Verstappen: Social media platforms must do more to address F1 trolls

Red Bull and its principal strategy engineer Hannah Schmitz found itself in the firing line from some fans after last weekend’s Zandvoort race amid wild conspiracy theories surrounding Yuki Tsunoda’s retirement from the race.The Japanese’s late race stoppage on track, and the way he returned to the pits and then went out on circuit again […]

Tsunoda: F1 fans pushing conspiracy theories need ‘an MRI scan’

At Zandvoort, Tsunoda reported that his AlphaTauri AT03 felt as if one of the wheels was not attached properly, and pulled over, unfastening his seatbelts as he was ready to retire.But the Japanese driver was given the call to keep going and trundled back to the pits.There, he took on a different set of tyres […]

Leclerc braces for “difficult” Ferrari home race given Red Bull’s top speed

After being a match for Red Bull in the first part of the season, Ferrari has fallen behind the Milton Keynes outfit, and runaway championship leader Max Verstappen in particular, since the summer break.With Verstappen dominating at high-speed Spa and also winning at Zandvoort, a track which should have suited Ferrari more, Leclerc fears this […]

Perez/Verstappen F1 floor split triggered by cost reasons

The Milton Keynes-based team’s two drivers have diverged on floors since the Belgian Grand Prix last month.Verstappen has run the floor that has worked so well for him in the early phase of the season, while Perez has been switched to a newer version that was trialled by both drivers in Austria and France but […]

Krack: Aston Martin progressing after “catastrophic” start to F1 2022

Although Aston lies only ninth in the F1 world constructors’ championship, the team has scored points in eight of the last nine races, only missing out in Austria.Encouragingly, Lance Stroll made Q3 at Zandvoort last weekend, although the Canadian couldn’t take part in the final session due to a hydraulic issue. In the race he gained […]

Lando Norris wil Tarzanbocht ombouwen tot krappe Tilke-hairpin

Lando is niet te spreken over de legendarische eerste bocht van Zandvoort. Om de inhaalmogelijkheden te verbeteren kan er volgens de Brit beter een krappe, hoekige Tilke-hairpin neergelegd worden. van feed via IFTTT

Ferrari komt met slappe verklaring voor drama-stop Zandvoort

Ferrari’s hoofd strategie Iñaki Rueda kreeg de ondankbare taak om de beschamend slechte eerste stop van Carlos Sainz op Zandvoort uit te leggen. In een video op LinkedIn zette de Italiaan een bijzonder slappe verklaring voor de blunders uiteen. van feed via IFTTT

Sainz on Dutch GP penalty: “I thought I had saved someone’s life”

The Ferrari driver was given a five-second penalty for an unsafe release from his final pitstop in the Zandvoort race when Fernando Alonso clipped him while he left his pitbox.Due to the cramped set-up of the Zandvoort pitlane and McLaren undertaking a pitstop for Lando Norris at the same time, Sainz initially had room to […]

Alonso: Dutch GP was “70 laps of qualifying” in recovery to sixth

Alonso dropped out in Q2 on Saturday at Zandvoort after being hindered by traffic but managed to battle his way up the order through the opening stint of the race.Alpine was one of the first teams to switch to the hard compound tyre, helping Alonso move up the order before planning a return to softs […]