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With Paul Ricard delivering the more boring race of this season to date, Toto Wolff says organisers need to remove the Mistral Chicane to allow for more slipstreaming.
After a boring French GP, arguably the worst race of this season, Lewis Hamilton says fans can’t blame the drivers, it is the result of “bad decisions” by F1 bosses.
To the viewer it looked like another dominant win for Lewis Hamilton, but he said his comfortable victory was “not easy at all”.
Lewis Hamilton took a dominant victory at the French GP, making it ten-straight wins for Mercedes with team-mate Valtteri Bottas in P2.
Sebastian Vettel has said he is gearing up for a fight with Red Bull following a rather flat P7 start for the French Grand Prix.
They say there is no such thing as bad publicity, and F1 may be thinking just that as the roadshow moves on to Circuit Paul Ricard for the French Grand Prix this weekend.
Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying form continued in France on Saturday as he laid down a track record 1:28.319 to claim pole position ahead of Valtteri Bottas.
Lewis Hamilton felt he was on for “one of the best laps” he had done at the Circuit Paul Ricard before an error cost him time.
Mercedes claimed yet another 1-2 in France as Valtteri Bottas set the pace in final practice, edging his team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton has warned F1 could be on track for a boring French Grand Prix due to graining of the soft tyres and “so darn hard” mediums.
The FIA will take no further action against Lewis Hamilton after deeming he did not rejoin the track in an unsafe manner in France.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas claimed another 1-2 as Mercedes set the pace in France while many drivers, including third-placed Charles Leclerc, had issues with tyres graining.
Valtteri Bottas may have fallen off the pace in the few races, however, the Finn insists he is not out of this year’s title fight.
Formula 1 CEO, Chase Carey, is not expecting any big growth spurts with TV audiences given Mercedes’ dominance so far in the 2019 campaign.
Mercedes have found that a spark plug failure resulted in Lance Stroll’s SportPesa Racing Point car going up in flames at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Mercedes are looking forward to putting a “few things right again” in France after receiving a “wake-up call” at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Sitting on the sidelines this season, Esteban Ocon insists he has trusts his management – including Toto Wolff – to find him a race seat for next season.
Lewis Hamilton says he’s not focusing on Sebastian Vettel’s mistakes, rather he’s trying to avoid making his own.
With Sebastian Vettel’s penalty still the hot topic in F1, Toto Wolff says the sport needs to introduce rules that allow hard racing but “without compromising on safety”.
Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto believes the team need “two or three upgrades” to get anywhere near Mercedes in 2019.
Mercedes principal Toto Wolff believes stability is the answer for creating a more competitive Formula 1, not regular rule changes.
Lewis Hamilton admits that Ferrari have a power mode available which is out of Mercedes’ reach.
Toto Wolff has warned Ferrari that should they opt to review Sebastian Vettel’s Canadian GP penalty, they could in fact incur “more punishment” for the German.
The person most allowed to feel aggrieved by Sebastian Vettel’s Canadian GP penalty is Valtteri Bottas.
Sebastian Vettel’s Canadian GP penalty is just another sign that there is bias towards Mercedes, so says Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko.
Lewis Hamilton’s pace in the second half of the Canadian GP was the result of a “cooling change”, one Mercedes wish they had done earlier.
Mercedes were “pretty tight” on time in getting Lewis Hamilton’s W10 rebuilt after discovering a hydraulic leak in the wake of qualifying.
With the points gap between himself and Lewis Hamilton on the rise, former F1 driver Mika Salo believes Valtteri Bottas needs to drive closer to the “edge.”
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari shouldn’t turn to Mercedes for a sympathetic shoulder after Canada as Toto Wolff says doesn’t “feel sorry” for them.
With his car in a “million pieces” two hours before the start of the Canadian Grand Prix, Mercedes feared Lewis Hamilton would not be able to race.