Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto has admitted Mercedes has the quicker car after his team slumped to its fourth straight loss at the hands of the Silver Arrows.Continue reading on RACER
Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the next race for causing a bizarre crash with Daniil Kvyat in what the Australian described as a moment of panic at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.Continue reading on RACER
Toto Wolff says he won’t allow his Mercedes team to believe it’s the dominant force of 2019 even after claiming an unprecedented fourth successive one-two finish to open the season.Continue reading on RACER
Valtteri Bottas has recaptured the lead of the championship standings with a flawless drive to victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to claim a record-breaking one-two finish for Mercedes.Continue reading on RACER
Kimi Raikkonen has been added to the list of drivers set to start the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the pit lane after the Finn’s Alfa Romeo was found to be in breach of the technical regulations after qualifying.Continue reading on RACER
Sergio Perez has lauded his fifth-place qualifying effort for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, but the two-time Baku podium-getter says standing on the rostrum at this year’s race will be tough.Continue reading on RACER
Toto Wolff credited cooling track temperatures for rescuing qualifying for Mercedes, but the team boss also revealed some clever Q3 strategising helped Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton get the jump on Ferrari.Continue reading on RACER
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc was the favourite to take pole position at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix right up until he smacked into the barriers.Continue reading on RACER
Valtteri Bottas has snatched pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from teammate Lewis Hamilton after pre-qualifying favorite Charles Leclerc crashed out in Q2.Continue reading on RACER
Charles Leclerc reaffirmed Ferrari’s place at the head of the field with the fastest lap of final practice on Saturday afternoon in Azerbaijan.Continue reading on RACER
Red Bull Racing’s Pierre Gasly will start the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the pit lane after failing to stop for a mandatory weight check during practice.Continue reading on RACER
Renault teammates Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg are adamant the French marque has plenty of pace in hand for qualifying despite being anchored to the bottom of the timesheet during Friday practice in Azerbaijan.Continue reading on RACER
Lewis Hamilton thinks it’s unlikely his team will be able to close the 0.7-second gap to Ferrari from today’s practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in time for qualifying, but the Briton is optimistic Mercedes’s long-run pace will make it a challenger in the race.
George Russell says he’s fortunate to have walked away from his crash with a manhole cover that broke his Williams chassis during Friday practice.
Charles Leclerc set the practice pace in a disrupted Friday at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, besting teammate Sebastian Vettel in a positive day for Ferrari.
Williams driver George Russell won’t take part in Friday afternoon’s practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku after the team confirmed his run-in with a loose drain cover in the abbreviated morning session damaged his survival cell.Continue reading on RACER
First practice at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was called off after a loose drain cover destroyed George Russell’s Williams and triggered a circuit-wide check for similar faults.Continue reading on RACER