On the Sahir Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel was as soon as once more on the wheel adjustments, spending 4.5 and 6.5 seconds together with his mechanics, respectively. By Ferrari’s requirements, wheel adjustments longer than 3.5 seconds are thought of spoiled, with greater than twenty % of the crew’s wheel adjustments this 12 months being longer.
Vettel has already hinted after the Sahir Grand Prix that there could also be a elementary downside with Ferrari’s building. “I’m sorry guys, it’s arduous sufficient for them too. Our automobile is solely weak within the discipline of boxing stands, ”Vettel stated on the time.
It was clear to many who there could be some technical motive within the background, and Ferrari responded to Vettel’s assertion. The issue is with the wheel nut.
“The thread isn’t sturdy sufficient, which is why the mom can launch it greater than as soon as. It’s a reliability situation, we’re working arduous to repair it for subsequent 12 months, ”stated Diego Ioverni, senior engineer in control of working the automobile.
Vettel could appear shocking primarily based on his many spoiled stands, however Ferrari stated the common length of the crew’s wheel adjustments was 2.73 seconds this season.
In keeping with an Italian newspaper, the crew boss won’t be there on the finish of the season. Mattia Binotto was not feeling effectively (no suspicion of a coronavirus an infection), so she determined to journey residence to Italy. Binotto will solely be watching Vettel’s ferraris farewell race from a distance.