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Perez issues apology as Ocon vents over the radio - RacingNews365 Review

Check out the biggest stories on the day after a chaotic Canadian Grand Prix with the RacingNews365 Review.

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Sergio Perez cut an apologetic figure after the Canadian Grand Prix, taking to social media to publicly say sorry to Red Bull for his disappointing performance in Montreal.

This came after the 34-year-old stated he needs a "straight-forward weekend" to re-set his poor run of form, which continued at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Read more: Perez issues public Red Bull apology after Canadian GP

Full Ocon team radio transcript as anger boils at Alpine team order

Esteban Ocon has hit out at Alpine's team orders in the Canadian Grand Prix, after waving team-mate Pierre Gasly through. 

In the closing stages, Ocon was ordered to let Gasly past so that he could attack eighth-placed Daniel Ricciardo - a call he felt made "no sense" owing to there being just two laps to go and Ricciardo being 2.5s ahead of him. 

Read more: Full Ocon team radio transcript as anger boils at Alpine team order

Why Red Bull knowingly collected a grid penalty to protect Verstappen

If Sergio Perez thought his Canadian Grand Prix weekend could not get any worse then he was wrong as the Red Bull driver will carry a grid penalty into the next race in Spain. 

The cause was his spin at Turn 6, when he backed the RB20 into a barrier, damaging the rear wing before rejoining the track to try and make it back to the pit lane.

Read more: Why Red Bull knowingly collected a grid penalty to protect Verstappen

International media reacts as Verstappen rebounds and Ferrari fails

Max Verstappen re-claimed the top step of the podium at the Canadian Grand Prix, with the Dutchman winning in Montreal for the third time in a row.

In doing so, he equalled Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher in achieving back-to-back-to-back wins at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Read more: International media reacts as Verstappen rebounds and Ferrari fails

RacingNews365's F1 Canadian Grand Prix driver ratings

Round nine of the 2024 Formula 1 world championship took place with the Canadian Grand Prix as Max Verstappen won a thriller in the changeable Montreal conditions.

He beat home Lando Norris and George Russell on a miserable day for Ferrari as it recorded a double DNF for its first non-points result since Australia 2023. 

Read more: RacingNews365's F1 Canadian Grand Prix driver ratings

Verstappen fighting solo as latest Perez flop hands Red Bull problem | F1 Podcast

In the latest episode of the RacingNews365.com podcast, Ian Parkes, Samuel Coop and Nick Golding look back at the weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

It was another triumph for Max Verstappen but under very different circumstances as intermittent rain created a chaotic race on occasion, whilst his Red Bull rear-gunner Sergio Perez was nowhere to be seen as the Mexican suffered another abysmal weekend.

McLaren threatened and Mercedes was finally back in the game, but what happened to Ferrari just two weeks after dominating in Monaco? All that and more so tune in.

Read more: Verstappen fighting solo as latest Perez flop hands Red Bull problem | F1 Podcast

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Also interesting:

Max Verstappen hit back after an out-of-sorts Monaco GP, Sergio Perez floundered again - and into a controversial retirement. How much damage can Ferrari and McLaren inflict with Red Bull fighting with one hand tied behind its back, did the Milton Keynes-based team re-sign Perez too soon? After a thoroughly entertaining Canadian GP, host Nick Golding is joined by Ian Parkes and Samuel Coop to analyse all things.

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