Nikita Mazepin said he was “upset” at being narrowly beaten by Mick Schumacher, who accused his team mate of trying to “kill us” on the radio.
Nikita Mazepin admitted he still lacks confidence in his car ahead of his first time racing in Formula 1 in Monaco.
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Mercedes CEO Toto Wolff’s complaint to race control about Nikita Mazepin was not a typical comment for him to make, according to Formula 1 race director Michael Masi.
Nikita Mazepin says his penalty for impeding Lando Norris in qualifying shows the so-called ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ between F1 drivers doesn’t work.
Nikita Mazepin, who qualified last for the Spanish Grand Prix, has been given a three-place grid drop for impeding Lando Norris in qualifying.
Lando Norris says an incident with Nikita Mazepin in the first round of qualifying cost him a better position when he reached Q3.
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says Nikita Mazepin is struggling with their car more than his fellow rookie Mick Schumacher as he is unhappy with its rear-end stability.
Nikita Mazepin was given the first penalty point on his Formula 1 licence for holding up race leader Sergio Perez during the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Nikita Mazepin has firmly rejected Nicholas Latifi’s claim he was blocked by the Haas driver at the end of Q1 after the Williams driver branded him an “idiot”.
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Antonio Giovinazzi accused Nikita Mazepin of ruining both their laps at the end of Q1, a claim the Haas driver rejected.
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner suspects Nikita Mazepin’s private test sessions with Mercedes have contributed to his difficulties with their car.
Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton filled the top two positions in first practice for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola, but Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was less than a tenth of a second behind.
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Nikita Mazepin’s first-lap retirement was the shortest debut for a rookie in F1 for 19 years. Here’s more stats and facts from the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Nikita Mazepin says he is “very angry with myself” after spinning out of his grand prix debut just two corners into the first lap.
Nikita Mazepin says he was following his team’s instructions when he overtook a queue of cars before beginning his final flying lap in qualifying.
Nikita Mazepin will be entered as a neutral athlete of Russia for his first F1 race, with ‘RAF’ appearing in place of a flag next to his name
Nikita Mazepin dismissed concerns he could start the season at a disadvantage to his fellow rookie team mate Mick Schumacher, a Ferrari Driver Academy member.