Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez have been cleared of blame in their crash that caused a stoppage in the first practice session for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has called for a second DRS zone to be introduced at Imola to encourage overtaking at the track which is holding the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix this weekend.
Max Verstappen admitted the Bahrain Grand Prix was a “missed opportunity” for Red Bull, but is confident they will be able to recover the lost points in coming races.
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.
Mercedes trackside performance engineer Andrew Shovlin says the team may not be able to out-develop Red Bull because of new restrictions introduced for 2021.
Red Bull stood by their race strategy for the Bahrain Grand Prix after their chance of victory fell into the hands of rivals Mercedes.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner praised Sergio Perez’s performance in his first race for the team in Bahrain, saying he showed a “very calm head” when his car broke down on the formation lap.
Lewis Hamilton said he was confused by race control’s changing policy on enforcing track limits at turn four during the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez has revealed he nearly gave up hope of starting the Bahrain Grand Prix when his car stopped on the formation lap, before going on to finish fifth.
Max Verstappen said Red Bull’s pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix shows Honda have done a “great job” with their new power unit.
Mercedes say their new car is much harder to work with than its predecessor, and tried to make it more forgiving to drive for the first race of the season.
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Sergio Perez has put his failure to make it into the final segment of qualifying for his first grand prix with Red Bull down to his inexperience with the car
Max Verstappen was confident he could find more time on his pole-winning final run in Q3, despite picking up floor damage which cost him around a tenth of a second.
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Lewis Hamilton was third in Friday practice at the Bahrain GP, and says his car has the same rear-end instability as in pre-season testing
Christian Horner has revealed F1’s new budget cap led to job losses among long-serving staff at Red Bull’s Milton Keynes base.
Hiring the engineer who led the development of Mercedes’ championship-dominating power units is not an option for Red Bull’s new F1 engine division, says Helmut Marko.
Which teams left testing feeling positive about their performance, and who has a tough year ahead of them? And does one team still have a trick left up its sleeve?
After their dire campaign last year, did testing for the new season show Ferrari finally have something to smile about? Mattia Binotto thinks so.