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Newey exclusive as Alonso set to equal long-standing record - RacingNews365 Review

Check out the biggest stories from Saturday April 13th with the RacingNews365 Review!

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Newey exclusive

Red Bull's Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey recently spoke exclusively to RacingNews365 in a broad interview - with the cost cap one aspect discussed.

Newey feels the introduction of the cap has had an unintended consequence on F1, and criticised the impact.

EXCLUSIVE: Newey identifies 'hidden' F1 problem: 'We're not the best'

2025 driver market - Part 1

Silly season for 2025 well and truly started when Lewis Hamilton elected to depart the good ship HMS Brackley for Maranello.

There have been further rumblings with Max Verstappen's future and what about Carlos Sainz?

In Part 1 of our round-up of the state of the driver market, takes in the top five teams, Red Bull, Mercedes, Ferrari, McLaren and Aston Martin.

READ MORE: How the 2025 driver market is shaping up - Part 1

Alonso's record

One day, even old father time will catch up with and defeat Fernando Alonso - but it is going to have a hard time trying.

He is set to equal a 51-year F1 record during that contract extension he signed with Aston Martin in 2026.

But he'll still have a decade to go to break the record for oldest-ever F1 driver and would need to race after Tuesday, 19th May 2037...

READ MORE: Alonso set to equal 51 year F1 record with new Aston deal

Ricciardo's struggle

Daniel Ricciardo has not had the start to the season he wanted at RB, having been out-performed across the four races by Yuki Tsunoda.

He has been frankly honest about it and has now pinpointed his troubles to one specific area.

READ MORE: Ricciardo pinpoints own major RB weakness

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