Frontpage   |   Twitter   |   Photos   |   Game   |   Standings Monday 26 June 2017
 
Monday 6 March at 08:35
Magnussen not looking to befriend Grosjean
Font size:
Monday 6 March at 08:35 : Mar.6 (GMM) Kevin Magnussen says he will not go out of his way to become "best friends" with his new F1 teammate.

Recent reports have suggested the Dane and former McLaren and Renault driver often struggles to get along with colleagues.

Now, as the Dane switches to the small American team Haas, Magnussen is paired with Frenchman Romain Grosjean.

"Of course it's important to beat him, as it is important to beat every teammate," Magnussen, 24, told the Danish newspaper BT.

"The relationship so far is as it should be. We must of course be open and work to bring the team forward, but we also have the freedom to race against each other and don't have to be best friends," he said.

"But that doesn't mean we're against one another: not at all!" Magnussen insisted.

In fact, Magnussen says he expects his relationship with 30-year-old Grosjean to be similar to the way he worked alongside veteran Jenson Button at McLaren.

Some recall that Button 'helped' the then rookie Magnussen adjust to life in F1.

"No," Magnussen insisted. "I remember there were many who thought Jenson helped me a lot in 2014, but he didn't do anything specific.

"There are some teammates who deliberately try to f--- you with incorrect information and so on, but Jenson did not and I have great respect for that.

"I do not know Romain particularly well yet, but I expect that it will be a bit like with Jenson."
RELATED NEWS ITEMS
16-06 Engineer says Magnussen like Raikkonen
10-06 Magnussen caught out by Haas contract
05-06 Magnussen sitting out sessions due to contract
27-05 Magnussen not worried over court date
19-05 Magnussen-manager dispute heads to court
17-03 Magnussen distances himself from Haas 'brake problems'
03-03 Magnussen not commenting on negative report
 
NEXT RACE 26 March 2017
Grand Prix of Australia (5,303 m)
Melbourne, Albert Park Circuit
Last Winner: Nico Rosberg
TV schedule
Friday - practice 1
12:30 - 14:00

Friday - practice 2
16:30 - 18:00

Saturday - practice 3
14:00 - 15:00

Saturday - qualification
17:00 - 18:00

Sunday - race
16:00

Friday - practice 1

Friday - practice 2

Saturday - practice 3

Saturday - qualification

Sunday - race

STANDINGS 2016
Driver championship
1.Vettel153
2.Hamilton139
3.Bottas111
Constructors championship
1.Mercedes250
2.Ferrari226
3.Red Bull137
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
www.ReserveDeler24.CO.NO
autoverzekering - Pricewise
 
RECENT PHOTO'S
Ricciardo, Bottas, Stroll, Baku Sunday 2017 Ricciardo, Bottas, Stroll, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Christian Horner, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Baku Sunday 2017
Copyright ©2017 Onestopstrategy.com   |   Powered by PGL Media About us    |    Contact    |    Advertising    |    Vacancies    |    Privacy Statement