Yuki Tsunoda2000-05-11 (age 22)
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Yuki Tsunoda says he needs to “definitely reduce” mistakes like his crash in Singapore and a previous spate of penalties to lead AlphaTauri in Formula 1 next year.
Red Bull's Helmut Marko believes AlphaTauri hire Nyck de Vries will be the team's leader from the start of his 2023 Formula 1 debut season, despite his rookie status.
Yuki Tsunoda's 10-place grid penalty for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix has been rubber-stamped by the FIA after the AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver's fifth reprimand of 2022.
AlphaTauri is investigating the issue that ended Yuki Tsunoda’s Dutch Grand Prix early after his Formula 1 car felt like it was “drifting”, causing him to stop twice on-track.
Yuki Tsunoda sees no reason why he cannot stay with AlphaTauri in Formula 1 next year, but says his future depends on “things that are happening in the background.”
Pierre Gasly believes Yuki Tsunoda “probably took Formula 1 a bit more seriously” through his second season, allowing him to provide better feedback to push the team forward.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 boss Franz Tost says Yuki Tsunoda has a “good chance” of keeping his seat, if the Japanese driver continues to perform well.
Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko says it has organised a psychologist to work with "problem child" Yuki Tsunoda to get his fiery temper under control.
Yuki Tsunoda will start Formula 1’s Canadian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after taking an entirely new power unit for the weekend.
Yuki Tsunoda says he has no trust in the consistency of the FIA's decisions following the latest change in stance over Formula 1's pitlane entry and exit lines.
Yuki Tsunoda admitted his stress level went "over the limit" in Monaco Formula 1 practice on Friday as he struggled to stay calm when hitting traffic on hot laps.
Yuki Tsunoda is one reprimand away from a 10-place grid penalty after he was deemed to have impeded Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen in Monaco practice on Friday.
AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda says he has made a "massive step" during his much improved second Formula 1 season, admitting he "didn't know" what he was doing in his debut year.
AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda believes that the experience he gained with 18-inch wheels in Formula 2 could give him an advantage as Formula 1 adopts them this season.
While Formula 1 is embarking of an all-new rules era in 2022, there remain some carry over elements that could still count for a lot in the battles ahead.
It's quite rare to find a Formula 1 driver who is as self-deprecating as Yuki Tsunoda.
Yuki Tsunoda had a “good chat” with Red Bull to clear up the incident in Mexico Formula 1 qualifying after facing criticism from Christian Horner.
Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner has toned down his criticisms of Yuki Tsunoda, and blamed social media for causing a storm by 'exploiting' his Mexican Grand Prix comments.
AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost says he does not understand why Red Bull was so critical of Yuki Tsunoda after qualifying for Formula 1’s Mexican Grand Prix.
Yuki Tsunoda inadvertently became the villain in the eyes of many after Formula 1’s Mexican Grand Prix qualifying, as Red Bull boss Christian Horner claimed his pole-chasing drivers "got Tsunoda'd".
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda is receiving help and advice from Red Bull reserve Alex Albon in a bid to help him make further progress.
Yuki Tsunoda arrived in grand prix racing amid a whirlwind of hype, which only increased after his first race impressed the biggest wigs in Formula 1. His road since has been rocky and crash-filled, and OLEG KARPOV asks why Red Bull maintains faith in a driver who admits he isn’t really that big a fan of F1?
Yuki Tsunoda tried fending off Lewis Hamilton “as much as possible” early in the Turkish Grand Prix to help Max Verstappen’s Formula 1 title hopes in Honda’s final season.
Yuki Tsunoda is hoping the arrival of a new home sim can help him "sharpen" his driving as he looks to finish his rookie Formula 1 campaign on a high.
Yuki Tsunoda has admitted that he was surprised AlphaTauri decided to keep him on for a second season in Formula 1.
AlphaTauri technical chief Jody Egginton says Yuki Tsunoda's rookie struggles have not come "out of the blue" given the growing complexity and difficulty of entering Formula 1 for young drivers.
AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost says he doesn't "see any alternatives" to his current driver line-up, backing Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda to stay with the team in the 2022 Formula 1 season.
Yuki Tsunoda says a relocation to Italy to be closer to the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team's base was “definitely a good decision” resulting in a much improved approach to races.
Yuki Tsunoda says his AlphaTauri Formula 1 car was feeling “really nervous” through the Hungaroring's high-speed corners on Friday prior to his crash during opening Hungarian Grand Prix practice.
Franz Tost believes that Yuki Tsunoda is "improving really well" since moving to Italy to be closer to the AlphaTauri team and learning from some Formula 1 rookie season struggles.
Yuki Tsunoda needs to learn where his true limit is if he is to harness his ‘unbelievable’ natural speed, reckons his Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 boss Franz Tost admits that Yuki Tsunoda's race pace was so fast in Baku that he feared that the Japanese driver might crash.
AlphaTauri has revealed the intense new schedule that it has put Yuki Tsunoda on following Red Bull’s decision to move the Formula 1 rookie to Italy.
Helmut Marko has revealed that Red Bull plans to move Yuki Tsunoda closer to his AlphaTauri Formula 1 team to help rebuild his confidence after a tough run of races.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Yuki Tsunoda has acknowledged that getting his temper under control is one of his main priorities during his rookie Formula 1 season.
The talent and the speed are undeniable, but the first four races of the 2021 Formula 1 season also showed that Yuki Tsunoda still has a lot to learn.
Yuki Tsunoda says he is seeking a Formula 1 reset at the Monaco Grand Prix, after admitting he "lost his mind" last time out in Spain.
Yuki Tsunoda says he has a “question mark” over how his AlphaTauri Formula 1 car compares to that of team-mate Pierre Gasly after a surprise Q1 exit in Spain.
AlphaTauri does not feel Yuki Tsunoda needs to change his approach after his qualifying crash at Imola last weekend, saying it is “part of the rookie journey” in Formula 1.
Yuki Tsunoda is the first driver born in the 2000s to reach F1 – and he’s barely tall enough for his feet to reach the pedals. But Red Bull and Honda have high hopes for their Japanese protege, says LUKE SMITH
Yuki Tsunoda has apologised to the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team following his crash in qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying he got “too excited”.
Yuki Tsunoda says AlphaTauri adapted the cockpit of its 2021 Formula 1 car to help him reach the pedals.
Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda is already making a valuable contribution to AlphaTauri's car development by raising new questions and ideas, according to technical chief Jody Egginton.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda says he wouldn’t have been able to sleep on Sunday night if he hadn’t launched a last lap attack on Lance Stroll at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda says a "strange" feeling on the medium compound tyre during Q2 prevented him from qualifying in the top 10 for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Three newcomers join the Formula 1 grid in 2021. The shortest pre-season in F1 history will have done little to settle the nerves for Yuki Tsunoda, Nikita Mazepin and Mick Schumacher, and the Haas team's admission of focusing everything on 2022 means the latter pair have an uphill climb this term
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda’s meteoric rise up the ranks is well-documented, but less well known is the contribution of Japan’s first full-time grand prix racer to that progress.
Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko heaped praise on AlphaTauri rookie Yuki Tsunoda following pre-season testing in Bahrain, calling his performance "sensational".
Red Bull may have come away from Formula 1 pre-season testing in Bahrain as the ‘winner’, but its sister team AlphaTauri also turned heads with its final day performance.
Franz Tost is confident Yuki Tsunoda can bring his "extraordinary" strengths to AlphaTauri despite facing a steep learning curve through his debut Formula 1 season
Yuki Tsunoda may have expressed some regret about not embracing his love of motorsport earlier, but that hasn't stopped him making up lost time on his way to Formula 1