Rudy van Buren

Mercedes told beating Ferrari was right thing to do

Red Bull-affiliated simulator driver Rudy van Buren has expressed his belief that Mercedes did the right thing prioritising beating Ferrari in the 2023 Constructors’ Championship, despite receiving less wind tunnel time for 2024 as a result. Mercedes’ duel with Ferrari for a distant P2 behind Red Bull went down to the wire last season at


Max Verstappen’s team-mate calls Lewis Hamilton a ‘d**k’

Last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix was somewhat reminiscent of the 2021 edition of the race, after Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton once again collided at Interlagos. In 2021, Verstappen forced Hamilton off the circuit on the exit of Turn Four after going into the corner too fast; however, on that particular day the FIA deemed that it


Max Verstappen reacts to Red Bull signing new driver

Max Verstappen has heaped praise onto sim-racer-turned-pro-racer Rudy van Buren amid the Dutchman’s appointment as simulator driver at Red Bull. The 30-year-old is a part of Team Redline’s Esports project, which features Verstappen as well as McLaren driver Lando Norris. Redline has contested the Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans in the last couple of