Formula 1 will consider changes to its rules in light of yesterday’s controversial Belgian Grand Prix, where points were awarded despite no racing laps being completed.
Having taken the correct decision to abandon its race at Spa on Sunday, Formula 1 should not have tried to pretend one took place.
Handing out points for the Belgian Grand Prix was “a joke”, says Sebastian Vettel, while Carlos Sainz Jnr feels he didn’t deserve points either.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali rejected Lewis Hamilton’s claim the late attempt to start the Belgian Grand Prix was made for financial reasons.
Formula 1 courted controversy by handing out points for a Safety Car parade when dire conditions made racing at Spa impossible.
Fernando Alonso joined critics of Formula 1’s decision to award points despite no racing laps being completed at Spa-Francorchamps.
Lewis Hamilton leads the drivers championship by three points from Max Verstappen after this weekend’s race.
The 2021 Belgian Grand Prix in pictures.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali responded to calls for spectators at Spa-Francorchamps to be compensated for today’s drastically shortened, rain-hit race.
Lando Norris disagrees with the decision to award points for the curtailed Belgian Grand Prix, saying the event was “not a race”.
The FIA has confirmed the top 10 finishers in the Belgian Grand Prix will be awarded points despite the results being based on a single lap of running.
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has denied claims the Belgian Grand Prix was only restarted behind the Safety Car to ensure points would be awarded.
Lewis Hamilton believes that the fans who attended the Belgian Grand Prix deserve to be refunded after the race was abandoned.
Max Verstappen said his Belgian Grand Prix victory felt somewhat hollow after no racing laps were run at Spa-Francorchamps.
Max Verstappen was classified as the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix which was abandoned after just three laps, all of which took place behind the Safety Car.
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Max Verstappen won the 2021 Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull-Honda ahead of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.
Sergio Perez has been granted permission to start the Belgian Grand Prix from the pitlane, should the race eventually get underway.
Continuous heavy rain at Spa-Francorchamps has frustrated efforts to start the Belgian Grand Prix.