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Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018 – Review
Apr30

Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018 – Review

Lewis Hamilton took an unexpected win for Mercedes as teammate Valtteri Bottas suffered a puncture with just three laps to go at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku. A safety car affected race, once more, playing a part in the outcome as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel looked set to win after setting pole position. Vettel took his third consecutive pole of 2018, ahead of Hamilton on the front row, Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo [Red Bull] third...

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Two Finns At War

Kimi Raikkonen revealed he and Bottas have had some very tense on track moments but believes their Baku story has only been blown up because they are both Finnish….   Kimi and Bottas have had a few tense on track moments throughout this season, mostly thanks to the pair now swimming in the same pool, whereas with Williams, Bottas was stuck further down the field.   Now that the pair is stuck battling one another, it...

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Brundle – Penalty Not Harsh Enough

  Ex-racer and Sky Sports commentator, Martin Brundle believes Sebastian Vettel’s punishment for Baku was not harsh enough…..   Brundle has stood out to oppose the FIA’s ruling on the Sebastian-Lewis incident that occurred at the Azerbaijan track, Baku.   The presenter feels the punishment should be much harsher and worries about the president it sets for younger drivers.   “If I’m...

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Bitesize Vid – Iceman Looses His Cool

It’s not often that the Iceman, Kimi Räikkönen losses his call, but after a frustrating early finish in Baku to then only be run out again without his wheel. It seemed to be too much for the driver….     Although I do feel for Kimi, his reaction is so out of character and such a contrast to his usual calm demeanour, it is just hilarious.

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Todt Declares Sebastian Situation “closed”

Jean Todt called an end to the Baku controversy between Lewis and Sebastian after ordering the German driver to apologise and admit fault…..   Jean Todt, the FIA’s president, released a statement on Sebastian actions, stating that drivers must appreciate their actions trickle down to the lower rungs of racing and they must always consider what kind of president they set for the younger drivers.   “Sportsmen must...

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Rosberg Backs Hamiltons Actions

  Although over in the eyes of the FIA as well as for Lewis and Sebastian, Nico Rosberg has jumped in to add his thoughts on the ‘incident’….   For those who have managed to avoid the stories filtering around regarding Sebastian’s and Lewis’ shunt on the Baku track, Nico Rosberg has dropped his opinion on the the Brits actions on the track.   Considering how long the pair have been racing...

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