Max Verstappen’s dad hits out at Pirelli and FIA for ‘ruining’ races after Monaco GP

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MAX VERSTAPPEN’s father Jos has criticised the FIA for its dealing with of the Monaco Grand Prix regardless of the reigning champion ending third.

Max Verstappen's dad hits out at Pirelli and FIA for 'ruining' races after Monaco GP

Jos Verstappen has criticised the FIA after the Monaco GP (Picture: Getty)

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Max Verstappen’s dad has attacked Pirelli and the FIA for ‘ruining’ races for different drivers after controversial occasions on the Monaco Grand Prix. He warned Pirelli ‘should guarantee’ their moist climate tyres can higher take care of heavy rain after a quick bathe noticed the race delayed by an hour.

Father Jos additionally hit out on the FIA for throwing crimson flags too rapidly after minor incidents. In qualifying, the session was suspended after minor particles from Yuki Tsunoda’s Alpha Tauri scattered the monitor on Saturday.

Talking on his on-line weblog, Jos Verstappen stated: “I additionally discover it unimaginable to see how little grip the drivers have on the total wets. This isn’t new over the last race however has been happening for a very long time. One thing needs to be performed about it.

“They have to be sure that the tyres can deal with three centimetres of water. We used to have the ability to try this too, again within the competitors days with Bridgestone and Michelin. Additionally, crimson flags come out in a short time as of late. Tsunoda hit the crash barrier together with his left entrance wheel in qualifying and a crimson flag was waved instantly. You’re ruining it for the opposite drivers.”

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Max Verstappen's dad hits out at Pirelli and FIA for 'ruining' races after Monaco GP

Max Verstappen completed third in Monaco to retain his championship lead (Picture: Getty)

The previous Benetton star shouldn’t be the primary to complain in regards to the FIA’s dealing with of the Monaco Grand Prix. A number of crew principals have additionally spoken out after the FIA delayed the race for as much as an hour after a heavy rain bathe moments earlier than the beginning.

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto stated it was ‘not clear’ why the race didn’t start on time and instructed groups ought to ask race administrators for a ‘motive’. Pink Bull Christian Horner additionally hit again on the FIA, claiming the race ought to have been began on time and allowed groups to react to the climate as greatest they may.

He defined: “I believe that wants a little bit of a assessment as a result of it was just a little chaotic, with tyres approaching the grid, off the grid. It is a busy sufficient grid right here, and it is all the time just a little harmful to try to pre-empt the climate.

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Max Verstappen's dad hits out at Pirelli and FIA for 'ruining' races after Monaco GP

The race was delayed after a heavy rain bathe earlier than the beginning (Picture: Getty)

“You’ll be able to argue it each methods. You may say we’d have been higher beginning the race after which reacting to the downpour, and both placing the security automotive out or stopping the race, however I believe it wants a little bit of a assessment after this weekend.”

The FIA’s official rationalization for the moist climate delay was for security issues. Nevertheless, rumours recommend the true motive was right down to an influence reduce moments earlier than the beginning which affected TV services and lights on the beginning gantry.

The FIA stated: “Race Management was monitoring a extreme downpour that was quickly approaching the circuit. Because it arrived throughout the begin process, the SC begin and its related procedures had been applied. This was performed for security causes in consideration of no moist operating this weekend.”


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