liberty Media is set to offer Formula 1 teams an advance on payments in order to make up for a recent revenue shortfall, according to Red Bull chief Christian Horner. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 20

Hamilton predicts race against Vettel for five F1 titles in 2018

Hamilton says his proudest achievement of the year came through reversing a substantial points deficit on Vettel

20170326-100Lewis Hamilton is relishing the prospect of battling Sebastian Vettel to see who can clinch a fifth Formula 1 world championship next season after equalling the German’s record. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 14

Brazil GP: Messy F1 splits, Massa’s final triumph and Bernie’s back

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Nov 10

Ricciardo admits Brazilian GP grid drop ‘likely’

“I may have to take another penalty. It is likely,” Ricciardo admitted.

2017-10-22_1012Daniel Ricciardo has conceded a grid penalty for this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix is “likely” after suffering a failure on his Formula 1 power unit at the last race in Mexico, forcing him to retire. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 08

Horner ‘very encouraged’ by 2021 F1 engine plans

“But I think the drivers are the biggest importance, teams or chassis secondary, and the engine tertiary.”

20170324-063Red Bull team boss Christian Horner is “very encouraged” by Formula 1’s early engine plans for the 2021 season as the sport’s bosses look to increase the sound of the power units while making them more affordable. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 07

Verstappen supports idea of permanent stewards in F1

“I honestly think we have to head into that direction”

2017-10-22_0386Max Verstappen would give his backing to a permanent set of FIA stewards at Formula 1 events in the wake of the controversy surrounding his penalty at the United States Grand Prix last month. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 04

Brazilian GP: Verstappen hopes for another wet Brazilian GP

“I’m hoping for another damp race weekend as I don’t think we can be as competitive there in the dry”

2016-06-11_0174Max Verstappen fears Red Bull won’t be front-running contenders in the dry at Interlagos so is praying for another wet Brazilian Grand Prix to replicate his heroics from last year. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 31

Hamilton explains factors behind 2017 F1 title triumph

Hamilton opens up on the secrets behind his fourth F1 title win in 2017

F1Lewis Hamilton has opened up on how he improved his overall performance to power to a fourth Formula 1 world title to become the most successful British driver in history. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 29

Vettel: No point worrying about Hamilton’s race in Mexico

“I don’t think it’s much point looking at what others are doing, what Lewis is doing”

2017-10-22_0326Sebastian Vettel says he will not be paying close attention to how Lewis Hamilton‘s race is unfolding in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix as he prepares to concede defeat in the Formula 1 drivers’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 28

Alonso: McLaren ‘surprisingly competitive’ ahead of Mexican GP

“We know it’s going to be a difficult race anyway”

2017-10-20_1953Fernando Alonso says he’s been pleasantly surprised by McLaren-Honda’s pace during Friday practice ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix but is still expecting the race to be used as a glorified test ahead of bigger opportunities in the final two races of 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 27

Gasly, Hartley: No news is good news…

Hartley and Gasly said they haven’t directly spoken to Dr Helmut Marko about their futures at Toro Rosso

2017-10-22_0394Despite unofficially being given the green light for the final three races of the 2017 Formula 1 world championship, both Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly remain in the dark about their futures at Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 26

Wolff expects strong Mercedes threat from Ferrari, Red Bull in Mexico

“Our target may be clear, but it will not be easy to achieve this weekend in Mexico.”

2017-10-22_1218Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says the team will need to be at the top of its game if Lewis Hamilton is to wrap up his fourth Formula 1 drivers’ title in Mexico this weekend as Ferrari and Red Bull pose a bigger threat than at other races. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 23

F1 US GP: “Verstappen overtake really pissed me off” – Raikkonen

The Ferrari driver was struggling with fuel saving to reach the end of the United States Grand Prix

2017-10-22_0878Kimi Raikkonen says Max Verstappen’s controversial last-lap overtake “really pissed me off” and the whole incident took him by surprise as the Red Bull driver was hit by a post-race five-second time penalty. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 14

Sainz outlines immediate targets ahead of Renault debut

Jolyon Palmer shuffled out of the squad

Carlos Sainz Jr says it will be “a big challenge” to get up speed for Renault in his late season switch which begins at the United States Grand Prix as he explains his expectations of the French manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »


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