Tag Archive: Red Bull

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 »


Oct 13

Ricciardo explains Vettel’s emotional outbursts

During Ricciardo’s first year stepping up to Red Bull from Toro Rosso he joined alongside Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo says Sebastian Vettel’s aggressive outbursts are sparked by the adrenalin of the moment but once he cools off he is much fairer and level-headed, making it both a strength and weakness to the Ferrari driver’s ability. 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 »


Oct 10

Rosberg ‘optimistic’ ahead of Kubica’s Williams F1 test

Robert Kubica prepares for a private test for Williams

Nico Rosberg says he’s feeling positive about Robert Kubica’s chances of a Formula 1 comeback as he prepares for a private test with Williams in the fight for a 2018 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 05

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s yet to hold any discussions with Red Bull about staying beyond the end of his current F1 contract for the 2019 season

Ricciardo yet to discuss 2019 F1 plans with Red Bull

2017-06-11_0543Daniel Ricciardo is yet to begin discussing plans for the 2019 season beyond the end of his existing Red Bull Formula 1 contract as speculation begins to circulate about his future.

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Sep 28

Vettel sees Singapore start crash ‘part of racing’

“I think it’s part of racing and it’s also not the first time I’ve been in a situation like this and it’s also probably not the last.”

2017-06-08_0146Sebastian Vettel is eager to draw a line under his Singapore Grand Prix start collision with Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen and says it won’t alter how it attacks the blasts off the line. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 20

Horner: F1 engines have zero road relevance

“The engines make no relevance to what is happening in everyday road car use and the aerodynamics don’t crossover.”

20170324-063Christian Horner has continued to criticise Formula 1’s current engine regulations by explaining they have ‘zero road relevance’ to road cars and the sport should focus on drivers and teams rather than technology. 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 »


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