News Details

Ex-F1 driver denies Masi tried to sabotage Hamilton but criticises ‘rushed' decision

Former Formula 1 driver Perry McCarthy has labelled the controversial end to the 2021 championship 'a joke,” and said race director Michael Masi “got it wrong.” Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen entered the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last month level on points following a thrilling season of racing, meaning they each needed to finish the race ahead of the other in order to claim title glory. A slightly more cynical perspective arrived in the suspicion that the Dutchman may use his 10 wins to Hamilton’s nine to ensure a victory by way of neither of them finishing the race, but it was clear that both competitors had gone to Abu Dhabi seeking what they had all season – a...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vote now: Should the FIA fire Masi for his handling of...

Following Sir Lewis Hamilton missing out on the 2021 Formula 1 Drivers’...
8mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

‘He’ll be back': Ex-F1 driver rubbishes Hamilton...

Former Formula 1 driver Martin Brundle is not at all convinced by the...
8mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Ex-Ferrari driver defends Masi, admits restart meant...

Former Ferrari and McLaren driver Gerhard Berger has leaped to race...
8mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Has the FIA already fired Michael Masi as part of its...

The FIA has seemingly relieved Michael Masi of his duties as race...
8mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez: ‘Another world’ Ducati acceleration...

Marc Marquez felt his chances of fighting for a podium finish in the...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Juncos to stage IndyCar exhibition runs in Argentina

Juncos Hollinger Racing will stage a series of exhibition runs in...

Large management changes revealed for McLaren’s...

Arrow McLaren SP has announced multiple management changes within the team...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal handed fresh injury boost ahead of Bodo/Glimt,...

Arsenal have been handed an injury boost ahead of their Europa League...

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.