Verstappen: Restrictive F1 "still a long way from IndyCar"

Last week F1 officially presented its all-new car for 2022, with a live car being shown off at Silverstone. The new cars for 2022 have been slowed down, with a larger percentage of the overall downforce being generated by the floor in order to reduce reliance on clear air, allowing cars to race each other […]

Mercedes was "absolutely desperate" to perform in British GP

The Brackley-based team had arrived at Silverstone off the back of a run of five consecutive Red Bull victories that had allowed its main rival to extend leads in both world championships. So it knew it was under pressure at a track that should better suit its package to turn the tables on Red Bull […]

Russell can't understand qualifying form with "ninth quickest car"

Russell insists that the team’s data suggests that, on paper, the FW43B is only faster than the Haas, except when it comes to qualifying, when the Englishman regularly makes Q3. Russell enjoyed his most impressive qualifying session to date at Silverstone, earning eighth place on the grid for Saturday’s sprint. He finished the event in […]

Shovlin: Accident between Hamilton and Verstappen ‘inevitable’

Hamilton and Verstappen’s first-lap collision at the British Grand Prix lit the fuse on their title battle, leading to fierce debate throughout F1 over who was to blame for the incident. Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty after the stewards deemed him to be predominantly to blame for causing the collision at Copse, […]

Wolff: Hamilton is the opposite of a dirty F1 driver

Hamilton’s collision with Max Verstappen at Silverstone on Sunday prompted huge controversy and left the Red Bull team furious. Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko said Hamilton should face a race ban for driving that he considered was ‘negligent to dangerous behaviour.’ But Wolff has brushed off Red Bull’s criticisms of Hamilton’s driving and said […]

F1 penalties don't reflect consequences of incidents – Masi

He also stressed that the team bosses had been part of the discussion when it was agreed to take that route. The clash between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton on the first lap of the British GP led to the Dutchman’s instant retirement, and generated a 10-second penalty for the Mercedes driver for causing a […]