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Ferrari will be tightening their quality control procedures after both drivers suffered engine issues during the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend.
Although Pierre Gasly considers Daniil Kvyat a friend, he won’t be calling to offer commiserations over his lost Toro Rosso drive as that would make it “more painful” for him.
Guenther Steiner has once again defended Kevin Magnussen, this time after Fernando Alonso called him an “idiot” at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso has shrugged off Sebastian Vettel’s complaints about his driving at the Malaysian GP, saying “blue flags” has been heard “many times” by the German.
Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull, Williams, McLaren and Force India have all written to the FIA and F1 CEO Chase Carey to prevent Marcin Budkowski from joining Renault.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes there are four drivers in the frame for a Williams seat next season and Pascal Wehrlein is one of them.
Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has said the team “continue to believe in ourselves” after being encouraged by Sebastian Vettel’s race pace.
Williams’ decision to swap positions between Lance Stroll and Felipe Massa meant the team lost out to Stoffel Vandoorne in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
Romain Grosjean has told Daniil Kvyat and Jolyon Palmer that there is “still life when Formula 1 stops” and urged them to keep believing in their dreams.
Sebastian Vettel is facing a potential five-place grid penalty at Suzuka following the “completely unnecessary” accident in the wake of Sunday’s Malaysian GP.