Clean follows the Formula 1 field in the previous sessions of the Grand Prix weekend 2017 in Austria. The Swiss were clearly behind all the midfielder teams in the two Free Trainings on Friday.
The lack of pace is not the only concern of the team, The German (19) and his Swedish teammate Marcus Ericsson (20) were in the respective 90-minute sessions without any chance. The German (19) and his Swedish teammate Marcus Ericsson (20) were in the respective 90-minute sessions. The delay in the final account of Friday: almost 1,2 seconds. Not to the top, but to square 18!” It wasn’t a good day. On the contrary, it was really disappointing,”says team manager Beat Zehnder after the training, clarified the text.
“There is nothing going on on these tires at all”
“There was a problem at first with the suspension on Marcus’car, later there were concerns with the energy management and the tires never really came into the window”, the Swiss only mentions three of the numerous construction sites. In a radio speech by Wehrlein, the whole dilemma became clear during the second Free Training. The car is absolutely unbelievable. At least nothing works on these tires at all,”complained the Mercedes-Zeppelin, who had driven on soft tires at the beginning.
Team colleague Ericsson consistently explored botany in Styria. Ride in curve 6, spin in the first corner, ride in curve 4, ride in curve 9, slasher in curve 3- finally the floor at his car was over. Sweden’s numerous departures reflect the lack of predictability of cleanliness. Again and again there was a sudden outburst of the rear. The pilots can’t seem to feel the limit.