Pirelli has revealed the initial findings of its investigation into the punctures which four drivers suffered during the Qatar Grand Prix 12 days ago.
The battle between AlphaTauri and Alpine for fifth place in the constructors championship could be swung by the hot temperatures of the Middle East, where the final three races of the season are taking place.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner rebuffed suggestions the pressures of the championship fight prompted his criticism of a marshal in Qatar, for which he was formally warned.
Daniel Ricciardo’s team radio messages from the Qatar Grand Prix reveal his bemusement after having to slow down to save fuel – unnecessarily, as it turned out.
The Formula 1 stewards will face criticism whatever decisions they take because the title fight between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton is so close, says FIA race director Michael Masi.
Several drivers questioned the stewards’ handling of the controversial incident between the title rivals, and backed Lewis Hamilton’s call for clarity and consistency.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes there is “room for improvement” in how yellow flag incidents are handled after Max Verstappen received a grid penalty in Qatar.
Sergio Perez says he missed out on a podium finish in the Qatar Grand Prix after Red Bull switched to a two-stop strategy for safety reasons following the tyre failure Valtteri Bottas suffered.
Valtteri Bottas’ car was so badly damaged after his puncture even a fresh set of tyres wouldn’t have helped him beat Max Verstappen to the fastest lap.
FIA F1 race director Michael Masi strongly criticised Red Bull team principal Christian Horner’s “rogue marshal” comment in Qatar.
Lewis Hamilton was further ahead of Max Verstappen than Mercedes expected in Qatar despite not running the fresher and more powerful of his two available engines last weekend.
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Ferrari aren’t taking third place in the constructors’ championship for granted despite extending their lead over closest rivals McLaren in Qatar.
Pierre Gasly was mystified by his loss of pace in the Qatar Grand Prix as he failed to score after starting on the front row of the grid.
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Lewis Hamilton has been spurred on by the challenges he faced at Interlagos to deliver his best as the championship fight enters the final rounds, says Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.
Lando Norris said the sudden punctures he and other drivers experienced the Qatar Grand Prix were potentially “dangerous” and urged tyre supplier Pirelli to “make the tyres better.”
Pirelli suspect high-speed impacts with kerbs contributed to the tyre failures four drivers experienced in the Qatar Grand Prix.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has been given a formal warning over comments he made about a marshal following Max Verstappen’s grid penalty at the Qatar Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen said he was unsurprised to receive the grid penalty which dropped him to seventh on the grid for the Qatar Grand Prix, compromising his race.