Days after dropping Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso have publicly thanked the New Zealander for his efforts, wishing him well in his future endeavours. Following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Toro Rosso announced that Formula 2 driver Alex Albonwould race alongside Daniil Kvyat next season. The announcement brought an end to Hartley’s time in Formula 1. It […]

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Lance Stroll will race for Force India next year, a move which means all 20 drivers for the 2019 season have now been confirmed. F1’s worst-kept secret has finally been made official – Lance Stroll will drive for Force India next year. The 20-year-old makes the switch after two seasons at Williams. He’ll be Sergio […]

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Honda have made significant progress with their engine this year, but with the Kiwi only scoring four points in 2018, he has been replaced. Toyoharu Tanabe, Honda’s technical director had these kind words to say about their former driver. “Everyone at Honda enjoyed working with Brendon throughout the year,” Tanabe said. “He was very strong […]

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Toro Rosso have confirmed Alexander Albon will partner Daniil Kvyat in 2019, spelling the end for Brendon Hartley. The New Zealander has been under pressure for most of 2018 in a campaign where he has scored just four points. And now Hartley has finally been put out of his misery, with the Red Bull junior team […]

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has confirmed Esteban Ocon will be reserve and third driver for the Silver Arrows in 2019. Lawrence Stroll’s takeover of Force India will see his son, Lance, take Ocon’s seat with the team next season. It forced the Frenchman to explore other options on the grid, but moves to Renault and McLaren fell […]

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Brendon Hartley has said he is showing “really fantastic pace” recently as he looks to secure his Formula 1 future with Toro Rosso. Hartley does have a two-year deal within the Red Bull organisation which should see him through to the end of the 2019 season. But, the New Zealander’s future has been uncertain for […]

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Marcus Ericsson has secured his future away from Formula 1, driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in IndyCar. Ericsson’s time as a full-time driver in Formula 1 is coming to an end after a five-year spell, with Sauber not renewing his contract and instead opting for a line-up consisting of Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi. The Swede […]

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Daniel Ricciardo is feeling “helpless” after another DNF and offered to let Pierre Gasly take over driving duties. Gasly is replacing Ricciardo at Red Bull from next season onward with the Aussie heading for a new challenge with Renault. Ricciardo has been plagued with reliability issues this season, even more so since confirming his Renault switch, and was […]

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Niki Lauda has been released from Austria’s AKH Vienna hospital two months after undergoing a lung transplant. The triple World Champion had the operation back in August after falling ill with severe flu while on holiday. Doctors initially treated him with immunosuppressive therapy, however, the acute lung disease meant Lauda had to have a lung […]

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Using 0.1kgs more fuel than permitted, Kevin Magnussen has hit out at “Formula FuelSaving” after he was disqualified from the United States GP. The Haas driver finished Sunday’s 56-lap race in ninth place, scoring points in his team’s battle to finish the season best of the rest. However, hours after the chequered flag had fallen, […]

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