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Max Verstappen: Bad press or F1 box office?

Love him or loathe him, Max Verstappen will be making headlines in Formula One for years to come. But are his antics good or bad for the sport?

Verstappen and Ocon square off in Brazil

Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon were filmed arguing following the Brazilian Grand Prix.


When Senna punched Irvine

Max Verstappen's scuffle with Esteban Ocon bears some striking similarities with the time Ayrton Senna punched Eddie Irvine at Suzuka in 1993.

Verstappen vs Ocon: On track clash 

Jennie Gow and Maurice Hamilton discuss on track bust up between Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon.


Verstappen vs Ocon: Off track clash

Was Max Verstappen's Brazil Grand Prix shoving match with Esteban Ocon a welcome show of passion, or completely unnecessary?


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Brazilian Grand Prix


Hamilton wins in Brazil after Verstappen's punted out of lead

Lewis Hamilton won an action-packed Brazilian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashed out of the lead following a collision with a lapped backmarker.

Max's masterclass ruined by Ocon's moment of madness

Here are the main talking points from another thrilling race from the 2018 season, where Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon controversially came to blows handed Lewis Hamilton an unlikely win.

Brazilian Grand Prix

Verstappen loses race lead in Ocon collision

Max Verstappen collides with Esteban Ocon to forfeit the race lead to Lewis Hamilton at the Brazilian Grand Prix.


Verstappen fumes at Ocon, Hamilton celebrates Mercedes title

Max Verstappen had some strong words for Esteban Ocon after their collision cost him the race win in Brazil.


Verstappen passes Ferrari pair in opening laps

Max Verstappen overtook both Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen to give Ferrari a nightmare start to the Brazilian Grand Prix.


Brazilian Grand Prix


Hamilton takes pole in Brazil as Vettel escapes penalty

Vettel reprimanded for weighbridge incident

Sebastian Vettel has been reprimanded and fined €25,000 for failing to obey FIA officials during a routine weight check at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Brazilian Grand Prix

Qualifying Analysis

Story of qualifying: Vettel loses his cool in Brazil

A round-up of the main talking points from qualifying at the Brazilian Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton took pole position and Sebastian Vettel incurred the wratch of the stewards.

Vettel under scrutiny for breaking weighbridge

Sebastian Vettel failed to turn off his engine while having his Ferrari weighed and ended up breaking a set of scales during qualifying in Brazil.


McLaren at the Indy 500

Alonso and McLaren confirm 2019 return to Indy 500

McLaren and Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 next year as the Spanish driver continues his pursuit of motorsport's triple crown.

McLaren coy on Indy 500 details, insists it won't distract from F1

McLaren boss Zak Brown says the company's return to the Indy 500 with Fernando Alonso next year will not detract from its bid to recover its Formula One fortunes.

Fernando Alonso speaks to the media after today's announcement of his entry into the 2019 Indy 500, which came just after qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix in São Paulo. Says his debut Indy appearance in 2017 was the greatest race he's ever been part of.

Nate Saunders, F1 Associate Editor3d ago

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