'Max Verstappen would have suited old-style F1 cars' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Jos Verstappen feels his son Max Verstappen would have “adapted well” to driving the Formula 1 cars of his era. Across his Formula 1 career Jos made 106 grands prix starts through stints at Benetton, Simtek, Footwork, Tyrrell, Stewart, Arrows and Minardi. It is safe to say that the Formula

Verstappen not worried ‘time is ticking’ on F1 title dreams

Max Verstappen insists he is not worried that “time is ticking” on his dreams of winning the Formula 1 world championship. The Dutchman and his Red Bull team had hoped to become F1’s youngest ever title winner, but Mercedes’ complete dominance in the turbo hybrid era has put an end to that

FP3: Verstappen grabs final practice P1 of 2020 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Max Verstappen will head into the season’s final qualifying full of confidence after leading a Red Bull 1-2 in FP3 for the Abu Dhabi GP. Undoubtedly one of Formula 1’s least relevant sessions, the clock began its hour-long countdown on final practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – and

How frustrated Verstappen lost the race that followed Grosjean’s escape

The 2020 Bahrain GP will forever be remembered for Romain Grosjean’s astonishing escape from his opening lap crash, but there was still a race to be won. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen had good cause to believe this was one that got away Once it was clear that Romain Grosjean had

Max Verstappen would sack any driver not willing to race | F1 News by PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has again courted controversy, saying he would sack any driver not willing to race after watching Romain Grosjean’s fiery crash. Grosjean miraculously survived when he crashed at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix, spearing into the Turn 3 barrier. The Frenchman’s car was split in half by

F1: Verstappen ‘not disheartened’ by gap to Mercedes

Max Verstappen is not disheartened that Red Bull has still not fully closed the gap to Mercedes, with his Formula 1 car having ‘weaknesses’ that cannot be addressed until 2021. Although Mercedes stopped development of its current W11 several months ago so it could focus on work for next year,

Max Verstappen : Always a chance, but it is very slim | F1 News by PlanetF1

Max Verstappen isn’t giving up on a first Bahrain GP victory but concedes Red Bull’s chances are “very slim”. Red Bull have not tasted victory at the Sakhir circuit since Sebastian Vettel’s back-to-back triumphs in 2012 and 2013. Verstappen’s best showing at the track was last year’s fourth place with

Max Verstappen at Merc 'creates unnecessary star wars' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has once again categorically ruled out Max Verstappen joining Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes as it would create “unnecessary star wars”. Many would salivate at the prospect of seeing Hamilton and Verstappen go toe-to-toe against each other in the same machinery but, as often is the case with these

'Max Verstappen doesn't stand for any bulls**t' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Max Verstappen may not always get it right with his choice of words but Christian Horner feels at least his driver is “totally honest”. As one of the top drivers in Formula 1, and one that is known for speaking his mind, Verstappen’s radio messages are often broadcast – some