So, one race into the new season, and Lewis Hamilton and McLaren have been royally screwed by the FIA. Hamilton and McLaren have been stripped of all points from Sunday’s Australian GP.
The statement from the FIA says:-
“The stewards having considered the new elements presented to them from the 2009 Australian formula one grand prix, consider that driver No 1 Lewis Hamilton and the competitor Vodafone McLaren Mercedes acted in a manner Continue reading
I’ve not watched F1 for a while, because the toxic anti-McLaren bias of Mosley and the FIA made it a pain in the butt. That, and Hamilton’s habit of coming unstuck under pressure – and he almost blew it last year!
I was, though, looking forward to a “clean” season this year, with new teams, no aggro, a clutch of young drivers hitting their stride (and the hope of Massa reinforcing his No. 1 position at Ferrari, a sport with too few nice guys at the top), but the diffuser Continue reading
This disgraceful state of affairs just can’t be allowed to continue.
Lewis Hamilton places third in the Singapore Grand Prix. Ferrari, however, were nowhere, having screwed up Massa’s pit-stop, and seen Raikkonen crash out and, you know, nobody at Ferrari/FIA Inc., has found any way at all to penalise McLaren and/or Hamilton for those events.
That’s absolutely deplorable, and it really can’t be allowed to happen again.