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Massa wants crackdown on Mercedes' slow formation laps

Felipe Massa made a slow start and then got caught in Kimi Raikkonen's accident Sutton Images Enlarge Felipe Massa has called for penalties in the future if Mercedes continue to lead the pack at a slow pace on formation laps. Massa had a clutch issue at the start of the British Grand Prix and made a slow getaway before being collected by Kimi Raikkonen's crashed Ferrari on the Wellington straight. He said he had to stop twice on track during the formation lap because the pace being dictated by Nico Rosberg's Mercedes was so slow. "All of these cars go very slow on the formation lap," he said. "We stopped on the track and my clutch went up to a very high temperature so it...
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