Verstappen reacts to father’s tirade as Aston Martin claim technical scalp – RacingNews365 review


Max Verstappen has reacted to his father Jos’ public criticism of Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner.

Verstappen Snr’s comments came shortly after the Bahrain Grand Prix, a weekend that was largely overshadowed by the allegations made by a Red Bull employee against Horner.

Read more: Verstappen opens up on father Jos’ public Horner criticism

Aston Martin announce engineering coup after rival departure

Aston Martin has announced the appointment of Bob Bell as executive director – technical following the Briton’s departure from Alpine.

The F1 veteran had been in an advisory role with the French manufacturer before leaving, though his departure was not seen as a continuation of the recent Alpine exodus.

Read more: Aston Martin announce engineering coup after rival departure


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Hamilton criticises handling of Red Bull-Horner saga

Lewis Hamilton believes the recent off-track drama involving Red Bull and team principal Christian Horner has “not been handled well”.

F1’s on-track activity has been overshadowed after the season-opener in Bahrain by a number of off-track controversies that have dominated the headlines.

Read more: Hamilton criticises handling of Red Bull-Horner saga

Alonso responds to allegations against FIA president

Aston Martin driver Fernando Alonso has insisted he must respect the FIA’s investigation into allegations made against president Mohammed Ben Sulayem.

The Spaniard is at the centre of one of the claims made by a whistleblower in a report by the BBC, released ahead of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend, which suggests Ben Sulayem attempted to persuade a penalty given to Alonso in last year’s event in Jeddah overturned.

Read more: Alonso responds to allegations against FIA president

Russell responds to Verstappen’s Mercedes switch rumour

George Russell has insisted it would be “exciting” to partner with Max Verstappen at Mercedes.

Amid intra-team drama at the Red Bull squad, suggestions have arisen that Verstappen could be an option for Mercedes to replace Lewis Hamilton in the squad next year when the seven-time champion joins Ferrari.

Read more: Russell responds to Verstappen’s Mercedes switch rumour

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Saudi Arabian GP: ‘Brutal’ track section labelled ‘dangerous’

Stake F1 driver Zhou Guanyu has labelled the “brutal” exit turn 10 exit kerb at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit “quite dangerous”.

F1 returns to the circuit for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix for its fourth event on the what is dubbed the world’s fastest street circuit.

Read more: Saudi Arabian GP: ‘Brutal’ track section labelled ‘dangerous’



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