The Marussia F1 Team experienced a frustrating start to its Canadian Grand Prix weekend today as Monaco points-scorer Jules Bianchi missed over half of the day’s running, leaving Max Chilton to conduct the majority of the evaluation and set-up programme.
In FP1 this morning, Jules had a brush with the infamous wall on the outside of Turn 4, which was severe enough to break his right rear track rod, necessitating a gearbox change to expedite his return to the track in time for FP2. In the afternoon he had completed just three laps before a problem arose with the powertrain, the diagnosis of which meant that he was confined to the garage for the balance of the session.
Max had a more...
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