Marko: Gasly crisis is psychological problems

Dr Helmut Marko says “psychological problems” caused Pierre Gasly to lose his Red Bull seat. “I think Albon is the better choice,” said Marko “We know Daniil’s speed already. As a driver he is now fully prepared after his time at Ferrari, but after analysing all the factors, we chose Alex.” “I don’t

Villeneuve: Red Bull will face penalties

Former F1 driver, Jacques Villeneuve thinks Red Bull team will face penalties for the second half of the season. The new upgrades are coming from Honda for the next grand prix at Spa, which would likely see Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon to get grid penalties. "With the new upgrades, Honda will

First official images of 2021 car revealed

Formula 1 have released first images of what the proposed 2021 cars will look like with the regulation changes coming into place after a model of the latest iteration was run in secrecy at the Sauber wind tunnel. Before the German Grand Prix the latest model of the 2021 regulations car

Mercedes makes decision on Lewis Hamilton team-mate

Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon will be relieved from his contractual obligations with the German manufacturer and will join Renault for the 2020 F1 season according to a report from Auto Bild. Bottas has helped Mercedes to two constructors' championships since replacing Nico Rosberg, with a third on the cards in

Wolff: Verstappen to Mercedes? Everything is open

Toto Wolff ranks Fernando Alonso as one of the best but says he would not consider putting him in a Mercedes; he is however open to the possibility of Max Verstappen. “Fernando is undoubtedly one of the strongest drivers and after his adventures at Ferrari he no longer had the opportunity

Red Bull explain Albon call over Kvyat

A week ago, news came through that the Frenchman had been demoted back to Toro Rosso following a tough 12 races which had only seen Gasly beat teammate Max Verstappen once. "I am optimistic that Albon is at the right level. Frankly, it came somewhat unexpectedly that he would perform well

Fernando Alonso reportedly turns down Red Bull

Fernando Alonso reportedly turned down an offer to join Red Bull in the lead-up to the shock demotion of Pierre Gasly. The Formula 1 summer break was sent into a spin last week when Gasly was subbed out of the senior team for Toro Rosso rookie Alex Albon. However, it’s believed Alonso

Lewis Hamilton was asked for his opinion on Bottas-Ocon

Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton was asked for his opinion on Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon. "We make this type of choice solely on the basis of the interest of the team, but Lewis has been with us for a long time. So, yes, I submitted our narrow list to him,

‘Top teams will use 2020 to create advantage for 2021’

Marcin Budkowski fears the top three teams will use 2020 to get a head start on the 2021 regulations. “What’s too bad is that the budget cap won’t be implemented until the start of the 2021 season,” he was quoted by Race Fans. “However, the 2021 cars will go into development this

Ricciardo on why he left Red Bull

The Australian driver says the prospect of losing Simon Rennie as race engineer, played a part in his decision to leave Red Bull team. "There were a lot of reasons, but losing Simon, I knew he wasn't going to engineer this year, if I stayed at Red Bull, and I thought