The tension was cranked up to eleven on the Mercedes pit wall during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here’s the radio messages from all the teams.
Did another row between Sebastian Vettel and his race engineer contribute to his race-ruining spin? Here’s what the teams were talking about in Brazil.
Sebastian Vettel raged against race director Charlie Whiting but signs of his frustration had been visible all race long in Mexico.
Daniel Ricciardo’s engineer said he “would have beaten” Nico Rosberg had it not been for the Virtual Safety Car period. Here are all the team radio messages.
All 22 drivers finished the Japanese Grand Prix but for some of them it had been a frustrating day at the wheel. Here’s what they said during the race.
Lewis Hamilton was complaining to Charlie Whiting about blue flags for lapped cars when the engine failure which cost him victory struck.
Mercedes and Ferrari faced tough strategy calls in the Singapore Grand Prix and to Kimi Raikkonen’s frustration his team got it wrong.
For the first time since the restrictions on team radio broadcasts were lifted the number of messages being broadcast to fans during the race rose.
Kimi Raikkonen fumed at Max Verstappen while Nico Hulkenberg said he had too much fuel. Here are the radio discussions from Spa.
Despite the relaxing of radio communications rules at the German Grand Prix far fewer messages were shared with fans than was the case for races last year.
The Hungarian Grand Prix was the last race before the team radio restrictions were lifted – and saw Jenson Button receive a penalty for forbidden messages.
Mercedes only learned Nico Rosberg was under investigation for his radio message at Silverstone when they heard Red Bull tell Max Verstappen he was.
Sergio Perez’s crash at the end of the Austrian Grand Prix raised fresh questions about team radio restrictions.
Lewis Hamilton’s pre-season view on the new radio restrictions was that “some will handle it better than others” – but he was caught out by them in Baku.
Fernando Alonso said a radio call during the Canadian Grand Prix in which he appeared to ask to retire his car was misunderstood.
Sebastian Vettel expected some of his views had been aired to viewers on the team radio – but once again FOM has broadcast very little of what’s being said.
It was a near-silent race on the radios at the Russian Grand Prix – at least as far as the FOM broadcast was concerned.
Few radio messages were broadcast by FOM during the Chinese Grand Prix. But those that were proved among some of the most revealing of the season so far.
What was the secret to Romain Grosjean’s aggressive drive to fifth in Bahrain? “I’ve got brakes this year, that helps”, he said on the radio. Here’s the full transcript.
F1 drivers played down the effect of F1’s new radio restrictions but far fewer messages were broadcast during Sunday’s race.