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Alpine, Marcin Budkowski

Alpine will bring aero package in Imola after Bahrain exposed weakness

Alpine chief Marcin Budkowski says Bahrain exposed their weakness, as they are now to bring an aero package for Imola F1 weekend. Initially, Alpine attributed their slower pace against its immediate F1 rivals, to not...
Carlos Sainz, F1, Ferrari

Sainz knows wind can be taken as an excuse but it does impact in...

Ferrari's Carlos Sainz explains how wind can force errors from a driver, despite how it may appear to be an excuse. A common occurrence in F1 is for drivers who have crashed to attribute their...
Daniel Ricciardo, Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen

Ricciardo speaks on Verstappen relation, Hamilton focus, future & more

Daniel Ricciardo has further talked about his relation with Max Verstappen, the situation around Mercedes & Lewis Hamilton, his own future after F1. In an interview to Square Mile, McLaren's Ricciardo spoke more on his...
Josef Newgarden, Team Penske, Indy500, IndyCar, IndyCar 2021

Newgarden foresees easier following, greater parity at 2021 Indy500

Penske's Newgarden says IndyCar's aerodynamic changes were felt at the IMS test, adding on with which engine manufacturer the advantage lies. The new aerodynamic package was first tested in November, as IndyCar sought to address...
Dave Robson, Williams

Williams has few upgrades lined-up, didn’t expect so much wind sensitivity

Dave Robson talks about having more wind sensitivity trouble than they anticipated at Williams, while adding on the Mercedes engine matter. Post the pre-season F1 test, George Russell opened up about the idea of Williams...
Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Honda

Marquez cleared for MotoGP return in Portugal, ‘reasonable risk’ remains

Marc Marquez has been cleared to make his MotoGP return in Portugal, while the sporting activity will constitute to have 'reasonable risk'. Doctors have cleared Marquez to make his MotoGP return with Honda next weekend...
IndyCar, Jack Harvey, IndyCar 2021, Meyer Shank Racing, Helio Castroneves

Harvey excited to reap “massive” benefits of pairing w/ Castroneves at MSR

MSR's Jack Harvey looks forward to experiencing the "massive" benefits of pairing with the experienced Helio Castroneves at MSR in IndyCar. Castroneves, among the most experienced drivers in the IndyCar field in 2021, will be...
Daniel Ricciardo, F1

Ricciardo talks DTS’ Sainz rivalry show, F1 social media, Seidl & more

Daniel Ricciardo has opened up on multiple topics, which includes Drive to Survive's Carlos Sainz rivalry, F1 social media, Andreas Seidl and more. In an interview to Square Mile, the McLaren driver touched upon various...
James Allison, Mercedes, Mike Elliott

Allison moves to new CTO role at Mercedes, Elliott named as TD

James Allison will move into a new role of Chief Technical Officer at Mercedes F1 Team, while Mike Elliott will replace him as a Technical Director. Allison is to move away from the day-to-day handling...
Fernando Alonso, Alpine, F1

Alonso says F1 2021 will be back and forth tussle in tight midfield group

Fernando Alonso agrees with the back and forth prediction for the 2021 F1 season, as he feels the competitive midfield continue to outshine each other. From the lot of McLaren, Aston Martin and Alpine, who...
Valentino Rossi, MotoGP

Rossi speaks on Qatar troubles, hopes for some revival in Europe

Valentino Rossi hasn't had the best of starts with Petronas SRT Yamaha, where the second race in Qatar was by far his worst in recent times. Having finished a moderate 12th in the 2021 opener...
Max Verstappen, George Russell, Zak Brown, Toto Wolff, Christian Horner

Brown clarifies comments on Russell, Verstappen partnering at Mercedes

McLaren's Zak Brown clears the air on comments he made about the possibility of Max Verstappen joining George Russell at Mercedes in F1 2022. Brown previously told the Daily Mail that Verstappen and Russell pairing...
Pol Espargaro, Takaaki Nakagami, Stefan Bradl, Honda

Espargaro sees potential with Honda; Bradl, Nakagami angry at mistakes

Pol Espargaro sees potential with Honda after two MotoGP rounds, as Stefan Bradl and Takaaki Nakagami left angry at mistakes. The experience of Espargaro has certainly helped him to have a better start with Honda...
Alpine, Cyril Abiteboul

Alpine explains brand/management change but no clear ans on Abiteboul

The new boss of Groupe Renault and Alpine has explained the brand and management change on F1 side but gives no clear answer on Cyril Abiteboul. What looked like that Abiteboul would be given a...
F1, FIA, IP

F1 teams welcome ‘crystal clear’ FIA TD to stop IP sharing after ’20 dramas

F1 team principals and bosses share their thoughts on new regulations to ensure the protection of intellectual property. The FIA introduced a new rule at the start of the 2021 F1 season, giving power to...
Yuki Tsunoda, Pierre Gasly

