Alpine boss Otmar Szafnauer reveals FIA talks over Esteban Ocon's rear wing

Alpine boss Otmar Szafnauer reveals FIA talks over Esteban Ocon’s rear wing

“In the end, we were probably six or seven tenths a lap faster than him. But despite the seven-tenths and the DRS, we couldn’t overtake them because they had so little drag,” Szafnauer explained.

The incident at the Canadian Grand Prix has highlighted the complexities involved in assessing the safety of car components during Formula 1 races. While Alpine remained confident in the security of Ocon’s rear wing, the episode serves as a reminder of the meticulous considerations teams must undertake to ensure driver safety without compromising performance.