Lewis Hamilton advised to ‘stay at home’ forward of Canadian Grand Prix after moaning about automotive | F1 | Sport

Lewis Hamilton is amongst drivers who’ve been advised to “stay at home” by way of Franz Tost after complaining about porpoising problems. The AlphaTauri boss claimed drivers will have to watch races on TV if riding an F1 automotive was once “too difficult for them”.

Speaking within the group predominant press convention, Tost mentioned: “These are Formula 1 cars. This is not a Rolls-Royce, and drivers should be aware about this. If the cars are too stiff or it’s too difficult for them, maybe they should stay at home in the living room, sitting in the chair, and then they can do the races in TV or where, I don’t know.”

His feedback come after Hamilton has persevered to lift lawsuits over again pains he suffered on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. George Russell and Daniel Ricciardo are a number of the different drivers to have raised considerations over the bouncing they skilled in Baku.

Tost’s personal driving force, Pierre Gasly, has additionally admitted to taking painkillers because of the problems. However, the AlphaTauri boss has claimed drivers will have to be accountable for their very own pains by way of doing extra coaching forward of races.

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He believes struggling throughout the automotive was once “nothing new” and advised additional paintings on neck muscle power would lend a hand. He defined: “On one hand, I can understand it’s not so easy for them. On the other hand, this is a Formula 1 car.

“I remember back when the ‘wing cars’ were out there, there was a driver coming to me on Sunday evening and says ‘tomorrow I have to go to the dentist because I lose my fillings in the bend because the cars are so hard to drive’. It’s nothing new. First of all, the drivers must do more training for the neck muscles and for the gluteus maximus, then this helps for sure.”

The FIA has taken steps to scale back the problem by way of issuing a brand new technical directive forward of the Canadian Grand Prix. The directive warns the FIA will measure a suitable fee of oscillations to make sure groups can not run their automobiles too low to the bottom.

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They have additionally promised to talk to groups to take a look at medium-term answers to the problems. Hamilton sponsored the FIA’s way on Friday, however Tost perceived to query the effectiveness of the brand new pointers

He mentioned: “How much this can be controlled, I don’t know yet. But at Scuderia AlphaTauri we support the FIA, we will give them the data and then we will see what could be the result.”

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