Miami GP track fears raised which could affect Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen

F1 news

MIAMI will host its first Grand Prix this weekend however drivers have already raised some fears concerning the new circuit.

Miami GP track fears raised which could affect Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen might be affected by Miami GP problem (Picture: Getty)

We use your sign-up to supply content material in methods you have consented to and to enhance our understanding of you. This will likely embrace adverts from us and third events based mostly on our understanding. You’ll be able to unsubscribe at any time. Extra information

F1 drivers have raised considerations over Miami’s new F1 circuit simply days forward of internet hosting its first race, with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen amongst those that will probably be hoping the fears raised don’t come to mild. Alpha Tauri’s Yuki Tsunoda has warned the brand new format is ‘tremendous tight’ which can trigger points below a security automobile.

He claims drivers could also be caught out in a ‘actual visitors jam’ as they try to get themselves across the tough corners.

He mentioned: “It’s actually tough [and] totally different. Particularly in sector three, it’s such tight corners. If a security automobile occurs I suppose it’s going to be like an actual visitors jam there as a result of it’s super-tight. Even on a scorching lap it’s nonetheless fairly gradual corners. So it’s going to be attention-grabbing to see.”

Crimson Bull’s Sergio Perez has additionally warned visibility will probably be ‘tough’ at sure factors on the format. He additionally warned the twisty a part of the observe might be ‘tough to get proper’ over the course of the weekend.

READ MORE: F1 followers ’embarrassed’ by faux water as Miami GP marina takes form

Miami GP track fears raised which could affect Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen

The Miami observe consists of 19 corners (Picture: Twitter / @F1miami)

He mentioned: “I feel it’s a superb circuit. It has a bit of little bit of a twisty space that it’s fairly tough to get proper and the visibility may be tough.

“However I feel racing may be good with all these lengthy straights. I simply hope the asphalt [will] be good and we are able to have good racing.”

Nonetheless, some drivers have embraced the problem and praised the brand new 19-turn format subsequent to the Onerous Rock Stadium. AlphaTauri star Pierre Gasly mentioned: “I actually favored the format. Various high-speed content material, fairly difficult, uncommon sort of corners, extraordinarily lengthy corners, very lengthy straights.”

Valtteri Bottas additionally claimed the observe ‘seems good’ and will provide many overtaking alternatives come Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton opens up on ‘nerve-wracking’ feeling forward of Miami GP [INSIGHT]
Mercedes statistic presents Hamilton and Russell hope forward of Miami GP [ANALYSIS]
Two employees ‘burned’ in accident at Miami GP observe and hospitalised [COMMENT]

Miami GP track fears raised which could affect Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen

Miami will host its first F1 race this weekend (Picture: Twitter / F1Miami)

He added: “Really it was good to see that it appears to be a extremely good observe for overtaking. I feel the way in which the observe has been deliberate, I feel, from my aspect, it seems constructive. It must be good racing.

“Fairly lengthy straights and a few actually good overtaking alternatives. So let’s examine how it’s completed in actual life, however to me on paper, it seems good. And I am certain as an occasion it’s going to be fairly wonderful.”


Rate author
F1 News
Add a comment