Esteban Ocon has no doubt new team mate Fernando Alonso will be ready for the season-opener in Bahrain later this month despite his two year absence from F1 recent and cycling accident.
Esteban Ocon said his first podium finish in the Sakhir Grand Prix was an “awesome” result following the criticism he has faced since his return to F1.
Sergio Perez says he faces losing his F1 drive at the end of the year partly because “not the best drivers are in Formula 1”.
Formula 1 drivers expect Istanbul Park’s famed turn eight will prove a ‘neck killer’ at this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso’s brief run in Renault’s 2020 Formula 1 car last weekend gave the team some useful information, according to Esteban Ocon.
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Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul is pleased with Esteban Ocon’s progress in his return to Formula 1, despite him lagging well behind team mate Daniel Ricciardo.
In the fifth year since their return to F1 as a full team, Renault finally scored their first podium last weekend. Team principal Cyril Abiteboul believes the good times are finally coming.
Esteban Ocon expects challenging conditions when F1 returns to the Nurburgring this weekend, when cold and wet weather is forecasted.
Esteban Ocon was encouraged by his opening stint of the Russian Grand Prix, which he described as his best performance of the season so far.
Esteban Ocon said he was surprised by the late timing of the Safety Car restart in the Tuscan Grand Prix, in which four drivers were involved in a crash which stopped the race.
Daniel Ricciardo says he suspected Racing Point were preparing to replace Sergio Perez with Sebastian Vettel following the previous race at Monza.
The stewards have cleared Esteban Ocon over his incident with Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.
Concerns over traffic at Monza were borne out in Friday’s second practice session when Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly got in each others’ way.
Esteban Ocon says he had plenty of room for improvement in his first six races since returning to Formula 1.
Esteban Ocon believes the coming ban on teams using ‘quali modes’ on their engines is likely to play into Renault’s hands.
Renault will replace Esteban Ocon’s power unit for next week’s race, which he hopes will cure his car’s lack of straight-line speed compared to his team mate’s.
F1 drivers say they are having to perform “very extreme” slow out-laps to preserve their tyres in qualifying, which some believe creates a safety concern.
Kevin Magnussen and Esteban Ocon have been summoned to the stewards after the Renault driver crashed while trying to avoid his rival.
Esteban Ocon said the stewards were correct to penalise him for holding up George Russell during qualifying.