Jolyon Palmer set himself apart from the rest of the field by recording a season’s first – finishing a race in 22nd position – and earning him Reject of the Race to go with it. It was poor timing for turning in a bad performance,
Against the Saturday backdrop of aggravation and absurdity, on both grand prix Sundays so far this season fans have headed into the races with a sense of trepidation of what may be about to unfold. But what we have seen on Sundays so far has
The first Grand Prix of 2016 is behind us, and what a race it proved to be. Qualifying on Saturday produced a Mercedes 1-2, with only Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari within a second of the Silver Arrows. And indeed, the race results record a Rosberg-Hamilton-Vettel podium.