Max Verstappen, Lance Stroll’s Azerbaijan GP tyre failures: Pirelli say preliminary investigations level to clutter


Full investigation into Crimson Bull and Aston Martin tyre blowouts to comply with this coming week, say Pirelli; “First investigations counsel particles as a result of the rear-left is just not essentially the most careworn tyre on this circuit”

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Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin picks up a puncture and crashes at excessive velocity on the start-finish straight throughout the Azerbaijan GP

Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin picks up a puncture and crashes at excessive velocity on the start-finish straight throughout the Azerbaijan GP

Pirelli boss Mario Isola says preliminary investigations by F1’s tyre provider counsel particles might have brought about the tyre failures on Max Verstappen’s and Lance Stroll’s vehicles that despatched each drivers crashing out of the Azerbaijan GP.

However Isola says a full evaluation of the failed tyres will happen at their base in Italy within the coming week earlier than they know for certain what occurred.

He additionally revealed that that they had found a reduce on Lewis Hamilton’s tyres.

Talking to Sky Germany after the Baku race, Isola mentioned: “It is a bit early to grasp what occurred to the tyres. We’re ready for the tyres again to the becoming space to analyse them, however we in all probability have to air freight them to Milan [Pirelli’s HQ] for an entire evaluation.

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Talking to Sky Germany, Pirelli boss Mario Isola offers an preliminary evaluation of the potential reason for the high-speed punctures for Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll in Baku

Talking to Sky Germany, Pirelli boss Mario Isola offers an preliminary evaluation of the potential reason for the high-speed punctures for Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll in Baku

“First investigations counsel particles as a result of the rear-left is just not essentially the most careworn tyre on this circuit. It is the rear-right; if we speak about put on it is the front-right.

“So it is ready that does not counsel something particular on tyres.

“The opposite level is that we discovered one other reduce on a rear-left tyre from one other automobile that fortunately did not reduce the development. It was a rear-left from Lewis, that was clearly a reduce from particles.

“The opposite level is that clearly each failures occurred kind of in the identical a part of the circuit. Max was a number of hundred metres after the crash of Lance. Possibly there was some particles, however I do not need to say ‘it was particles’ as a result of to begin with we have to analyse the tyre.

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Max Verstappen’s Crimson Bull suffers tyre failure inflicting him to crash out whereas main the Azerbaijan GP with only some laps left

Max Verstappen’s Crimson Bull suffers tyre failure inflicting him to crash out whereas main the Azerbaijan GP with only some laps left

“I am accumulating data, we’re ready for telemetry information from the groups. It was sudden, that was clear, however when you have a giant reduce on the tyre it’s sudden.”

Nevertheless, he mentioned evaluation of different units of exhausting tyres that accomplished lengthy stint lengths confirmed there weren’t widespread issues with that compound.

“When one thing like that occurs, we have to acquire data to grasp what occurred,” he added.

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Max Verstappen says that he had no warning after his tyre blew out throughout the Azerbaijan GP

Max Verstappen says that he had no warning after his tyre blew out throughout the Azerbaijan GP

“What I can let you know is that we now have a number of units of exhausting tyres with greater than 30 laps [completed on] and we’re checking within the becoming space and we did not discover any situation.

“It is not one thing that I can let you know all of the tyres had potential points; no, completely, it isn’t like that. So we now have two tyres rear-left, identical place, identical level within the circuit, that failed. We have to perceive why.”

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