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Lewis Hamilton is ‘unbeatable on his day,’ according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff

Tuesday, 2 August

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has called Lewis Hamilton “unbeatable” after his German Grand Prix victory put him 19 points ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg. (Daily Mail)

However, Rosberg thinks he is at his strongest after “difficult moments” and says he will fight to overturn the points deficit. (Motorsport)

Kimi Raikkonen has said that Ferrari’s current form is “painful” for the team after Sebastian Vettel finished 32 seconds behind Hamilton in Germany. (Autosport)

Raikkonen’s fellow FinnValtteri Bottas has received offers from both current team Williams and Renault to drive for them next year. (MTV – in Finnish)

Max Verstappen posted this photo of himself enjoying some down time after finishing third on Sunday.

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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen is relaxing after the German Grand Prix

Monday, 1 August

Sebastian Vettel says it was a “mistake” to question Ferrari’s strategy over the radio during the German Grand Prix. (Autosport)

Fernando Alonso played down his latest in-race radio comments, after seemingly offering a sarcastic response to a McLaren team engineer. (Motorsport)

“Everything went wrong,” says Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg after finishing fourth in the German GP despite starting on pole – on his way to boarding a private jet home. (YouTube)

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen says he was happy to take “one for the team” after finishing third behind team-mate Daniel Ricciardo at Hockenheim. (Sky Sports)

Ricciardo tries his best Scottish accent – and fails – as he responds to a journalist after the race. “Top o’ the morning” to you too, Daniel. (Formula 1)

Also seen at Hockenheim: a “shoey”, which is probably best left for the Australian to explain.

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