With Red Bull eyeing up options to get Dan Ticktum into F1, the FIA has blocked him from taking part in the post-Hungary test session.  It’s no secret that Brendon Hartley’s seat at Toro Rosso is under threat. But although he appears to have done enough to retain his place for the rest of the […]

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Toro Rosso is still investigating the front suspension failure that triggered Brendon Hartley’s huge Formula 1 accident at Silverstone and caused the New Zealander to miss qualifying. Hartley’s suspension failed at the end of the Wellington straight on his first run in FP3, pitching him into the barriers at Brooklands. Although the team was running […]

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Brendon Hartley will miss Formula 1 qualifying at Silverstone after a heavy accident in FP3, but Toro Rosso will run Pierre Gasly after changing his car’s front suspension. Hartley crashed after a front left failure on the STR13, damaging his chassis beyond immediate repair, so the spare car will be built up for the race. […]

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Brendon Hartley was involved in a scary crash at the British GP after a huge suspension failure on his Toro Rosso during Practice Three. Hartley was speeding down Silverstone’s Wellington Straight at around 200mph when his front-left suspension buckled as he hit the brake into Brooklands, removing the tyre, and he was merely a passenger […]

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Toro Rosso has introduced Ferrari-inspired channelled wing mirrors to its Formula 1 cars at this weekend’s British Grand Prix. With Toro Rosso pushing to improve its STR13 as it is involved in an ultra-tight midfield battle in 2018, the mirror development demonstrates that the team is not leaving any stone unturned in its efforts. The […]

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European Formula 3 title challenger Dan Ticktum is a contender for a Toro Rosso Formula 1 drive next season as a replacement for Brendon Hartley. Ticktum, the 2017 Macau Grand Prix winner, is currently second in Euro F3, one point behind championship leader Marcus Armstrong and is in the frame to partner Pierre Gasly at […]

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Max Verstappen claimed a shock first win of the 2018 Formula 1 season at Red Bull’s home race as Mercedes’ challenge imploded in a dramatic Austrian Grand Prix. Verstappen headed the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, who stole the championship lead from Lewis Hamilton by one point after Mercedes turned a one-two in […]

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Valtteri Bottas edged team-mate Lewis Hamilton by just under two hundredths of a second to take his second consecutive Austrian Grand Prix pole position and the fifth pole of his career in a tight qualifying session at the at the Red Bull Ring. Sebastian Vettel was third for Ferrari ahead of team-mate Kimi Räikkönen. Q1 […]

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Lewis Hamilton topped the first free practice timesheets at the Austrian Grand Prix weekend got underway at the Red Bull Ring, with the champion leading a Mercedes 1-2 ahead of Valtteri Bottas, with Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen third at the Anglo-Austrian team’s home event. The Dutch driver was the first to set a lap […]

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Lewis Hamilton regained top spot in the 2018 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship standings with a faultless drive to victory at the French Grand Prix, as a Turn 1 collision with Valtteri Bottas at the start of the race meant Sebastian Vettel had to settle for fifth place at the Circuit Paul Ricard. Max Verstappen took second […]

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