Red Bull has advised McLaren to focus on upping its game rather than taking the reigning world champions to court.
Kevin Magnussen says he is happy with the current configuration of McLaren’s driver lineup. Fernando Alonso - arguably the best driver in F1 - has often been linked with a 2015 move to McLaren to spearhead the British team’s new Honda era.
Niki Lauda gave Lewis Hamilton a ‘money can’t buy’ reward for securing his first-ever F1 hat-trick — a ride on his own private jet.
Sebastian Vettel has “forgotten” how to drive something other than the best car in the field. …
McLaren is going through a ‘Whitmarsh’ effect, according to F1 legend Niki Lauda. Just two weeks ago in Bahrain, Jenson Button said the only quicker car in the field was the dominant Mercedes.
Upping the power of the RB10’s Renault ‘power unit’ is no longer the only problem at Red Bull.
Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday lashed out at suggestions his struggle at Ferrari so far in 2014 might be due to flagging motivation.
Niki Lauda couldn’t resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese grand prix.
Fernando Alonso has suggested Ferrari’s new boss cannot take the credit for his breakthrough podium in China.
F1 has its next ‘team orders’ saga. World champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday answered “tough luck” when told to let through his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo.
F1 will move to put cost-cutting efforts back on the agenda during a May 1 meeting. …
It seems Jan Magnussen will not be a regular fixture at grands prix this year. The former F1 driver had to miss his son Kevin’s grand prix debut in Melbourne last month because he was racing a sports car on the other side of the world.
The fuel supplied by French oil giant Total could be causing Red Bull’s repeated problems with the mandatory fuel flow sensor in 2014.
Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez on Sunday indicated he was unhappy to have joined the opposition against the introduction of budget caps.