F1 Gossip

F1 Gossip
Hungary GP
Date: Sunday, 21 July, 2024
Track: Hungaroring Circuit

♖ Seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton won last weekend’s race at Silverstone.

♖ A frustrated Lando Norris said his McLaren team ‘threw away’ victory after bad decisions.

♖ Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Red Bull’s Sergio Perez also complained of lousy strategy after their teams called them in for intermediate tyres.

♖ Leclerc, who was 14th, described his race as ‘worse than a nightmare’.

♖ Under pressure to retain his seat, Perez said his race had been a ‘total disaster’ after finishing 17th.

♖ Is Lewis Hamilton questioning his move to Ferrari following his Silverstone success?

♖ Toto Wolff confirms he has no regrets about Lewis leaving for Ferrari.

♖ Having started on Pole at Silverstone, George Russell was forced to retire.

♖ It was Lewis Hamilton’s ninth home victory, 16 years after his first home victory.

♖ A mismanaged tyre decision thwarted Leclerc’s battle.

♖ Mercedes has ruled out the possibility of supplying Alpine with engines.

♖ Carlos Sainz may be in trouble with Ferrari’s hierarchy for criticising the upgrade package introduced in Spain.

♖ Christian Horner has told Sergio Perez that his current performance is unacceptable.

♖ Kimi Antonelli is having problems grappling with the pressure of the possible Mercedes seat.

♖ Max Verstappen gives Lewis Hamilton the thumbs-up for winning at Silverstone.

♖ Christian Horner has said that to win the Constructor’s Championship, both cars must score points.

♖ It appears that not only are Ferrari and Aston Martin experiencing difficulties with their upgrades, but also Sauber.

♖ Rumour has it that Toyota is discussing a return to F1 with Haas as they raced between 2002 and 2009.

♖ Ferrari is encountering ‘bouncing’ problems similar to those that plagued Mercedes.

♖ Fred Vasseur has hinted that Lewis Hamilton has a three-year contract with Ferrari.

♖ Aston Martin will use Honda engines after the new 2026 regulations. They have a long-term contract with Fernando; all they want now is Adrian Newey.

♖ Is there more to Liam Lawson’s Red Bull ‘testing’ than building promotional material?