The Hungarian Grand Prix was a strategic puzzle. Teams came up with 11 different answers. Did Ferrari pick one of the wrong ones for Charles Leclerc?
Charles Leclerc’s crash ended his victory hopes and triggered a Safety Car period which created a strategic headache for his team mate.
Having kept the chasing Ferraris at arm’s length throughout the sprint race, Red Bull couldn’t match their rivals on tyre degradation during the grand prix.
Did Ferrari’s strategy cost Charles Leclerc victory at Silverstone? They handled a similar call very differently at the same track four years ago.
A pair of Virtual Safety Car periods in the first third of the Canadian Grand Prix shaped the strategies teams used in a race where a one-stop strategy was possible but the majority of drivers made two.
Would Charles Leclerc have been able to keep Max Verstappen behind if he hadn’t retired? Here’s all the interactive data from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
In the Monaco Grand Prix the crucial question for drivers on a soaked but drying track was not just when to get rid of the wet weather tyres they all had to start on, but what to change to.
Punishingly hot conditions forced drivers towards three-stop strategies at the Circuit de Catalunya. Here’s all the data from the Spanish Grand Prix.
The Miami Grand Prix would have been a straightforward race had the appearance of the Safety Car not played into the hands of a few drivers.
Red Bull thought Ferrari had to pit Charles Leclerc a second time due to tyre degradation, but his team confirmed it was a tactical move.
Most drivers chose the same strategy in Melbourne but one pursued a novel path which others may choose to copy in coming races.
The timing of two interruptions – one a Safety Car period, another a VSC – had a decisive effect on the outcome of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Though most drivers started on the same compound in Bahrain, they moved onto a range of different strategies, which was set to produce an exciting finish until the Safety Car appeared.
Sergio Perez cost Lewis Hamilton over five seconds in one lap as he played a vital role in Max Verstappen’s pursuit of victory and the championship.
Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton lost four seconds slowed down when neither wanted to be the first across the DFRS line on lap 37. Here’s all the data from Jeddah.
Pierre Gasly started on the front row but finished out of the points, while a Virtual Safety Car period helped the driver who started behind him to the podium.
Mercedes’ fortunes reversed dramatically after the Mexican Grand Prix began and Max Verstappen revealed untouchable speed in his Red Bull.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen ran the same strategy in different ways as they fought for supremacy, setting up a thrilling conclusion to the United States GP.
Did Esteban Ocon’s strategy show Lewis Hamilton shouldn’t have made a pit stop? The Alpine driver lost a lot of time at the end of the race.
Lando Norris lost the Russian Grand Prix win with a poor pit stop call but the data shows he had a decent chance of keeping Lewis Hamilton behind had it stayed dry.