Verstappen’s limited F1 ‘apprenticeship’ comes back to haunt Red Bull

At the time of Max Verstappen’s accelerated graduation to F1 and subsequent promotion to Red Bull, those who questioned the wisdom were lambasted. Verstappen is undoubtedly a prodigious talent and the old adage “if you are fast enough, you are old enough” was frequently rolled out as justification. But being fast is not the sum…

Dutch Grand Prix return? Max Verstappen talks F1 & a new home GP

The Orange Army: Max Verstappen on the potential return of the Dutch Grand Prix The rise of Max Verstappen in F1 has brought with it the rise of the ‘Orange Army’. Across the world grandstands are turning orange as Dutch F1 fans offer their unique brand of boisterous support. Verstappen’s adopted ‘home’ Grand Prix –…

F1 finale: Max Verstappen previews the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Verstappen previews the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix The curtain comes down on a thrilling 2017 F1 season this weekend at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Max Verstappen and his Red Bull Racing team head to the Yas Marina Circuit hoping to score a hat-trick of wins this season. Following victories in Malaysia…

Rainmaster – Verstappen on ‘that’ Brazilian Grand Prix

Rainmaster – Max Verstappen on being F1’s new rainmaster Every so often F1 is graced by a talent of mind-blowing proportions. Rain-soaked race tracks are often where those gifted individuals become legends by the time the chequered flag drops. Think Jackie Stewart at the Nurburgring in 1968, Senna at Donnington in 1993 or Schumacher at…

Track limits: drivers not the FIA need to shoulder the blame

Max Verstappen’s controversial move on Kimi Raikkonen during the US Grand Prix reignited the debate on track limits in F1. In the ensuing storm of post-race accusations and social media bitching, blame has been placed variously on the FIA, the race stewards and even track designer Hermann Tilke. Amongst the accusations and finger pointing one…

Max Verstappen previews the US Grand Prix

Lone Star Racing: Max Verstappen previews 2017 F1 US Grand Prix Max Verstappen and Red Bull are riding high as the F1 circus heads to Texas – the Lone Star State – for the 2017 US Grand Prix. Following a spectacular win in Malaysia and consecutive podiums, Verstappen appears to have shaken off his bad…

Daniel Ricciardo on F1 momentum & his toughest teammate

Daniel Ricciardo on his toughest teammate, life at Red Bull and F1 momentum Off the back of a strong 2nd place finish last time out in Singapore, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo sits down to talk about maximising performance ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix. Plus the likeable Aussie – currently 4th in the F1 World…

How ‘Jos the Boss’ paved the way to F1 for Max Verstappen

How ‘Jos the Boss’ paved the way to F1 for Max Verstappen F1’s youngest ever race winner Max Verstappen is the hottest new talent to enter F1 since Lewis Hamilton. Spectacular, brave and with car control that bends the laws of physics, the Red Bull ace is a champion in waiting. Our friends at Mobil…

F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix heroes and zeroes

A riotous Azerbaijan Grand Prix ended with unexpected victory for Daniel Ricciardo ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and rookie Lance Stroll. Controversy was around every corner in Baku as Lewis Hamilton and fellow title protagonist Sebastien Vettel got too close for comfort under the safety car. Contact between the two sparked a chain of events…