After F1 tried out its ‘alternative tyre allocation’ format at the Hungarian Grand Prix, teams and drivers shared their views on the test.
McLaren have scored twice as many points in the last two races as they had in the previous nine, and rivals now consider them as F1’s second fastest team.
Daniel Ricciardo reckons his former McLaren team mate knew “how to get the most out of that thing” but Lando Norris says their car is still difficult to drive.
Mercedes’ Andrew Shovlin revealed that a cooling miscalculation contributed to Lewis Hamilton missing out on third in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Christian Horner heaped praise on Sergio Perez for his drive to third in the Hungarian GP, but says “he needs to put more emphasis” on qualifying.
The Hungarian Grand Prix saw the closest qualifying session since 2010 but another dominant win for Max Verstappen – which broke a 35-year-old record.
Oscar Piastri had no complaints about McLaren’s decision to move his team mate ahead of him through their pit stop sequence early in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Max Verstappen was unhappy with his car set-up after missing pole in Hungary, but his sentiment changed when it led to the race win.
Daniel Ricciardo produced a superb 40-lap stint on the medium tyre compound after a first-lap hit from Guanyu Zhou put him out of contention for points.
Lando Norris said he wouldn’t have finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton if he hadn’t passed the Mercedes at the start of the race – and expected his rival to fight harder.
Ferrari team principal Frederic Vasseur admits they made “too many mistakes” but said they were right to swap their drivers’ positions.
Max Verstappen dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix, scoring a record-breaking 12 consecutive win for Red Bull by over half a minute.
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Alfa Romeo say they do not understand why Zhou Guanyu’s car fell into a failsafe mode at the start in Hungary before he caused a turn one crash.
Red Bull will support Alpine’s request for the FIA to equalise the performance of F1’s power units, which were frozen in specification last year.
George Russell says he beat the predictions of Mercedes’ strategists by gaining 12 places to finish sixth, but feels the weekend was a “missed opportunity”.
Lewis Hamilton said he felt back to his best for the first time in over a year this weekend but doesn’t believe he could have finished second in Hungary.