Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso, Sochi Autodrom, 2015

Verstappen expects ‘one second gain’ from year-old Ferrari

F1 Fanatic Round-upPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the round-up: Max Verstappen expects the 2015-specification Ferrari engine Toro Rosso will use this year should offer a one second per lap gain over the Renault power unit.

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Our first Caption Competition winner of 2016 is:

Bernie Ecclestone, Flavio Briatore, Imola, 2005

“Up-Up-Down-Down-Left-Right-Left-Right-B-A. That gives us an extra 10 engine tokens, right?”
Rob (@Rkodey)

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On this day in F1

Ten years ago today a new series for former F1 drivers was announced, called GP Masters. Just three races were held before the organisers went bankrupt. Nigel Mansell won the first two at Kyalami in South Africa and Losail in Qatar, and Eddie Cheever won the last race at Silverstone in 2006.