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Dec 26

F1: Carlos Sainz Hopes Son On Road To Red Bull Driving Slot

Carlos Sainz Jr of Spain talks with his father Carlos Sainz as he prepares to drive for the Scuderia Toro Rosso team during the young drivers test at Silverstone. (Photo: Getty Images)

Carlos Sainz Jr of Spain talks with his father Carlos Sainz as he prepares to drive for the Scuderia Toro Rosso team during the young drivers test at Silverstone. (Photo: Getty Images)

could be the next rookie in line for a Red Bull-powered step into formula one.

For 2014, it was expected that Antonio Felix da Costa would replace the Red Bull Racing-bound Daniel Ricciardo at the energy drink company’s second F1 team, Toro Rosso.

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Dec 25

F1: Alonso Admits 2013 Was Not His Best Season As A Driver

Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari drives during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Spain and drives during the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso has acknowledged he did not perform as strongly in 2013 as he did the previous year.

Recently, the Spanish sports daily AS conducted a survey among Alonso’s driver rivals asking them to say whether they thought the Ferrari driver or the quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel was the best driver of 2013.

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Dec 25

F1: Sirotkin Expects Friday Testing Seat For Russian GP

Sauber's new test driver for 2014 Russian Sergey Sirotkin. (Photo: Getty Images)

’s new test driver for 2014 Russian Sergey Sirotkin. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergey Sirotkin says he has “no doubt” he will drive a Sauber at his inaugural home grand prix in Russia next year.

It was expected a race seat for the teenager was part of Sauber’s ‘Russian rescue deal’, but in fact Sirotkin will only be the test driver in 2014.

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