Formula One strategy is often likened to a game of chess. If that’s true then Kimi Raikkonen was the pawn Ferrari sacrificed for king Sebastian Vettel.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting defended the decision to use the Safety Car during the Chinese Grand Prix following criticism from Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel criticised the use of the Safety Car during the Chinese Grand Prix and said he would have pitted had it come out sooner.
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff explained why the team didn’t give Lewis Hamilton a second pit stop during the Chinese Grand Prix – a strategy which won the race for Daniel Ricciardo.
Daniel Ricciardo thanked his Red Bull mechanics for their down-to-the-wire repair job on his car during qualifying after he took victory in the Chinese Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly were both given penalty points on their licences for the collisions they were involved in during the Chinese Grand Prix.