Horner’s warning for Verstappen as Massa-Hamilton saga takes new twist – RacingNews365 review

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Horner fires Verstappen warning after Marko pledge

Christian Horner insists that “no individual” is bigger than Red Bull and that the team does “not force people to be here” after Max Verstappen’s comments about Helmut Marko.

Ahead of qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, reports emerged that suggested Motorsport Advisor Helmut Marko could be suspended by Red Bull, with RacingNews365 understanding the reason to be after the team investigated potential recent media leaks.

Read more: Horner fires Verstappen warning after Marko pledge

Massa files ‘Crashgate’ lawsuit against FIA and FOM

Former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa has officially filed a lawsuit against the FIA, FOM and ex-F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone over the events of the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

Representatives of the Brazilian confirmed on Monday that a lawsuit has been lodged against the three mentioned parties in the High Court of Justice.

Read more: Massa files ‘Crashgate’ lawsuit against FIA and FOM

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Mercedes facing ‘fundamental issue’ with W15 – Wolff

Toto Wolff has admitted that Mercedes is facing a “fundamental” problem with its W15 Formula 1 car.

Throughout the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend, Lewis Hamilton complained of a lack of rear stability from the car in the high-speed sections of track, with other cars such as the McLaren better suited to those corners of the Jeddah track.

Read more: Mercedes facing ‘fundamental issue’ with W15 – Wolff

Marko has ‘already’ considered Red Bull exit

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has been “impressed” by how calm Max Verstappen has remained, amidst the recent turmoil surrounding the Milton Keynes-based outfit.

The rumblings at Red Bull began at the start of February, when the investigation into Red Bull Team Principal and CEO Christian Horner was confirmed over allegations of inappropriate behaviour – the case dismissed by Red Bull Gmbh.

Read more: Marko has ‘already’ considered Red Bull exit

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Hulkenberg in Magnussen vow following Jeddah heroics

Nico Hulkenberg intends to “return the favour” to Kevin Magnussen after the former’s heroics to help Haas earn a point in Saudi Arabia.

During the early Safety Car in Jeddah, Hulkenberg did not stop and climbed into the top 10, whereas Magnussen did, but was eventually carrying 20 seconds’ worth of penalties, which effectively ruined his race.

Read more: Hulkenberg in Magnussen vow following Jeddah heroicsHulkenberg in Magnussen vow following Jeddah heroics

Bearman: ‘I can’t do much more’ to earn F1 seat

Oliver Bearman is unsure that he can do “much more” to prove he is ready for a full-time Formula 1 seat after his debut in Saudi Arabia.

Subbing in for Carlos Sainz who was ruled out with appendicitis, Bearman qualified 11th, missing out on Q3 by just 0.036s and went onto finish in seventh place ahead of both Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton.

Read more: Bearman: ‘I can’t do much more’ to earn F1 seat



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