Articles tagged Max Verstappen

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Trackside View / Word on the Beat

In the thick of it, with thin air and big commitment: spotlight on the fast ess at the Mexican Grand Prix Red Bull's inherent aero advantage made it the car to beat in Mexico Photo: LAT Trackside view turn 8-9, Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez The late morning Mexican sun is back-lighting the track and picking out the rubber groove through the fast ess of Turns 8-9. As you breathe you can feel the...

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Ricciardo out for 100 - why he left Red Bull

After hitting his century of races for Red Bull, Daniel Ricciardo opens up about his reasons for leaving Red Bull for Renault Ricciardo brought the curtain down on his Red Bull career after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Photo: Red Bull The final races of 2019 were always going to have an end-of-term feeling. Since missing out in Austin, Lewis Hamilton wrapped up his fifth world championship in Mexico...

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Trackside View / Word on the Beat

TRACKSIDE VIEW 'S' CURVES, SUZUKA Red Bull’s RB14 and the art of balance The Red Bull RB14 doesn’t seem to know that Suzuka’s Turn Four is a corner. Pretty much everyone is flat into it these days, but for the other cars there are consequences whereas this one goes through there apparently mass-less, like a cursor on a computer screen. Some other cars cannot quite get back over to the left-handed...

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Trackside View / Word on the Beat

Trackside View – Liège, Spa-Francorchamps The first few minutes at one of the world’s greatest venues Kimi Räikkönen and Max Verstappen look so at home in these early moments of the Spa weekend, around a circuit and in cars where they can express themselves. This is a long way removed from the heatwave shimmies of Paul Ricard and the hot-aired dream-like quality of summer. As the season turns to...

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The Iceman Goeth

He discovered on the morning of the Italian Grand Prix that he woudn't have a Ferrari race seat in 2019, but Kimi Räikkönen's desire to race reamins unchanged. Ditto his personality... BELGIUM, ITALY & SINGAPORE GRANDS PRIX Kimi Räikkönen had been fighting for his Ferrari future all season and it had generally been a losing battle. It’s hard to show your full capabilities when on the wrong...

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Word on the beat

Rumour and gossip from the F1 paddock FORCE INDIA entered receivership before the Hungarian GP, but continued to operate under the receivers, who were looking at takeover bids from four interested parties. Two were US consortiums, one of them involving MICHAEL ANDRETTI and PIETER ROSSI, father of Indy 500 winner ALEX, but early in August it was confirmed that the team had been rescued by a group...

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Grand Prix notebook

Behind closed doors in Fuschi-am-See (Austria) and Milton Keynes late last year, it had already been talked about: promoting Max Verstappen from the junior Toro Rosso squad to Red Bull, with Daniil Kvyat being demoted to make room. The Red Bull junior driver programme is a pitilessly demanding regime and Kvyat was adjudged by the scheme’s boss Helmut Marko to have underperformed last year, after...

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Grand Prix Notebook

Singapore, Japan & Russia Rd 14 Marina Bay, September 21, 2014 1 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 2hr 00min 04.795sec 2 Sebastian Vettel – Red Bull RB10 – 2hr 00min 18.329sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 2hr 00min 19.068sec Fastest lap: Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 50.417sec Race distance: 60 laps, 188.749 miles Pole position: Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 45.681sec Rd...

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Readers' letters

Letter of the month Jack the gentleman I had the humbling experience of Jack Brabham’s no-nonsense approach to racing car preparation; it was a wake-up call at the time. In 1988 I was involved with Derek Bell Racing, running his son Justin in Vauxhall-Lotus. Via our Camel sponsorship we also took on David Brabham from Australian Formula Ford. Preparing two recently delivered cars, I was at our...

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International racing news

Toyota's rally taster Japanese giant tipped for world championship return from 2017 Toyota’s mooted return to the World Rally Championship gathered further momentum when the company’s president and CEO Akio Toyoda visited Rally Finland for a passenger ride with a difference. Tommi Mäkinen, the five-time Rally Finland winner and quadruple world champion, drove Toyoda through part of the Kakaristo...

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