Tag Archive: Verstappen

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 24

Hamilton blames COTA track for Verstappen penalty

“Why is that not grass? No one usually goes there. But if that was grass, he wouldn’t have gone there.”

2017-10-21_0273Lewis Hamilton says the modern circuit designs like the Circuit of the Americas is the major issue cauding incidents such as Max Verstappen’s post-race penalty at the United States Grand Prix. 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 11

Horner: Red Bull wants Ricciardo, Verstappen until 2020

Ricciardo’s current Red Bull contract expires at the end of 2018

2017-06-09-08-47-11_0024Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says despite Daniel Ricciardo being out of contract at the end of next year he is determined to see the Australian driver and team-mate Max Verstappen remain as its driver line-up “until 2020.” Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 19

Ferrari: No need to speculate after controversial tweet

The clash was sparked into further controversy when Ferrari’s official twitter account placed the blame solely on Verstappen

Ferrari crash départ SingapourFerrari has attempted to ease the backlash from its controversial tweet which blamed Max Verstappen for crashing into Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel to see the three retire on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 28

“This cannot happen!” – Verstappen blasts latest technical failure

His fourth technical related DNF of the season

2017-06-11_1359“Frustrated, disappointed, and really not happy. For a top team, this cannot happen. In the beginning you can say it’s bad luck, those things happen but if it’s happening again and for the sixth time this year you can’t call it bad luck anymore.” Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 11

Can Bottas be the unsurprising shock of F1 2017?

Bottas called it ‘the start of my life’

2017-06-09_2There aren’t too many occasions when Formula 1 drivers will accuse a rival of cheating only for it to be quickly glossed over, but that’s what happened when Valtteri Bottas produced his ‘risky’ start to keep the all-important lead in Austria to power to victory and put his name on the world title contenders list.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 08

Ricciardo, Verstappen, Sainz and Kvyat go White Water Rafting

Rapid Rafters – Messing about on the Water

2017-06-08 - Ricciardo, Verstappen, Sainz and Kvyat go White Water RaftingIt’s a big weekend for Red Bull Racing in Montréal – but it wouldn’t be the Canadian Grand Prix if Daniel and Max didn’t start their residency with something to get the adrenaline pumping and the lawyers checking our liability insurance very carefully.

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Jul 31

Hamilton flawless in Germany as Rosberg falls foul

Ricciardo was able to carry the RB12 home to second place, with Verstappen completing the podium
2016-07-10-Sunday-0172 Lewis Hamilton has extended his lead in the Formula 1 World Championship standings with a flawless drive to victory in the German Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg paid the price for a third race penalty in four events on his way to fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Raikkonen lashes out after Verstappen, qualifying incidents

Raikkonen started down in 14th position after being caught out by rapidly evolving track conditions during qualifying
Kimi Raikkonen has echoed Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in branding the inconsistency in the Formula 1 regulations as a ‘joke’ after disagreeing with decisions made over Max Verstappen’s robust defence in the Hungarian Grand Prix and not fully enforcing the 107 per cent ruling in qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.

Jun 30

Sainz to stay at Toro Rosso for 2017

Carlos Sainz will stay with Toro Rosso for 2017 after Red Bull took up the option on his contract for next season.

2016-06-10_1136 After being strongly linked with a potential switch to Ferrari as a replacement for Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull has fended off any interest by taking up the option on Sainz’s contract to remain with Toro Rosso for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 28

Vettel exit spoiled Vergne’s Red Bull future

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

2014-06-08_0586 But the Frenchman, who has instead been dropped from the energy drink company’s F1 roster altogether, explained that circumstances simply conspired against him in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 03

Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that Reserve Driver Giedo van der Garde will be taking part in the City Racing Rotterdam event on 26th August in Holland.

Caterham F1 Team & Giedo van der Garde confirmed for City Racing Rotterdam on 26th August

GP2 - Giedo van der Garde (Caterham Racing)2012-06-08_0350Both the Caterham F1 Team race drivers have taken part in previous City Racing events, with Heikki Kovalainen driving a Renault F1 car in 2008 and Vitaly Petrov also in a Renault F1 car in 2010 in the Netherlands’ largest Formula 1 event.

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Feb 10

CRG ready for new successes

After 2009 victories in rapid succession

The CRG Racing Team intends to keep its momentum throughout this new sporting season. Thanks to the new CRG factory, as well as to the new versions of Maxter engines recently homologated, a group of drivers more ambitious than ever and a carefully planned racing calendar, all the ingredients are there for a positive 2010… Read the rest of this entry »