Formula 1
May 19

Ricciardo reportedly to stay at Red Bull in 2015

Daniel Ricciardo, seen here at the Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 11, 2014, currently sits fifth in the drivers' standings. (Photo: Getty Images)

Daniel Ricciardo, seen here at the Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 11, 2014, currently sits fifth in the drivers’ standings. (Photo: Getty Images)

Daniel Ricciardo’s seat at Red Bull is secure beyond 2014, team boss Christian Horner has alluded.

Australian Ricciardo graduated this year from the energy drink company’s second team Toro Rosso to replace his retiring countryman Mark Webber.

May 18

F1: McLaren Could Test New Honda Engine In 2014

McLaren team boss Eric Boullier says there is a chance the team could test their new Honda engine before the end of 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren team boss Eric Boullier says there is a chance the team could test their new Honda engine before the end of 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren could be ready to test a Honda engine before the end of 2014.

That is the claim of team boss Eric Boullier, even though the Frenchman’s immediate task after joining McLaren from Lotus is to win races with Mercedes power.

May 18

F1: Lotus Boss Hits Back After Renault’s Recent Payment Claims

Lotus team boss Gerard Lopez is not happy with engine supplier Renault. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lotus team boss Gerard Lopez is not happy with engine supplier Renault. (Photo: Getty Images)

 

Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has hit out at Renault after the F1 engine supplier revealed some of its customers are behind in payments.

Although Renault chief Jean-Michel Jalinier’s comments in Barcelona also triggered rumors about the future of Caterham, suspicion also fell on Lotus, who last year were famously late to pay Kimi Raikkonen.

May 17

IndyCar: Pagenaud To Wear Senna Tribute Helmet In Indy 500

(L-R) Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Tony Kanaan, and Gil de Ferran with the Ayrton Senna design helmet that Pagenaud will wear during the Indy 500 race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(L-R) Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Tony Kanaan, and Gil de Ferran with the Ayrton Senna design helmet that Pagenaud will wear during the Indy 500 race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Like many race drivers throughout the world who were youngsters in the 1990s Brazil’s, Ayrton Senna was Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud’s hero. When Pagenaud was growing up in France he remembers the great battles between Senna and France’s Alain Prost for the Formula 1 World Championship.

Pagenaud was heartbroken on that fateful day when Senna was killed in a crash on May 1, 1994 at Imola, Italy, but 20 years after his death, Senna remains an inspiration to the current generation of IndyCar Series and Formula 1 stars.

May 17

F1: ‘Something Wrong’ With Original Chassis, Says Vettel

Sebastian Vettel is winless in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel is winless in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel has admitted there was “something wrong” with his original 2014 RB10 chassis.

After Barcelona, where the German impressed at the wheel of Red Bull’s winter testing monocoque, it was reported that the team had discovered a ‘bend’ in the car with which Vettel struggled during the first four races of 2014.