Mercedes’ Andrew Shovlin says the W12 is not “good enough in high speed”, so the next two races will be a challenge.
After the Bahrain Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas has questioned the strategy Mercedes put him on, calling it “defensive” and “passive”.
At the Bahrain GP Lewis Hamilton broke another record previously held by Michael Schumacher, the record for most laps led in the history of F1.
Pirelli boss Mario Isola praises Lewis’ tyre management, while Dr. Helmut Marko admits the Briton was “smart” in his duel with Max Verstappen.
Lewis Hamilton had an endearing exchange with his race engineer Peter Bonnington ‘Bono’ after his amazing win at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
After noticeably struggling in pre-season testing, Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton pulled a rabbit out of their hat to score an amazing victory.
Here is the transcript of the post 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix track interviews and press conference featuring Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas!
After winning the Bahrain GP in a slower car, on worn down tyres, Lewis Hamilton said his performance was a chance to “prove people wrong”.
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff was left confused by the mixed messages race control was giving regarding track limit rules in Turn 4.
Hamilton ran wide in Turn Four 29 times, before race control asked him to stop, while Verstappen had to relinquish his lead for the same offense.