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Williams confirm “long-term” Mercedes engine deal 30th May 2013, 10:32
Williams have confirmed they will use Mercedes engines from next season.
“I didn’t want to waste the energy yelling ‘screw you, what the hell were you thinking?’ I just said ‘you’re an idiot’, and that was it.”
Drivers urged the FIA to ensure racing is policed consistently and to give them a voice in the rule making process at the first Drivers’ Commission meeting.
In the round-up: Hamilton blames brakes for Rosberg deficit • Horner defends Pirelli in test row • Thailand Grand Prix opposed
New video shows how barrier blocked track after Chilton-Maldonado crash 29th May 2013, 21:19
This video shot by a spectator during the Monaco Grand Prix shows how the collision between Pastor Maldonado and Max Chilton ended up blocking the track.
Pirelli have confirmed the tyres for the Canadian Grand Prix will be the same specification as those used earlier this season. The new construction will be used in practice only.
The Monaco Grand Prix was shaped by tyre strategy and punctuated by a series of crashes. The pit radio transcript shows how the teams reacted to it.
Beto claimed the top score in the Monaco Grand Prix Predictions Championship round. Here’s the results in full.
Williams CEO Alex Burns has left the company “with immediate effect” as the group has appointed a new replacement.
In the round-up: Lotus defend Grosjean • F1 rules ‘will force smaller teams out’ • Covert test “was good fun” – Hamilton