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.
Alonso infuriated Vettel, Toro Rosso’s driver-swapping didn’t go to plan and Rosberg’s celebratory doughnuts were rationed. Read the full team radio transcript.
For the second race in a row the fight for supremacy at Mercedes was as much a contest on the radio as it was on the track.
Sebastian Vettel gave a blunt assessment of his own performance after crashing out of the Mexican Grand Prix. Here’s what he and the rest had to say on the radios.
Fernando Alonso fumed at Felipe Massa for their lap one contact, Sebastian Vettel cursed the loss of the title and the party began for Lewis Hamilton. Here’s the team radio from Austin.
Button grassed up Sainz, Alonso got in trouble with the FIA, and Vettel spotted another track trespasser. Here are the team radio messages from Russia.
Fernando Alonso didn’t spare Honda’s blushes during the Japanese Grand Prix – but he wasn’t the only driver complaining about his engine.
With arguments over team orders, a man wandering across the track, Italian singing and a few choice remarks, there was intrigue on the airwaves in Singapore
“Not cool” was race winner Lewis Hamilton’s verdict on the radio confusion at Mercedes. Here’s what he and all the other drivers had to say during the race.
With 11 laps to go in the Belgian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel was told his tyres were “good to go to the end” – but it turned out they weren’t.
The team radio airwaves were thick with recrimination during an incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix – and one driver was involved in much of it.
The radio messages from the British Grand Prix reveals how the Ferrari drivers coped very differently with the threat of rain.
More than one driver was puzzled by a message about their power unit during the Austrian Grand Prix. Here’s the radio chatter from the race.
Why did Mercedes give Lewis Hamilton information which was withheld from Nico Rosberg? The race radio transcript explains all.
“If that’s not a penalty then nothing is a penalty” – Kimi Raikkonen was unhappy with Daniel Ricciardo’s driving in the Monaco Grand Prix.
Lapped cars frustrated several drivers during the Spanish Grand Prix, none more so than Kimi Raikkonen who swore at them on the radio more than once.
Brake problems gave Mercedes a scare on the radio in Bahrain while a chasing Kimi Raikkonen was frustrated by a lack of blue flags. And who did Nico Hulkenberg brand an “idiot”?