“Not cutting him out of the team”: Mercedes makes it clear they still need Valterri Bottas’ input

Valterri Bottas’ contract with Mercedes comes to an end in two months. The Brixworth based team still wants him to contribute before he leaves for Alfa Romeo. Whenever a driver is set to leave for another team at the end…

“We need to step it up”: Max Verstappen admits Redbull needs to work harder if they wish to bring the fight to Mercedes

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has taken a six-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in this season’s extremely close fight for the championship. Max Verstappen maintains that if Red Bull wants to have a proper shot at winning the Driver’s championship this…

“I thought Verstappen would run rings around him” – Mark Webber is not convinced Red Bull have a championship winning car for Max Verstappen anymore

The initial phase of the season had people convinced that the 2021 Redbull was indeed the fastest car on the grid. However, the new-found speed in the Mercedes has left lots of people doubting Redbull driver Max Verstappen’s chances this…

“We shouldn’t have come in, man”: Lewis Hamilton’s tyres were really ‘Gone’ but thought he could make it work

Radio messages between Lewis Hamilton and his race engineer revealed just how the decision ultimately cost Lewis Hamilton a podium.   Sunday’s race in Turkey saw any strategy teams had come prepared with a fly out the window. The unpredictable weather…

“We have seen over the course of the season that we have some little gremlins”: Toto Wolf believes further engine woes may hinder Lewis Hamilton’s 8th title bid

Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff is worried that Lewis Hamilton may have to face another engine penalty before the end of the season.  Taking a new Internal Combustion Engine for the Turkish GP has resulted in 7-time World Champion Lewis…

“It is a job you only want to do in the factory”– Mercedes flies all engines back to Brixworth; signals why Lewis Hamilton only took new ICE

“It is a job you only want to do in the factory”– Mercedes flew back all the engines to Brixworth after the Russian GP to examine them in detail. Mercedes learned that Valterri Bottas’ fourth engine, which had been installed…