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By FIA Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas took a dominant Australian Grand Prix victory, finishing 20 seconds ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton and claiming the bonus point on offer for fastest at Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit. Max Verstappen, meanwhile, got Red Bull Racing’s Honda-powered era off to good start by handing the Japanese manufacturer its first podium finish since 2008 as he claimed third place beind the Mercedes duo. At the start, Bottas made a good start from the front row and managed to get past pole position man Hamilton in TurnRead More
By FIA Daniel Ricciardo put in a superb final flying lap to claim pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix, beating team-mate Max Verstappen by just two hundredths of a second at the Autódromo Hermanos as Red Bull Racing claimed its first front-row lockout in five years. Verstappen had looked well place to claim his first career pole position after taking provisional top spot in the first runs of Q3, but on the drivers’ final flyer Ricciardo found another gear and jumped from fourth after the first runs to poleRead More
By FIA After topping the morning timesheets at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Red Bull Racing again scored a 1-2 in the second practice session for the Mexican Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen outpacing team-mate Daniel Ricciardo by 1500ths of a second. The Dutchman stopped at the edge of the track late in the session, however, with an apparent engine issue. In the morning session the Red Bull duo were comfortably clear of the rest of the field, though Mercedes and Ferrari minimised hypersoft running in FP1, but in the qualifyingRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen headed a Red Bull Racing one-two in the opening practice session for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix, with the 2017 race winner here beating out team-mate Daniel Ricciardo by almost half a second. Verstappen and Ricciardo set their quickest times on Pirelli’s hypersoft tyres and while both Mercedes and Ferrari ran on the pink-banded tyre during the 90-minute session, they posted their best laps on the ultrasoft tyres as they minimised running on the softest tyre in Pirelli’s range. As such, championship leader Lewis Hamilton, who canRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief A lot goes into the spectacle and allure of Formula 1, including the unique innovation with their showcars for fan event demonstrations. As Aston Martin Red Bull Racing demonstrate, there is an added importance in engine and tire temperature and FLIR Thermal Imagery is the technique used to gain the optimum performance. Our friends from Mobil 1 The Grid sat down pilot Max Verstappen to discuss the challenges.Read More
By FIA Ricciardo’s best time of the session came late in the session when he bolted on a set of new hypersoft compound tyres to post a lap of 1:39.711. That was good enough to oust Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel from top spot. Verstappen then dropped the German to third with his time of 1:39.912. The Dutchman finished 0.201s behind Ricciardo, with Vettel a little over eight hundredths of a second further back. Kimi Räikkönen finished fourth for Ferrari, almost eight tenths of a second off Ricciardo’s pace, though the FinnRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Red Bull Racing has announced that Pierre Gasly will replace the departing Daniel Ricciardo and partner with Max Verstappen for 2019. The 22-year-old Frenchman has impressed during his first full season campaign in Formula 1. Driving for Red Bull Racing’s junior squad, Toro Rosso, he has collected three finishes in the points, including a stellar fourth-place result in the Bahrain Grand Prix. The opportunity came to light after Ricciardo elected to make a shocking move to join Renault for next season. The move became all theRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Renault confirmed that Daniel Ricciardo has signed on with a two-year deal beginning with the 2019 Formula 1 season. The 29-year-old Aussie has been a fixture with Red Bull Racing since 2014, collecting seven wins over that time, including two thus far in 2018. He made his F1 debut with HRT in 2011 before spending the next two years at Scuderia Toro Rosso. Ricciardo will partner with Nico Hulkenberg and take over the seat occupied by Carlos Sainz Jr., who is coincidentally on loan from RedRead More

Posted On July 20, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Ricciardo Quickest in FP1 at Hockenheim

By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo edged Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton to take top spot in the opening practice session for this weekend’s German Grand Prix. The Australian took top spot by just four thousandths of a second from the defending champion, though having made a number of power unit changes, the Red Bull driver is set to take a number of grid penalties for Sunday’s race. Ricciardo used a third MGU-K, a third Energy Store and a third set of Control Electronics, which means he will have to startRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen took the fourth win of his career at the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel, as Mercedes suffered its first double-DNF in over two years. When the light went out for the start, Räikkönen made a superb getaway and slotted between the two slower Mercedes of Hamilton and Bottas. The inside line belonged to Hamilton, however, and he emerged in the lead with Räikkönen second ahead of Bottas. The Ferrari driver then tried to attack Hamilton around the outside of Turn 3 but he wentRead More