Ronald Vording

Ronald Vording

Latest articles by Ronald Vording


Verstappen: Mercedes still has F1 energy deployment advantage

Mercedes still holds an advantage with the energy deployment of its Formula 1 engine, despite Honda’s gains in overall power, reckons Max Verstappen.

Jos Verstappen: Imola shoulder brush hints at F1 battle tension

The shoulder brush between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen after qualifying at Imola is a sign of how intense things could get between Formula 1's title rivals, reckons Jos Verstappen.

Bottas: Imola F1 crash with Russell "clearly" Williams driver's "mistake"

Valtteri Bottas pointed the finger at George Russell following their high-speed crash in the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying it was “clearly his mistake”.

Frijns: DTM return difficult due to Formula E clashes

Robin Frijns has conceded it might be tricky for him to continue full time in the DTM in 2021 due to potential clashes with Formula E and coronavirus-related uncertainties

Verstappen not worried that "time is ticking" on F1 title dreams

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen insists he is not worried that "time is ticking" on his dreams of winning the world championship

Vettel: Mick Schumacher needs to "find his own path" in F1

Sebastian Vettel says he is happy to help compatriot Mick Schumacher in his Formula 1 rookie season in 2021, but believes the Haas rookie has to "find his own path"

Verstappen: No regrets over missed Mercedes F1 chance in 2014

Max Verstappen and his management team insist they have no regrets about committing to Red Bull in Formula 1, despite the interest Mercedes showed him in 2014

Verstappen: 2022 F1 rules not designed to stop Mercedes

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen has dismissed suggestions that the 2022 F1 regulations are designed to stop Mercedes from dominating and says they "need to make racing more exciting"

Front wing adjustment error hampers Verstappen in Turkish GP

Max Verstappen's struggles in the Turkish Grand Prix were exacerbated by a front wing adjustment error that wrecked his Formula 1 car's aero balance, the Dutchman has revealed

Verstappen: Honda's honesty over F1 mistakes crucial for relationship

Max Verstappen says Honda's honesty in owning up to the mistakes it has made this season have been important in keeping the relationship with Red Bull on track

Kubica: Williams struggle has not put me off F1 return idea

Alfa Romeo reserve driver Robert Kubica says the struggle he faced with Williams has not completely put him off the idea of a Formula 1 racing return in the future

F1 Portuguese GP expect 45,000 fans amid "crazy" ticket sales

The Algarve circuit has said that ticket sales for the Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix have gone "crazy", with 45,000 fans expected to attend each day of the event

Verstappen "really not happy" after more engine woe in F1 Tuscan GP

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen expressed his mounting frustration after retiring from another Formula 1 race, having been taken out of the Tuscan Grand Prix on the opening lap

Frijns: Maiden DTM win a "relief" after years of "frustrating" team orders

Robin Frijns was relieved to score his maiden DTM win at his home round at Assen, having felt "frustrating" Audi team orders in the past had masked his true potential

Duval apologises for radio outburst over Phoenix tyre call in wet Assen race

Loic Duval has apologised to the Phoenix Audi DTM team after he lashed out over the squad's choice of tyres during Sunday's wet Assen race

Eng "100% interested" in BMW Andretti Formula E spot

DTM driver Philipp Eng says he is "100% interested" and "wishing" for the BMW Andretti seat in Formula E, now vacant after Alexander Sims signed for Mahindra Racing

Verstappen: Current F1 cars are "too fast" for good racing

Max Verstappen says current Formula 1 cars are simply "too fast" to allow close racing

Zandvoort open to later 2021 F1 date slot so fans can attend race

Zandvoort is open to a later date slot for Dutch Grand Prix in 2021 so that fans can attend after gaining its FIA Grade 1 circuit licence this week

Hamilton confident of Mercedes F1 reliability fixes for Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton reckons design tweaks on Mercedes' 2020 Formula 1 car will help the team avoid the reliability dramas that have hampered its recent form at the Austrian Grand Prix

Ocon would welcome Alonso as Renault F1 team-mate in 2021

Esteban Ocon says he would be "very happy" for two-time world champion Fernando Alonso to re-join Renault and become his Formula 1 team-mate for 2021

Dutch GP boss "waiting for clarity" on Zandvoort F1 race's future

Dutch Grand Prix boss Jan Lammers has acknowledged the race is unlikely to keep its 3 May date, but he's still "waiting for clarity" from Formula 1 and the FIA

Drivers will use different lines on Zandvoort banking - Verstappen

Max Verstappen reckons Formula 1 drivers will have to use different lines through the Zandvoort banking at this year's Dutch Grand Prix - especially when their tyres start going off

Red Bull targets no penalties from engine changes in 2020

Red Bull and Honda have targeted getting through the 2020 Formula 1 season without any unprescribed engine changes this season, amid growing optimism about the reliability of its power unit

Zandvoort architects withholding Dutch GP track data from F1 teams

Zandvoort chiefs are holding back some track data from Formula 1 teams in order to try to stop them being too prepared for the Dutch Grand Prix

Dutch GP organisers reveal Whiting role in Zandvoort banked F1 turn

Dutch Grand Prix organisers say the late Charlie Whiting played an important role in adding a banked corner at the Zandvoort circuit ahead of its Formula 1 return in 2020

Zandvoort F1 banking will be twice as steep as Indianapolis in 2020

Zandvoort has revealed the Formula 1 banking at its final corner will be akin to an American oval, and is set to be twice as steep as turns at Indianapolis

The hurdles facing the Formula 1 Dutch GP with seven months to go

It was almost inevitable that Max Verstappen's arrival in Formula 1 was going to be followed by attempts to get the Dutch Grand Prix back on the calendar

Dutch Grand Prix chief Lammers hits back at sceptics over F1 work

Dutch Grand Prix boss Jan Lammers is adamant Zandvoort will be ready to host a Formula 1 race next May, despite the huge amount of work still required

Nico Rosberg becoming "the new Jacques Villeneuve" - Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen thinks 2016 Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg has become "the new Jacques Villeneuve" by expressing outspoken views

Villeneuve: Red Bull F1 should look past Kvyat if it replaces Gasly

Red Bull should look beyond Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat if it wants to replace Pierre Gasly, says 1997 Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve

Analysis: What does Zandvoort need to do to be ready for F1 in 2020?

Officials at Zandvoort have one year in which to transform a circuit, currently hosting almost exclusively national and region-level events, into a Formula 1-standard venue

F1's Lewis Hamilton told to 'go a bit slower' in superbike test

Five-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton had to be convinced to "go a bit slower" in his Yamaha Superbike track test at Jerez, says rider Michael van der Mark

Max Verstappen says 'smiling' Esteban Ocon goaded him into clash

Max Verstappen says his altercation with Esteban Ocon in the Brazilian Grand Prix weighing area was provoked by the Force India Formula 1 driver's flippant response and attitude