Ten things we learned from Imola
McLaren: Norris' podium was on merit
Vettel criticizes FIA over penalty
Bottas crash could cost Merc upgrade
Perez "very sorry" for Imola woes

Despite Max Verstappen's victory in a thrilling Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, will the weekend still go down as a missed opportunity for Red Bull? We assess the weekend's major talking points, as the race for a top seat in 2022 took an explosive turn, F1's oldest team showed more signs of recovery and 2021's first political spat broke out

McLaren Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl believes Lando Norris' podium in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was earned on merit, as shown by his driver hitting the top three on pace in every Imola qualifying session.

Sebastian Vettel says the FIA was "not very professional" in the way it handled his penalty during Formula 1's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Toto Wolff says the costs incurred by the damage to Valtteri Bottas’s Formula 1 car following his crash with George Russell at Imola could cost Mercedes upgrades and impact development.

Sergio Perez has apologised to the Red Bull Formula 1 team for his troubled run at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix that left him out of the points.

Russell apologises to Bottas after Imola incident

George Russell has apologised to Valtteri Bottas for his behaviour after their Emilia Romagna Grand Prix crash, and admitted that it was not his 'proudest day' in Formula 1.

Russell planning clear-the-air call with Bottas in coming days

George Russell says he is planning to call Valtteri Bottas in the coming days to clear the air following their Formula 1 crash at Imola on Sunday.

How 2021's midfielders have taken lessons from F1's top teams Prime

How 2021's midfielders have taken lessons from F1's top teams

Formula 1’s latest Imola adventure turned into an expensive trip for many teams due to several crashes throughout the weekend. While balancing the books is an added factor in 2021 with the cost cap, a few midfield teams have cashed in early on development investments.

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Driver Ratings

A frantic wet race at Imola produced plenty of excitement and drama as drivers scrabbled for grip. Amid the hatful of mistakes and incidents that ensued, who kept their noses cleanest?

Explained: Why Hamilton didn’t break F1’s rules for reversing on track

Lewis Hamilton’s recovery drive to finish second at the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was helped when he managed to reverse back on to the track after his off at Tosa.

How the Emilia Romagna GP result hinged on three crucial saves

Rain before the start of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix promised to spice up the action, and the race certainly delivered on that. Max Verstappen got the best launch to win from Lewis Hamilton, but both got away with mistakes that could have had serious consequences

Bottas: Russell has "quite a theory" over Imola defending after crash

Valtteri Bottas hit back at George Russell's suggestion he may have defended differently against another driver after their Imola Formula 1 crash, calling it "quite a theory".

No further action on Bottas-Russell 'racing incident'

The FIA's Formula 1 race stewards have opted to take no action over Valtteri Bottas and George Russell’s clash in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, calling it a “racing incident”.

Russell: Bottas may not have made same move on another driver

George Russell has questioned Valtteri Bottas's "dangerous" move in their Imola Formula 1 crash on Sunday, saying he would have acted differently "perhaps if it was another driver".

Bottas: Imola F1 crash with Russell "clearly his mistake"

Valtteri Bottas pointed the finger at George Russell following their high-speed crash in the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying it was “clearly his mistake”.

Norris: Soft-tyre call at Imola restart was “right decision”

Lando Norris now agrees with McLaren’s decision to run soft tyres at the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix restart – which secured a podium finish – despite not being confident with the call at first.

Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins wild Imola F1 race

Max Verstappen won a crash-packed and red-flagged Emila Romagna Grand Prix at Imola for Red Bull on Sunday, the second race of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.

Raikkonen loses points after post-race penalty at Imola

Kimi Raikkonen has been stripped of his points finish at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after being handed a 30-second post-race penalty.

Stroll hit with post-race penalty, drops to eighth

Lance Stroll has been demoted to eighth position after stewards issued a post-race time penalty following the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Leclerc explains why he didn't pass Verstappen on restart

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc has explained why he did not pass Max Verstappen during the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix winner's brief off at the race's safety car restart.

Hamilton: Rush to pass lapped F1 cars triggered Imola crash

Lewis Hamilton says being in too much of a rush to get past lapped traffic triggered the off that nearly derailed his podium hopes in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Wolff: Russell has ‘lots to learn’ after Bottas F1 crash

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff believes his protégé George Russell has “lots to learn” following his Formula 1 crash with Valtteri Bottas at Imola, saying the Mercedes car is almost a write-off.

Emilia Romagna GP: Verstappen wins, Hamilton recovers to second

Max Verstappen won a thrilling wet-dry Emilia Romagna Formula 1 race, featuring the Red Bull driver colliding with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas and George Russell suffering a race-suspending crash.

Emilia Romagna GP red-flagged after Bottas/Russell crash

The Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix is under a red flag with 30 laps remaining after a sizeable crash between Valtteri Bottas and George Russell.

The back-bedroom world-beater that began a new F1 era Prime

The back-bedroom world-beater that began a new F1 era

The first in a line of world beaters was designed in a back bedroom and then constructed in a shed. STUART CODLING recalls the Tyrrell 001