2023 Belgian Grand Prix - Page 2

‘Taking the mickey’: Christian Horner reveals Max Verstappen incident

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has revealed that it was him who stopped Max Verstappen from setting the fastest lap at the Belgian Grand Prix last weekend, a decision which saw him mocked. The reigning World Champion was imperious once again last weekend at the historic Spa-Francorchamps, with him having claimed all the honours

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Mercedes announce review after Lewis Hamilton and George Russell incident

Mercedes has announced a review of its team communications, after George Russell and Lewis Hamilton “tripped each other up” at the Belgian GP. Both Silver Arrows drivers were dissatisfied with their team following the sprint shootout at Spa-Francorchamps. Hamilton was said to be particularly infuriated by poor communication issues. The seven-time world champion was in

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How Red Bull might’ve violated the latest F1 budget cap

Following last weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, Formula 1 fans have joked that Red Bull will breach the budget cap after buying too much super glue, to repair their damaged trophies. It’s been a costly couple of races for Red Bull’s trophies, with the side having broken one at the last two races. It all started

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‘You’re a dirty man’: Max Verstappen makes sexual innuendo

Reigning World Champion Max Verstappen tried his best to joke around after last Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, which he unsurprisingly claimed victory at. Despite having started sixth on the grid, Verstappen worked his way into the lead easily by Lap 17, before going on to win by just over 17 seconds. The victory marked his

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‘Impossible’: Max Verstappen makes Lewis Hamilton admission

Max Verstappen has admitted that Lewis Hamilton was “impossible to pass” during last Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, when the Mercedes driver had his DRS in operation. Following a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change, the reigning World Champion was demoted to sixth on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps. As a result, the Red Bull driver

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McLaren team boss opens up on ‘spiralling’ Lando Norris

McLaren team boss Andrea Stella has spoken about Lando Norris’ disappointing seventh-placed grid finish at the Belgian GP. The British driver had secured back-to-back second-place podium finishes before this result. Norris came behind Max Verstappen in both the Hungarian and British GPs, running the Dutchman close at Silverstone. It was a victory in itself that

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American rapper posts Lewis Hamilton tribute

Scott Mescudi, known to most as Kid Cudi, attended his first F1 race at the Belgian GP, where he disclosed his “addiction” to F1 racing. Kid Cudi is a big fan of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and was immensely impressed with the British racer’s fourth-placed finish. Cudi took to Twitter to show his support for

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‘The stewards saw it differently’: Lewis Hamilton opens up on incident

Lewis Hamilton endured an eventful weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix, with the seven-time World Champion having left Spa-Francorchamps with two penalty points added to his super licence. The Mercedes driver showed good pace at the historic venue and was particularly impressive in the wet, in last Saturday’s sprint race. Due to a heavy downpour,

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Lewis Hamilton receives backing from ‘tough guy’ steward

Seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton reportedly received support from a steward following last weekend’s sprint race at the Belgian Grand Prix, following his collision with Sergio Perez. During the wet sprint race, Hamilton went up the inside of Sergio Perez and claimed the corner; however, he drifted wide and made contact the with the Mexican

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Fans left seething with Max Verstappen

Several Formula 1 fans were furious with reigning World Champion Max Verstappen after Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, following a radio conversation between the Dutchman and his race engineer. Despite having started sixth, Verstappen stormed to his third win at Spa-Francorchamps in the last three years, whilst it also marked his eighth consecutive win this season.

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