News Details

Brake failure cause revealed

Mercedes and Brembo have revealed that the 'specific interaction between the brake material and braking mounting on the F1 W05' caused Lewis Hamilton's qualifying crash in Germany.The Briton made an early exit from the session at Hockenheim when a right-front brake disc failure on his car pitched him into a heavy shunt with the barriers.The statement released ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix added that 'the quality of the material was not a contributory factor'.Mercedes and Bremo statement in full: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton crashes out of qualifying in Germany, leading to the session being red flagged, ending his chances of pole position. Hamilton cras ‘Following extensive joint...
Full Story »
1y ago from SkySports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes publishes brake failure findings

Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes and brake supplier Brembo has revealed...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Lewis blames glazed brake disc

Lewis Hamilton has revealed that a glazed front left brake disc cost him...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Brembo reveals findings relating to Hamilton's brakes...

As Lewis Hamilton prepares to start the Belgian Grand Prix from second,...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Hamilton blames front brake issue

Lewis Hamilton says a glazed front brake issue cost him the chance of...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

"Vinales can make history by staying with...

Now that Jorge Lorenzo's move to Ducati has been confirmed, the next piece...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

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

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

GP Commission changes rules on jump-starts

MotoGP rulemaking body the Grand Prix Commission has restructured the...
10h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: 2017 spec aerokit requires “consensus"

With debate in the IndyCar paddock about whether the series should revert...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Stefan Wilson confirmed for Indy 500 start

Stefan Wilson will honour his late brother after his entry in the 100th...
1d 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

Crucial mileage for Brabham ahead of Indy

Pirtek Team Murray rookie Matthew Brabham has completed a successful test...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Argentina WRC: Motorsport.com's driver ratings

In Rally Argentina, Hayden Paddon delivered a long-awaited non-VW victory...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Østberg wants more from his Fiesta RS

Norwegian acknowledges something is missing
6h ago from WRC.com

Argentina driver report: part 2

Andreas Mikkelsen (Volkswagen Polo R) Result: 3rdYou could be forgiven...
11h ago from WRC.com

Argentina Driver Report: Part 1

Dani Sordo (Hyundai i20 WRC) Result: 4th Argentina was another good drive...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal and Manchester United target's agent discusses...

GETTY INTEREST: A number of clubs are interested in Kalidou Koulibaly The...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil talks about Bundesliga return

GETTY HOMECOMING: Mesut Ozil is thinking about the possibility of...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin says he wanted a pair...

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin says he wanted a pair of Brazilian...
4h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Rumour Rater: Kante a good fit at Arsenal?

FC's Mark Donaldson and Steve Nicol discuss the latest transfer rumours...
4h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

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.