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

Hayden's funeral to take place on Monday

– Nicky Hayden's funeral will be held in his home town of...
13h ago from GPUpdate.net

Rossi taken to hospital after motocross crash

Rossi crashed while training on his motocrosser and was taken to Rimini...
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Rossi to continue his recovery at home

amaha rider Valentino Rossi has been discharged from hospital, following...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

No further medical complications for Rossi

– Yamaha says Valentino Rossi is making "positive...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Oddsmakers betting on Alonso 500 win

The fans and media have been caught up in "Fernando Mania" all...
4h ago from Racer.com

Indy 500 video: Alonso steering wheel tour

Fernando Alonso's engineer Eric Bretzman takes you inside the cockpit of...
7h ago from Racer.com

Drivers, choose your milk...

When it comes to choosing which type of milk the winner of the...
8h ago from Racer.com

Castroneves leads Carb Day practice at Indianapolis

Helio Castroneves was quickest for Team Penske in the final practice...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Sainz rolls back the years

Sainz rolls back the years Rallying legend Carlos Sainz turned back the...
1d ago from WRC.com

Lappi positive after Portugal points

Finn rounds off successful World Rally Car debut with Power Stage points
1d ago from WRC.com

Carlos Sainz drives Rally Portugal's Fafe stage with...

Two-time World Rally Champion Spaniard back at the wheel of a rally car on...

Paddon: Portugal brought the fun back

Kiwi takes positives from disappointing result
2d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Wenger: I'm the right man for Arsenal

e Wenger reaffirms his loyalty to Arsenal after winning the FA Cup for the...
1h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Chelsea 'forgot' to wear black armbands in memory of...

Chelsea forgot to wear black armbands in memory of the victims of the...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Per Mertesacker magnificent in Arsenal FA Cup final...

Per Mertesacker 'magnificent' as Arsenal captain keeps Diego Costa at bay...
2h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Premier League 2016-17 highs and lows: Our experts...

GETTY Chelsea won the Premier League this season TONY STENSON GAME OF THE...
3h ago from DailyStar.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.