News Details

Hamilton says tyre rules deprive fans

SHANGHAI, April 19, 2014 (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton said F1 teams should be allowed more tyres Saturday after restrictions prompted some drivers to sit out final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, meaning a raw deal for fans. Hamilton claimed a British-record 34th pole position and he did it without going out for a meaningful lap in final practice on Saturday morning as the rain teemed down in Shanghai. With FIA regulations only allowing four sets of intermediate tyres and three of full wets for a race weekend, many teams opted to save them so they could have a fresh set for each of the three qualifying stints later. That left fans who had paid RMB900-3,700...
Full Story »
3y ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton breaks British pole position record in China

Lewis Hamilton made history during qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix...
3y ago from RichlandF1.com

Hamilton sets British record with China pole

ewis Hamilton surpassed Jim Clark's British pole position record by...
3y ago from GPUpdate.net

Qualy: Hamilton Shines In The Rain

Lewis Hamilton set a new pole position record for a British driver when...
3y ago from PlanetF1.com

Hamilton sets British record with pole

Full qualifying times HERE Hamilton pulls one clear of Jim Clark with...
3y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha have a lot of work do,...

Rossi believes Yamaha have got to come up with something new to fix their...
5d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Redding ‘expected easier switch’ to Aprilia at...

Redding spent two days getting used to Aprilia's MotoGP RS-GP but admits...
4d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: 2018 RC213V ‘special'...

Crutchlow, Marquez and Pedrosa got a brand new RC213V for the Valencia...
6d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha use seven M1s to choose...

Yamaha had seven YZR-M1s in their works garage on day one of MotoGP...
1w ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Penske inks extension for Pagenaud sponsor DXC...

The black, white, and silver colors of DXC Technology will remain on...
5h ago from Racer.com

Podcast: Dale Coyne on his life and IndyCar career

A special place is reserved for Dale Coyne among the eight Verizon...
1d ago from Racer.com

Patrick to close career with Daytona, Indy in 2018

Danica Patrick broke down in tears as she confirmed 2017 was her last...
4d ago from Racer.com

Indy contenders welcome Danica's 500 return

Page 1 of 2 Danica Patrick can expect a warm welcome from some of...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Video special: WRC Gala Awards

Presentations, reactions and a bright pink Hummer
12h ago from WRC.com

Tanak admits he lost title shot chasing wins

Toyota-bound M-Sport driver Ott Tanak has admitted focusing too much on...
1d ago from EuroSport.com

Double top for Tänak!

Double top for Tänak! Ott Tänak rounded off his most successful WRC...
1d ago from WRC.com

Thierry Neuville signs off WRC season with Rally...

Thierry Neuville signed off the World Rally Championship 2017 season with...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Taylor to leave Arsenal

On the expiry of Jodie Taylor’s  contract, she will join Melbourne...
4h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil must prove his commitment...

Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil must prove his commitment against Burnley - Martin...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

'Great player', 'Legend' - Arsenal fans praise club's...

Alan Smith might have only scored twice for England, but he managed 115...

Monreal expects Sanchez, Ozil stays

Nacho Monreal says he is confident Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will not...
7h ago from SkySports.com

Comments

Hottest News

Mark Webber ‘fails' The Grand Tour audition

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May... Read More »
5h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Webber auditions for The Grand Tour, and it doesn't go...

Former F1 stalwart Mark Webber is no longer... Read More »
16h ago from F1i.com

Kubica’s return to F1 2018 is now set in stone

Robert Kubica's return to F1 next year is now set... Read More »
18h ago from ThisIsF1.com

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.