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Toto Wolff praises FIA president for handling of Abu Dhabi GP controversy

Mercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff has revealed that he’s happy with what he’s “seen so far” from the FIA reform, after the governing body announced changes following the controversial 2021 season finale. Had the rules been followed, then Sir Lewis Hamilton would’ve become an eight-time World Champion; however, as is well documented by now, they weren’t. Race


Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen disagree over controversial FIA matter

Championship rivals Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc have given their opinion on how to best deal with the current track limits issue, with 43 warnings having been awarded at the recent Austrian Grand Prix. At the Red Bull Ring, four drivers were incredibly awarded five-second time penalties for exceeding track limits too many times during the race;


F1 drivers and fans told to get used to Michael Masi’s replacement

Former Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz fears that track limits will be an even bigger issue at this weekend’s French Grand Prix than they were in Austria. Niels Wittich, one of two new race directors this season alongside Eduardo Freitas, had a lot to deal with in Spielberg a fortnight ago as he wrestled control


Sebastian Vettel punished by the FIA for suggesting Masi approach was better

Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel has been given a suspended fine by the stewards for his “behaviour” during the drivers’ meeting on Friday. On every Friday of a race weekend, the drivers are mandated to arrive at the briefing room to be told of any important information for the remainder of the weekend, and discuss anything

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