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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Daniel Ricciardo put in a superb final flying lap to claim pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix, beating team-mate Max Verstappen by just two hundredths of a second at the Autódromo Hermanos as Red Bull Racing claimed its first front-row lockout in five years. Verstappen had looked well place to claim his first career […]

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Brendon Hartley will have sole use of Toro Rosso’s upgraded Formula 1 front wing and floor in Mexican Grand Prix practice as the team continues to assess the new package. Toro Rosso introduced the update last week in the United States, with Pierre Gasly running it in all three practice sessions. However, the team took […]

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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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Lewis Hamilton came out on top in a thrilling qualifying battle as just 0.070 seconds separated him, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen. The Brit secured a third consecutive pole position at the Circuit of The Americas with a 1:32.237 on his final Q3 run, but Vettel will slip from P2 to P5 on the starting grid […]

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Brendon Hartley feels he has not received “full support” in his time in Formula 1, amid recent reports naming Alexander Albon as favourite for his Toro Rosso seat for 2019. While Hartley has maintained that he is on a long-term deal with Red Bull, the only driver confirmed at the energy drink giant’s junior outfit […]

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A cheeky lie during Q3 helped give Brendon Hartley the confidence to outqualify his teammate and put in one of his best performances of the year. The conditions we saw towards the end of qualifying can be among the most tricky for any racing driver. The on-and-off drizzle and spots of rain on a driver’s […]

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Lewis Hamilton dominated Friday’s second Formula 1 free practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver hit the front during the early running on soft-compound Pirelli tyres, setting a best time of 1m28.911s. So strong was the pace of Mercedes that Hamilton’s initial time would have been good enough for second overall at […]

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Honda have confirmed Toro Rosso pair Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will be running Spec-3 engines in Russia, while grid penalties for Red Bull are set to be confirmed on Friday. The Japanese manufacturer are in experimental mode ahead of their partnership with Red Bull in 2019 and are continuing their engine development phase with […]

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Brendon Hartley has said he is “not panicking” about his Formula 1 future and still has time to turn his fortunes around. The New Zealander is on the chopping block at Toro Rosso after collecting just two points via two P10 finishes this season. Toro Rosso had already tried to replace Hartley in the early stages of the 2018 […]

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