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Renault set to drop F1 bombshell as Red Bull terminates driver contract - RacingNews365 Review

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Renault is considering withdrawing as an engine supplier in Formula 1, RacingNews365 understands from several sources.

To ensure the F1 team can still compete in 2026, when the new engine regulations come into force, talks have been held with other suppliers.

Read more: Renault considers quitting as F1 engine supplier to Alpine

Red Bull terminates driver contract after just four race weekends

Red Bull has dissolved its contract with FIA Formula 3 driver Kacper Sztuka just four rounds into the current campaign.

The Polish driver, who races for Dutch team MP Motorsport on the F1 support bill, confirmed Red Bull had terminated their deal.

Read more: Red Bull terminates driver contract after just four race weekends

McLaren refutes Norris' 'last millisecond' claim

McLaren team principal Andrea Stella does not see eye-to-eye with Lando Norris on the driver's claim that it is easier to fight for those "extra thousandths" of a second, now that the team is right at the front.

The Italian has not observed that difference in the 24-year-old following McLaren successfully introducing a fleet of upgrades at the Miami Grand Prix - which Norris won.

Read more: McLaren refutes Norris' 'last millisecond' claim

Stroll delivers rare impassioned defence to stay with Aston Martin

Lance Stroll has delivered arguably the most impassioned defence of his Formula 1 career in a bid to remain with a team that has been his home for the last six years.

Given father Lawrence's ownership of Aston Martin, it has generally been accepted that a new contract each season is a given for the 25-year-old.

Read more: Stroll delivers rare impassioned defence to stay with Aston Martin

Is Red Bull in a four-way fight as new driver rule explained | F1 Podcast

Join Ian Parkes, Samuel Coop and Nick Golding in the latest episode of the RacingNews365 podcast, looking ahead to this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.

The trio discuss how significant this weekend is in the title fight, whether Red Bull's advantage will return and if Andrea Kimi Antonelli will now make his F1 debut at just 17 years old. Much, much more is also discussed!

Read more: Is Red Bull in a four-way fight as new driver rule explained | F1 Podcast

Lawson concedes to Verstappen envy: 'Nice when you're hated because of that'

Liam Lawson has conceded to a degree of envy at the position Max Verstappen currently finds himself in.

Red Bull reserve driver Lawson has appreciated the advice he has received from three-time champion Verstappen since making his F1 debut with then-AlphaTauri last season in what proved to be a five-race cameo after Daniel Ricciardo broke a bone in his left hand.

Read more: Lawson concedes to Verstappen envy: 'Nice when you're hated because of that'

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The trio discuss how significant this weekend is in the title fight, whether Red Bull's advantage will return and if Andrea Kimi Antonelli will now make his F1 debut at just 17 years old. Much, much more is also discussed! 

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