Are Red Bull cracks widening with Sergio Perez calling for radio ‘review’: PlanetF1

Calling for a review of Red Bull’s end-of-race communications with its drivers, Sergio Perez has all but announced that he is wary of team-mate Max Verstappen. And who could blame him after the Sao Paulo Grand Prix last season? Running 1-2 in the final laps of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday, Perez maintained … Read more

2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix qualifying winners and losers: PlanetF1

Sergio Perez secured pole position at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix for the second consecutive season as his Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen crashed out in Q2 in Jeddah with a driveshaft problem. The story of the two Red Bulls is the star attraction, but who were the other qualifier winners and losers? Let’s take … Read more

All eyes are on Ferrari as Jeddah provides platform to roll Red Bull : PlanetF1

If a dominating display from Max Verstappen and Red Bull in Bahrain deflated your optimism for the new Formula 1 season, this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix could give hope to those hoping for a tense battle for the title in 2023. Or alternatively, in the event of another Red Bull knockdown, he could crush … Read more

10 big F1 records that could be broken in the 2023 season : PlanetF1

From most races without a win to most laps completed, here are 10 Formula 1 records that could be broken in the 2023 season. While every Formula 1 driver will no doubt say that they are more concerned with winning races than breaking records, we are sure that when they look back on their careers … Read more

Ten beloved circuits that deserve a place on the F1 calendar : PlanetF1

“It was so close,” said Jody Scheckter, the 1979 world champion, of F1’s attempts to revive the South African Grand Prix. A return to the iconic Kyalami circuit after a three-decade absence seemed on the horizon for much of last year with F1 representatives going so far as to make the trip to sign the … Read more

Exceptional races when Lance Stroll proved ‘pay driver’ skeptics wrong: PlanetF1

The 2023 Bahrain GP knocked out a good chunk of the ‘pay driver’ naysayers for Lance Stroll, although it wasn’t the first instance where he proved them wrong. Stroll followed a similar path to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in the sense that his immense performances in the junior categories saw him enter the world of … Read more

The seven drivers out of contract at the end of the 2023 F1 season : PlanetF1

The 2023 F1 season is underway and, before you know it, the latest installment of the “silly season” will be in full swing. With 2022 bringing brand new regulations to Formula 1, most teams opted for continuity in their driver rosters and few driver contracts expired at the end of last season. But this time … Read more