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Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix 2024

Verstappen left fearful after Red Bull issue as Ferrari hit with fine - RacingNews365 Review

Check out the biggest stories from Friday 7th June - Canadian Grand Prix practice day - with the RacingNews365 Review!

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Verstappen's troubles

The biggest story of Canadian Grand Prix practice day involved Max Verstappen and Red Bull. 

During a gloomy FP2, the world champion suffered an ERS problem that prompted an early end to his session - and left him fearful of its potential impact on the rest of the season.

READ MORE: Verstappen fears for 'rest-of-the-year' impact after rare Red Bull problem

Ferrari fined

An unusual incident took place with Charles Leclerc and Ferrari in the early stages of FP2, handing the team a chunky €5,000 fine for a breach of Article 30.5.L of the sporting regulations. 

If you wondering what that is - the answer is below!

READ MORE: Ferrari slapped with fine for bizarre Leclerc rules breach

Villeneuve lashes out

Never one to mince his words, 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve has launched a scathing attack on Daniel Ricciardo and his F1 career. 

Villeneuve, working as a pundit for Sky Sports F1 this weekend at the track which carries his father's name tore into Ricciardo, his record and career. 

READ MORE: Villeneuve tears into Ricciardo after 'years of excuses'

FIA explain X and Z modes

Meanwhile, away from the track, the new 2026 rules are continuing to be digested as various aspects of them are studied further.

Active aerodynamics will be featured on the new cars, with the FIA's Jason Somerville explaining just how the so-called 'X mode' and 'Z mode' aero will actually work. 

READ MORE: FIA explain why X and Z for beefed-up 2026 aero

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