Hours before the Canadian Grand Prix, Toto Wolff and Christian Horner became tense at a meeting between team principals due to the dolphins.
The tone increased between Toto Wolff and Christian Horner.Mercedes and Red Bull bosses reportedly got into an argument at a team principals meeting in Montreal on Saturday daily mail. Controversy erupts dolphin problem It has plagued Mercedes since the start of the season.
A witness said Mercedes boss Toto Wolff “lost his temper”. “It’s a different level of controversy than what we’ve seen at press conferences before,” another source said in comments relayed by British media.
Hamilton qualified fourth
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto was also involved. The latter explained to the Austrian that he disagreed with him about the need to rewrite the rules. He explained that Wolff made the request simply because Mercedes had been unsuccessful with their cars since last year.
For his part, the German boss believes that other team directors are deliberately perpetuating safety concerns by following the rules. Instead of remaining insensitive to the accusation, Christian Horner retorted that Toto Wolff had to tidy up his house.
Away from the brawl, Lewis Hamilton qualified fourth in Montreal, his best finish since the start of the season. Max Verstappen will be ahead of Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz, while Charles Leclerc will start after the start Due to engine replacement. The GP starts at 8pm this Sunday, followed by a live broadcast on the RMC Sport website.