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STRATEGY UNPACKED: Were Russell, Albon and Hulkenberg right to gamble on tyre switch in the Sprint?

Former Aston Martin Head of Race Strategy

Bernie Collins
RED BULL RING, AUSTRIA - JULY 01: George Russell, Mercedes F1 F1 W14 during the Sprint ahead of the

Unlike the regulations for the Grands Prix themselves, there is no requirement for the drivers to make a pit stop during Sprint events, yet in Saturday’s Sprint in Austria over half the field did so to try to gain an advantage over their rivals.

In this week’s Strategy Unpacked, former Aston Martin strategy chief Bernie Collins examines who was right to pit, who should have stopped earlier – and who should have stayed out on their original tyres…



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