Tsunoda doesn’t see any big advantage with short height, Gasly concurs

Yuki Tsunoda says there is tiny advantage with his small height, but it isn't huge enough to make an impact, which Pierre Gasly concurs to. Moving on from Daniil Kvyat to Tsunoda, AlphaTauri had to...
Toto Wolff, Mercedes, Honda

Wolff talks losing in high-speed corners, Mercedes’ engine derate issue

Toto Wolff notes that they are losing time in high-speed corners, as he praises the work from Honda, while adding their own derate issue. On outright pace, Red Bull did manage to beat Mercedes in...
Colton Herta, Andretti Autosport, IndyCar 2021

Herta looking to improve consistency, find championship success in 2021

Andretti's Colton Herta says he seeks to iron out small imperfections in his driving in the 2021 IndyCar season, so as to contend for the title. Herta finished third in 2020, putting together among the...
Carlos Sainz, Ferrari, F1

Sainz agrees driving for different teams helps in experience/learning gain

Carlos Sainz is in agreement that driving for different teams helps in experience and learning gain, as he adds on McLaren to Ferrari difference. Having moved from Toro Rosso to Renault to McLaren and finally...
F1, Netflix, Drive to Survive

F1 team bosses, Gasly not worried by Netflix dramatisation of few topics

F1 bosses, team principals, and AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly comment on F1: Drive to Survive season three, and how they were all portrayed. The Netflix series has been accused of dramatisation to push an image of...
Fernando Alonso, F1, Alpine

Alonso upbeat despite not getting the results, got emotional with comeback

Fernando Alonso seemed in a good mood post the F1 Bahrain GP, even though he wasn't 100% on his comeback and having scored no points. Already it was a great effort from Alonso to make...
Honda, Red Bull, F1, Toyoharu Tanabe

Honda reiterates past and future results has no effect on F1 decision

Honda motorsport chief Toyoharu Tanabe notes that the results in F1 2021 will have no effect on the Japanese manufacturer's decision to leave. Honda is to leave F1 at the end of the 2021 season,...
Aston Martin, Otmar Szafnauer

Szafnauer not happy with ’21 regs change which is hurting Aston Martin

Aston Martin F1 boss Otmar Szafnauer says the series' 2021 regulations disadvantage low-rake runners, and denies there was an opportunity to vote. Aston Martin earned just one point in 2021's season opener, consistently appearing uncompetitive...
Lewis Hamilton, F1

Hamilton speaks on close fight with Verstappen, expects an exciting year

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton was admittedly somewhat pleased with the opportunity to demonstrate his winning skillset in a car not considered the best. Hamilton has been driving F1's best machinery since 2014, and much of the...
IndyCar, IndyCar 2021, Jay Frye, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Frye: P2P test in IndyCar puzzling as expected, leaves ‘more questions’

IndyCar president Jay Frye admits the series' mock test of KERS at IMS left "more questions" than answers as they had anticipated it might. The test took place at IMS, with IndyCar seeking to collect...
George Russell, Nicholas Latifi, F1

Russell says Williams executed Bahrain GP well; Latifi explains his issues

George Russell reckons Williams executed the F1 Bahrain GP well, as Nicholas Latifi explains the Mercedes engine issue. Although Williams were beaten fairly by Alfa Romeo Racing, Russell feels that the team executed F1 Bahrain...
Charles Leclerc, F1, Ferrari

Leclerc sees progress but stresses Ferrari to keep feet on the ground still

Charles Leclerc felt quite positive with how Ferrari performed in F1 Bahrain GP, but stresses the team needs to keep its feet on the ground still. Ferrari's Leclerc had a strong start to F1 Bahrain...
Daniel Ricciardo, Andreas Seidl, McLaren

Ricciardo has good comfort at McLaren than he did with Renault after R1

McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo says he is more comfortable in the car after one race than he was at Renault after the opening two; Seidl adds. Ricciardo finished a notable seventh in the season-opening F1 Bahrain...
Franco Morbidelli, Valentino Rossi, MotoGP

Morbidelli clarifies post Qatar GP comments, Rossi speaks on rider respect

Franco Morbidelli clarifies his post Qatar MotoGP comments related to Yamaha priority list after mechanical issues, as Valentino Rossi speaks on rider respect. Even before the Qatar MotoGP race kicked-off, Morbidelli had issues with his...
Alfa Romeo, F1, Frederic Vasseur

Alfa Romeo sees itself in the ‘midst of midfield’ after Bahrain performance

Alfa Romeo Racing chief Frederic Vasseur sees the F1 team in the 'midst of midfield' after their Bahrain GP performance. Despite not scoring any points in F1 Bahrain GP, where Kimi Raikkonen finished 11th ahead...

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