PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 07:20 PM IST
- The Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix was halted three laps from the end on Sunday after Red Bull's championship leader Max Verstappen crashed while heading for victory.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 04:49 PM IST
- The 23-year-old Dutch driver, leading the standings for the first time in his career after winning in Monaco last month, lapped the Baku street circuit with a best time of one minute 43.184 seconds.
AP | , Monaco
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 08:56 PM IST
- Max Verstappen took the lead in the Formula One championship race for the first time in his career with a dominating victory Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix, his first win on the vaunted circuit.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 12:19 PM IST
- Lewis Hamilton's comments about Formula One rival Max Verstappen suggest the Dutch driver is beginning to get to the seven-times world champion, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said.
MILTON KEYNES, England | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 08:33 PM IST
Perez, who will replace Alexander Albon, became Mexico’s first F1 winner in 50 years with his victory this month at the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain.
YAS ISLAND | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 08:37 PM IST
The 23-year-old Verstappen had clinched a brilliant pole position on Saturday, and made a good start while Bottas comfortably held off Hamilton. The world champion looked off form and started to drift back after a few laps, and was nearly caught by Albon on the last two laps.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 09:50 AM IST
Ferrari were dominant at the Spa-Francorchamps track in 2019, finishing one-two in every practice session and locking out the front row in qualifying.
NEW DELHI | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 11:36 AM IST
The journey from the Mumbai suburb of Dadar to the very heart of Grand Prix racing has been a little more convoluted for Daruvala. The 21-year-old, however, has expertly manoeuvred his life’s journey through the slick lanes and tight bends.
Silverstone | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 05:58 PM IST
Bottas posted a lap of 1 minute 26.166 seconds, beating Hamilton’s best time by .138 seconds. Max Verstappen was third-fastest for Red Bull in 1:26.893.
Silverstone, England | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Vettel only completed two laps and didn’t set a time. Ferrari said the team found “something wrong with the intercooler system” of his car and had to examine it.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 08:57 AM IST
The Dutch 22-year-old had arrived in Budapest from Austria as the man most likely to take the fight to dominant Mercedes but it did not look that way as the clock ticked down to lights out.
BUDAPEST | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Verstappen nursed the car to the grid where mechanics swarmed around it, some running back to the garage for a new wing while others worked on the front left suspension as the clock ticked down to the start.
BUDAPEST | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 10:22 AM IST
Briton Russell, who has yet to score a point with struggling Williams after a barren debut season in 2019, qualified an impressive 12th and one place ahead of Albon.
BUDAPEST, Hungary | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 07:32 AM IST
“Without doubt it is a better car than last year,” Hamilton said Saturday after clinching his record-extending 90th career pole by .107 from his teammate.
SPIELBERG, Austria | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 07:52 PM IST
It means Max Verstappen starts from second place behind Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in pole position, and that McLaren’s Lando Norris jumps up to third and Red Bull’s Alexander Albon goes from fourth.
Spielberg (Austria) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The DAS helps the Mercedes car’s cornering and reduces its tire wear. On-board footage from testing in Spain showed world champion Lewis Hamilton pulling the steering wheel back and forth on the front straight, apparently changing the angle of the front tires.
Paris | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Last season several teams expressed suspicions after Ferrari gained in straight-line speed. The improvement was particularly noticeable after the mid-season break.
Montmeló, Spain | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Two weeks out from the season-opener in Melbourne, Bottas, runner-up to Hamilton in the world championship in 2019, clocked a best run of 1min 16.196sec off a total of 79 laps.
Bloomberg | By Boris Groendahl
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 07:49 AM IST
Red Bull sales soared to a record 7.5 billion cans worldwide last year, propelled by growth in emerging markets like Brazil, India and Africa, said the company, which has crafted its brand around extreme sports sponsorships. The world’s population reached 7.7 billion people.
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 04:45 PM IST
Max Verstappen could prove to be Hamilton’s closest challenger this year, following Red Bull’s strong finish to the end of last season.
LONDON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 10:09 AM IST
The 22-year-old Dutch driver won three races last year, finishing third overall in the championship, and is not about to be awed by anyone’s reputation -- even if that person is possibly the greatest driver of all time.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 04:29 PM IST
The 22-year-old Verstappen came third in the driver’s championship in 2019.
Abu Dhabi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Charles Leclerc is bidding to overhaul Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to take third place in the drivers’ championship and currently trails him by 11 points.
Sao Paulo | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2019 01:33 PM IST
Max Verstappen secured the second pole position of his career to mark his Red Bull boss Christian Horner’s 46th birthday in style on Saturday when he topped the qualifying times for Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.
Sao Paulo | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 06:43 PM IST
Ricciardo, now with Renault, was knocked out in Saturday’s Q2 session and was left to watch the final shootout from the paddock where he told reporters how impressed he was with the Dutchman’s scintillating lap.
Berlin | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Wenger, who speaks fluent German, coached Arsenal from October 1996 until May 2018 and admits he misses some aspects of coaching.
Austin | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to resist the Finn, who started from pole and, with a two-stop strategy, had fresher tyres in the critical final laps.
Austin | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 06:48 PM IST
Verstappen, who finished third behind the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and newly-crowned six-time champion Lewis Hamilton, said Ferrari had lost their previous speed and form because they had been stopped from cheating by an official technical directive.
Mexico City | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 05:55 PM IST
Like Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who said he also concedes extra space to the Dutchman, Hamilton believes that when racing against the Red Bull driver there is a higher possibility of contact and an accident.
Mexico City | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Hamilton’s only remaining rival for the drivers’ championship, Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was down in fifth ahead of four-time champion Sebastian Vettel in the second Ferrari.