Daniel Ricciardo’s thoughts ran away with him after first F1 win

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted his feelings got away from him after his first Formula 1 win and he became convinced he would be a World Champion. The Australian entered the sport in 2011 and three years later, he earned his maiden win when he crossed the line first with Red

Lando Norris ‘a sponge’ with an ‘enormous talent for learning’

Lando Norris has been praised by his performance engineer Jose Manuel Lopez for the way he soaks up information over the course of a race weekend. The British driver may be struggling to reach the same heights of the 2021 campaign, but that’s through no fault of his own with

Franz Tost tells drivers: These are F1 cars, not a Rolls Royce

AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost doesn’t feel a lot of sympathy for the drivers complaining about the harsh ride of the 2022 F1 cars. The F1 cars of 2022, under the new regulations, have become considerably stiffer than the cars built to last year’s regulations, thanks to the bigger wheels and

Otmar Szafnauer welcomes Netflix presence in team meetings

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer believes Netflix gaining behind-the-scenes access to key meetings could prove to be a good thing for the sport’s visibility in the popular Drive to Survive series. Netflix cameras were reportedly present inside a fiery meeting of the team bosses ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix, discussing the

Alpine data hasn't pinpointed why Fernando Alonso was so fast in Canada

Alpine team boss Otmar Szafnauer has said the team’s computers are yet to figure out how Fernando Alonso was so fast during the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. Alonso was one of the stars of the weekend in Montreal, with the two-time World Champion clinching a front-row start during qualifying to

'No set-up in the world makes a Red Bull out of the Mercedes W13'

“No set-up in the world” will turn Mercedes’ W13 into a Red Bull or even a Ferrari, with the car likened to an “onion” in an Auto Motor und Sport report. Although Mercedes matched their best result of this season at the Canadian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton crossing the line

Jackie Stewart: 'Pity Lewis Hamilton isn't resigning while at the top'

Lewis Hamilton should have called it quits on his Formula 1 career at the end of last season to protect his legacy as one of the greatest ever. That’s according to triple World Champion Jackie Stewart. Losing the World title to Max Verstappen last season, Hamilton continued with Mercedes having

Carlos Sainz pleasantly surprised by swift FIA porpoising response

Carlos Sainz admitted he didn’t expect such a fast response from the FIA addressing drivers’ concerns surrounding their health. Several drivers spoke up after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after significant porpoising and bouncing issues plagued them on the streets of Baku, with Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton experiencing forces of up

George Russell: Mercedes' performance hasn't yet improved

Mercedes’ George Russell believes the gap to the front-running cars hasn’t shrunk by much, despite the team claiming third and fourth in Canada. George Russell has said that Mercedes continue to “run into new problems every weekend”, and that the gap between their car and the front-running Ferrari and Red

Charles Leclerc knew 'very soon' after Baku about grid penalty

Charles Leclerc was given plenty of prior notice that a painful grid drop was going to be coming his way at the Canadian Grand Prix. Leclerc’s very promising start to the season continued to unravel during Round 8 of the F1 2022 season as his engine went up in smoke