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Ferrari gave Mercedes a real run for their money at the Belgian Grand Prix and Merc team boss admits their rivals have “done a good job” with their package upgrades.
Fernando Alonso refused to say point blank that McLaren need to rid themselves of the Honda engine in order to retain his services for next season, but the implication was there.
Kimi Raikkonen reckons his penalty at the Belgian GP was “unnecessary” as Max Verstappen’s car did not pose a safety risk given that it was “half behind” the barriers.
Sebastian Vettel says he had a “really close” fight with Lewis Hamilton at Spa, one that shows that Ferrari have made strides forward.
Daniel Ricciardo left the Belgian Grand Prix with an unexpected podium finish after “capitalising” on the re-start following a Safety Car.