As discussed the only strategy that would have worked is the Undercut working. If Hamilton had come out ahead and Red Bull still switched to the 2 stop, there’s every chance it would have failed. That 2.625s gap was so crucial in the French GP.
Can Bottas make the soft tyres work for him tomorrow and keep Hamilton at bay? Will Verstappen be able to get amongst the Black Arrows? Stay tuned for the Qualifying Report in the sunny, windy and dusty French Gp
French Gp the first of the Triple headers has officially started with the Press conference and Media Day on Thursday. Paul Ricard was a flurry of activity. This section is a one-stop for all your news of the day.
Red Bull had finally unlocked the secret of its RB16b and that if it had done so earlier it was convinced it would have had the beating of Mercedes. Easy to say. But maybe it’s finally going to make good on that promise. Rarely in recent years has a Red Bull looked like the form car heading into a season.