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Max will be champion when he irons out 'raw edges' - Wolff

From ESPN UK - posted 19/11/2018 19:11

Toto Wolff believes Red Bull's Max Verstappen is an "unbelievable talent" but says the Dutchman still has some flaws he needs to address before he can be Formula One champion.

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Calderon completes second test for Sauber

From ESPN UK - posted 19/11/2018 16:38

Sauber's female test driver Tatiana Calderon completed her second test for the Sauber team over the weekend, completing 202 laps at Italy's Fiorano race track.

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Leclerc wasn’t expecting Sauber's strong end to 2018

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 15:40

Charles Leclerc admits he is surprised by Sauber’s strong end to the 2018 F1 season, after it ended development on its current car mid-way through the year.

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F1 Innovation Prize Winner crowned...

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 19/11/2018 15:25

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton helped judge this year's F1 Innovation prize which was won by Brit James Gough who picks up a $50,000 prize for his F1 data app idea.

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Rachel's Diary: Bedlam in Brazil

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 19/11/2018 14:20

We had taken the overnight flight on the Tuesday and landed in Sao Paulo on Wednesday morning.

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F1 teams ‘tentative’ about impact of 2019 rule changes

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 13:56

F1teams are unsurethe aerodynamic changes for the 2019 season will have a significant impact in improving racing.

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Leclerc says Sauber progress not down to upgrades

From Motorsport.com - posted 19/11/2018 13:51

Sauber started the year fighting Williams at the back of the grid but, unlike its rival from those opening races, has progressed into a regular top-10 threat. The team has risen to eighth in the constructors' championship and is just six points behind Racing Point Force India, which has been surprised by its rival's progress. "The baseline of the car this year is good, I just think in the ...

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Max Verstappen: F1 hoping to reinstate Dutch GP due to 'the Max factor'

From BBC F1 - posted 19/11/2018 13:49

Formula 1 is hoping to reinstate the Dutch Grand Prix in the wake of the growing popularity of Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

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‘Ricciardo in same league as Hamilton, Vettel, Max’

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 13:40

David Coulthard believes Daniel Ricciardo shares the same "superstar" status as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and his soon-to-be former team-mate Max Verstappen.

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Why the “scary” Hamilton-Sirotkin near-miss in Brazil wasn’t investigated | 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix

From F1 Fanatic - posted 19/11/2018 13:31

Why wasn't the "scary" near-miss between Lewis Hamilton and Sergey Sirotkin in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix investiated by the stewards?

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Renault ‘not unhappy’ about Red Bull deal ending

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 13:30

Four-time World Champion and current Renault advisor, Alain Prost, has said Renault are "not unhappy" about their Red Bull relationship ending.

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PlanetF1 Shop: Black Friday offers now available!

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 13:20

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The F1 great who couldn't catch a break - part 1: personality clash

From BBC F1 - posted 19/11/2018 12:08

In the first of a five-part series looking back at Fernando Alonso's F1 career, Andrew Benson explains when it all started to go wrong at McLaren in 2007.

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Ticktum on verge of superlicence after Macau win

From Motorsport.com - posted 19/11/2018 11:53

Having been unable to even test for Red Bull earlier this year because he did not have enough licence points, the British driver’s recent success has fast-propelled him close to a full race licence. The FIA has clarified that Ticktum now has 35 points out of the 40 that are needed to allow him to race F1 in the future. The rules are clear that only points from the three previous seasons ...

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Hamilton: I need to raise my game for Verstappen, Leclerc

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 11:49

Five-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton acknowledges he will need to up his game in 2019 to cover off the emerging threats of Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc.

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Gasly expects another step from Honda F1 engine in 2019

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 11:46

Honda can take "another step" towards matching F1 engine rivals Mercedes and Ferrari in 2019, according to Pierre Gasly.

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Charles Leclerc: Sauber's late-2018 F1 gains aren't due to upgrades

From Autosport - posted 19/11/2018 11:45 - Paywall

Charles Leclerc claims Sauber's impressive progress in the final part of the Formula 1 season is due to set-up work, not upgrades, because it stopped developing its 2018 car early

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Formula 1 ‘very interested’ in Dutch GP return

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 11:38

Formula 1 commercial boss, Sean Bratches, has confirmed the return of the Dutch Grand Prix is very high on the agenda.

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Magnussen: Haas potential shows ‘positives and negatives’

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 10:55

Kevin Magnussen feels Haas can learn from the positive and negative aspects of its 2018 F1 campaign heading into next year.

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Stroll: ‘Hamilton out-raced, out-drove Vettel’

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 10:30

Lance Stroll believes Lewis Hamilton deserves "big respect" for out-racing and out-driving Sebastian Vettel this season.

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Hamilton 'out-raced' Vettel - gossip

From BBC F1 - posted 19/11/2018 09:56

Ricciardo is a "superstar", Hamilton "out-raced and out-drove Vettel", plus more F1 gossip.

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Macau Grand Prix win puts Dan Ticktum on verge of F1 superlicence

From Autosport - posted 19/11/2018 09:44 - Paywall

Dan Ticktum's dominant victory in Formula 3's Macau Grand Prix has finally put him on the verge of the superlicence required to race in Formula 1, the FIA has confirmed

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F1 teams wary of overtaking impact of 2019 changes

From Motorsport.com - posted 19/11/2018 09:38

Simplified front and rear wings, brake ducts and bargeboards will be introduced next year with the aim of improving on-track action by allowing cars to follow more closely. Read Also: How F1's aero addiction could spoil 2019 overtaking changes The FIA believes the changes have reduced the effect of running in dirty air by one third, while F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says ...

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Calderon delivered ‘excellent’ performance in Sauber F1 test

From Crash.net - posted 19/11/2018 09:15

Tatiana Calderon impressed Sauber as she completed her latest F1 test with the team at Fiorano in Italy.

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Formula 1 teams wary of overtaking impact of 2019 rule changes

From Autosport - posted 19/11/2018 09:15 - Paywall

Leading Formula 1 personnel have warned that rule changes designed to improve overtaking next season may be limited in their impact

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F1 drivers keen on “mega” Zandvoort but warn passing would be hard | 2018 F1 season

From F1 Fanatic - posted 19/11/2018 08:31

Two Formula 1 drivers gave enthusiastic responses to the idea of a race at Zandvoort but warned overtaking would be difficult if the track returned to the calendar.

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Two guys, one roadster, 1,000 kilometres.

From Mercedes AMG F1 - posted 19/11/2018 08:00

Two best friends and the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster (R 190) in search of freedom and happiness.

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Quiz! Test your Abu Dhabi GP knowledge

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 07:52

For one final time this season, rack your brains before school's out for, erm, winter...

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Smedley: Williams must ‘attack all areas’

From Planet F1 - posted 19/11/2018 07:50

Departing Williams engineering chief, Rob Smedley, has said that the team must "attack all areas" if they are to put their performance woes firmly in the past.

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Hamilton “out-raced and out-drove” Vettel – Stroll | 2018 F1 season

From F1 Fanatic - posted 19/11/2018 07:36

Lewis Hamilton deserves his fifth world championship because of the consistency he showed across the season, according to Lance Stroll

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