Welcome at RN365

You are logged in. Benefit directly from all the benefits of your account:

  • Share your thoughts and opinions about F1
  • Win fantastic prizes
  • Get access to our premium content
  • Take advantage of more exclusive benefits

Welcome at RN365

Become part of the largest racing community in the United Kingdom. Create your free account now!

  • Share your thoughts and opinions about F1
  • Win fantastic prizes
  • Get access to our premium content
  • Take advantage of more exclusive benefits
fri 26 mar - sun 28 mar
  • 1 HAM LAP 56
  • 2 VER + 0.745
  • 3 BOT + 37.383
ita
fri 16 apr - sun 18 apr
  • 1 VER LAP 63
  • 2 HAM + 22.000
  • 3 NOR + 23.702
bhr
por
fri 30 apr - sun 02 may
  • 1 HAM LAP 66
  • 2 VER + 29.148
  • 3 BOT + 33.530
ita
esp
fri 07 may - sun 09 may
  • 1 HAM LAP 66
  • 2 VER + 15.841
  • 3 BOT + 26.610
por
mco
thu 20 may - sun 23 may
  • 1 VER LAP 78
  • 2 SAI + 8.968
  • 3 NOR + 19.427
esp
aze
fri 04 jun - sun 06 jun
  • 1 PER LAP 51
  • 2 VET + 1.385
  • 3 GAS + 2.762
mco
fra
fri 18 jun - sun 20 jun
  • 1 VER LAP 53
  • 2 HAM + 2.904
  • 3 PER + 8.811
aze
aut
fri 25 jun - sun 27 jun
Quali sat 26 jun
Race sun 27 jun
fra
aut
fri 02 jul - sun 04 jul
Quali sat 03 jul
Race sun 04 jul
aut
gbr
fri 16 jul - sun 18 jul
Quali fri 16 jul
formula.subevent.squali sat 17 jul
Race sun 18 jul
aut
hun
fri 30 jul - sun 01 aug
Quali sat 31 jul
Race sun 01 aug
gbr
bel
fri 27 aug - sun 29 aug
Quali sat 28 aug
Race sun 29 aug
hun
nld
fri 03 sep - sun 05 sep
Quali sat 04 sep
Race sun 05 sep
bel
ita
fri 10 sep - sun 12 sep
Quali sat 11 sep
Race sun 12 sep
nld
rus
fri 24 sep - sun 26 sep
Quali sat 25 sep
Race sun 26 sep
ita
sgp
fri 01 oct - sun 03 oct
Quali sat 02 oct
Race sun 03 oct
rus
jpn
fri 08 oct - sun 10 oct
Quali sat 09 oct
Race sun 10 oct
sgp
usa
fri 22 oct - sun 24 oct
Quali sat 23 oct
Race sun 24 oct
jpn
mex
fri 29 oct - sun 31 oct
Quali sat 30 oct
Race sun 31 oct
usa
bra
fri 05 nov - sun 07 nov
Quali sat 06 nov
Race sun 07 nov
mex
aus
fri 19 nov - sun 21 nov
Quali sat 20 nov
Race sun 21 nov
bra
sau
fri 03 dec - sun 05 dec
Quali sat 04 dec
Race sun 05 dec
aus
are
fri 10 dec - sun 12 dec
Quali sat 11 dec
Race sun 12 dec
sau
fra Result Race
Start Styrian GP
Days
Hour
Min.
Sec.
Daniel Ricciardo

Ricciardo: Verstappen will be at the top for as long as he wants

McLaren F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo thinks Max Verstappen will dominate Formula 1 well into his 30s while also praising the driving ability of other drivers from the Dutchman's generation.

Interview
To news overview © McLaren

Daniel Ricciardo who is approaching his 200th Grand Prix in Formula 1 thinks Max Verstappen will dominate the sport for years to come even if other drivers from his generation give him a run for his money.

With 10 out of the 20 drivers on the current aged 25 or below, Formula 1 in recent years has seen a shift in approach with several teams opting to gamble on youth. One of the main catalysts for this change is Verstappen himself who made his F1 debut at the ridiculously young age of 17. The Dutchman has since gone on to establish himself as one of the sport's premiere talents, with his former teammate Ricciardo predicting Verstappen will go on to dominate F1 for years to come.

"I think Max (Verstappen) will be at the top for as long as he wants to race," Ricciardo told RacingNews365.com. "Probably that is with him, as with Lewis (Hamilton), that he will go far, can be into his 30's if he wants to."

Ricciardo though was quick to point out that there are several other drivers on the grid who could pose a threat to the Dutchman.

"I've already worked with a lot of the next generation, Max for example," Ricciardo explained.

"So you have Max and I think also Charles (Leclerc). We will see how Lando (Norris) Is doing this year, but he already showed that he has what it takes to reach the top. I also expect George (Russell) to be at the front of the field as soon as he gets access to a good car.

"And then you have guys like Sainz and myself, I just call us the mid aged guys, who have been around for quite some years.

"Just like in many sports, the talents are getting younger and younger. I think that's also because they have people around them with experience, who they can learn from practice. This also makes them learn faster."

Another factor that Ricciardo touches on is the younger generation's willingness to spend time on the simulator, though the Australian isn't quite convinced it generates a performance advantage.

"In F1, as in many other sports, the trend is for the young generation to use simulators more and more," he explained. "I don't know if that helps, but they do enjoy it."

The Australian finally provided insight into his own future, saying he will continue racing for the forseeable future.

"I'll stay as long as I want," Ricciardo stated.

"If I have the feeling, the drive and motivation and can push the car to the limit I think I can then continue to compete against the new generation. Without a doubt, it's a bit like Lewis did. Ultimately, it's up to me how long I want to do this. One thing is for sure, I don't want to just be driving in laps, I want to be competitive."

RN365 News dossier Interviews

The best interviews from the world of F1 and motor racing

0 comments

    x