Month: November 2019

Wrong torque mode curbed Verstappen’s second stint

An oversight from Max Verstappen after the Red Bull driver’s pit stop in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix forced the Dutchman to race in the wrong engine torque mode for most of the race. Honda’s procedure required Verstappen to change from ‘Torque 12’ to ‘Torque 6′ as he exited the...

Grosjean raises the alarm at Haas after depressing home race

Romain Grosjean’s home race was a shot in the dark for the Haas driver who lamented his car’s lack of pace and sounded the alarm at the US outfit. Click Here: geelong cats guernsey 2019 From a lowly P16 on the grid, Grosjean dropped two spots on the opening...

Norris glad to ‘bounce back’ in Hungary

Last week’s German Grand Prix was perhaps Lando Norris’ worst weekend since stepping up to a full time race seat with McLaren at the start of the year He dropped out of qualifying at the end of Q1 and then retired from the race after just 25 laps. So...

Rich Energy terminates sponsorship deal with Haas!

Rich Energy – according to its Twitter account – has apparently pulled the plug on its involvement with the Haas F1 Team. The energy drink company, whose product is as rare as hens’ teeth, cited the US outfit’s “poor performance”, something Rich Energy is well acquainted with given the...

Mansell: Today’s drivers don’t know what a proper F1 car feels like

Nigel Mansell, who won the F1 world championship with Williams in 1992, believes current drivers will never experience what a “proper” F1 car feels like. Mansell’s career at the pinnacle of motorsport took place during a period of raging technical development that started with the flaming turbo era and...

Raikkonen: Memory ‘plays games’ when comparing F1 periods

Kimi Raikkonen isn’t sure that today’s F1 machinery is easier to drive than cars from over a decade ago as memories can be deceiving when looking at the past The sport’s senior member was asked to chime in on the recent debate sparked by Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean...

Calm Verstappen ‘stayed out of trouble’ to take win

With so much going on during the wet race at Hockenheim on Sunday, it seemed that the coolest and calmest driver in the entire German Grand Prix was Max Verstappen. The 21-year-old said that keeping his head was the secret to his success, as he claimed a decisive victory...

Leclerc: Owning up to mistakes ‘the best way forward’

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc says that an honest assessment of his performances and recognizing his mistakes is the best way for him to improve. Leclerc has enjoyed a mercurial rise through the ranks of motorsport, blitzing the filed in the junior categories before stepping up to F1 with Sauber in...

Red Bull, Honda working on Verstappen ‘lag’ issue

Red Bull says that it is working hard to eliminate the ‘turbo lag’ issue that held Max Verstappen back during the British Grand Prix weekend. “I think it was just the speed at which Max is applying the throttle,” team principal Christian Horner reported this week. He said that...

Hamilton: ‘Hats off to the team for Hungary strategy call’

Hungarian Grand Prix race winner Lewis Hamilton gave his Mercedes team full credit for their inspired strategy call that helped him to victory at the Hungaroring. He had been unable to force his way past long time race leader Max Verstappen on track, when the team called him in...