Max Verstappen plans to put Singpore’s fifth-placed finish behind him in Japan… but singles out McLaren duo Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri as major threats to his return to winning ways

The defending world champion struggled to master the street circuit in Red Bull  But the Dutchman claimed that Suzuka had felt ‘very nice’ on the simulator  Verstappen highlighted the strength of the upgrades McLaren have made  By Ollie Lewis For Mail On Sunday Published: 10:32 BST, 21 September 2023 | Updated: 10:32 BST, 21 September … Read more

Lewis Hamilton celebrates taking P4 ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix for his best qualifying result

‘P4 has never felt so good!’: Seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton celebrates his best qualifying result of ‘really difficult’ 2022 as he qualifies on the second row for the Canadian Grand Prix Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton qualified in P4 for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix   This is the British seven-time champion’s best qualifying result of the season  … Read more

Fernando Alonso leads the way in final practice in Montreal

Fernando Alonso posts the fastest time in final practice in Montreal as torrential rain causes havoc… leaving Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton trailing in his wake Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time of the final practice session in Montreal Championship leader Max Verstappen struggled, and finished down in ninth Lewis Hamilton also toiled in the … Read more

Charles Leclerc will start at the back of the grid in Montreal after taking a new power unit

Charles Leclerc will start from the BACK of the grid in the Canadian Grand Prix after the Ferrari driver takes a new power unit AND a new engine component By Dominic Hogan For Mailonline Published: 18:27 BST, 18 June 2022 | Updated: 19:30 BST, 18 June 2022 Charles Leclerc will start from the back of … Read more

Spanish Grand Prix: Max Verstappen gains F1 title lead after victory

Lewis Hamilton had to be dragged back from the brink of despair in scorching Barcelona but now believes he can once again conquer the world. That was after the seven-time world champion tore through the field from last-but-one to finish fifth in the Spanish Grand Prix, a turnaround which may yet, just possibly, allow him … Read more

Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc’s title fight could ‘go all the way’ insists Christian Horner

Christian Horner believes the F1 title scrap between Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc could ‘go all the way’ to the finale in Abu Dhabi… as the Red Bull chief admits he would prefer to avoid a repeat of last year’s close battle with Lewis Hamilton Charles Leclerc holds a 19-point gap over Max Verstappen after … Read more

Lewis Hamilton could quit if he isn’t winning by Silverstone, warns Grand Prix veteran John Watson

Now Lewis Hamilton is thinking ‘will I ever win that eighth title?’: Mercedes ace could quit if he isn’t winning by Silverstone, warns Grand Prix veteran John Watson Hamilton in search of a reboot after an early season of rare disappointment He spent time last week on the simulator in the Mercedes factory in Brackley  The … Read more

Mika Hakkinen thinks the Formula 1 world title is already out of Lewis Hamilton’s reach

Formula 1 icon Mika Hakkinen claims ‘the World Championships are already looking out of reach’ for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes… as he warns the Silver Arrows that they face a race against time to fix their ‘complex problems’ Mercedes have been off the pace in the opening weeks of the Formula 1 season Lewis Hamilton … Read more

Charles Leclerc apologises to Ferrari fans after spinning out at Imola and finishing sixth

‘I gave it my all but went over the limit’: Charles Leclerc apologises to Ferrari fans after his costly late spin helped championship rival Max Verstappen to win at Imola and saw him finish sixth – but he vows ‘we’ll come back stronger’ Championship leader Charles Leclerc pushed his Ferrari to the limit at Imola  … Read more

We need more speed NOW, warns Lewis Hamilton after finishing fourth at Australian Grand Prix

It was an all-encompassing cry of frustration from Lewis Hamilton’s cockpit. ‘You guys put me in a really difficult position,’ he protested as he finished the Australian Grand Prix fourth best. Part of it expressed that his Mercedes team-mate George Russell had benefited from a ‘free’ pit-stop and so climbed the podium, in third place. … Read more