F1 boss brushes off Russell’s criticism: We don’t listen to drivers at the back

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After Saturday's Dash race at Imola, George Russell criticised the dearth of overtaking alternatives that introduced themselves through the 21-lap occasion. However F1 Managing Director Ross Brawn says he's extra involved with the opinions of drivers in direction of the entrance of the pack.

					F1 boss brushes off Russell's criticism: We don't listen to drivers at the back

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F1 Managing Director Ross Brawn has dismissed issues from Mercedes’ George Russell concerning the lack of overtaking alternatives through the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend.

Talking after Saturday’s Dash occasion, by which he didn’t make up any locations after beginning eleventh, Russell complained of a “processional” race after being caught up in a DRS prepare.

However Brawn refuted Russell’s accusation, drawing on his personal prior expertise as a Technical Director and Crew Principal to counsel he was extra involved concerning the opinions of drivers additional up the sector.

“Every time my driver’s had a foul automotive, he is complained concerning the race,” Brawn advised media together with RacingNews365.com.

“I feel George’s opinion, or the opinion of anybody behind the grid, isn’t the opinion that we actually hearken to.

“The opinions we hearken to are the blokes who had been actually aggressive, racing within the center, and on the entrance.

“[Mercedes] are in a really unlucky place, however I do not assume their place behind the grid is de facto one which displays the true place of racing in the meanwhile.”

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Pressed whether or not the Dash races are doing a adequate job of shaking up the pack, Brawn maintained that F1 is extra involved with the standard of the racing on the entrance.

“I simply know, from my very own expertise, psychologically, a driver at the back of the grid has acquired all types of different issues happening,” stated Brawn, who notably served as Crew Principal of Mercedes between 2010 and 2013.

“It will be nice if there have been issues happening on the again, however we had a Mercedes [during Imola’s Sprint] that could not overtake the automobiles in entrance.

“However there was loads of overtaking happening within the center and at within the entrance.”

He added: “After all, we’ll hear, we can’t ignore it, however I feel it’s a must to maintain a perspective on it.”

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					F1 boss brushes off Russell's criticism: We don't listen to drivers at the back

					F1 boss brushes off Russell's criticism: We don't listen to drivers at the back

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