Phoning Christian Horner on Thursday to say he won’t be re-signing with Red Bull, the team boss reportedly thought Daniel Ricciardo “was joking.” He wasn’t. According to the Daily Mail, Ricciardo had “agreed terms” with Red Bull that would see him stay on as Max Verstappen’s team-mate for 2019. They had even bowed to his wish for a one-year […]

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Antonio Giovinazzi remained at the top of the testing timesheet on Day One in Hungary, while Sean Gelael crashed out on Pirelli tyre duty. Giovinazzi, testing in Ferrari’s SF71-H, was quickest in the morning session, but he upped the pace significantly in the afternoon and broke the unofficial track record with a 1:15.648 set on […]

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Lance Stroll could be off to Force India next season with reports claiming his father is, or will soon be, Force India’s new owner. According to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, Force India are holding the key to the midfield driver market as the team’s future could determine that of several drivers. Journalist Michael Schmidt […]

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Former Renault boss Flavio Briatore believes that Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber’s relationship is broken beyond repair following Vettel’s decision to disobey team orders at Sepang. The triple World Champion had been told to hold station behind Webber heading into the final stages of Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, with Webber in the lead and having […]

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Lewis Hamilton believes that Mercedes’ strong showing at the Malaysian Grand Prix has underlined their standing as Red Bull’s number one challenger. Hamilton finished the race in third behind the Red Bull duo of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, with his team-mate Nico Rosberg coming home in a strong fourth place. Buoyed by their showing […]

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McLaren have apologised to Red Bull after a problem with their engine control unit affected Mark Webber’s start at the Australian Grand Prix. Webber started second behind team-mate Sebastian Vettel on the grid at Albert Park on Sunday, but he went backwards when the lights went out at the season opener and was down in […]

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McLaren and Honda are set to team up again with the Woking squad reportedly on the verge of signing a deal with the engine manufacturer. If reports are to be believed than McLaren’s partnership with Mercedes will come to a halt at the end of the current season as the Woking team will replace them […]

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Graeme Lowdon has denied speculation that Jules Bianchi’s signing is in any way linked to Marussia possibly using Ferrari engines in 2014. On Friday, Marussia confirmed that Bianchi had joined the team as Luiz Razia’s replacement after Brazilian’s sponsors failed to pay for his drive. Bianchi, though, is reportedly paying less for his drive that […]

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Mexico City is moving ever closer to a place on the F1 calendar with Bernie Ecclestone confirming talks are underway. The North American country, which last hosted a grand prix in 1992, has been hinting at a return to Formula One since before 2005, but nothing came after the early discussions, however bookmakers like Paddy […]

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Adrian Sutil is back in Formula One after securing Force India’s second race seat for this year’s Championship. Having been dropped by Force India at the end of 2011 in light of his legal woes, Sutil made a comeback at last week’s Barcelona test when he put the new VJM06 through its paces. The German […]

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