While one Ferrari finished second, the other couldn’t even reach the eighth place they needed to secure second in the championship. Did they get Sainz’s strategy wrong?
Max Verstappen had a fight on his hands for once in the Las Vegas Grand Prix, but his tangle with George Russell ironically helped his cause.
Lando Norris did not expect McLaren to be competitive in Brazil but they proved quick enough to deny Max Verstappen the fastest lap of the race.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was “very surprised” Ferrari didn’t grab an opportunity to attack Max Verstappen at the restart of the Mexican Grand Prix.
Mercedes and Ferrari made the same mistake with their tactics in Austin, but only one driver persisted with the doomed one-stop strategy.
A one-off rules change meant Formula 1 drivers were able to push flat-out for longer in the Qatar Grand Prix, which allowed McLaren to finish closer to Red Bull.
Mercedes believe the Japanese Grand prix showed the tyre degradation advantage they once enjoyed has been eroded by their rivals.
Red Bull were quicker than they expected in the race but Max Verstappen was compromised by the timing of the Safety Car period.
Once Carlos Sainz Jnr lost the lead on the 15th lap of the Italian Grand Prix, it was always unlikely Ferrari were going to be able to get it back.
Sergio Perez made a superb strategy call on the first lap of the Dutch Grand Prix but didn’t have the pace to convert it into victory.
Pitting for soft tyres when the rain fell allowed Lando Norris to climb 12 places from last to salvage a surprise points finish
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George Russell surprised Mercedes’ rivals by starting the British Grand Prix on soft tyres – a call which shaped the race.
Ferrari’s decision not to pit during the Safety Car period early in the Canadian Grand Prix looked like an error but turned out to be the making of their race.
Red Bull were the only team to start from the grid on anything other than the soft tyres but team principal Christian Horner said it was a “conservative” decision.
While Aston Martin and Fernando Alonso missed their chance to pull off the ideal strategy in Monaco, six other drivers got the call right.
Max Verstappen lapped faster in traffic than his team mate did at the front of the field, which hurt Sergio Perez’s hopes of winning in Miami.
Max Verstappen wants Red Bull to review the pit stop decision which potentially cost him a win in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Did they slip up?
For a single lap during the Australian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen was 1.1 seconds quicker than every other driver. Was this another glimpse of Red Bull’s real pace?
The race data from Jeddah shows Red Bull would have scored a one-two even if the Safety Car hadn’t been deployed, thanks to their enormous pace advantage.