Ferrari boss Fred Vasseur’s anger over the “unacceptable” failure of a single water valve cover in Las Vegas, which caused huge damage to Carlos Sainz’s car, was obvious in an unusually tense Friday press conference where Mercedes Toto Wolff also briefly launched into an extraordinary tirade
ed admitted that the incident was a major setback for the team, both financially and in terms of performance. He also hinted that Ferrari might seek compensation for the damages caused. However, Vasseur praised the overall spectacle of the Las Vegas Grand Prix and expressed his satisfaction with the efforts made by Liberty Media to enhance the entertainment value of the race. He emphasized the need to prioritize safety on the track while also focusing on delivering an engaging show for the fans. Despite his frustrations and concerns, Vasseur acknowledged that the situation could have been much worse and expressed relief that Sainz didn’t suffer more serious consequences from the incident.