News Details

Mercedes were ‘adamant’ after Hamilton ignored call

Toto Wolff says his team were 'adamant' that Lewis Hamilton had to pit in Sochi, even after he ignored the first call to do so. The Mercedes driver secured his 100th victory in Formula 1 in dramatic fashion at the Russian Grand Prix, taking the lead with precious few laps to go. He did so as he pitted for intermediate tyres when the rain started to fall while then-leader Lando Norris decided to stay out and try to make it to the end on slicks. Hamilton initially wanted to do the same thing, ignoring the team's first message telling him to come in, but Wolff says that even then, the strategists had no doubts. 'I think for the driver, it's always very difficult when half of the track is dry...
Full Story »
2w ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Sochi Saturday: Heavy rain casts doubts on proceedings

With heavy rain and thunderstorms hitting the 2021 Russian Grand Prix...
2w ago from GrandPrix247.com

Hamilton ‘lost my talent' in Sochi qualifying

Sep.26 Lewis Hamilton joked that he ‘lost his talent' at Sochi as...
2w ago from OneStopStrategy.com

Bottas ready to 'take one for the team' in Sochi

Valtteri Bottas says he'll "take one for the team" in Sochi and...
3w ago from F1i.com

Sochi Preview: Hamilton's best chance for 100th F1 win

Lewis Hamilton has his best chance of celebrating a record-extending...
3w ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP Podcast: 'No-one will ever touch Rossi, but...

In terms of world titles, two riders stand head-and-shoulders above the...
16h ago from Crash.net

WADA: National anthems but no flags for Indonesia,...

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed that the national flags...
19h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal's insane XI if Gareth Bale and Dominic...

Mikel Arteta is plotting more moves in the January transfer window after...
40m ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal may have to sell five players to sign Raheem...

Arsenal may have to host an exodus to gather the funds to sign wantaway...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Newcastle urged to move for Paul Pogba, Eden Hazard...

Chris Waddle has called on Newcastle to go all out in the transfer window...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Gareth Bale to Arsenal would force Mikel Arteta and...

Arsenal are reportedly hoping to land Gareth Bale in the January transfer...
14h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.