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Drivers are allowed to gamble on making a false start in formula one, the FIA’s Charlie Whiting has confirmed.
At Monza, some observers were both amazed and bemused when Lewis Hamilton reacted to the five starting lights to the tune of 0.05 seconds. Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said it is “virtually impossible” that the Mercedes driver legitimately reacted to the lights, as the minimum human reaction time is much longer.
Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.
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.