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Crash not down to driver error - Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado's crash scuppered Lotus' hopes of getting both drivers to Q3 Getty Images Enlarge Pastor Maldonado insists he is blameless for the crash which saw his hopes of a chance of a top-ten grid position go up in smoke. Maldonado entered qualifying in high hopes after Lotus demonstrated a step forward in Friday and Saturday's practice sessions, which would later see Romain Grosjean earn fifth on the grid.. But in the opening stages of Q1 Maldonado's session ended in the wall, as he lost the car coming out of Turn 3, an unusual place to spin the car. Though not sure exactly what the issue was Maldonado is convinced an issue with the tyres was the likely culprit. "We have been...
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