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F1 Rookie Charles Leclerc chats with Badger GP

Badger’s Sarah Merritt had a chance to catch-up with current FIA Formula 2 champ and F1 rookie Charles Leclerc ahead of his first season with the Alfa Romeo Sauber team.

Ricciardo: “Sights set on Melbourne”

After a successful test, Daniel Ricciardo thinks the team are better prepared than ever and cannot wait to get to Australia. Is he heading to Melbourne with his best chance yet of giving the home crowd something special?

Sainz – Targeting 4th amongst a tight midfield.

Carlos Sainz completed a solid 69 laps in the Renault yesterday as the team tested new parts, but acknowledged how much competition there will be in the midfield this season.

Speedy Seb plays down fastest lap: “It’s just a time”

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest test time on his last day in the SF71H. Are Ferrari ready for Australia?

Fernando Alonso: “If Australia was tomorrow, it’s OK.”

McLaren's Fernando Alonso insists that he is ready for Australia, and that everything is under control. Read his words from last night when he met with the media.

Esteban Ocon: “I am definitely ready, but I want that last day of testing.”

We hear from a positive Esteban Ocon after putting 130 laps on the board for Sahara Force India today.

Lance Stroll: “The first race of the year under my belt now.”

Read Lance Stroll's thoughts after his positive afternoon completing a race simulation in the Williams FW41 yesterday.

Max on upgrades: “You’ll have to keep your eyes open!”

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen shares his thoughts after jumping back into the RB14 to commence the final week of testing ahead of Melbourne.

Perez: “I was just exploring the circuit limits”

Read what Sahara Force India's Sergio Perez had to say after completing 93 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya on his penultimate day of testing ahead of the season opener.

Lewis: “I don’t play mind games, I just drive faster.”

A refreshed Lewis Hamilton greeted the media at the Mercedes launch this week. Read fully what he had to say on the car, his contract, social media and more.

Bottas: “There’s no driver that’s unbeatable”

Badger GP was on hand at the Mercedes car launch at Silverstone this week to hear what Valtteri Bottas had to say on the W09, the halo, his team mate, and more.

Mario Isola talks all things Pirelli with Badger: “I voted for the Megasoft!”

Badger catches up with Pirelli's Head of Car Racing, Mario Isola, and quizzes him on how his passion for motorsport had led him to Pirelli, as well as touching on the challenges he faces, the 2018 compounds, and efforts for fan engagement!

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“2018 will be my final year in F1” – Lee McKenzie chats to Badger

For the best part of a decade, Lee McKenzie has been a familiar face in Formula 1, working for both the BBC and Channel 4. Now, Lee is expecting 2018 to be her final year covering F1 and she explains to Rob Watts how she’s managed to juggle F1 with other presenting commitments, and what she plans to do next.

Zak Brown talks to Badger: “The team are fighters and it’s just made them...

Badger catches up with possibly the busiest man in motorsport, Zak Brown, and we cover United Autosports and Daytona, McLaren's 2017 and hopes for 2018, and more.

“17 for #JB17” – Jules Bianchi Sketch Auction

“17 for #JB17” – Graeme Lowdon is launching a charity auction , with 17 prints available of his latest sketch, of Jules Bianchi and raising money for Association Jules Bianchi.
Fernando Alonso | McLaren Honda | Image Credit: Octane Photographic

Mark Gallagher on why F1’s new engine rules are so important

Formula 1 has announced a new set of engine rules for 2021 and beyond, and it's been a pretty hot topic recently to say...

The Mechanic – The Secret World Of The F1 Pit Lane

Badger's Sarah Merritt gives us the lowdown on Marc Priestley's new book, "The Mechanic" and gets a few words from F1Elvis himself!