LEWIS HAMILTON complained of affected by again pains after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Mercedes bouncing points worsened.
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Lando Norris has claimed Mercedes might simply get on prime of their bouncing points with a easy repair. The McLaren star has stated the crew might put a “a lot stiffer flooring” on Lewis Hamilton and George Russell’s vehicles in addition to “increase the experience top”.
Nonetheless, Norris burdened the crew “clearly don’t wish to lose efficiency” by making the adjustments. The Briton even claimed groups must be fixing the difficulty themselves after a collection of requires rule adjustments.
Talking to F1 TV’s post-race present, he stated: “It’s what you need to cope with, it is the commerce of attempting to achieve efficiency. We will fairly simply go decrease, achieve efficiency however have extra porpoising.
“However we simply suppose the place we’re at is the correct quantity. I am certain the Mercedes can have a a lot stiffer flooring and lift the experience top and it might be a lot nicer for them.
“However they clearly simply do not wish to lose efficiency. I do not suppose it is something to complain about, it is simply folks have to discover a method of fixing it themselves.”
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Lando Norris has claimed Mercedes could make adjustments to Lewis Hamilton’s automobile (Picture: Getty / F1 TV)
Mercedes have struggled with bouncing on the final two circuits with Hamilton wanting visibly distressed after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. At one stage he appeared to scream in agony that his again was ‘killing’ him over the crew radio.
After the race, the seven-time champion appeared he was struggling to get out of the automobile and later admitted he was biting down on his enamel because of the ache. He added: “I can not specific the ache that you simply expertise, significantly on the straight right here. On the finish you’re simply praying for it to finish.”
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Lewis Hamilton appeared to wrestle with again pains in Baku (Picture: Getty)
Nonetheless, as a substitute of adjusting their design Mercedes look set to push for rule adjustments. George Russell stated the problems had been a “recipe for catastrophe” and stated he didn’t know if it was potential to maintain the issues for the subsequent three years of the laws.
Forward of the race, Toto Wolff appeared to demand talks with the FIA over the scenario as he questioned the laws.
He stated: “I believe that many of the drivers have now come to the conclusion that it’s actually dangerous. The laws will observe for a few years. It’s the second now to say that could be a actual problem and what can we do to elevate all people up.”