Giving Lewis Hamilton a more severe penalty because of the scale of Max Verstappen’s crash would contradict a “mainstay” of the F1 rules, says race director Michael Masi.
Red Bull’s Christian Horner says the stewards should be “locked away” from team principals during races but FIA race director Michael Masi disagrees.
Fernando Alonso says he lost out at the start of the race for the second weekend in a row because he obeyed track limits.
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says an IndyCar-style rule penalising drivers for disrupting qualifying sessions could be introduced to the world championship.
Formula 1 will no longer police track limits will stop being monitored at Imola’s turn 13 – Acque Minerali – for the rest of this weekend’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will continue their fight at Imola – as will Ferrari and McLaren. Here are the talking points for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi rejected claims ‘the show’ has been prioritised over safety, and said new procedures will prevent a repeat of near-misses with marshals at Imola.
Formula 1 drivers praised the performance of the TecPro barrier in the huge crash which brought Sunday’s Formula 2 race to an early end.
FIA race director Michael Masi says he needed the support of many people to get through his first year as Formula 1 race director.
FIA race director Michael Masi has said the sport’s governing body will never cease its pursuit of higher safety standards following the crash which killed Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert.
Michael Masi, who took over as FIA race director following the sudden death of Charlie Whiting on the eve of the 2019 F1 season, has been told he will continue in the role for at least the rest of the year.