Jos Verstappen explains Red Bull pit-stop mix-up | Planet F1

Jos Verstappen has shed light on the pit-stop mix-up that cost his son Max a couple of seconds at an important stage of the Spanish Grand Prix. On lap 24, with Verstappen jnr leading the race but under pressure from Sir Lewis Hamilton, the Dutchman caught his Red Bull team

Max Verstappen won't play mind games with Lewis Hamilton – Horner | Planet F1

Christian Horner says Max Verstappen “will do his talking on the track” rather than engage in verbal jousting with Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time World Champion recently alluded to “mistakes” Red Bull had been making in the early stages of their fight with Mercedes for the 2021 titles. Hamilton’s 3-1 margin

Max Verstappen 'could see Hamilton win coming' after strategy change

Max Verstappen conceded he was going to be beaten by Lewis Hamilton in Spain, saying he could “see it coming” late in the race. The Dutchman had leapfrogged polesitter Hamilton with a bold move at the start to take the lead in Barcelona. The pair then streaked away from the

Max Verstappen Blasts Portimao Circuit Ahead of F1 Portuguese Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen did not hold back in blasting the condition of the track surface at Portimao after qualifying behind both Mercedes cars on. Verstappen was ultimately four tenths off the pace set by Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton on Saturday, after having a faster lap deleted for a

Max Verstappen: Portuguese GP pole was on before Sebastian Vettel encounter

Max Verstappen was confident of claiming pole in Portimao, that was until he encountered the Aston Martin of Sebastian Vettel. Qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix brought about an interesting strategic duel between Mercedes and Red Bull. The medium tyres were favouring Mercedes as Red Bull struggled to find an

Max Verstappen as champion would make Franz Tost 'very happy'

AlphaTauri team boss Franz Tost hopes Max Verstappen can bring change to Formula 1 this season and become World Champion. It has been a long time since Red Bull have tasted success in either the Drivers’ or Constructors’ Championships. Winners of four consecutive title doubles between 2010-13, Red Bull’s run

Max Verstappen: 'Luck' plays its part in a driver's career

While talent is of course extremely important, Max Verstappen says luck is also key in how a Formula 1 career plays out. Efforts are being made to ensure Formula 1 becomes more about the driver than the car they compete in, but ultimately the two will always need to be

Max Verstappen 'shocked' after re-watching 2016 racing

Max Verstappen recently watched some Formula 1 footage from 2016, and was shocked to see the amount of overtaking. The Red Bull driver has never been too shy about criticising Formula 1 and the cars which he feels are too big and make overtaking extremely difficult. “The cars are just

Max Verstappen feeling positive about 'predictable' RB12B

Max Verstappen has praised Red Bull‘s new challenger, the RB16B, for its predictably, something which will be welcome news for the Dutchman. Christian Horner’s team struggled with just that in 2020, with aerodynamic issues often causing problems for Verstappen and his then team-mate Alex Albon, who has been replaced this

Max Verstappen 'not thinking' about future Mercedes move

Max Verstappen has insisted it is too soon for him to be thinking about replacing Sir Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next year. The Dutchman was quizzed on the subject the day after Red Bull’s shakedown test of the RB16B at Silverstone, where he and his new team-mate Sergio Perez drove