Alex Wurz

‘Sport is now political’: Ex-F1 driver on Hamilton and Vettel activism

Over recent years, drivers have been seen demonstrating support for various campaigns and global issues, something which never used to happen in Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have been two key activists, who have both demonstrated their support through action and words. Prior to the Spanish Grand Prix, Vettel even made a surprise

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Perez urged to resist Red Bull team orders and fight for wins

Former Formula 1 driver Alexander Wurz says that Sergio Perez was right to vent after the Spanish Grand Prix about team orders, but adds that the Mexican needs to back himself more during races. Perez was twice asked to move over to allow team-mate Max Verstappen to pass him after the Dutchman made a mistake

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Important to avoid ‘verbal abuse’ between Hamilton and the FIA

Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA) chairman Alex Wurz believes that the FIA is right to enforce the ban on jewellery being worn in the cockpit, but disagrees with the manner in which it was done. On two occasions this season, the FIA has asked race director Niels Wittich to post a reminder in his pre-race

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Pierre Gasly’s political stance divides opinion

Pierre Gasly has signed his name to a letter speaking out against Marine Le Pen as she runs for president in France. Formula 1 drivers have grown ever more outspoken on real world issues in recent months, with Sir Lewis Hamilton affirming that he was not “comfortable” racing in Saudi Arabia. Sebastian Vettel and Max

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