F1 Gossip

Canadian GP
Date: Sunday, 9 June, 2024
Track: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

♖ Valtteri Bottas has emerged as a strong contender to join Haas for the 2025 F1 season.

♖ Mercedes reportedly told Carlos Sainz that he will not be their replacement for Lewis Hamilton.

♖ Alpine announced that it will part ways with driver Esteban Ocon at the end of 2024.

♖ Gazzetta, the Italian newspaper, reports that Mercedes is determined to put Andrea Kimi Antonelli in their car.

♖ Sergio Perez has secured another year with Red Bull with an extension option.

♖ According to the BBC, The Honey Bear (Ricciardo) is ‘safe for now’ from being dropped from RB and replaced by Liam Lawson.

♖ Toto Wolff does not want to lose Antonelli like he lost a young Max Verstappen to Red Bull.

♖ Williams boss James Vowles has concerns over Ocon being a ‘team player’ and has dropped him from the shortlist.

Ferrari’s team principal, Frederic Vasseur, believes Max Verstappen is now making mistakes because of the increasing competition.

♖ Having signed Nico Hulkenberg, Audi says it is in no hurry to sign a second driver, leaving Carlos Sainz without a driver’s seat.

♖ Toto Wolff has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will have the same car upgrades as George Russell for the Canada GP.

Rumours are swirling that Mercedes is preparing a tempting shareholding offer for Adrian Newey.

♖ Max Verstappen is anticipating a difficult weekend for Red Bull at the Canadian Grand Prix, a street circuit.

♖ Australia’s Jack Doohan will drive for Alpine in Canadian GP practice.

♖ Jak Crawford completed more than 400km of practice at the Red Bull Ring, which will be his first drive for Aston Martin Aramco.

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