F1’s new restrictions on radio messages made little difference to yesterday’s Australian Grand Prix according to drivers.
Jenson Button says Fernando Alonso’s crash during the Australian Grand Prix would not have been a greater cause for concern if cars were fitted with a Halo device.
Fernando Alonso said Esteban Gutierrez was not to blame for the huge crash which put both out of the Australian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel has added to the criticism of F1’s new qualifying format. The Ferrari driver said its shortcomings were predicted before the season began.
Fernando Alonso has added his voice to the criticism of Formula One’s new qualifying format and suggested F1 should copy the system used in Moto GP.
The team bosses of Red Bull and Mercedes have strongly criticised Formula One’s new qualifying system and called for talks on revising it again before the next race.
Lewis Hamilton suspects Ferrari will spring a surprise on the field at the first race of the new season this weekend.
Daniel Ricciardo expects Red Bull to be more competitive in Sunday’s race than it will be in qualifying but believes Mercedes and Ferrari will still be the pace setters.