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”?
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.