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FIA Fires Back At Sebastian Vettel’s ‘Not Very Professional’ Complaint

FIA race director Michael Masi has responded to Sebastian Vettel’s complaint about the penalty he received at last weekend’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. The four-time World Champion was awarded a 10-second stop-and-go penalty as the tyres weren’t fitted to his Aston Martin five minutes prior to the race start after his car was moved

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Michael Masi Explains Why Lewis Hamilton Wasn’t Penalised

FIA race director Michael Masi has revealed why Sir Lewis Hamilton didn’t pick up a penalty for reversing back onto the track after going wide at the Tosa hairpin during the 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Hamilton ran wide as he tried to lap a car as he was hunting down Max Verstappen for the


‘Big Step’ Towards Recovery: Lewis Hamilton To Race In Abu Dhabi?

Following George Russell’s immense disappointment after yesterday’s Sakhir Grand Prix, many in the paddock and the broader F1 community are hoping that Russell will have another chance to prove himself in a Mercedes. Russell’s next opportunity with the Silver Arrows could come at the season finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend, but this is contingent


Masi Responds To Sebastian Vettel’s Criticism Of Race Officials

Tensions have been on the rise between Sebastian Vettel and the FIA since cars unlapping themselves under the safety car at Imola saw Lance Stroll come within a metre of a marshal. After the race, Vettel said it was “embarrassing” that the timing could not just be adjusted and instead cars needed to complete an


George Russell On Algarve Circuit: We May Have Some Track Limits Issues

Track limits have consistently been an issue this year in Formula One, with the FIA regularly deleting lap times in practice and qualifying sessions, and issuing warnings and penalties to drivers in a few races. Ahead of this year’s Portuguese Grand Prix, George Russell has expressed concerns about F1’s choice of layout for the Algarve


Schumacher & Ilott Miss Out On F1 Weekend Debuts At Eifel GP

Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott will have to wait until another grand prix to make their respective Formula One weekend debuts following the cancellation of Free Practice One at the Nurburgring. The session was cancelled by the FIA due to rainy and foggy conditions which prevented the medical helicopter from being able to take off.


Verstappen & Vettel Disagree With FIA’s Hamilton Punishment

Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen have both expressed their disagreement with the FIA’s initial decision to add another two penalty points onto Lewis Hamilton’s super licence. “He’s been punished enough with the time penalty. I’m not sure whether the penalty points are correct,” Verstappen said after the Russian Grand Prix. READ: Alonso Says Hamilton ‘Can


FIA Dismisses Calls For Gravel Traps To Feature At Every Circuit

The FIA has dismissed calls from teams, F1 drivers and pundits for more circuits on the calendar to feature gravel traps in a bid to stop drivers from consistently exceeding track limits. Lando Norris, Carlos Sainz and Sebastian Vettel are just a few drivers who have recently come out in support of gravel traps as

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