Lando Norris and Sergio Perez raise concerns ahead of Miami Grand Prix

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LANDO NORRIS and Sergio Perez worry the Miami Grand Prix is not going to be race.

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Lando Norris and Sergio Perez have criticised the ‘bumpy’ and ‘gravelly’ Miami circuit forward of the inaugural Grand Prix. The drivers’ feedback got here after a number of stars, together with Perez, spun through the free observe periods once they moved away from the racing line. F1 aces worry that it’ll cut back overtaking alternatives on Sunday as there may be inadequate grip on the outer edges of the monitor.

“I’m actually disillusioned there isn’t a grip off-line,” Pink Bull driver Perez mentioned. “It’s a disgrace as a result of I feel the racing shall be unhealthy on account of that. As quickly as you attempt to go off-line, there isn’t a grip. It’s moist on that aspect. It feels very gravelly. Racing shall be arduous. I feel it’s going to be an fascinating race. We’re all in the identical boat. We don’t know precisely the place we’re.”

Checo’s sentiments had been echoed by Norris. The McLaren driver was additionally left sad with the standard of the floor.

“I feel everybody was anticipating it to be very easy and delightful nevertheless it’s not,” the younger Brit mentioned. “This can be very tough. It is vitally bumpy in some areas which isn’t fairly what we had been anticipating, you go off-line wherever and it’s just about sport over. That’s the reason you will have seen fairly a couple of folks ending up within the boundaries.

Lando Norris and Sergio Perez raise concerns ahead of Miami Grand Prix

Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz are usually not pleased with the Miami Grand Prix monitor (Picture: GETTY)

“I really feel prefer it isn’t going to be nice for racing now,” he added. “That’s the negatives, however the positives are it’s nonetheless monitor.”

With their issues surrounding the viability of overtaking on the new monitor each drivers shall be hoping for sturdy qualifying performances later this night to provide themselves a greater likelihood of claiming an enormous factors haul.

In the meantime, Hamilton additionally expressed his issues over the monitor.

The Brit mentioned: “It’s sort of loopy. These days, they need to have the ability to make a flat highway comparatively straightforward however there are fricking massive. massive bumps in so many locations the place the monitor joins up some place else.

Lando Norris and Sergio Perez raise concerns ahead of Miami Grand Prix

Miami Grand Prix monitor particulars (Picture: Categorical Sport)

“I don’t know in the event that they’ll have the ability to grind that in a single day and enhance it however in any other case it’s fairly good to drive aside from the chicane, that is likely to be…I don’t need to put that quote on the market. I’ll maintain onto that. However it’s so tight. It reminds of being in a B&Q automotive park once I was six, seven years outdated in a go-kart entering into between vehicles.

“It’s a nook that possibly sooner or later they will take away and it’ll enhance the monitor. McLaren driver Lando Norris would not really feel like the present monitor structure shall be ‘nice for racing’.”


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