What they say
I think it’s a little bit better. The good thing is the car’s not doing anything funny when we are following, it’s just general loss of downforce.
Last year there was a bit more movement in the car. So it is a bit more stable. You still lose a lot of grip from the downforce because the cars now have more downforce than last year and obviously when there’s no air to make the wings work, you lose grip.
More motor racing links of interest:
Brawn: ‘We want innovation in F1 without becoming gimmicky’ (The Guardian)
“In my new role, the history and heritage of the sport is a key element. This will reflect in the designs of the new cars, the rules that evolve and the circuits we will race on. We want to find the right balance of innovation without becoming gimmicky and losing our values.”
Vergne Rails Against FCY Sanction Consistency (e-Racing365)
“I was overtaken by three cars before the red flag came out in that exact period. I went to see the stewards straight away and they said ‘no, it’s fine’, so then I went to see the race director after the race in Mexico to explain my point of view. It was not normal to overtake once the race director says full course yellow.””
Evans believes there is ‘no reason’ why he can’t win the remaining races this season (Katy Fairman)
“I made my life a bit harder, missing the second attack mode,” Evans continued. “It must have been really close, I was thinking I was just getting it under control and then I go and do that and I thought “you are an absolute idiot”. But I had so much pace in the car, the car was really quick, so I was not worried but once I got the second attack mode I thought “right we have got this now”.”
Ferrari have made a mess of their decision to favour Vettel over Leclerc (The Telegraph)
“Ferrari like having clear number one and two drivers and have a history of team orders, many controversial. Because of this they are judged more harshly than their rivals. But they have made a tremendous mess so far in 2019. “
Have team orders caused more problems for Ferrari? (BBC)
“The problem for Ferrari is that they are treating Leclerc like a number two, but he is very clearly much more than that. Many suspected he would prove a stiff challenge for Vettel this year, and so it is proving.”
2019 Formula Renault Eurocup – Monza – Race 1 Live (Formula Renault via YouTube)
2019 Formula Renault Eurocup – Monza – Race 2 Live (Formula Renault via YouTube)
Truex holds off Logano to end short-track drought (NASCAR via YouTube)
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