- Former Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen believes his son - Max - is making the Red Bull RB16B look better than it is (Telegraaf)

- Jos Verstappen is also fearful Mercedes’ upturn in form could lead to Hamilton dominating the season. (Telegraaf)

- Ross Brawn says 'Sprint Qualifying' is being introduced to appease younger fans.

In an interview for The Muscle Help Foundation: “It’s a format we want to test. Things change and young people don’t necessarily want to watch two hours of racing on a Sunday afternoon. We may find the short format racing’s more appealing to them.

“But we don’t want to disorientate our loyal fans who are really the core of our sport. And so can we find a combination? That’s what we’re testing. So there are three races this year. We’ll take stock and then we’ll decide what the next step is for the future. ”

- Helmut Marko believes Toto Wolff told Lewis Hamilton to mention Red Bull’s flexible rear wing in the media as part of a psychological war between the two teams. (F1-Insider)

- According to 2009 champion Jenson Button, Verstappen is the most talented driver in F1 currently, while former McLaren teammate Hamilton is the most complete.

He told Sky Sports F1: “He is immensely talented. For raw talent, he’s probably the most talented… I know a lot of people won’t agree with me on that.

“The most complete driver out there in terms of experience and the way they go about their racing is Lewis Hamilton. But for raw talent, I think it has to be Max. So Red Bull are not going to want to let him go.”

- Marko also believes Verstappen is more “temperamental” than the seven-time world champion (F1-Insider)

Reigning W Series champion Jamie Chadwick still has her eyes set on Formula 1.

In an interview with GiveMeSport, she said: "I'm going to work as hard as I can to make it me [who is called up to F1]. I know what I need to achieve to get there and I still have a few steps to go until I feel like I will be there on merit."

Valtteri Bottas has put his Mercedes AMG-GT S up for sale, leading to jokes from fans it’s a sign he’s on his way out of the team at the end of the season.