Lewis Hamilton says the Portuguese Grand Prix was a “tough race” after falling to third and fighting his way back to the front.
Max Verstappen has said that Red Bull lacked pace to Mercedes at Portimao due to a lack of understanding of grip levels.
Nikita Mazepin was given the first penalty point on his Formula 1 licence for holding up race leader Sergio Perez during the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix after passing both Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas on track in the early phase of the race to take the lead.
Championship leaders Mercedes reached 101 points by winning the Portuguese Grand Prix, while Lewis Hamilton pulled eight points clear of Max Verstappen in the title fight.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas.
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Williams hope their straight-line speed advantage will help George Russell’s bid for a points finish in today’s race.
Sergio Perez said he is not as comfortable in his Red Bull as he was at Imola, after qualifying alongside team mate Max Verstappen for today’s race.
Ferrari’s Mattia Binotto denied Mercedes’ Toto Wolff’s claim some Formula 1 teams blocked the introduction of sporting penalties for budget cap violations.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner wants Formula 1 to develop its new Sprint Qualifying race format further.
Alfa Romeo’s request for a review of the penalty Kimi Raikkonen received in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix has been upheld by the stewards.
Fernando Alonso is optimistic about his chances in the race and says he doesn’t “care too much about the qualifying position” after taking 13th.
Charles Leclerc says he “didn’t do a good job” after qualifying eighth for the Portuguese Grand Prix, admitting he pushed his Ferrari too hard.
Sebastian Vettel has said it was the right call by Aston Martin to give team mate Lance Stroll upgrades before him, despite out-qualifying his team mate in Portugal.
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Red Bull may have to fend off a threat from behind before they can think about hunting down the Mercedes pair ahead of them.
Red Bull failed to beat their practice pace in qualifying, and set the third-quickest time behind Mercedes and McLaren, after an unhelpful “gust of wind”.
Max Verstappen’s deleted lap time in qualifying showed Red Bull had the potential to take pole position, says Mercedes CEO Toto Wolff.