Fernando Alonso casts a sceptical shadow on this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix for McLaren, saying it won’t get any engine update from Honda until Canada.
Stoffel Vandoorne accepts he was also destined for a grid penalty as technical woes mounted after incurring a 15 place drop for the Russian GP
Despite the switch from Brembo to Carbon Industrie brakes for the Russian Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean is still having problems after a tough Friday practice.
Despite seeing Sebastian Vettel head up a Ferrari one-two in practice for the Russian Grand Prix on Friday, Valtteri Bottas isn’t getting worried yet.
“I don t know why he would suggest that [we are sandbagging]. That s just Sebastian, trying to blow smoke our way…”
Daniel Ricciardo admits there is little more he can do to make an impression on Ferrari and Mercedes driving the Red Bull RB13.
Honda confirms it is in talks with ‘various teams’ to broaden its engine supply portfolio, with Sauber expected to join McLaren in 2018.