Within the round-up: Yuki Tsunoda didn’t realise his DRS was damaged till he was ordered to pit so his group might restore it.
Tsunoda was unaware of DRS failure
AlphaTauri driver Tsunoda was proven the black-and-orange flag through the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, requiring him to pit so his group might repair a damaged DRS flap. It was taped up and he was despatched again out, although he completed out of the factors.
“They didn’t inform me what the difficulty was so I believed it was an engine subject,” Tsunoda admitted after the race. “It was rear wing – I didn’t know that.”
Tsunoda mentioned he would have been pleased to proceed with the damaged wing with out pitting for repairs.
“I used to be working okay tempo,” he mentioned. “Till the race director gave me that black-and-orange flag, I might nonetheless drive.
“I do know as a group you don’t need to take a danger, particularly as we’ve the fee cap. However I hope this was sufficient cause to come back again, to be sincere. If it’s solely these issues, to be sincere, we must always take the danger to hold that automotive as a result of I used to be in a position to [drive] and I used to be type of the identical tempo as Vettel additionally.”
Alonso anticipated extra incidents in Azerbaijan GP
Fernando Alonso admitted he anticipated extra incidents throughout Sunday’s race as a result of the automobiles have been so tough to drive across the Baku City Circuit.
“In all probability. I used to be anticipating extra, sure,” mentioned the Alpine driver. “The race was tough to execute and the automobiles are so stiff. You possibly can hardly see the corners in a few of the braking factors, and issues like that. So I believed we might make extra errors between us, between drivers.”
Perez backs Pink Bull group orders
Sergio Perez mentioned he had no downside with being informed to let him group mate move him for the third time in three races, having finished so twice in Spain.
His race engineer Hugh Hen informed him “no combating” as Max Verstappen approached to overhaul him for the lead. “He was clearly lots sooner at that stage of the race,” mentioned Perez.
“So it was the fitting name to not battle as a result of I didn’t have any tempo on the time and Max deserved to be forward at that time.
“We additionally boxed too late. So, there have been just a few issues that performed into the end result, however nonetheless on the finish of the day, Max deserved the win, as a result of he was the sooner automotive.
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Power controls surge of emotion after tussle (IndyCar)
Devlin Defrancesco: ‘You might say I made contact with him, which I did, however from my vantage level it did seem like he moved, however we have to have a look at it higher.’
Vesti: Salvaging start-line disaster and lost podium opportunities ‘part of the learning process’ (F2)
‘To begin with, it was actually annoying to stall,” he remarked. “It’s not an excellent factor for security, it’s not a pleasant factor to be sitting nonetheless on the grid when 10 automobiles are going left and proper previous you. However alternatively, it was truly an excellent race.
Turnout of 20,000-plus expected for Borders motorsport festival in aid of Jackie Stewart’s dementia charity (The Southern Reporter)
‘Lauder’s Thirlestane Fortress is internet hosting the occasion, titled the Sir Jackie Stewart Basic, this Saturday and Sunday, and amongst its highlights would be the three-time Components 1 world champion taking his 1969 Matra MS-80 02 F1 automotive out for a spin in his native Scotland for the primary time.’
Jack Todd: F1 is back in town — lock, stock and yowl (Montreal Gazette)
‘You would possibly perceive Horner’s resolution on the finish of the season with a championship on the road, however F1 desperately wants guidelines to forestall such hijinks at this level within the season, when Perez himself might grow to be the higher driver of the 2. Perez ought to be livid — and so ought to racing followers in Baku who have been disadvantaged of the prospect to see an precise race.’
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