F1 Gossip

F1 Testing: 21-23 February 2024
Bahrain International Circuit

♖ Formula 1 wants a swift resolution to Red Bull’s investigation of Christian Horner.

♖ Red Bull has decided against suspending Christian Horner while he is being investigated.

♖ Fernando Alonso left frustrated ‘all winter’ after he hit out at F1 bosses.

♖ Red Bull is reputedly introducing a Mercedes-style ‘zeropod’ design.

♖ Nico Rosberg, the 38-year-old, has revealed no intention of returning to the F1 grid.

♖ Red Bull has reportedly made an offer to Alex Albon that will give them an option to sign him when his contract expires at the end of 2025.

♖ Christian Horner has described Lewis Hamilton’s sensational switch to Ferrari as ‘pretty exciting’.

♖ Red Bull was nonplussed at their 2024 F1 car launch as immediate comparisons were made to last year’s Mercedes.

♖ Mercedes has adopted an entirely new car concept, including a new chassis and gearbox.

♖ Lance Stroll has strong backing from the Aston Martin team boss ahead of the 2024 F1 season.

♖ Helmut Marko has defended the timing of the company’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ investigation into Christian Horner.

♖ Alonso believes Aston Martin won’t repeat the wrong moves in 2023 and has addressed them with its new car.

♖ Red Bull unveiled its launch-spec RB20; they have abandoned horizontal air intakes for vertical ones.

♖ Adrian Newey has designed a car with Mercedes-type side pod inlets and engine cover, despite Mercedes discarding those parts.