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“Third place out of reach for McLaren?”: Kimi Raikkonen equals McLaren’s points tally of last three races while latter competes against Ferrari

Ferrari are now favourites to finish 3rd in the Constructor’s Championship after a challenging few races for McLaren.  McLaren started the season on a solid note and were comprehensively outperforming the Ferrari team. In September, Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris…

“Our rear wing is absolutely rock solid”: Mercedes say they have comfortably passed the new tests introduced by FIA at the Qatar GP amidst Red Bull’s suspicions

Mercedes are adamant that their rear wing is ‘rock solid’, stating the team have passed the new tests introduced by FIA comfortably.  The conversation about legal rear wings has been going on for months now. Ever since the start of…

“No more slow stops for the Scuderia!”: Ferrari boss’ promise to work overtime on pit-stop problems is showing results

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto’s promise to work harder and improve their pit-stops has been showing results as of late. The Italian team have had issues while pitting for a long time. Slow stops have cost both Carlos Sainz and…

“The feeling was much better”: Charles Leclerc is finally at ease after Ferrari changed his damaged chassis last weekend

Charles Leclerc says he is relieved that his team decided to change his damaged chassis during the Qatar Grand Prix weekend. The Ferrari driver had a difficult start to the weekend in Qatar. He looked off the pace and was…

“The rules have been made very clear”: Michael Masi responds to Lewis Hamilton saying that the rules and etiquettes of racing are no longer clear

Michael Masi disagrees with Lewis Hamilton, saying that the racing rules and etiquettes  ‘are not clear anymore’. A lot of controversies followed the incident between Hamilton and Max Verstappen at Interlagos. Verstappen appeared to squeeze the British driver off track…

“I didn’t expect the tire to blow up like that”: Lando Norris hits out at Pirelli after suffering a tire puncture at the Qatar Grand Prix

Lando Norris said that Pirelli ‘should be making better tires’ after four drivers, including himself, suffered tire punctures at the Qatar GP.  The F1 teams had the three hardest tire compounds at their disposal last weekend. Despite that, tire puncture…

“Lewis Hamilton knows what has to be done”: Mercedes trackside engineer says he isn’t sure how the Briton was so far ahead in Qatar

Mercedes trackside engineering director  Andrew Shovlin says that the team did not expect Lewis Hamilton to win so comfortably in Qatar. Hamilton finished first in the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix last weekend. Max Verstappen, who came second, finished 25 seconds…

“Fernando Alonso is the best driver in the field”: Four time F1 Champion says the Spaniard’s race-craft is unmatched in the sport today

Alain Prost feels that Fernando Alonso is the best driver in F1 today after the Spaniard’s P3 finish at the Qatar Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso’s seven-year wait for an F1 podium came to an end under the lights at Lusail.…

“I don’t expect any presents from the stewards”: Max Verstappen says he was not surprised to be awarded a 5-place grid penalty at the Qatar GP

Max Verstappen admitted that being awarded a 5 place grid penalty at of the Qatar GP did not surprise him at all.  Verstappen put in a decent performance in Saturday’s qualifying and was set to start the race from P2. …

“It is just an insult to injury”: Daniel Ricciardo says he is not looking forward to start the race on the right side of the grid at the Qatar GP

Daniel Ricciardo says starting the race on the right side of the grid is an ‘insult to injury’ as he qualifies P14 for the race on Sunday. Ricciardo’s Saturday under the lights at the Losail International Circuit was forgettable. It…