French GP (2019)
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Mercedes has produced a perfect Formula 1 season so far in terms of race wins and there have been several theories expounded to explain this. After the team dominated again in France, our technical consultant thinks he's spotted a new reason.
Daniel Ricciardo thinks not nailing the right set-up for the new track surface was to blame for Renault failing to get the most out of the upgrade package it brought to the French Grand Prix.
F1 race director Michael Masi says he does not understand why Sergio Perez was upset at the French Grand Prix over his lap one penalty for gaining positions by cutting a corner.
Lewis Hamilton ignored a message from his Mercedes Formula 1 team urging him not to go for fastest lap at the end of the French GP.
McLaren says that Lando Norris and the team's engineers were locked in a battle for "survival" in the closing laps of the French Grand Prix, as an hydraulic failure began to shut down the young British driver's car.
Lewis Hamilton ended up dominating the French GP, despite Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas appearing to have the measure of him early on. The race was anything but a classic, but its result offered three important lessons about this year's title fight
The FIA says the quick change of start lights at the French Grand Prix should not have caught drivers by surprise, because it was well within what the rules allow.
Daniel Ricciardo has dropped from seventh place to 11th in the final results of the French Grand Prix after receiving two separate penalties for incidents on the last lap.
Lewis Hamilton says boring Formula 1 races are not the drivers' fault and instead the blame lies at the rulemakers for a "constant cycle" of making bad decisions.
Lewis Hamilton said he feared a repeat of Lance Stroll’s spectacular blowout after suffering from “quite big blisters” on his front tyres during the French Grand Prix.
Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton absolutely dominated the French Grand Prix, leading every lap from pole position to extend his lead in the championship to 36 points.
Sebastian Vettel will start the French GP from seventh on the grid after a missed upshift caught him out on his first run in Q3 – leaving the Ferrari driver under pressure with just one run in which to set a time.
Red Bull Racing's Pierre Gasly says he went the wrong way on set-up for qualifying for the French Grand Prix.
Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he is “a bit gutted” that the new rear suspension is available to Kevin Magnussen rather than him for his home race in France.