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At the magnificent Circuit of The Americas
With Formula 1 saying goodbye to Europe after last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Monza and setting sail for the more far flung destinations on the calendar, some within the F1 community are already beginning to think about what will lie ahead as the season enters its final stretch.
Lewis Hamilton has pointed the finger at Pirelli in the wake of last weekend’s Italian grand prix.
In fact, despite his psychological title war with teammate Nico Rosberg, the Mercedes driver says the tyres supplied at Monza would have contributed to the German’s highly controversial ‘mistakes’ that handed him victory last Sunday.
All signs continue to point towards a major change of direction at crisis-struck Ferrari.
Although long-time president Luca di Montezemolo played down the waves of speculation at Monza, his likely successor Sergio Marchionne issued a series of highly critical statements about the 67-year-old on Sunday.
After a run of four podiums in five races, Valtteri Bottas had a less enjoyable Italian grand prix.
The Finn had to settle for fourth, while his teammate Felipe Massa scored his first podium of 2014. The solid team result meant Williams passed Ferrari on the fabled marque’s home soil for third place in the constructors’ world championship.