News Details

Geometry and mounting cause of Hamilton's glazed brakes

Mercedes W05 brake detail In the aftermath of Lewis Hamilton pointing to 'glazed brakes' for his Q3 mishap during Belgian Grand Prix qualifying, Brmebo and Mercedes have released a joint statement claiming that the brake mounting contirbuted to the failure. The statement read: 'Following extensive joint analysis of the previously unseen failure mode experienced by Lewis Hamilton during Q1 at the German Grand Prix, Brembo and Mercedes AMG Petronas have reached definitive conclusions concerning the cause of the failure.' 'First of all, both parties can now confirm that the quality of the disc material was not a contributory factor. Instead, extensive analysis and experimentation has...
Full Story »
11mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes publishes brake failure findings

Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes and brake supplier Brembo has revealed...
11mo ago from F1Zone.net

Hamilton suffered from glazed brake during Q3 at Spa

Lewis Hamilton’s attempts to thwart team-mate Nico Rosberg in the...
11mo ago from RichlandF1.com

Lewis blames glazed brake disc

Lewis Hamilton has revealed that a glazed front left brake disc cost him...
11mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Hamilton blames front brake issue

Lewis Hamilton says a glazed front brake issue cost him the chance of...
11mo ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Bradl released from contract by Forward Yamaha

Troubled MotoGP team Forward Yamaha have released rider Stefan Bradl from...
12h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Old heroes and new aliens

History has a tendency to repeat itself, a fact that is true even in...
17h ago from MotoGP.com

McPhee Q&A: “I’m having to just focus on the basic...

SAXOPRINT RTG’s Scottish rider John McPhee discusses why he has...
13h ago from MotoGP.com

Vierge replaces Cardus in Tech 3

The Tech 3 Moto2 have chosen to replace Ricky Cardus for the remainder of...
12h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Poll results: What’s the best way for IndyCar to...

Here are the results to our latest poll question: What’s the best way...
5h ago from Racer.com

Mid-Ohio: Practice 1 results

Bourdais tops Power in first practice at Mid-Ohio Practice 1 times 1....
6h ago from Crash.net

IndyCar: Bourdais leads FP1 at Mid-Ohio

  Sebastien Bourdais ended the morning fastest after a busy first...
5h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Dixon tops Friday practice at Mid-Ohio

Adrenaline on demand. Get the new INDYCAR 15 app with in-car cameras,...
2h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS8: Latvala grabs lead in Finland

Ogier relegated to second by team-mate in Ouninpohja
8h ago from WRC.com

Latvala flies to Finland lead

He headed Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Sébastien Ogier by 2.6sec after...
6h ago from WRC.com

Lappi takes clear lead in Finland WRC 2

Finn more than a minute clear in support category
5h ago from WRC.com

SS5: Ouninpohja bites Finland hopefuls

Meeke, Evans and Tänak all hit trouble
12h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Jack Wilshere demands fast Arsenal start

Jack Wilshere has warned his Arsenal teammates that a fast-and-furious...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Exclusive – ‘They’ve got enough money to put...

Piers Morgan insists Arsene Wenger must make two big signings before the...
2h ago from TalkSport.com

Top 10 contenders for UEFA Goal of the Season

UEFA have announced the top 10 contenders for their annual goal of the...
3h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Ramsey Out, Chamberlain To Start: How Arsenal Should...

There is a great sense of promise ahead of 2015/16 season, with Arsenal...
7h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.