Chinese GP

Technical Delegate’s Report – 2016 Chinese GP

Between 10:00 and 15:20 today the following cars underwent initial scrutineering:

Car numbersTeam
44, 6 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team
5, 7 Scuderia Ferrari
19, 77Williams Martini Racing
3, 26Red Bull Racing
27, 11Sahara Force India F1 Team
20, 30Renault Sport Formula 1 Team
33, 55Scuderia Toro Rosso
9, 12Sauber F1 Team
14, 22McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team
94, 88Manor Racing MRT
8, 21Haas F1 Team

All the above cars were found to be in conformity with the safety requirements of the 2016 FIA Formula One Technical Regulations.

A seal was broken on the gearbox of car number 44, driver Lewis Hamilton, in order to inspect the gear ratios and associated dog rings for physical damage as well as the lay shaft lubrication system.

This was done in accordance with Article 23.6d of the 2016 Formula One Sporting Regulations respectively with Article 9.5.2 of the 2016 Formula One Technical Regulations.

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