Many emotions experienced yesterday in Spanish Grand Prix. The fourth GP of the season did not disappoint even from the point of view of team radio, starting from the first time of a communication between a team and the FIA broadcast on TV. Among the ‘pearls’ of Barcelona also the ‘scleri’ of Yuki Tsunoda and the winning strategies of Mercedes, which once again saw Valtteri Bottas employed in the role of Lewis Hamilton’s wingman.
Charles Leclerc also shows that he does not appreciate the ‘Mazepin-style’ (PL1)
Leclerc: “Mazepin will never change“.
Tsunoda, nervousness in the radio team: “Yuki, calm down”
Tsunoda’s nervousness is not appreciated by the AlphaTauri pits (PL2)
AlphaTauri: “Good braking in curve-10 with the DRS”.
Tsunoda: “You always tell me things late, I was literally already entering the corner, do you see that?”.
AlphaTauri: “Yuki, calm down, ok? We will improve next time, everything is fine“.
Wolff-Masi radio messages on TV, FIA innovation
Wolff complains to the Federation that Mazepin does not facilitate the dubbing of Hamilton (Giro 26)
Wolff: “Michael [Masi] blue flags! Michael this one makes us lose our position! “.
In Mercedes they update Hamilton on the gap to be recovered against Verstappen after the second stop (Giro 44)
Hamilton: “How much do I have to recover? “.
Mercedes: “Currently 22 seconds. We’ve done this before“.
Perez enjoys a splendid overtaking on Daniel Ricciardo (Giro 46)
Perez: “If it doesn’t work on the inside, we do it on the outside. Quite right!”.
Red Bull: “Good job“.
Wolff: “I’ll talk to Bottas, Hamilton has held back”
Team order time for Bottas (Lap 52)
Mercedes: “Don’t slow down Lewis“.
Regret for Verstappen, second again (Checkered Flag)
Verstappen: “That’s how it went. We’re just too slow, so it’s impossible to keep up with it“.
Red Bull: “Nice effort Max. Nice effort. Yes, I don’t know what else we could have done “.
Gasly loses the all-French sprint for ninth position with Ocon (Checkered Flag)
Gasly: “Aaaah C *** o! C *** o! Ahi ahi ahi, in ho provato“.