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General consensus heading into the Sochi race suggests most teams will opt for just a lone stop in the race – but the Mexican, famed for his tyre conservation skills, believes that strategy won’t prove viable for everyone.
“It is not that straightforward, I don’t think a lot of people will manage the one stop,” said the Mexican after qualifying.
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The FIA will continue to study both the Red Bull device and Ferrari’s Halo, and will make a decision by July 1 about which will be added to the 2017 rules.
“We’re going to get a lot of pitstops now when they have to stop to clean the screen and things,” he said when asked by Motorsport.com about the Aeroscreen.
“That will be good.”
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Formula 1 bosses set a deadline of 1 July for a decision on the introduction of cockpit head protection in 2017.
After facing criticism for regular problems in the pit box in the past, the Grove team has consistently had the fastest stops in 2016.
“The first time I got that quick a pitstop it surprised me,” said Bottas.
“The green light came on and I thought it was a mistake or something! But then you get used to it, you get prepared quicker for the green light, and it’s fine.”
Massa said: “I was … Keep reading
Max Verstappen wil volgend jaar voor het podium kunnen rijden. De meest logische stap daartoe lijkt die naar Red Bull Racing. Maar wat staat er qua motoren bij Red Bull te gebeuren en wat zijn theoretisch de alternatieven voor Verstappen?
Hamilton started last in China and was not able to take part in Q3 in Russia after a repeat of the problem.
“I would say what happened [on Saturday] is a freak failure,” said Wolff. “Normally F1 is a very scientific assessment process, and we’ve had a failure in Shanghai, which we understood.
“We decided to change the parts, and here we go again, the same thing happens.
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Formula 1 bosses have set a deadline of July 1 to agree which cockpit protection concept will be introduced for the 2017 season