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TEAM: Red Bull
Max Verstappen is the third driver to be penalised ahead of the United States GP weekend with news that he’s taking a final power unit for this season.
Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday, with Red Bull emerging as the second quickest. Sebastian Vettel was unable to get into a rhythm due to various set-up changes.
Talk of Max Verstappen heading to Mercedes or Ferrari will have to wait after he extended his commitment to Red Bull until the end of 2020.
Daniel Ricciardo is not at all worried about Christian Horner’s desire to “build the team” around Max Verstappen, saying they are in “different” situations.
Max Verstappen has made it clear that his Red Bull future will be determined by horsepower, saying if Red Bull have more of that, he doesn’t see a reason to leave.
Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that work on Red Bull’s RB14 has been “brought forward” in order for the team to avoid another slow start to the season.
The tyre choices for the Mexico Grand Prix have revealed a very aggressive strategy from Mercedes compared to their rivals Ferrari and Red Bull.
Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen have given an insight into how they prepare for each grand prix and the process behind their race starts.
Aston Martin have been recruiting staff with Formula 1 experience as they continue to assess whether they will join the sport as an engine supplier.
Max Verstappen looks ahead to the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas – an exciting track he has come to love.