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Max gets 'public service' for pushing Ocon

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 22:12

Max Verstappen will perform two days of "public service" as punishment for his post-race altercation with rival driver Esteban Ocon following Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Whiting gives his verdict on Ocon move

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 21:27

Esteban Ocon's collision with Max Verstappen while trying to unlap himself was "wholly unacceptable", according to FIA race director Charlie Whiting.

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When Senna punched Irvine

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 21:26

Max Verstappen's scuffle with Esteban Ocon bears some striking similarities with the time Ayrton Senna punched Eddie Irvine at Suzuka in 1993.

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'We don't want robots in F1' - Red Bull chief defends Verstappen

From BBC F1 - posted 12/11/2018 18:40

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner defends Max Verstappen after he pushed rival driver Esteban Ocon after the Brazilian GP.

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Red Bull defend Verstappen

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 12/11/2018 18:00

Christian Horner has defended Max Verstappen following his heated altercation with Esteban Ocon, insisting the Force India driver's actions were "totally irresponsible" as he cost Red Bull a comfortable victory.

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Vettel's poor race down to sensor problem

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 17:48

A sensor problem which impacted the handling of his Ferrari was the cause of Sebastian Vettel's difficult race at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Verstappen’s ruined masterpiece becomes Hamilton’s latest triumph | 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix review

From F1 Fanatic - posted 12/11/2018 17:36

Max Verstappen passed both Ferraris and both Mercedes but a lap 44 clash with Esteban Ocon wrecked handed Lewis Hamilton his 10th win of 2018.

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Writing lines? Litter-picking? What 'public service' could Verstappen do?

From BBC F1 - posted 12/11/2018 17:33

Max Verstappen must do two days of "public service" after shoving Esteban Ocon at the Brazilian GP - but what could that entail?

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Why Hamilton's Sirotkin near-miss in Brazil wasn't investigated

From Autosport - posted 12/11/2018 17:04 - Paywall

Lewis Hamilton escaped an investigation into his near-miss with Sergey Sirotkin in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying because it was viewed as an unfortunate misunderstanding by Formula 1 race officials

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Hill says Verstappen's incidents remind him of Senna

From Motorsport.com - posted 12/11/2018 16:27

Red Bull driver Verstappen lost what looked like a certain victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix after crashing with Esteban Ocon while leading. While Hill believes that Ocon was primarily at fault in the controversial collision with Verstappen, he says that a more experienced driver would have left enough margin than the Red Bull driver did, and not become involved in contact. "There was ...

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Hamilton wasn't surprised by Max/Ocon collision

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 16:20

Lewis Hamilton had little sympathy for Max Verstappen after the Brazilian Grand Prix, saying he would have approached the incident that cost his rival victory with more caution than the Red Bull driver.

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Force India responds to Ocon 'conspiracy theories'

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 16:20

Suggestions that Esteban Ocon collided with Max Verstappen on purpose at the Brazilian Grand Prix have been labelled as "conspiracy theories" by Force India team principal Otmar Szafnauer.

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Max Verstappen's incidents remind Damon Hill of Ayrton Senna

From Autosport - posted 12/11/2018 16:16 - Paywall

Max Verstappen's Formula 1 incidents are comparable to Ayrton Senna's early scrapes, reckons 1996 world champion Damon Hill

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Hamilton faced 'imminent' engine failure in Brazil

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 15:35

The 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix nearly had one last twist in the tale after it emerged on Sunday night that eventual race winner Lewis Hamilton came close to a complete engine failure in the final few laps.

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Wolff relieved after 'most difficult' title win

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 15:34

After securing his fifth constructors' title as team principal of Mercedes on Sunday, Toto Wolff has labelled his team's 2018 campaign as its toughest yet.

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Livid Verstappen shoves Ocon after collision in Brazil

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 15:32

After labeling Esteban Ocon a "f---ing idiot" following their controversial collision at the Brazilian Grand Prix, a furious Max Verstappen repeatedly shoved the Force India driver after the race.

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Brazil stats: Raise the bat! Mercedes secures 100 pole positions

From ESPN UK - posted 12/11/2018 14:35

ESPN takes a look at some of the best and quirkiest stats from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Gasly: Hartley should have passed me on merit

From Motorsport.com - posted 12/11/2018 14:26

Gasly and Hartley were running very different strategies which resulted in Hartley closing rapidly on his teammate late in the race. Although Gasly was running in 11th, out of the points, Hartley was coming under pressure from Renault's Carlos Sainz, and put in a request to the pitwall for the Toro Rossos to swap places. "In the end, you know, we finished P11 and P13," Gasly told ...

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Hamilton faced "imminent" engine failure in Brazil

From Motorsport.com - posted 12/11/2018 13:38

On lap 28, the Mercedes power unit engineers reported that a failure was "imminent" for Hamilton, due to an exhaust issue that had led to high temperatures. At the time Hamilton was urgently trying to make up ground after his early pitstop dropped him out of the lead. "We have the engine guys here in the back, and then we have them back at base," team principal Toto Wolff explained. "I ...

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Gasly explains why he ignored Toro Rosso F1 team orders

From Crash.net - posted 12/11/2018 13:37

Pierre Gasly has explained whyhe ignored F1 team orders from Toro Rosso in the closing stages of the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Brazilian GP driver ratings

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 12/11/2018 13:34

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Pierre Gasly defends decision to ignore F1 team orders in Brazil

From Autosport - posted 12/11/2018 13:32 - Paywall

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he defied team orders in the Brazilian Grand Prix because he was racing team-mate Brendon Hartley for position

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Verstappen vs Ocon: History means more to F1 clash than meets the eye?

From James Allen on F1 - posted 12/11/2018 13:06

Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon came to blows at the Brazilian Grand Prix after a race-defining clash between the two drivers half-way through the race. Having done all the hard work, taken the lead of the race from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton only a couple of laps earlier, Verstappen found himself under unexpected pressure from Ocon, […]

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Why Verstappen should have been banned for shoving Ocon | Comment

From F1 Fanatic - posted 12/11/2018 12:39

The FIA failed to put a check on Max Verstappen's worsening behaviour with their gutless response to his altercation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil.

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Bottas ‘getting annoyed’ by constant defending in F1 races

From Crash.net - posted 12/11/2018 12:21

Valtteri Bottas admits having to take a continued defensive approach in F1 races is “getting annoying”.

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Hamilton’s engine was one lap away from failure in Brazil

From Crash.net - posted 12/11/2018 12:18

Mercedes has revealed just how close Lewis Hamilton came to suffering a full-blown engine failure in Brazil...

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Leclerc bags vital Sauber points at top of midfield

From Crash.net - posted 12/11/2018 12:14

Charles Leclerc showswhy Ferrari has promoted him to the works team for 2019 by winning the F1 midfield race at the Brazilian Grand Prix

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F1 Driver Ratings – Brazilian Grand Prix

From Crash.net - posted 12/11/2018 12:06

Following Sunday’s riveting Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, Crash.net F1 Digital Editor Luke Smith runs through the field with his driver ratings.

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Hamilton celebrates career high

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 12/11/2018 12:00

An ecstatic and "emotionally drained" Lewis Hamilton has hailed clinching Mercedes' fifth consecutive constructors' title as one of the highlights of his Formula 1 career.

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Villeneuve: Ocon is an ’embarrassment’

From Planet F1 - posted 12/11/2018 11:56

Jacques Villeneuve has called Esteban Ocon an "embarrassment" for the Turn 1 incident with Max Verstappen at Interlagos on Sunday.

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