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“He’s exactly what you want from a racing driver!”: Former F1 boss on why the sport needs more people like Kimi Raikkonen

Bernie Ecclestone praises Kimi Raikkonen for refusing to be a ‘robot’ and feels it’s vital that more people in F1 act like him.  Raikkonen’s long and illustrious F1 career came to an end with the culmination of the 2021 season.…

“It’s the first time a car has been built for me”: Mick Schumacher is anticipating a strong 2022 season with Haas

Mick Schumacher is impressed with Haas’ 2022 car development and hopes that they can improve on their dismal 2021 season.  2021 was Haas’ worst season in their short F1 history. They finished last in the Championship, with neither driver scoring…

“It’s somewhat of a tradition”: Here’s why Carlos Sainz finishing ahead of Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc shouldn’t come as a surprise

Carlos Sainz finished ahead of his Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc in the former’s debut season, but it shouldn’t have come as a surprise.  After spending two years with rival team McLaren, Sainz joined Ferrari ahead of the 2021 season. Many…

“Carlos Sainz has debunked the Charles Leclerc mystery”: Red Bull chief feels that the Spaniard’s performances in 2021 have diminished the Monegasque’s hype

Red Bull chief Helmut Marko feels that Charles Leclerc will be under immense pressure in 2022 because of Carlos Sainz’s impactful arrival. Carlos Sainz’s first season in Ferrari colours has been lauded by fans and pundits worldwide. The 27-year old…

“Couldn’t believe I was talking to a 17 year old!”: Former World Champion talks about the moment he met Max Verstappen

Damon Hill admitted that he was taken aback and surprised at how mature Max Verstappen was when he first interviewed him.  Verstappen made his F1 debut at the age of just 17 when he signed for Red Bull’s sister team…

“Driving is the only thing I liked about it”: Kimi Raikkonen reveals he has no intention of returning to an F1 paddock

Former World Champion Kimi Raikkonen said he does not see himself returning to an F1 paddock in the near future. Kimi Raikkonen’s 20 years long and illustrious F1 career came to an end at the 2021 season finale in Abu…

“They will focus on their development”: Red Bull and Max Verstappen expected to have a slow start in 2022

After their successful 2021 campaign, Max Verstappen and Red Bull are expected to have a quiet beginning in 2022.  Verstappen made history last year by becoming the first-ever Dutch F1 Champion. The Red Bull driver also became the first non-Mercedes…

“Ferrari are under a lot of pressure”: Why 2022 is going to be a make or break year for the Scuderia?

Ferrari is aiming to compete for the World Title in 2022 after spending several years in the shadows of its rivals.  2021 was a redemption year of sorts for Ferrari after a dismal 2020 season. The Italian team finished 6th…

“The underdogs will prevail in the opening races”: Mercedes starlet George Russell shares his thoughts on the 2022 F1 season

Mercedes driver George Russell predicts a very uncertain beginning to the 2022 F1 season following major regulation changes.  Russell finally made his long awaited move to Mercedes, replacing Valtteri Bottas who moves to Alfa Romeo after 5 seasons with the…

“Diamonds aren’t forever!”: Back when an F1 team fitted a $300,000 diamond on the nose of their car to promote George Clooney’s film

Jaguar’s F1 team fitted an un-insured $300,000 piece of diamond on the nose of Christian Klien’s car at the 2004 Monaco GP.  Ocean’s Twelve is an iconic heist movie that had superstars like George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon…