Nine drivers will take grid penalties for the Italian Grand Prix weekend after exceeding their maximum allocation of power unit parts.
Esteban Ocon has told his Alpine team who he would prefer to drive alongside next year as they seek a replacement for Fernando Alonso.
Esteban Ocon says he doesn’t remember drivers agreeing certain racing incidents should be handled differently after he was penalised for a collision with Lewis Hamilton during the Monaco Grand Prix.
Esteban Ocon was unwilling to follow Alpine’s order to back off at the end of the Miami Grand Prix to minimise the impact of his team mate’s five-second penalty.
Alpine has confirmed Esteban Ocon will not take part in today’s qualifying session for the Miami Grand Prix.
Several Formula 1 drivers complained DRS was activated later than it could have been in yesterday’s rain-affected grand prix at Imola.
Esteban Ocon says more work is needed at the Circuit of the Americas to ease its bumps before next year’s United States Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen’s rival Formula 1 drivers don’t share his concerns over how the sport is portrayed in popular Netflix series Drive to Survive.
Mercedes say their decision to pit Lewis Hamilton in the latter stages of the Turkish Grand Prix was vindicated by Esteban Ocon’s gamble not to change tyres.
Esteban Ocon said his strategy in last year’s Turkish Grand Prix inspired his non-stop run today, though his recollection was slightly off.
Esteban Ocon abandoned his final flying lap in Q2 after running wide and almost hitting team mate Fernando Alonso.
Formula 1 drivers are keen to see Spa’s plans to alter the run-off at Raidillon after three crashes at the corner already this weekend.
Fernando Alonso’s role in his team’s first win last weekend was widely praised, but Alpine sporting director Alan Permane also hailed Esteban Ocon’s “beautiful” race-winning pace.
Fernando Alonso briefly thought a win was possible in Hungary, then set his sights on the podium, but had to settle for fifth.
Alpine’s senior management say the team was “humbled” by its breakthrough Formula 1 victory, and praised its staff’s “resilience and dedication”.
Hungarian Grand Prix winner Esteban Ocon has avoided a penalty for stopping his car in the wrong place after the race.
Esteban Ocon is eager for Alpine to make changes to his car – potentially including a chassis replacement – in response to his recent slump in results.
Esteban Ocon has the Eiffel tower, Charles Leclerc has a Spider-Man design and other drivers have new-look helmets this weekend.
Esteban Ocon’s strong start to the 2021 F1 season looks likely to win him a contract extension at Alpine.
Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon will make a “great combination” as team mates at Alpine this year, racing director Davide Brivio believes.