News Details

Row erupts between Perez and Smedley over clash

A row has erupted between Force India's Sergio Perez and Williams engineer Rob Smedley after an incident between Perez and Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Canadian Grand Prix. Smedley says the Mexican should have retired from the race whilst running second because it was clear that he had a serious issue which could - and eventually did - lead to a massive crash. "Perez braked very, very early. Either he jinked his car to the left, or because of brake problems it jinked to the left, I don't know. "[He was] talking about having no rear brakes. So they told him to carry on if he could, and if you can't then to pit, which seems to me to be a fairly f***ing terminal problem to be...
Full Story »
1y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Force India should have retired Perez before shunt -...

Getty Images Enlarge Williams' Rob Smedley believes Force India should...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Perez claims 'confused' Massa turned into him

Sergio Perez doesn't believe he was at fault for the incident between...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Perez hits back at Smedley

Sergio Perez has blamed Felipe Massa for their crash in the Canadian...
1y ago from Crash.net

Smedley – Force India should have retired Perez...

Force India acted irresponsibly in not retiring Sergio Perez before his...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Moto3 front-runner Bastianini breaks wrist

Moto3 front-runner Enea Bastianini has broken his wrist in a training...
48m ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Randy Mamola: Rossi's genius performance a message to...

Valentino Rossi's masterful victory in the Spanish Grand Prix elevates him...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

"Vinales can make history by staying with...

Now that Jorge Lorenzo's move to Ducati has been confirmed, the next piece...
23h ago from Motorsport.com

Analysis: How Rossi's silky throttle skill set up...

Even the most ardent Valentino Rossi fans couldn’t have predicted their...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: 2017 spec aerokit requires “consensus"

With debate in the IndyCar paddock about whether the series should revert...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Stefan Wilson confirmed for Indy 500 start

Stefan Wilson will honour his late brother after his entry in the 100th...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Crucial mileage for Brabham ahead of Indy

Pirtek Team Murray rookie Matthew Brabham has completed a successful test...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

INDYCAR: Newgarden confident of ECR upswing

The breakout star of last year's Verizon IndyCar Series championship is...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Funding restored for Rally Australia

The Coffs Harbour City Council has reversed its controversial decision to...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Østberg wants more from his Fiesta RS

Norwegian acknowledges something is missing
16h ago from WRC.com

Argentina WRC: Motorsport.com's driver ratings

In Rally Argentina, Hayden Paddon delivered a long-awaited non-VW victory...
16h ago from Motorsport.com

Argentina driver report: part 2

Andreas Mikkelsen (Volkswagen Polo R) Result: 3rdYou could be forgiven...
21h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Predicted Line-up: Who will Wenger start against...

TARSPORT take you through Arsenal's predicted line-up ahead of Saturday's...
59m ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Man United plot move for Leicester ace: This would be...

GETTY TARGET: There's a feeding frenzy for one of the players of the year...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

The managers Arsenal fans want at the Emirates next...

The atmosphere around the Emirates Stadium is no friendlier for the man...
4h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Wilshere on playing style, transfer rumours + Arsecast...

Good morning everyone. I feel like calling some bastardhead today for no...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Raikkonen confirms Russian engine upgrade

Ferrari will run an upgraded engine at this... Read More »
2h ago from PlanetF1.com

Live: Russian GP Free Practice 1

Hi everyone and welcome to ThisisF1.com Live... Read More »
1h ago from ThisIsF1.com

PICS: Red Bull's Aeroscreen hits the track

Red Bull Racing's much discussed 'Aeroscreen'... Read More »
49m ago from Crash.net

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.