Hartley realised he needed to defend himself

The Toro Rosso driver's future is uncertain given Red Bull has re-signed Daniil Kvyat to its junior team for next season and is keen on Alexander Albon for the second seat. Hartley has insisted he has a valid contract for 2019 and has become more agitated in the closing races of the season, including disagreeing with his own team's press release during the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Asked ... Keep reading