Connect with us

F1 top news

Hamilton out of Q3 after new power unit failure

Published

on

Hamilton out of Q3 after new power unit failure

Hamilton out of Q3 after new power unit failure

Lewis Hamilton out of Q3 after new power unit failure; Defending World champion to start no higher than tenth on the grid but could be relegated to the back row

Hamilton says he didn’t know about the problem before today.

“I went out at the end of Q2 to get a feel and I lost the same power as I lost in China,” he tells Sky F1. “There’s nothing I can do. I never give up.”.

Engine unit parts will be from his allocation of five for the season, he will not be penalized for using new engine unit parts. But, other elements may be needed to solve the issue which would offer a grid penalty.

“I hope not,” Mercedes boss Toto Wolff told Sky Sports F1 when asked if Hamilton could suffer grid drop.
“But we need to discuss with the FIA what we want to do and then hopefully make it without a penalty.”

Loading...

Advertisement
Click to comment

Latest Results

F1 Testing Updates

Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media