Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says Brendon Hartley’s huge first-lap crash in the Canadian Grand Prix will have no impact on the Toro Rosso driver’s Formula 1 future. Hartley was pitched airborne and into the barriers after trying to pass Lance Stroll around the outside into the fast Turn 5 right-hander on the opening […]

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Kiwi Formula One driver Brendon Hartley hasn’t lasted long in his latest outing at the Canadian Grand Prix. The F1 rookie desperately needs results to stave off the lingering threat of losing his drive for the Toro Rosso team, but crashed out in the opening lap of 70 at Montreal. Starting 12th on the grid […]

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Sebastian Vettel drove a textbook Canadian Grand Prix, leading every lap of the race to secure his 50th career grand prix win ahead of Mercedes Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen. When the lights went out polesitter Vettel held his advantage into Turn 1. Behind, Verstappen made a good start and attacked Bottas, pulling […]

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Sebastian Vettel took his 54th career pole position, beating Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen in a tight qualifying session the Canadian Grand Prix that saw the top three drivers separated by less than two tenths of a second. Ferrari set the pace in the opening session with Vettel going quickest. The German […]

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Max Verstappen remained fastest after the second Formula 1 free practice session ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix. Having set the pace in the first session, the Red Bull driver used a set of hypersoft Pirellis to knock Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen off top spot just after the halfway mark of the second 90-minute session […]

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Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley says it would be “silly” for him to comment on “rumours” that his team has investigated replacing him with McLaren junior Lando Norris. Hartley has had a difficult start to his first full season in F1, scoring one point while team-mate Pierre Gasly has 18 from the first […]

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Four-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula 1 car for the first time at the Red Bull Ring on Tuesday. The Honda factory rider completed 43 laps behind the wheel of a Toro Rosso STR7 at a special test convened to promote the forthcoming F1 and MotoGP races at the Austrian circuit, before handing […]

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Brendon Hartley says he needs to remind himself why he enjoys racing in Formula 1 sometimes, but believes the experience is similar to being in LMP1 with Porsche. Hartley won the Le Mans 24 Hours and two World Endurance Championship drivers’ titles with Porsche before its spell in LMP1 ended last season. That gave Hartley […]

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Toro Rosso and Honda added expectation “that should not have been there” early in its Formula 1 partnership when it finished fourth in Bahrain, Brendon Hartley believes. Pierre Gasly gave Honda its best result since it returned to F1 in 2015 when he finished fourth in the second race of the season. The team has […]

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Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez admits the city will likely face legal threats over the planned Formula 1 Grand Prix, but insists everything will be done to avoid disrupting local residents. Miami is locked in contract talks with Formula 1 over hosting a street race in October next year. But during the approval of that first […]

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