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Kobayashi suffers ‘pretty scary moment’

Kamui Kobayashi says he had a “pretty scary moment” as a brake failure cause him to retire from the Spanish Grand Prix. Two-thirds in to the race, Kobayashi ran very wide at Turn 1 having failed to slow the car down properly, and just managed to avoid the tyre barrier in order to return to the pits. Caterham investigated the incident but found that a brake failure was to blame and Kobayashi said he was relieved to avoid a big accident. “My start was pretty good and I was up to 18th by the end of lap one having passed [Max] Chilton, but I couldn't keep [Pastor] Maldonado or [Jean-Eric] Vergne behind me and lost places to them by lap five so just focused on my own race,” Kobayashi...
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