F1

Leclerc🗣: Slow Late-Race Stint👎 "Not Our Real Pace"

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says his muted pace in the closing laps of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was not representative, dismissing suggestions that his SF90 was struggling on softs.

After crashing in qualifying, Leclerc charged from ninth place on the fresh set of mediums in the opening stages …

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Red Bull Slowed Verstappen Amid Driveshaft Failure⚠ Fears

Max Verstappen's bid for third place in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was reined in as a precautionary response to his Red Bull Formula 1 teammate Pierre Gasly's driveshaft failure.

Gasly suffered a driveshaft failure after charging from the pitlane to sixth, and his stopped car triggered a virtual safety car …

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Vettel🗣: Tyres the "Dominating Factor" in Ferrari Struggles

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari's struggles to make its tyres work properly is the more "dominating factor" in its Formula 1 car's performance being held back, rather than an aerodynamic weakness.

Vettel, who had praised Ferrari's upgraded car during practice, finished third in Baku and now trails new championship leader Valtteri …

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Verstappen Thinks VSC Period Cost Him😒 Podium Shot

Max Verstappen believes he lost any Azerbaijan Grand Prix podium chance because his Red Bull-Honda Formula 1 car was too sensitive to tyre temperature after the virtual safety car period.

Verstappen finished fourth in Baku, having been gaining on the race-leading Mercedes and Sebastian Vettel's third-placed Ferrari before the VSC …

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Ricciardo Gets Grid Penalty⚠ for Spain After Kvyat Clash

Daniel Ricciardo has been given a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Spain after reversing in to Daniil Kvyat in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Late in the race Ricciardo had attempted to pass Kvyat for 10th place under braking for Turn 3, but misjudged the move and slid …

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Hamilton Was "Too Friendly"🤔 with Bottas at Start

Lewis Hamilton reckons he was "too friendly" against teammate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner, as he labelled his Azerbaijan Grand Prix performance as "under par".

Hamilton made a good getaway from second on the grid to pull alongside pole position man Bottas on the run to Turn 1, as …

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