Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly suspect their near-identical spins and early retirements from the Russian Grand Prix were caused by a front brake fault.
Brendon Hartley admits he needs to score more points to strengthen his chance of holding onto his Toro Rosso drive for 2019.
Brendon Hartley says he can feel proud of the job he has done at Toro Rosso this year despite a difficult first half of his first full Formula 1 season.
While Pierre Gasly’s wet tyre gamble backfired spectacularly, team mate Brendon Hartley used his experience to stay on slick tyres and grab a point for Toro Rosso.
Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says they are likely to retain their new driver line-up of Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly for the 2018 F1 season.
Red Bull has announced two reserve drivers for the 2010 F1 season. They will be Australian Daniel Ricciardo and New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley.
Toro Rosso has confirmed Sebastien Bourdais will not race for the team at the Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend. Jaime Alguersuari is expected to take over his place. This sparked a debate here about whether the Spanish 19-year-old is ready for F1 yet. But Red Bull’s policy of getting racers from their young driver scheme … Continue reading The Red Bull driver merry-go-round
Red Bull will not be able to use Brendon Hartley as a reserve driver this year after the young New Zealander failed to acquire a super licence in time. David Coulthard, who retired from F1 last year, will instead take the role of Red Bull’s third driver and will return to the cockpit if Mark … Continue reading Hartley loses third driver role to Coulthard
New Zealand teenager Brendon Hartley has been confirmed as the official test driver for both Red Bull and Toro Rosso, following Sebastien Buemi’s promotion to the latter’s race team. I met Hartley at Oulton Park last year during a Formula Three race. He was not in a fantastic mood having just been beaten to pole … Continue reading Brendon Hartley gets dual F1 test role