Articles about safety car


The strategic drive key to Hamilton's first F1 title

Last updated: 05/13/2020

Lewis Hamilton had unique tyre issues at the 2008 Turkish GP, but a superb drive to second salvaged precious points – and contributed to his world championship success that...

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Hamilton: No regrets over Brazilian GP strategy mistake

Last updated: 12/01/2019

When the safety car came out in the closing laps at Interlagos, the team gave Hamilton the option to pit for fresh tyres. However, it miscalculated how many places he would...

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Surprise Safety Car was called because Bottas's Mercedes got

Last updated: 11/23/2019

The Safety Car had to be deployed to recover Valtteri Bottas’s car because his Mercedes got stuck on a bump, FIA race director Michael Masi revealed. Several teams, including...

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Masi had no choice over safety car for 'stuck' Mercedes

Last updated: 11/21/2019

Bottas pulled off with an engine failure and in response to a message from his engineer coasted to a gap in the barrier where he thought his car could easily be pulled out of...

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Why Sainz escaped penalty for 'muscle memory' DRS use

Last updated: 11/21/2019

Sainz was one of eight drivers whose DRS usage was looked at by the stewards after the race, although in the end no formal investigations were opened, and no penalties...

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