Today's F1 News Delivered Faster Than a Pit Stop
Max Verstappen's eSports team, Team Redline, has merged with Red Bull esports to form 'Oracle Red Bull Sim Racing' under a multi-year partnership. While both entities will remain independent, Team Redline will oversee the performance management of Oracle Red Bull Sim Racing, enhancing their participation in the Formula 1 Esports Series Pro Championship. This collaboration also includes the construction of a dedicated Red Bull Sim Racing performance facility at Team Redline's headquarters and retaining the current driver lineup.
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Yuki Tsunoda accused F1 stewards of favoring top teams and not penalizing Oscar Piastri for their collision at the Mexican Grand Prix, which cost Tsunoda a good result. Tsunoda expressed his frustration, saying, "They love top teams." Despite the incident, Daniel Ricciardo's seventh-place finish helped AlphaTauri move up in the constructors' championship, and Tsunoda aims to perform better in the upcoming Sao Paulo Grand Prix.
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The Aston Martin Formula 1 team is facing a string of challenges, including pitlane starts and retirements, along with ongoing issues affecting Lance Stroll's track time. Despite early-season success, they have fallen behind rival teams like Mercedes, Ferrari, and McLaren. The team's experimentation with different setups and pitlane starts is aimed at data gathering and making informed decisions. Owner Lawrence Stroll is understandably dissatisfied with the team's recent performance, and team boss Mike Krack emphasizes the importance of an open-minded, collaborative approach to overcome their current struggles.
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Sergio Perez's costly crash during his home F1 race has raised doubts about his future with Red Bull in 2024, despite his existing contract. In contrast, Daniel Ricciardo's strong performance for AlphaTauri has garnered praise, making a case for him to rejoin Red Bull as Max Verstappen's teammate. Red Bull publicly supports Perez but may reconsider if he fails to improve and Ricciardo continues to shine in the final races, given Verstappen's dominant season.
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Mick Schumacher is in the news again, but this time, it's not about racing. While he didn't get the opportunity to take the wheel of an F1 car at the Mexican Grand Prix, he made the most of his time in North America. The team surprised him with a cooking masterclass to learn how to make the perfect guacamole.