Jolyon Palmer

Ex-F1 driver speculates on consequences of Zhou’s horror crash

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer reckons that there may be a rejig in safety measures after Zhou Guanyu’s awful crash at the start of the British Grand Prix. Zhou was hit by George Russell off the start after the Mercedes had come together with Pierre Gasly, and the contact sent the Alfa Romeo flipping

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FIA inconsistently ruled on Hamilton car damage

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer reckons that the FIA are taking a harsher view on car damage now than they did last year, as evidenced by Kevin Magnussen’s pit stop in Canada. Magnussen started the Canadian Grand Prix fifth behind the Mercedes of Sir Lewis Hamilton, and the pair found themselves going side-by-side into

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Alex Albon lucky to avoid penalty in Monaco

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer believes that Alex Albon can count himself slightly fortunate that he was not investigated for holding up Charles Leclerc in Monaco. Leclerc had been brought in by Ferrari at an inopportune moment in changing conditions, and Sergio Perez undercut him as a result, putting him into second place. Albon

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Ocon deserved to get punished for Hamilton collision

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer believes that the stewards were justified in giving Esteban Ocon a penalty in Monaco for his collision with Sir Lewis Hamilton. In the opening stages of the rain-affected race on Sunday, Hamilton moved to the inside of the Frenchman as they head up to Sainte-Devote, and they made contact

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Perez warned against defying Red Bull team orders after flare-up

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer has stressed that it is not so easy to defy team orders after Sergio Perez was asked to give the win to Max Verstappen in Barcelona. Perez was twice told to move over and let his team-mate by last weekend, once when the Dutchman ran off at Turn Four,

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Controversial Max Verstappen tactic banned by the FIA

The FIA have prohibited the unique Safety Car restart employed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, meaning that he will not be able to drive alongside his opponents ahead of green flag racing. Verstappen drove side-by-side with Sir Lewis Hamilton under the Safety Car head of his dramatic last lap move on the Briton to take

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