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Max Verstappen welcomes Mercedes threat in Formula 1 2022: ‘They can steal points off Ferrari!’

Max Verstappen holds an 80-point lead over Charles Leclerc and hopes Mercedes’ return to form hampers Ferrari’s title challenge even further; Season resumes with Belgian GP on August 28, live on Sky Sports F1 Last Updated: 17/08/22 7:47am Max Verstappen has welcomed Mercedes’ re-emergence at the front so they can “steal more points off Ferrari” […]

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Ferrari: No changes needed despite F1 errors as Charles Leclerc faces mammoth Max Verstappen task

Ferrari have cost Charles Leclerc a huge amount of points in the championship through strategy mishaps but team boss Mattia Binotto says there will be no changes; season resumes with Belgian GP on August 28, live on Sky Sports F1 Last Updated: 11/08/22 5:15pm Mattia Binotto has shut down suggestions that change is needed at […]

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Max Verstappen and George Russell clash while Lewis Hamilton snubbed – Albon picks pairing

Williams ace Alex Albon says he would partner Max Verstappen with Lando Norris if he oversaw an F1 team. The former Red Bull driver snubbed seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton as he chose his optimum pairing and was also keen to keep Verstappen and George Russell apart to avoid them clashing. “If I didn’t […]

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How Charles Leclerc can beat Max Verstappen to become new F1 world champion this year

To state it in simple terms, Verstappen only needs to take 155 points from the remaining nine races to mathematically confirm his second Drivers’ Championship. Six wins with a fastest lap in each would be enough to get him to that milestone, meaning Verstappen could be crowned champion for a second time if he wins […]

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Max Verstappen verdict given by Pierre Gasly after ‘aggressive’ F1 start – EXCLUSIVE

Max Verstappen has changed from a “very aggressive” racer to someone who has “proven his potential”, according to former Red Bull team-mate Pierre Gasly. The Alpha Tauri star said the reigning champion was a bit “raw” when he first joined the sport and often made mistakes on track. However, Gasly stresses Verstappen’s character has changed […]

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Christian Horner exclusive: Red Bull boss on Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes rivalry

Watch the full interview with Red Bull boss Christian Horner as he discusses 2021 title battle vs Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton and why he’s excited for the future for the team and world champion Max Verstappen Last Updated: 09/08/22 10:04pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Martin Brundle joins Christian Horner […]

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Toto Wolff refuses to be dragged into Ferrari row but says Max Verstappen had it ‘easier’

Wolff also explained that with Mercedes playing a less familiar role of the chasing car this season, he believes it’s easier to make riskier strategy calls in that position. And he cited Red Bull’s triumph in Hungary as an example after Verstappen aggressively worked his way up the field to extend his championship lead. “You […]

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Charles Leclerc drops Lewis Hamilton hint as F1 star ready to get feisty vs Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen has been warned his title fight with Charles Leclerc could yet become just as intense and as feisty as his battle with Lewis Hamilton was last season. That’s the message from Ferrari driver Leclerc himself, who has refused to rule out things getting heated in the duel for the 2022 Formula One Drivers’ […]

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F1 Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings: Lewis Hamilton soars as Max Verstappen boosts lead

Yuki Tsunoda – AlphaTauri: 6 Disaster struck for Japanese prospect Yuki Tsunoda when a spin at Turn 7 appeared to derail his race. That being said, the AlphaTauri man ended up two laps off the pace, suggesting even a seamless run may not have changed much. Sebastian Vettel – Aston Martin: 8 It was fitting […]

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Lewis Hamilton confused as Max Verstappen laughs at Ferrari Hungary woes in private talks

Lewis Hamilton was left puzzled while Max Verstappen and George Russell laughed at Ferrari’s strategy during secret talks after the Hungarian Grand Prix. All three drivers appeared shocked at Ferrari’s decision to switch to the hard tyres as they discussed the strategy call moments after the chequered flag. While watching coverage of the race in […]