News Details

Sepang exposes tyre degradation as a weakness in Mercedes armoury

Sepang exposes tyre degradation as a weakness in Mercedes armoury 28 March, 2014 Heavy tyre degradation caused by the searing Sepang temperatures has limited Mercedes' advantage over their Formula 1  rivals at the Malaysian Grand Prix, according to championship leader Nico Rosberg. Rosberg was still quickest in practice but only 0.2 seconds separated the top six at the Sepang circuit on Friday where track temperatures peaked at over 50 Celsius causing havoc to the tyres and leading to a number of uncharacteristic spins. Hamilton, who was quickest in the opening session, spun in both 90 minute runs and compared the circuit to 'driving on marbles', while the normally unflappable Fernando...
Full Story »
6mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Malaysia GP: Practice notes - Williams

Felipe Massa: We completed our run plan and we had no technical issues,...
6mo ago from Pitpass.com

Rosberg says tyre wear higher than expected

– Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has said that tyre degradation...
6mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Rosberg: Degradation higher than expected

Nico Rosberg has revealed Mercedes suffered with higher than expected...
6mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Williams: We have had some good feedback from the...

Williams: We have had some good feedback from the drivers 28 March, 2014...
6mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Weber doubts Vettel can handle Ferrari ‘pressure’

Michael Schumacher's former manager doubts... Read More »
56m ago from ThisIsF1.com

Customer teams can't win championships - Dennis

McLaren chairman Ron Dennis believes it to be a... Read More »
6h ago from TheF1Times.com

Perez says new Force India deal ‘priority’

Sergio Perez could be the next driver to secure... Read More »
56m ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.