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Silverstone Safety Car ‘Hurt Us More than Most' – Otmar Szafnauer

Otmar Szafnauer admitted it was a disappointing British Grand Prix for the Racing Point F1 Team, who left their home race without a point despite having good race pace with both cars. The CEO and Team Principal of the Silverstone-based team saw the safety car period – caused by Antonio Giovinazzi spinning into the gravel trap – play a big part in Racing Point’s day, with both drivers having just pitted prior to its introduction, meaning they lost ground to those who had yet to pit. Ultimately, Lance Stroll ended the day thirteenth, while a post-safety car collision with Renault F1 Team’s Nico Hülkenberg left Sergio Pérez a lapped seventeenth after a replacement front wing...
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