F1 Gossip

Chinese GP

Date: Sunday, 21 April 2024

Track: Shanghai International Circuit

♖ Honda leaves Red Bull in 2025 and partners with Aston Martin.

♖ Fernando Alonso has signed a multi-year contract with Aston Martin, reaching beyond his driving.

♖ Ferrari has been the leading non-Red Bull team in three of the four races in qualifying.

♖ Martin Brundle has backed Checo Perez to retain his Red Bull F1 seat for the 2025 season.

♖ Will Carlos Sainz’s spectacular performance make him the ‘most wanted?’

♖ Michael Andretti is looking to recruit 1,100 members of staff as they enter F2 and F3 on their road to F1.

♖ F1 returns to Shanghai Circuit for the first time in five years.

♖ Sergio Perez would like a three-year contract extension; Marko suggests one year.

♖ Ocon believes Alpine is going backwards.

♖ Horner’s accuser faces an acute grilling as part of her appeal.

♖ Adrian Newey is non-committal about his future with Red Bull.

♖ Mercedes believe they have made a breakthrough with their car.

♖ Is Mercedes’ protégé, Andrea Kimi Antonelli, being lined up for a seat with Williams?

♖ Mark Hughes reports Lewis Hamilton was ‘knocked back’ when he approached Red Bull.