Robert Kubica swipes at Mercedes pair Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton – ‘Easier to complain’

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MERCEDES have pushed for modifications to resolve porpoising points after complaints from Lewis Hamilton and George Russell.

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Robert Kubica has claimed System One groups are moaning about porpoising points as a result of it’s “simpler to push the FIA” for modifications than fixing their automobiles as he takes a swipe at Toto Wolff and Mercedes, one of many greatest groups pushing for modifications. The Alfa Romeo reserve driver says groups ought to as an alternative “put the precedence” on driver security and alter automotive set-ups even when they are going to lose efficiency.

He hit out at groups for sometimes utilizing security as an excuse to realize a “technical benefit” on the grid, with Mercedes the principle group who’ve referred to as for modifications. Chatting with Specific Sport, Kubica was requested if he agreed with Mercedes stance on altering guidelines mid-season to fight porpoising.

He replied: “After all it’s all the time simpler to push FIA and to focus on the difficulty. The difficulty [porpoising] is there, I am not saying the difficulty will not be there.

“I am certain everybody within the paddock matches compromises within the set-up and even the design of going through this situation, making an attempt to resolve the porpoising, by compromising efficiency. If somebody tends to not do that, or tends to disregard it as a result of it’s simpler to complain, attempt to put lots of strain on FIA typically on security.

“After all we do not wish to see drivers with again pains or drivers who battle to see braking factors.

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Robert Kubica swipes at Mercedes pair Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton - 'Easier to complain'

Robert Kubica has hit again at Mercedes push for modifications (Picture: Getty)

“However if so they need to put the precedence on these features and doubtless they’ll handle one thing extra snug inside the set-up of the automotive. Then after all they do not wish to do it as a result of they are going to lose efficiency.”

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff appeared to name for the FIA to do extra on porpoising forward of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as he claimed most drivers now felt it was an actual situation. George Russell additionally predicted one thing would occur to a driver on the grid if nothing was finished concerning the violent bouncing.

The FIA listened and took motion forward of the Canadian Grand Prix, issuing a technical directive with a short-term repair. This can set a metric to measure oscillations to forestall groups working their automobiles unnecessarily low to the bottom.

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Robert Kubica swipes at Mercedes pair Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton - 'Easier to complain'

Lewis Hamilton suffered again pains in Azerbaijan (Picture: Getty)

The modifications are more likely to go in opposition to Mercedes who’ve run their automotive low to the bottom this season to seek out some tempo. Nonetheless, some group bosses have nonetheless referred to as out the modifications with Pink Bull’s Christian Horner indignant over the brand new stance as he prompt guidelines shouldn’t be modified to swimsuit one group.

Kubica appeared to agree, claiming it was not proper for groups to make use of security to their sporting benefit. He instructed Specific Sport: “[Safety] is a powerful side which can’t be ignored. However my feeling can be in System One security is used for acquiring some technical benefits.

“Which is a bit unfair and we should not be doing this.”

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