2023 Belgian Grand Prix - Page 3

Helmut Marko makes Max Verstappen admission in boost to Sergio Perez

Red Bull advisor Dr. Helmut Marko has admitted that “nobody looks good” against Max Verstappen, who won yet again on Sunday at the Belgian Grand Prix. Not even starting from sixth could deter the reigning World Champion, who breezed through the field to lead by Lap 17. The Dutchman caught Sergio Perez with ease and

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Lewis Hamilton reveals worrying development at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton revealed after Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix that his car had started bouncing again, something he admitted was a “concern”. The seven-time World Champion endured a fairly boring race, with him having slipped from third to fourth in the opening stages at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps. Hamilton was demoted to fourth after being overtaken by

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Max Verstappen’s reaction to Red Bull destroying trophy

For the second race in a row, Red Bull left with a broken trophy; however, this time it was entirely their own fault. Whilst taking a team photo after Max Verstappen won the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, the team suddenly ran forwards whilst spraying champagne. Whilst running forwards, someone seemingly knocked the Constructors’ trophy

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Martin Brundle left red-faced in Belgium

Formula 1 fans were left feeling disappointed and nostalgic when Martin Brundle, renowned for his iconic pre-race gridwalks, opted for a different approach at the Belgian Grand Prix.  Brundle’s pre-race routine, featuring interviews with sports, music, and cinema celebrities, has been a beloved tradition for British F1 fans for over a quarter of a century. 

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Lewis Hamilton limits Max Verstappen celebrations

Lewis Hamilton denied Max Verstappen another Grand Slam, as the seven-time World Champion claimed the fastest lap on the final lap of the 2023 Belgian GP. Hamilton pitted for a fresh set of Mediums prior to the penultimate, to deny Verstappen the clean sweep once again. Verstappen breezed through the field from sixth with ease,

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George Russell and Charles Leclerc unhappy with Pirelli

Several drivers have called for Pirelli to improve the Extreme Wet weather tyre, following complaints of the cars being too slow when using the rubber. This weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix has seen consistent heavy rain, yet the drivers have tried to avoid using the Extreme Wets. The tyre has done excellently at reducing the amount

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Insult added to injury for Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton was slapped with two penalty points at the Belgian Grand Prix last weekend, following an incident in Saturday’s sprint race. Saturday’s sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps was chaotic, with all the drivers having started on the Extreme Wets due to a heavy downpour. However, due to the Extreme Wet tyres being so slow, everyone

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Helmut Marko explains controversial Sergio Perez decision

Red Bull advisor Dr. Helmut Marko has admitted that the team pitted Sergio Perez first during the Belgian Grand Prix sprint race on purpose, after “expecting chaos”. As the Safety Car peeled into the pits after the first four laps of Saturday’s sprint race, several drivers entered the pitlane immediately to ditch the Extreme Wet

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Max Verstappen clashes with engineer over Sergio Perez

Reigning World Champion Max Verstappen was told by race engineer Gianpiero Lambiase to “trust my instructions” during the Belgian Grand Prix, on his way to yet another victory. Despite having started sixth, Verstappen found himself in first by Lap 17, with him having breezed through the field. Verstappen ultimately cruised to victory once he did

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‘Financial gain’: Lewis Hamilton fans tear apart Toto Wolff

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has been slammed by fans of Lewis Hamilton, following the Belgian Grand Prix sprint race on Saturday. Hamilton had shown strong pace during the sprint race; however, his Saturday afternoon was tarnished following a collision in the final sector with Sergio Perez. The seven-time World Champion tried to go side-by-side

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