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Finishing eighth at the Belgian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas lamented an opportunity wasted by the decision to delay his pit stop when the Safety Car came out.
Although Nico Hulkenberg acknowledges that there is still a long way to go in the season, the Belgian GP result was a step in the right direction as Force India climbed to fourth in the standings.
Carlos Sainz was left frustrated when debris from other cars caused his right rear tyre to explode, putting him out of the Belgian GP at the start of Lap 2.
Kevin Magnussen is confident that he will be fit to race at next weekend’s Italian GP despite injuring his ankle in a high-speed accident at Spa.
Fernando Alonso admits finishing seventh at Spa was an “unthinkable” result, but goes a long way towards showing the progress made by McLaren-Honda.