In a nutshell: Lewis Hamilton is assured that System 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is not going to minimize traditional circuits from this system to make room for extra new races.
Hamilton: “I’ll at all times favor previous elements”
The addition of latest races, akin to final yr’s Miami Grand Prix and the upcoming Las Vegas Grand Prix, put among the well-established occasions underneath stress. Nevertheless, Hamilton believes F1 has largely achieved the steadiness between previous and new circuits.
“Personally, I like the way in which it is going,” he informed the media, together with RaceFans. “I really like the change we’re seeing. It is thrilling to return to totally different elements of the world and to totally different tracks.
“We have been to all the opposite continents, I hope we’ll be going to Africa quickly, and this shall be an awesome expertise for your entire circus to expertise the tradition there. From an engineer’s and a driver’s perspective it is a problem, go to those new locations.”
The seven-time world champion says he nonetheless has a delicate spot for former circuits and expects these in cost to incorporate them within the programme.
“In fact I really like all of the previous circuits and I’ll at all times favor the previous circuits. Perhaps 20 years, 30 years from now some youngsters will see it. [Miami] as a historic interval however that is new for us. However all of the previous classics like Hungary and Silverstone and Zandvoort circuit and Monza will at all times be particular.
“I feel it is essential that we proceed to have them in System 1’s DNA. So far as I do know, Stefano isn’t planning to eliminate these species.” It is good to have a steadiness between the 2.”
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Pourchaire took a flip earlier within the day, inflicting the primary of three pink flags. Ralph Boschung and Ayumu Iwasa induced the opposite two, whereas rain prevented drivers from enhancing their afternoon time.
USF2000 triple escape harm whereas launching automobile
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