Valentino Rossi has claimed he “would like to see 12 Verstappens on the grid”. The former world champion has previously compared Max Verstappen to promising MotoGP newcomer Johann Zarco and the Italian has said if he could choose the starting grid it would involve 12 Verstappens as “He is the new star of Formula 1." - AS

Esteban Ocon is predicting 'a lot’ of driver moves in 2019. The Frenchman said “2019 is going to be pretty open for everyone, I think there are going to be a lot of movements so if you do a strong job and a good season, then there will be opportunities there." - Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel has revealed that he has no interest in Formula E as it is “not very exciting”. The German driver said “” To me, this is not the future. E-mobility is currently very popular in the world, but anyone who is honest and identifies with motor racing does not think much of Formula E”. The former world champion said “The cars are not very fast and may drivers who drive there tell me that the driving is not very exciting." - Sportsmole

Haas could be set to link up with Italian car manufacturer Maserati ahead on next season. When asked about the situation, Sergio Marchionne, president of Maserati’s parent company, Fiat Chrysler, said “We will see. Time will tell. We are thinking about it, but we have not made any decisions yet." - F1 Fansite