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Despite tightening security following Friday night’s attacks on F1 personnel in Brazil, members of Pirelli’s team were targeted by robbers.
He may have had Lewis Hamilton all over his engine during the final few laps in Brazil, but Kimi Raikkonen says he had things under control.
After a “tough couple of weeks”, Sebastian Vettel was delighted to be back on the top step of the podium having won Sunday’s Brazilian GP.
Sebastian Vettel returned to winning ways at Interlagos on Sunday, beating Valtteri Bottas as he claimed his first win since July’s Hungarian GP.
While one Mercedes will start Sunday’s Brazilian GP from pole position, the other is starting from the pitlane.
Security has been tightened up at the Brazilian Grand Prix after armed robbers held up members of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team.
Valtteri Bottas clinched pole position for the Brazilian GP in a qualifying session where his team-mate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Q1.
It finished with another Mercedes 1-2, this time with Valtteri Bottas ahead, however, FP3 perhaps bodes well for qualifying as the top four were separated by 0.058s at the Interlagos circuit.
Unnamed Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint as they left the Interlagos circuit on Friday night.
Lance Stroll added his name to the list of drivers facing grid penalties in Brazil after losing drive in FP3.