Max Verstappen said the abuse some fans experienced at the Austrian Grand Prix was “shocking”, views shared by Charles Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton.
The throttle problem which jeopardised Charles Leclerc’s victory appears to have been mechanical rather than electronic in nature, his team believe.
Colton Herta will test a McLaren Formula 1 car this week as the team consider running him in a practice session later this year.
Charles Leclerc, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, the top three finishers in today’s Austrian Grand Prix, have kept their finishing positions after an investigation by the stewards.
The top three finishers in the Austrian Grand prix have been summoned to the stewards over a potential breach of the rules.
Senior Formula 1 team members have condemned the abuse some fans experienced during the Austrian Grand Prix weekend.
George Russell and Pierre Gasly have each been given two penalty points on their licences for collisions at turn four during the Austrian Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc passed Max Verstappen for the lead three times and managed a stuck throttle in the closing laps to win the Austrian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen leads the drivers championship by 38 points from Charles Leclerc halfway through the Formula 1 season.
Charles Leclerc has won the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.
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Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says some of their rivals’ cars feature skid blocks which can “disappear miraculously into the floor.”
Formula 1 will raise concerns over the behaviour of some fans at the Austrian Grand Prix with the race promoter after reports of racist, homophobic and misogynistic abuse.
Mick Schumacher said he “had the pace to be in front” after urging Haas to let him past his team mate throughout the Austrian Grand Prix sprint race.
Lewis Hamilton says it was “mind-blowing” some spectators cheered his qualifying crash while Daniel Ricciardo urged them to adopt a mature attitude.
Max Verstappen may have controlled the sprint race, but Charles Leclerc’s lap times were just as fast – when not fighting with his team mate.
Alexander Albon says he received an “unfair” five second time penalty for forcing Lando Norris off the track during the Austrian Grand Prix sprint race.
Lewis Hamilton says the difficulty he had overtaking the Haas drivers in today’s sprint race shows Mercedes can’t overcome the straight-line speed advantage of Ferrari-powered cars.