Why Red Bull’s captive third driver should be released

Be it Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz, Red Bull and Helmut Marko have long reaped the rewards of investing in young talent. Instead of paying out for established stars, Red Bull’s philosophy of supporting and nurturing promising junior drivers has consistently given them topline talent without the burden of star driver … Continue reading Why Red Bull’s captive third driver should be released

Advertisements

Why Kimi’s fans only have the man himself to blame for his Monaco loss

It was a controversy befitting of the race that gave us carpark-gate in 2006, Hamilton's potty-mouthed, crash-strewn race in 2011, or Rosberg's implicitly gratuitous error that afforded him pole in 2014. Vettel's perfectly executed "overcut" was surely too convenient, too ideal for the Scuderia with their arch title rival down in 7th and on a … Continue reading Why Kimi’s fans only have the man himself to blame for his Monaco loss

VIDEO: Onboard analysis – Ricciardo’s echo of the past

Ricciardo has always been a tremendous qualifier. With Vergne as his teammate the gap he managed to pull over the Frenchman on Saturdays always gave the distinct impression of the Aussie out-pacing the car, as did heroic laps in Bahrain in 2012, or Silverstone in 2013. For Red Bull, from the outset in his breakthrough 2014 … Continue reading VIDEO: Onboard analysis – Ricciardo’s echo of the past