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“Good… fuck off” – Claire Williams’ response to the collision between Kimi & Valtteri at the 2015 Mexican GP
An excerpt from a very highly recommended Netflix documentary on the Williams team entitled ‘Williams’, where we see a very tense and normally well mannered and polite team boss Claire Williams basically tells Kimi Raikkonen to ‘Fuck Off’ having seen him retire immediately after contact with the Williams of Valtteri Bottas.
Just goes to show, the passion runs deep in all participants of Formula 1!
A little more on the subject of the term ‘Fuck Off’ from comedian Sir Billy Connelly
Fired up Verstappen hits back at critics
“People saying I had to change my driving style was all big bull—-, to be honest,” he said. “They don’t tell Sebastian to really change his driving style, I’ve never seen headlines like that.
“It’s like telling a football player who is always kicking with his left foot, to suddenly telling them no, you have to kick with your right. You can’t just make that switch overnight.”
“Most of the criticism was just very unfair,” Verstappen, speaking to ESPN, added. “Of course at one point I got tired of it.
“I was working very hard at home to make sure of a good result and in Canada I finished third.
“I needed a break from the bad string of results, but I didn’t change anything in the way I was preparing for the weekend because I kept believing in myself that I would turn it around.”
Charles Leclerc tipped for 2019 F1 title push with Ferrari
“I think Charles will fight for the title next year, for sure,” Ocon predicted.
“At least it won’t be a surprise to me.”
“I know he has a very good talent from day one and he’s one of the quickest guys out there,” added Ocon, who first raced against Leclerc in karting.
“He will show that next year, definitely.”
“Pierre and Charles are going to fight for wins and podiums and the mentality of Formula 1 is probably going to change seeing that young drivers can do the job too,” Ocon predicted.
Lewis Hamilton handed F1 crown by Sebastian Vettel, says former champ
Nico Rosberg says: “It’s all about consistency — and Vettel has done the opposite. He’s been all over the place really in the last few months, he and the team both together.
“It’s been so one-sided since the summer, it’s unbelievable. It was seemingly Vettel who was going to take the championship and it’s just gone completely the other direction with total dominance since.
“And it’s just the result of mistakes, and you’re never going to beat Lewis like that, because Lewis doesn’t make mistakes.”
Rosberg told Beyond The Grid podcast: “For me sometimes, he (Vettel) wants too much in the moment and doesn’t think about the long game. And he’s also a little too self-confident sometimes and doesn’t accept in the moment when someone else has done a better job.
“Sometimes you need to step back and say ‘The other guy’s better at this moment but I’ll get him back down the road somehow.’
“I’m sure he can do a lot better than he’s shown in the last couple of months, because he’s one of the best drivers in the world.”