That's where Ferrari went to the garage regulations and tactics for the Chinese GP nelossijan Red bull's Max Verstappenille , Mercedes did a flawless job ahead of the competition the top ranked one and two.
more than 20 laps before the checkered flag to Lewis Hamilton drove ahead of the competition by six seconds difference between the Valtteri Bottakseen . The fourth was Verstappen scored 34. round the tip of the car from the first to the second pit pysähdyksensä. Third was ferrari's Sebastian Vettel did the same trick on lap 35, when he was about seven seconds from the second of Bottaksesta.
Hamilton and bottas the second stop was timed in 36 round. Double stops seemed really unusual and risky, as the duo the difference was only 5.5 seconds in hamilton's favor, and when the pursuers were very close, even a small error would have dropped Bottas to second place.
on the other Hand, one extra lap on the track could have meant that bottas of car tyre wear would be too much, and his lap times deteriorated too much Vetteliin and verstappen was in front.
I Was really worried about. In such a situation, to know he was losing time, but I had to come to a poor start, Bottas described the F1i.'s according to their feelings before the arrest.
I Questioned the garage decision. Can I stop later or not to stop? Tire sustainability, however, involves too great a risk.Want to win
Mercedes double stop managed to really perfectly. Bottaksella passed throughout pit stops 0.5 seconds Hamilton more, on the other hand, the first stop in Bottas had been in Hamilton by 0.4 seconds faster.
I'm Questioning it because if I could have done in a different way than Lewis, it would have been my only chance to win the competition. I know that if we both come in, I'd lewis in the back, unless the race happens to be anything amazing.
I'm glad that all went well. I lost a little time, very little, but the garage did a good job. When you look at the data, I understand why the team wanted to make it so. We ensure for it that we were the first and the second.fair plan
team manager Toto Wolff confirm that the tactics in the background had a clear plan.
Sebastian had been able to get to the previous stop, thanks to Valtteri ahead, that would have been logical to take Valtteri first. If we would have taken Valtteri first, he would have been able to get Lewis ahead. We didn't want to mess up the situation, so we decided to make stops at the same time, Wolff said F1i.'s according to the.
we Know, that our suppliers ' plants in between was just the sort of difference that we would be able to do it. We assure Valtterille, that he would not lose time. It's how the mechanic did it, was really convincing.Valtteri Bottas has three competition after the world cup series in second. Team mate Lewis Hamilton is just six points harsh. AOP