Monday 9 May
Three-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is convinced he can peg back championship leader and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The German is unbeaten going into Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix but Hamilton said: ” I know I am quicker than Nico.”(Daily Star)
Former Red Bull driver Mark Webber reckons Daniil Kvyat’s dropping by the Austrian team was “harsh” but not surprising. “In F1 you have nowhere to hide,” said Australian Webber, who spent seven seasons at Red Bull. (Daily Telegraph)
Haas team boss Guenther Steiner has revealed an upgrade before Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. “We’ve got a new front wing that we tested for the first time in Russia, and we’ve got a new rear wing that we’ll race for the first time in Barcelona,” he said. (Formulaspy.com)
McLaren-Honda driver Jensen Button predicts his team will get better this season but will still fail to win any races. (F1i.com)
Honda are saving up their engine development tokens for a substantial upgrade according to motorsport chief Yusuke Hasegawa. “We’d like to use tokens effectively rather than gradually,” he said. (Autosport.com)
Max Verstappen celebrated his call-up by Red Bull with an appearance at the Wings for Life World Run in Milan. “Great fun overtaking all @WFLWorldRun runners in my slowest race ever!” he tweeted.
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