- Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc have been each disqualified in Texas on Sunday
- ‘Sources’ have stated many different automobiles have been working illegally, claims Hamilton
- The seven-time world champion needs the game’s governers to keep up equity
Lewis Hamilton has claimed that quite a few different drivers have been working unlawful automobiles on the US Grand Prix final weekend.
Each Hamilton and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc have been disqualified for technical infringements – ground planks that had worn, via bumping on the tough Austin observe, to lower than the 9mm minimal depth.
The findings confirmed up in scrutineering, with the stewards delivering their verdict almost 4 hours after the race had ended with Hamilton a detailed second to Pink Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Simply 4 automobiles have been checked: these of Hamilton, Leclerc, Verstappen and third-placed finisher, McLaren’s Lando Norris, who moved up a slot when his fellow Briton was excluded.
Talking forward of Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix about the one disqualification of his Method One profession, Hamilton stated: ‘I heard from a number of sources that there have been a variety of different automobiles that have been unlawful and so they weren’t examined so that they received away with it.
Lewis Hamilton has reignited row over his disqualification from america Grand Prix
Hamilton (proper) and Charles Leclerc (left) collectively posted a cryptic message on social media this week after their dramatic disqualification from america Grand Prix in Austin
The picture of the pair trying depressing at a press convention in Texas was captioned: ‘Temper’
‘I’ve been racing right here for 16 years and there have been many different eventualities like this the place some individuals have gotten away with it, and a few have been unfortunate and been examined.
‘There must be a greater construction to verify it’s honest and even throughout the board.’
Mail Sport understands that the quartet have been chosen as a result of oscillation information obtainable to the FIA demonstrated they have been those most conspicuously bumping alongside and so liable to submitting their planks.
An FIA insider indicated that restricted assets meant not all of the automobiles’ flooring could possibly be measured in a well timed method.
Hamilton, buoyed by the US-fresh improve to the ground of his Mercedes – of all ironic areas – revealed how he discovered of his destiny final Sunday night, saying: ‘I had simply come out of the press convention and was about to get into the ice tub when Toto (Wolff) got here working down and instructed me.
Hamilton’s automotive failed a post-race plank inspection and his second-place end was nullified
Hamilton (entrance) and Leclerc (again) will look to bounce again in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix
‘It was devastating as a result of it was such an incredible day and an incredible race.
‘I did not discover out absolutely till I used to be residence. I used to be deflated however there have been a variety of positives to take from the day.
‘We have now by no means had that downside in Austin earlier than. It’s as a result of we had a dash race and the automotive was set from Friday morning, which is not proper, particularly on the bumpiest observe.
‘That’s the solely cause there have been failures. A simple repair is that we must always be capable of change the flooring.
‘The (plank illegality) wasn’t the rationale we have been as quick as we have been, and we hope for one more sturdy weekend right here.’