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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas – Max Verstappen will remain at Red Bull Racing after the two agreed to a deal that keeps them together through the 2020 Formula One season. The deal was confirmed prior to opening practice of the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. The 20-year-old Dutchman has endured a tough road this season with seven retirements, but hit his stride of late, winning at Malaysia during his birthday weekend and followed it up with a runner-up result in a close fight forRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Brendon Hartley has been confirmed by Scuderia Toro Rosso and will make his Formula One debut in the United States Grand Prix next weekend at Circuit of the Americas. He will replace Pierre Gasly, who will be contending the Super Formula championship in Suzuka. With Carlos Sainz moving to Renault for the final four rounds of 2017, Daniil Kvyat will also return to the cockpit for the first time since Singapore, having been replaced by Gasly in the previous two races in Malaysia and Japan. HartleyRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Scuderia Toro Rosso has revealed that Red Bull junior driver Pierre Gasly will replace Daniil Kvyat for “the next Grand Prix,” starting this weekend in Malaysia. The 2016 Formula 2 (previously known as GP2) champion, Gasly has been competing this year in Japan in Super Formula – a path similar to McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne, winner of the 2015 F2 title. The number of races remaining this season that the 21-year-old Frenchman will compete in isn’t confirmed, with the one certainty that he will not compete inRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Scuderia Toro Rosso continues to inch its way up the grid and show flashes of becoming a real force within the sport. The Faenza-based team finished seventh in the constructor’s standings, all despite having to adapt to losing Max Verstappen to senior team, Red Bull Racing. However, the return of Daniil Kvyat began to pay dividends towards the end of the season, most notably at Singapore where he displayed a brilliant challenge to Verstappen. All things considered, returning Kvyat and the highly regarded Carlos Sainz Jr.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Carlos Sainz Jr. will return to Scuderia Toro Rosso next season, Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner confirmed. Sainz was overlooked for a promotion to Red Bull in favor of teammate Max Verstappen when the team demoted Daniil Kvyat to Toro Rosso. Since then, the Spaniard has impressed enough to warrant a rare third-year with the team and thus ending any speculation about his future. “We took up his option earlier this week, so he’s committed to Red Bull for the next 12 months,” Horner said.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Sergio Sette Camara will make his official Formula 1 debut in a test at Silverstone with Scuderia Toro Rosso. The 18-year-old Brazilian currently competes in the FIA F3 European Championship and sits seventh in the standings with two podiums in 15 races this season. Sette Camara will take over on the second day of the post-British Grand Prix test for Carlos Sainz Jr. “I’m very happy and excited to be testing with Scuderia Toro Rosso”, Sette Camara said in a statement. “It’s a great opportunity which I’veRead More
By Adam Tate, Managing Editor With the benefit of Ferrari power for 2016, Red Bull’s ambitious junior squad thinks that it can take aim at the podium with its talented young drivers this season. Last season rookie sensations Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz moved the team up a notch in the pecking order and despite some rookie mistakes and bad luck, had some excellent drives, including two 4th place finishes for Verstappen, at Hungary and Austin. Last year’s STR10 marked 10 years since Red Bull bought out lovable F1 backmarkers MinardiRead More
Nico Rosberg recovered from morning brake issues to top the timesheets in second practice ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver finished 0.245 seconds clear of Red Bull Racing’s Daniil Kvyat. Kvyat’s team-mate Daniel Ricciardo finished third to split the Mercedes drivers as Lewis Hamilton finished in fourth place, almost half a second behind Rosberg. Grip had been at a premium on the slippery new track surface in the first session and it was a similarly story in the second session. FP1 pacesetter Max Verstappen was the firstRead More
Renault has announced that they will make a decision regarding their future in Formula 1 by the end of the year. The engine supplier of Red Bull Racing and Toro Rosso, Renault has a contract with the two teams until the end of the 2016 season. Since the V6 era has began last year in Formula 1 Renault powered teams have struggled, leading to much debate as to whether or not the French manufacturer will once again become its own works team, or leave the sport altogether. Renault Sport F1Read More

Posted On February 6, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: From Jerez to Daytona

The boys are back at it in their latest installment “From Jerez to Daytona.” Adam Tate and Joey Barnes look into F1 testing from Jerez with the latest developments from Ferrari, McLaren-Honda, and others, while Josh Farmer goes in-depth on the IndyCar circus, and Christopher DeHarde talks some PWC and gives a brief look at the Mazda Road to Indy as they gear up for Winterfest at NOLA Motorsports Park. Click the link below to listen in: In the Gravel Trap: From Jerez to Daytona 02/05 by Tribute Racing |Read More