F1 Interviews

Günther Steiner interview: The secrets to Haas F1's success
11/06/2018 - 10:02

Following Haas F1's breakout season in 2018, team principal Günther Steiner chatted to Crash.net in Mexico about the secrets to the team's success, its plans for the future, and why he doesn't want Kevin Magnussen to change approach.

Claire Williams interview: Pushing the reset button for 2019
10/24/2018 - 17:30

After one of the toughest seasons in Williams' history, Crash.net chats with deputy team boss Claire Williams about the need to push the reset button for 2019.

Sergio Perez interview: Becoming the architect in Force India's rescue
10/18/2018 - 13:11

Sergio Perez chats to Crash.net about his season so far with Force India, why it has been one of the toughest of his career, and how he became the "architect" in the team's rescue over the summer.

Brendon Hartley interview: 'I’m fighting on to stay here'
09/13/2018 - 16:55

Crash.net sat down with Brendon in Singapore to review his (almost) year in F1, the surprises of the series, and what his future may hold…

Cyril Abiteboul interview: Pressure on Renault after Ricciardo signing
08/27/2018 - 10:43

In one of his first interviews since Daniel Ricciardo's shock switch to Renault for 2018 was announced, Cyril Abiteboul sits down with Crash.net to discuss how he pulled off the move, the pressure that comes with it, and the statement it makes to the rest of the grid.

Marcus Ericsson Q&A: “Sauber’s potential is massive”
08/22/2018 - 13:30

Marcus Ericsson talks Sauber's F1 revival and finding renewed motivation following a difficult spell of uncompetitiveness. 

Exclusive: Jack Aitken - Q&A “There is always pressure”
08/17/2018 - 13:54

Jack Aitken gives a lowdown on his rapid rise up the ranks and dealing with pressure as a Renault junior driver

Sergey Sirotkin Q&A: "Challenge of Williams F1 recovery motivates me"
08/15/2018 - 15:00

"It’s a big challenge because it’s far more complicated than just jumping in the car and driving but I enjoy taking this challenge."

Pierre Gasly Q&A: "I’m the first piece in the Honda relationship"
08/09/2018 - 13:53

“I’ve been the first piece in this relationship with Honda. It’s really cool, and I’m really happy about it because I started to build that relationship.”

Esteban Ocon Q&A: "If people speak about you, it’s always great!"
07/30/2018 - 12:15

Esteban Ocon gives an update on his future, life with Force India and who he thinks awill be lighting up the F1 grid in 2028.

Charles Leclerc interview: I'll never get bored of Ferrari questions!
07/22/2018 - 10:20

F1 2018's outstanding rookie Charles Leclerc sits down with Crash.net F1 Editor Luke Smith to discuss life with Sauber, being his own biggest critic - and, of course, those Ferrari rumours.

 EXCLUSIVE: David Coulthard on DTM's future and F1 2018
07/19/2018 - 10:44

Crash.net's Lewis Larkam catches up with ex-F1 driver and TV pundit David Coulthard on the future of DTM post Mercedes, the 2018 F1 title fight, and the plight of his former teams. 

Nicholas Latifi interview: Full focus on F2
06/23/2018 - 10:09

Crash.net catches up with Force India development driver and Formula 2 racer Nicholas Latifi during his push towards Formula 1.

Stoffel Vandoorne interview: I'm in a great place
06/15/2018 - 11:10

It may not have been the easiest of starts to the 2018 F1 season for Stoffel Vandoorne, but the Belgian is getting ready for the stars to align at McLaren.

Otmar Szafnauer interview: Compromise key to F1 2021 plans
05/23/2018 - 09:51

Crash.net F1 Editor Luke Smith sat down with Force India chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer ahead of the start of the European season to get an update on how things were progressing for the sport’s prize privateer.

Günther Steiner interview: Haas F1's 2020 vision
03/19/2018 - 12:00

Crash.net's Luke Smith sits down with Haas team principal Günther Steiner to look at the evolution of the sport's newest operation as F1 nears a crossroads on its future.

Grosjean interview: Serving F1, its uncertain future and racing teenagers
03/14/2018 - 11:53

Romain Grosjean chats to Crash.net about his 'senior' role in F1 as a director of the GPDA, what he wants for the sport's future and racing against the newest crop of youngsters.

Kevin Magnussen interview: F1 needs Leicester City stories
03/05/2018 - 10:58

Kevin Magnussen sits down with Crash.net's Luke Smith to talk about the new F1 season, his Indy 500 dream and the sport's need for more Leicester City-style stories.

EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Sainz on how his Dad and Alonso inspired his rise
06/15/2017 - 10:53

"My dad saw that I knew how to do the Scandinavian flick in the car before I turned the corner at three years old. "Who has taught him?..."

EXCLUSIVE: Herbie Blash (Former F1 deputy race director) Interview
08/30/2017 - 16:51

"Let’s just say an upset Bernie is a dangerous Bernie."

Daniel Ricciardo - Exclusive Q&A
04/20/2014 - 03:00

Daniel Ricciardo speaks exclusively to Crash.net after qualifying in China about his start to the season and relationship with Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel

Pastor Maldonado exclusive Q&A - Part one
06/26/2014 - 09:11

Pastor Maldonado speaks exclusively to Crash.net about his first season at Lotus, the challenge of moving teams and lessons learned at Williams

Pastor Maldonado exclusive Q&A - Part two
06/27/2014 - 09:00

In the second part of an exclusive interview with Crash.net, Pastor Maldonado talks about his reputation, how he earned his backing and hopes for the future

EXCLUSIVE: Jenson Button Q&A - Pt.1
07/01/2014 - 08:30

In an exclusive interview with Crash.net, Jenson Button talks about the struggles McLaren has faced, optimism for the future and his time alongside Lewis Hamilton