Ferrari boss confirms Lewis Hamilton talks as Horner explains Mercedes 'surprise

The winter break may be underway, but there is never a quiet day in the world of F1. Mercedes, Ferrari and McLaren are hard at work in their factories as they look to hunt down Red Bull in the development race ahead of pre-season testing in Bahrain. Red Bull were nigh-on unstoppable in 2023, winning 21 of the 22 Grands Prix on offer as Max Verstappen cruised to a third

Ex-Red Bull driver pinpoints moment that Max Verstappen 'broke' Sergio Perez

Ex-Red Bull driver Christian Klien believes that the Miami Grand Prix victory was the moment that Max Verstappen ‘broke’ Sergio Perez’s mentality. The Mexican had won two of the opening four Grands Prix, announcing himself as a title contender in the process, but failed to win again in 18 attempts before the end of the 2023 season. After winning in Jeddah and Baku, Perez capitalised on a red flag caused

Red Bull chief Helmut Marko hints at exit due to 'complex issue'

Hamilton certain Red Bull's fate is sealed after what F1 rival Verstappen did Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has left the door open for his departure when his contract expires at the end of the 2024 season. But Max Verstappen is among the names who have played down suggestions that Marko could soon leave Red Bull after their dominant year on the track. The 80-year-old handed Verstappen his chance in

Norris given advice from Brundle as McLaren warned he may 'have to walk away'

Martin Brundle has suggested that Lando Norris should be considering his options if he fails to clinch his first-ever Grand Prix victory with McLaren in 2024. The 24-year-old finished on the second step of the podium six times last season but failed to grasp his maiden win. The 2023 season was the campaign that marked Norris out as a clear future potential world champion. The Bristol-born driver scored seven podiums

Hamilton reaction made Russell's life 'hard' and changed balance at Mercedes

Former F1 champion Jacques Villeneuve believes George Russell’s challenging season was down to Lewis Hamilton taking things up a gear – and that he is now the No 2 behind his more experienced compatriot. Russell had won the intra-Mercedes battle in his first season with the Brackley-based outfit but was well beaten this year as Hamilton registered an impressive third-place finish in the Drivers’ World Championship, some 59 points ahead

Max Verstappen 'certain' about F1 retirement plan as he refuses to copy Hamilton

Max Verstappen is certain that he will have retired from Formula One in 10 years’ time. The three-time back-to-back world champion will refuse to copy Lewis Hamilton and continue racing late into his 30s. Verstappen cruised to his third World Championship this year for Red Bull. The Dutch driver finished on more than double the points of team-mate Sergio Perez, who finished second in the driver standings. Verstappen is now

Lewis Hamilton calls for change at the top of Formula One

Lewis Hamilton calls for change at the top of Formula One after FIA’s probe into Mercedes chief Toto Wolff and wife Susie… labelling the investigation ‘unacceptable and disappointing’ The FIA launched a probe looking into the conduct of Toto and Susie Wolff  Toto is Mercedes team principal, while Susie leads the women-only F1 Academy  The FIA found no breaches of confidentiality and quickly dropped the probe Lewis Hamilton demanded change

Hamilton shows true colours with unprompted Verstappen comment at FIA ceremony

Max Verstappen wins third consecutive Formula One world championship Lewis Hamilton showed his class when heaping the praise on Max Verstappen at the FIA Prize Giving Gala in Azerbaijan. The Mercedes star sang the praises of his rival whilst collecting his third-place trophy, but made sure that he sent a word of warning to the rest of the grid when assessing his hopes ahead of next season. Hamilton was present

Lewis Hamilton saga rumbles on as F1 drivers 'always break contract rules'

Jacques Villeneuve has weighed in on Lewis Hamilton’s alleged approach to Red Bull by insisting that drivers speaking to other teams while under contract is nothing new. A media storm took hold during the build-up to last month’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix when Christian Horner said that discussions with Hamilton’s camp took place earlier this year. Horner claimed that a member of Hamilton’s team had reached out to enquire about

Helmut Marko explains reasons Hamilton will never join Verstappen at Red Bull

Helmut Marko has cited cost and a tense relationship as the two leading factors stopping Lewis Hamilton from teaming up with Max Verstappen at Red Bull in the future. These comments follow claims that the former’s camp reached out to Christian Horner about potentially replacing Sergio Perez. The debate was sparked after Christian Horner told the Daily Mail: “We have had several conversations over the years about Lewis joining. They