Ferrari is in trouble: The team must defend itself against allegations of fraud in the competition. "I've heard these comments. You are very disappointing," said team boss Mattia Binotto, after the Large price of the USA on Sunday in Austin, Texas: "These comments are completely wrong, they are good for the Sport, and everyone should be a little more careful."
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen had attacked the Scuderia in an Interview with the Dutch TV channel Ziggo after the race and said: "That's what you get to cheat if you have to stop." The 22-Year-old played on the speculation that the Ferrari-engine tricks, and then gasoline was injected, when the fuel flow quantity Sensor is not mass, violates what is against the rules.
According to Ferrari's performance in Texas, asked, said Verstappen at the press conference after the race: "I am surprised by what came out. That explains everything."
The ominous piece of paper
What's he mean by that, wanted seat to know neighboring Valtteri Bottas to Mercedes. "The piece of paper," replied grope verse. And Bottas: "I have not seen." What Verstappen exactly says: On 22. October, the FIA, the international automobile Federation has published a Directive. Verstappen is believed, that the Italians were forced by this, with the Trick to stop. Binotto denied an operation that should have helped the Scuderia to more engine power.
In the paddock, but noticed that Ferrari cars in Texas, in contrast to the preceding weeks were on the Straight slower. "We looked at the data. Your top speed looks quite different than in the last races," said Mercedes head of Motorsport Toto Wolff. What the deck really, he could not say specifically. World champion Lewis Hamilton said: "they were way out of nowhere, suddenly, tons of Power. Whenever you needed more Power, they seemed to have even more. This weekend it was definitely different. Before that, we have lost alone on the Straight seven-tenths."
Binotto wanted to know of the lack of speed is nothing. Before the race in Austin had technically been changed, nothing on the engines. "On Saturday we were close to the Pole Position. Our performance has shown that we continue to fast," said the Italian. Charles Leclerc was unable to compete in Qualifying as the Fifth but with the top, the race he finished Fourth. Vettel retired due to a defect early. (dpa/mro)
Created: 04.11.2019, 09:07 PM