Lewis Hamilton Says Security Automotive Re-starts Placing Drivers at Threat
Lewis Hamilton has referred to as for a rethink on how races are restarted behind the security automobile as a result of he fears drivers are being put in danger.
- Final Up to date: September 14, 2020, 7:37 PM IST
Sunday’s Tuscan Grand Prix at Mugello was stopped twice because of crashes, the primary time after a four-car pile-up when backmarkers accelerated too quickly.
Valtteri Bottas had been main for Mercedes and controlling the tempo, backing the pack up and delaying his getaway for optimum impact.
Hamilton, who took his ninetieth profession win on the Italian circuit, informed reporters the security automobile lights have been being turned off, successfully handing over management to the race chief, later and later.
“They’re clearly attempting to make it extra thrilling however finally right this moment you’ve seen they’ve put individuals in danger, so maybe they should rethink that,” stated Hamilton, who felt Sunday was “just a little bit over the restrict.”
Crimson Bull’s Alex Albon agreed it had been harmful.
“I believe tracks like this are all the time going to be troublesome as effectively, with lengthy straights however undoubtedly one thing may have been executed higher,” he added.
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Ferrari-owned Mugello was getting used for the primary time as a grand prix venue.
Bottas stated Mercedes had expressed some concern earlier than the race, however to no impact.
“They stated principally they’re going to maintain doing it as a result of it’s higher for the present. I believe that was the reply,” added the Finn.
Requested whether or not security was being compromised for the present, Hamilton stated he didn’t need to overstep the mark.
“They undoubtedly must consider the security facet as a result of right this moment wasn’t significantly secure with the restart,” declared the Briton.
Race director Michael Masi stated there was no want for a evaluate of security automobile re-starts.
“From an FIA perspective, security is paramount. Full cease,” he added.
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