F1 Snippets

United States GP

Date: Sunday, 22 October

Track: Circuit of the Americas

♖ Alfa Romeo ‘finally understands their upgrade,’ Bottas believes, as the team targets Williams.

♖ Dr Helmut Marko has rejected rumours of a power struggle behind closed doors at Red Bull.

♖ Formula 1 has blocked Alpine’s push for special permission under’ engine freeze’ homologation rules.

♖ Max Verstappen has singled F1’s elder statesman, Fernando Alonso, as the most active driver he admires.

♖ Mercedes shares details of new upgrade set for F1 United States Grand Prix.

♖ AlphaTauri was once a finishing school for potential Red Bull Formula 1 drivers, but it is no longer.

♖ Lewis Hamilton is convinced that his Mercedes will continue porpoising for the rest of the season.

♖ Haas to use a one-off livery at the United States Grand Prix.

♖ Villeneuve claims ‘Verstappen unbeatable’, not the car.

♖ Lando Norris believes McLaren should focus on making their F1 car easier to drive.

♖ Sebastian Vettel is linked with a return to Formula 1, potentially as Sergio Perez’s replacement at Red Bull.

♖ Perez believes he still has three or four more years left in F1 amid rumours that Red Bull could axe him.

♖ Carlos Sainz wants to remain at Ferrari for the ‘medium-to-long-term’ ahead of an anticipated round of contract talks.

♖ To solve the rift, Wolff has to sit with Hamilton and Russell individually.