F1 Gossip

Spanish GP
Date: Sunday, 23 June, 2024
Track: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

♖ George Russell apologises for an ugly race and snatching the podium from Lewis Hamilton.

♖ Sergio Perez has a three-place grid penalty for the Spanish Grand Prix.

♖ Helmut Markohas revealed that he had made a truce with Christian Horner.

♖ If Sauber/ Audi fails to get Carlos Sainz to sign a contract soon, they will likely offer Esteban Ocon a contract.

♖ Sauber has signed Stefano Sordo as their new performance director.

♖ Following Mercedes third and fourth place in Canada, Lewis said, ‘It’s becoming a car we can fight with.’

♖ It appears that Carlos Sainz’s choice is Williams or Audi/ Sauber; he is yet undecided.

♖ Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group, has stated categorically that the company has no plans to sell the Alpine F1 team, either entirely or in part.

♖ Max Verstappen believes his car’s performance will improve significantly if a ‘fix’ for ‘kerbing and bumps’ can be found.

♖ Lewis Hamilton still struggles to keep pace with the top drivers this season.

♖ McLaren confirms that more upgrades are coming.

♖ Mercedes plans more upgrades for the Spanish Grand Prix with amendments to the floor pan.

♖ Daniel Ricciardo experienced his strongest weekend of the season at the Canadian GP.

♖ Jack Doohan has been confirmed as a possibility for Alpine to replace Esteban Ocon.

♖ Could George Russell’s seat be available, with three potential drivers and only two seats?

♖ Red Bull recently confirmed that a second year of Sergio Perez deal is not guaranteed.

♖ Carlos Sainz has refused to elaborate on a looming potential switch to Williams.

♖ Aston Martin’s Team Principal, Mike Krack, believes the team is being judged too quickly on its lacklustre 2024 performance.

♖ Zak Brown has said the Red Bull environment is ‘pretty toxic’ and has suggested there will be further key personnel leaving.

♖ Could Liam Lawson replace Daniel Ricciardo during the F1 summer break?

As always, comments are welcome.