“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”?
Nico Rosberg’s radio messages during the Chinese Grand Prix revealed his frustration at being held up by Lewis Hamilton during the middle stint. Here’s everything else we heard during the race.
Nico Rosberg’s race engineer couldn’t give him all the information he wanted during the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend.
A faulty fuel read-out caused a minor scare for Lewis Hamilton as he romped to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
There was joy and despair on the radio at Mercedes when the championship was settled in Abu Dhabi. Meanwhile F1’s newest driver drew the ire of Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton told his team on the radio he had pushed his tyres too far when he spun while trying to catch team mate Nico Rosberg in Brazil. Here are all the team radio messages.
The United States Grand Prix team radio messages revealed some drivers’ frustrations, while engineers chose their words carefully to avoid falling foul of the stewards.
It was a fairly quiet race on the radios, but there were a few revealing messages of note during the Russian Grand Prix.
The taxing conditions were a constant source of discussion between drivers and their teams during the Japanese Grand Prix.
Red Bull’s messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore Grand Prix raised questions over whether Red Bull were trying to dodge the new restrictions.
FOM’s cut-back in F1 radio communications has already begun – far fewer messages were broadcast during the Italian Grand Prix than last year.
Following their controversial collision Nico Rosberg was eager to consolidate his points haul while Lewis Hamilton seemed to want to throw in the towel.
As early as lap 26, while running sixth, Daniel Ricciardo told his team “we can win this” – and he did. Here are all the team radio messages from Hungary.
Lewis Hamilton was advised there was no hurry to pass Jenson Button before the collision which spoiled his race. Here are the team radio messages from Germany.
Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel waged war over the team radios as well as on the track – and Alonso was left seething after Vettel’s eventual pass.
Sergio Perez had some explaining to do on the radio after failing to begin his final flying lap in qualifying. Here are all the team radio messages.
Hamilton wanted all the information he could get on Rosberg but his team mate just wanted to be left alone. Meanwhile Sauber accidentally spoiled both their drivers’ races.
Traffic and track limits were the two big challenges for drivers during qualifying in Austria as the team radio chatter reveals.