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Max Verstappen's surprise victory at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix came as Red Bull emerged kinder on its tyres than Mercedes' all-conquering W11, as the combination high-energy corners, heat and inflated pressures created a perfect storm
Nico Hulkenberg was Mercedes' second choice to join the team for the 2013 Formula 1 season had it not signed Lewis Hamilton, Ross Brawn has revealed.
From signs of a reinvigorated Formula 1 world title tussle to political wrangling and teams in a war of words, Luke Smith picks out the talking points provided from the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says that Max Verstappen had to "buy into" the crucial decision to qualify on the hard tyre at the 70th Anniversary GP.
Formula 1’s income for the April to June period crashed from $620m in 2019 to just $24m in 2020 as the COVID-19 crisis wiped out the calendar.
Toto Wolff says he is acting as a “mediator” to try and resolve the Racing Point brake ducts controversy without the case going to the FIA’s International Court of Appeal.
Daniel Ricciardo says his “Seb spin” during the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix was “salt in the wound” after slipping from fifth on the grid to finish outside of the points.
Employing a contra strategy to Mercedes in qualifying gave Red Bull's Max Verstappen an early edge in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. But the manner of the crushing defeat he inflicted on Mercedes reflected a key weakness in the so far dominant W11
Red Bull’s Christian Horner says Max Verstappen’s victory in the 70th Anniversary GP at Silverstone was an “amazing performance” – but was surprised more teams didn't gamble on using the hard tyre in qualifying that played a key role.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that information gleaned from Valtteri Bottas's tyres encouraged the team to let Lewis Hamilton run a long middle stint in the 70th Anniversary GP.
Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says Sebastian Vettel's first-lap spin hurt his race more than the team's strategy calls despite confusion from the German driver at Silverstone.
Max Verstappen says he was confident managing his tyres while chasing the Mercedes pair during the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix which was why he pushed on despite Red Bull warnings.
Charles Leclerc says he was not expecting to finish higher than eighth in Formula 1's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, making him "so happy" about the fourth-place result he eventually achieved.
Max Verstappen has moved up to second position in the F1 World Championship, ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas, after his victory in the 70th Anniversary GP.
Nico Hulkenberg doubts his tyres would have lasted until the end of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix due to a vibration that forced him into a late pitstop.
Valtteri Bottas says Mercedes was “sleeping at some point” when Max Verstappen managed to get ahead en route to victory in the Formula 1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton suspects that the increased tyre pressures that have led to them being like "balloons" contributed to the blistering problems that hurt Mercedes in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.