News Details

Ex-F1 champion says controversial Abu Dhabi GP restart was ‘good’ for Formula 1

Former Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes that the controversy surrounding the end of the world championship last year may be a positive thing for the sport in the long run. Sir Lewis Hamilton was denied his record eighth title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in December after a contentious late Safety Car restart allowed Max Verstappen to pass the 37-year-old on the final lap of the race. Race director Michael Masi opted only to allow five lapped cars to pass the Safety Car ahead of the final lap in the fear that time constraints would prevent any further green flag running. READ: FIA ‘conspiracy’ against Hamilton ‘eating away’ at credibility of Formula 1 Mercedes...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Lord suggests Masi favoured Red Bull in ‘rigged'...

Labour peer Lord Peter Hain has called on the FIA to make swift changes...
5mo 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...
5mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

‘What more incentive do you want?’ Hamilton urged...

Former Formula 1 driver Mario Andretti believes that Sir Lewis Hamilton...
5mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

McLaren CEO warns Hamilton ‘anger’ could prompt...

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has said he “wouldn’t be shocked” if Sir...
5mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

O’Ward seeking to capitalise on IndyCar title...

Only one of the top five in the IndyCar series standings made the Mid-Ohio...
2h ago from SpeedCafe.com

O’Ward takes IndyCar pole as top drivers falter

Pato O’Ward has taken pole at Mid-Ohio, setting the fastest time of the...
11h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

De Silvestro still coming to terms with IndyCar’s...

Simona De Silvestro admits she is still coming to term with IndyCar’s...
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

McElrea bags Mid-Ohio Indy Lights pole

Hunter McElrea has qualified on pole position for the Mid-Ohio Indy Lights...
9h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Joan Laporta suggests Barcelona have edge in race to...

Leeds United star Raphinha wants a transfer to Barcelona, according to the...
41m ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal & Man United set for battle over...

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle for the...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

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.