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Brazilian GP: Best of team radio

Selected radio messages from a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos Circuit.

Brazilian GP: Best of team radio

Ricciardo tries to pass Magnussen into turn 4, but the two make contact

Ricciardo tries to pass Magnussen into turn 4, but the two make contact
1/12

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Ricciardo: “I might have front wing damage.”
Magnussen: “****** idiot.

Kubica and Verstappen nearly touch at the pit exit

Kubica and Verstappen nearly touch at the pit exit
2/12

Photo by: Andy Hone / Motorsport Images

Williams to Kubica: “Traffic, traffic, traffic.”
Verstappen: “What the *** did they do?”

Hamilton is passed by Verstappen shortly after the first pitstops

Hamilton is passed by Verstappen shortly after the first pitstops
3/12

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Hamilton: “Come on guys! Give me the information when my ***** battery’s dead. ****”

Leclerc and Vettel’s races end in disaster

Leclerc and Vettel’s races end in disaster
4/12

Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images

Vettel: “I’ve a puncture! What the hell is he doing!? Sorry!”
Leclerc: “What the hell!? Come on!”
Team: “Sorry about that.”
Vettel: Mein got muss dass sein? So ein ***** aber auch! Nice job!”

Stroll has to retire from the race

Stroll has to retire from the race
5/12

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Stroll: “I got some debris under the floor! ****. Yep, I got debris under the floor.”
Team: “Copy that, still all okay. All pressures okay. Keep going, keep going.”
Stroll: “No, no. I can’t.”
Team: “OK, park it where safe. Park it where safe.”
Stroll: “Aargh!”

Hamilton spins around Albon on the last lap

Hamilton spins around Albon on the last lap
6/12

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Albon: “All he had to do was **** wait three more corners.”
Team: “Yeah, I know mate. I’m sorry. Fail 84, fail….”
Albon: "Arghhhhhh.

Verstappen wins from pole

Verstappen wins from pole
7/12

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Team: “Mate, that’s the race win! That is the race win! You absolutely bossed it! Magic today! Absolutely bossed it! Fantastic!”
Verstappen: “Ha ha. We did it as a team guys, unbelievable. Ha ha. What a race. Oh, I loved it!
Horner: “Redemption Max! Absolute redemption for last year. Brilliant race, brilliant race!”
Verstappen: “Exactly and I think the way we fought for it made it ever better. Ha ha. Thank you guys! Great day!”

Gasly celebrates maiden podium

Gasly celebrates maiden podium
8/12

Photo by: Andy Hone / Motorsport Images

Gasly: “Ooow waaa!”
Team: “P2, P2”
Gasly: “Ooowaaaa!”
Team: “Woohoo!”
Gasly: “Wooowwaaahwaa! Wooowaaa!”
Team: “Good job, Pierre!”
Gasly: “Waaaaah! Yaaaah! Waaaaah! Incredible ha ha.”
Team: “Unbelievable! What a day! You drove like a legend. Fantastic!”
Gasly: “Oh my god! Oh my god! This is the best day of my life.”
Team: “Oh man.”
Gasly: “Guys, thank you, thank you, thank you so much.”
Team: “Amazing.”
Gasly: “Yeah amazing! You guys are amazing! Merci!”

Sainz rises from last to finish fourth, which became third after Hamilton’s penalty

Sainz rises from last to finish fourth, which became third after Hamilton’s penalty
9/12

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Team: “Yes! Great job mate! P4! Who thought it? I am a big fan of your work.”
Sainz: “Oh! Can’t believe it guys!”
Sainz: “Scenario 1 mate, scenario 1. Unbelievable drive! P20 to P4!”
Team: “I cannot believe it! As simple as that! Wooaah! What a drive! Thank you guys.”
Sainz: “Perfect execution. Good risk/reward. Amazing, amazing. Thank you guys. What do you think? Do you think that was a smooth operatooooor?"
Team: “Hah ah haha. Smoooth operator!”
Sainz: “Smooth operatooooor! I think that was the smoothest operation of my life!”
Team: “Haha yeah man, you sent them!”

Raikkonen isn’t too pleased with his Brazilian GP showing

Raikkonen isn’t too pleased with his Brazilian GP showing
10/12

Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images

Raikkonen: “Aah, what a shame.”
Team: “Ah I know, I know. P5, P5.”
Raikkonen: “Yeah, I got so much understeer behind the cars, the last set...when I got too close it was difficult to follow.”
Team: “But anyway, P5 Kimi. Fantastic result! Antonio is P6, so for the team it’s a great result.”
Raikkonen: “Yeah.”
Team: “Good job, good job mate.”Raikkonen: Yeah.

Norris is praised for contributing to Sainz’s result

Norris is praised for contributing to Sainz’s result
11/12

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Team: “What you did with Carlos was massively helpful to Carlos’s result as well, and that’s noted from us all here.”
Norris: “Yeah but I mean I don’t do it out of choice. I do it ‘cause I’m ******* slow!”
Team: “Mate, you are not ****** slow. The hard is just a really tough tyre.”

Albon misses out on a first podium

Albon misses out on a first podium
12/12

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

Team: “Mate, you did an excellent job today.”
Horner: “Hard luck. Hard luck, Alex. That was robbed at the end there.”
Albon: “Aargh! Um...on to the next one I guess. Are you kidding me? To be honest I don’t know...I need to see it again. I don’t know.”
Team: “Yeah mate, I know. It’s under investigation.”
Horner: “Chin up, Alex! You drove a great race today.”
Albon: “No, no, no, no. aarghh! But thank you everyone. It would have been really good to...congratulations anyway. Well done to Max! And you still have a toro rosso in second so….it’s not too bad I guess.”
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