Max Verstappen: 'I love it, the more fights on track with Lewis the better'
Relaxed, smiling and very much at ease, Max Verstappen’s boyish features belie the steel of a man with a singular purpose. Verstappen is in Formula One to win. His manner is easy, he admits to not overthinking things, but when it comes to this season’s world championship and his determination to fight for the title, his eyes become fixed and his body language forceful. They brook no argument. “They will always be there,” he says. “My will to...The Guardian
Austrian Grand Prix: F1 driver power rankings after Valtteri Bottas wins opening race of 2020 season
With the 2020 Formula One season underway and the first race weekend in the bag, Valtteri Bottas holds an early advantage over the rest of the grid as he attempts to win a first world championship of his career. This season, The Independent will be updating a list of power rankings after every race, ranking who the pound-for-pound best performing drivers are in F1 when taking all aspects of weekend performance into account. For example, while a...The Independent
Lewis Hamilton may continue to take a knee to stop fight against racism from 'dying a silent death'
Lewis Hamilton has revealed he may continue to take a knee at future Formula One races but insists he doesn't want other drivers to feel "forced" to do so. As the Formula One 2020 season got underway in Austria, Hamilton was joined by 13 other drivers who knelt before the race began to show solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement. Ferrari's Charles Leclerc and Red Bull's Max Verstappen were among six drivers who stayed standing, however,...Evening Standard
‘I was silenced’: Hamilton reveals regret after being warned off past protests
Lewis Hamilton has revealed his regret at not making a more public stand against racism after he was warned off doing so several years ago. On Sunday at the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, Formula One became the first international sporting event where participants took a knee, although six of the drivers chose not to. Hamilton endured a difficult afternoon at the Red Bull Ring, finishing fourth after being demoted from second place...The Guardian