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Ex-F1 Racer Warns Ricciardo’s Talent Could Have ‘Just Evaporated’

Daniel Ricciardo’s talent may have potentially “just evaporated” following his move to McLaren, former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has implied. Ricciardo has underperformed at his new team, with him often trailing his team-mate, Lando Norris, by several tenths of a second per lap so far this season. The Aussie himself has admitted that he has

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Lando Norris Says He Wants To Be Seen As More Than ‘Just A Joker’

McLaren F1 driver Lando Norris has said he wants to be viewed by fans as being more than “just a joker.” The Brit, who regularly streams on Twitch and has earned a reputation for being one of Formula 1’s least serious drivers, has been in exceptional form so far this season. He has scored three

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Button Reveals His ‘Weakness’ Against Hamilton And Alonso

2009 F1 Champion Jenson Button has revealed his weakness relative to Sir Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso. The three drivers have 10 World Championships between them, and Button was a team-mate to both Hamilton and Alonso at McLaren. Speaking on The High Performance Podcast, Button said initially his biggest weakness was struggling to move on

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Journalist: Ricciardo To Be Closer To Norris At ‘Conventional Circuits’

Daniel Ricciardo will perform well at some of the more “conventional circuits” left on the 2021 calendar, British F1 commentator Ben Edwards has said. The Australian driver joined McLaren from Renault with high expectations at the end of last year, but he has struggled to get to grips with the Woking-based team’s 2021 challenger. READ:

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Buxton’s Prediction: Lando Norris To Win 2024 Title With Red Bull

Lando Norris will partner Max Verstappen at Red Bull in 2023 and win the Drivers’ Championship the following year, British F1 reporter Will Buxton has suggested in his “just-for-fun” summer prediction. Red Bull signed Sergio Perez as Alex Albon’s replacement coming into 2021, but despite winning in Baku, the Mexican has fallen short of pre-season

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McLaren Surprised To Be ‘Genuinely’ Close To Mercedes And Red Bull

McLaren were surprised to be very close to the front-runners at some of the races contested so far this season, Andrea Stella, the team’s racing director, has admitted. The Woking-based racing outfit finished third in last year’s Constructors’ Championship, but they only had the fourth or fifth most-competitive car at most tracks. READ: Ricciardo Could

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Ricciardo Might Quit McLaren If ‘Hangover’ Of 2021 Car Remains

Daniel Ricciardo could leave McLaren if he continues to struggle at the Woking-based in 2022, as the Aussie is unlikely to continue to tolerate “sub-standard performance from himself.” That is the opinion of British F1 journalist Mark Hughes, who expressed his views in his latest column for The Race in which he assessed whether Ricciardo

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Sainz: I Never Felt Slower Than Verstappen, Norris Or Leclerc

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz has said he has felt “appreciated” by every team he has raced with in Formula 1, even though he admitted that some fans consider him to be “in the shadows.” Sainz joined Ferrari from McLaren at the end of 2020, and he is currently sixth in the Drivers’ Standings on 83

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McLaren On Ferrari Battle: We’re Concerned By ‘Required Point Rate’

Andrea Stella, McLaren’s racing director, has said the Woking-based team is concerned by the “required point rate” for them to triumph in their battle with Ferrari for P3 in the Constructors’ Championship. McLaren finished third in last year’s standings and, in the hands of Lando Norris, their 2021 challenger has been the third-fastest car at

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