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Canadian GP: Best of team radio

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Canadian GP: Best of team radio
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Jun 11, 2019, 7:03 AM

Read what Formula 1 drivers said over team radio during the Canadian Grand Prix, including Sebastian Vettel's conversation with Ferrari after his controversial penalty.

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Raikkonen encounters a groundhog in practice

Raikkonen encounters a groundhog in practice
1/13

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Raikkonen: “OK, there’s that animal running around the track. Turn 6 in the middle of the track. I don’t know what they are called.”

Magnussen’s crash prevents Grosjean from completing his qualifying lap

Magnussen’s crash prevents Grosjean from completing his qualifying lap
2/13

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Grosjean: ”Keev! Kev! Mate that’s our luck, that’s our luck.”
Team: “VSC, VSC. Was on for a very good lap mate, that was gonna be a good lap.”
Grosjean: “I can’t believe it. Can’t *** believe my luck mate.”

Ricciardo qualifies on the second row of the grid

Ricciardo qualifies on the second row of the grid
3/13

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Team: “Awesome job mate. Awesome job. P4, P4. Well done.”
Ricciardo: “Ha ha ha ha. Yeeees! **** yes!”

Grosjean picks up debris at the start

Grosjean picks up debris at the start
4/13

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Team: “Are you OK? Are you OK?”
Grosjean: “Yeah, I’m OK but I picked up all the front wing from the guys. They just played their lives in turn 1. Ridiculous.”
Team: “Is your front wing okay?”
Grosjean: “Yeah, I think, I think I didn’t touch anything, just the damage from the guys.”

Norris retires early in the race

Norris retires early in the race
5/13

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Norris: “Something’s smoking on the rear. Rear brake duct smoking!”
Team: “Yep, so we have very hot rear brakes, very hot rear brakes.”
Norris: “I got a puncture! I got a puncture!”
Team: “OK.”
Norris: “Rear right puncture, something has happened. Ahh ****”
Team: “OK, understood. We will...”
Norris: “I’m gonna have to stop.”
Team: “OK then pull over to one side, Lando, pull over to one side.”

Hamilton reports Vettel “dangerously” returning to the track

Hamilton reports Vettel “dangerously” returning to the track
6/13

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Hamilton: “He just came on the track so dangerously.”
Team: “Yeah, copy Lewis. We’re on it.”

Ferrari informs Vettel of the time penalty

Ferrari informs Vettel of the time penalty
7/13

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Team: “We’ve got a five second time penalty.”
Vettel: “You’re going to go through the grass and you come back, have amazing grip. Where the hell I am supposed to go? I had grass on my wheels! It’s his fault if we he decides to go that way. If he’d gone to the inside, he’d got past me.”
Team: “OK, stay focussed. Copy that, stay focussed.”
Vettel: “I am focussed, but they are stealing the race from us.”

Magnussen’s rant prompts Steiner to intervene

Magnussen’s rant prompts Steiner to intervene
8/13

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Magnussen: “This is the worst experience I've ever had in any race car ever.”
Team: “None of us are happy about this pace. The guys stayed up all night to fix the car so.”
Magnussen: “I know but I know.”
Steiner: “It means that for us it’s also not a nice experience. It’s enough now. That’s what it means, enough means enough.”

Hamilton takes the win after Vettel penalty

Hamilton takes the win after Vettel penalty
9/13

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Hamilton: “That is not the way, naturally, I wanted to win but I would have been past if it wasn’t for the wall there so. Thank you so much for your continued support and confidence in me. Love you guys.”
Team: “Cheers Lewis. Well deserved mate. Real thoroughly solid weekend.”

Vettel makes his displeasure clear after the flag is dropped

Vettel makes his displeasure clear after the flag is dropped
10/13

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Vettel "No no no guys, no no no. Not like that. Not like that, no, no, no. Seriously! You need to be an absolute blind man to think that you can go through the grass and then control your car. I was lucky that I didn’t hit the wall. Where the hell am I supposed to go? This is a wrong world, I tell you. This is not fair. Great crowd, great race. Ragazzi, grazia.”
Binotto: “You win the race on track. That’s more important. You are the winner today for us, for the team. We appreciate your efforts. Keep your head down, stay calm. We’ll do whatever we can to…”
Vettel: “I’m not staying calm. This is just not fair. I’m angry. And I think you know why. And I have a right to be angry. I don’t care what people say.”

Leclerc is informed of Vettel’s penalty after the race

Leclerc is informed of Vettel’s penalty after the race
11/13

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Team: “P1 sebastian, P2 Hamilton and yourself P3. Sebastian has a five second penalty.”
Leclerc: “But he still won, right?”
Team: “Er, he will be P2.”
Leclerc ”Aaah ****. OK. Big shame for the penalty. You all deserved to win.”

Stroll celebrates emphatic drive to points

Stroll celebrates emphatic drive to points
12/13

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Team: “Chequered….”
Stroll: “Woooo! Yeah boys! Come on!
Team: “Good job, Lance. Well done! Well driven mate.”
Stroll: “Yes, awesome race! Awesome! At home baby!”

Magnussen apologies for earlier radio outburst

Magnussen apologies for earlier radio outburst
13/13

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Magnussen: “Guys, I’m sorry man. I know you’re just as frustrated as I am. Yeah, sorry.”
Team: “Copy, Kevin. We’ll figure it out together.”
Magnussen: “And the guys in the garage, big apologies. You done great as always.”

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Series Formula 1
Event Canadian GP
Author Rachit Thukral