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Re: Japan Super Sunday
Posted by: clifftribe
Date: 13/10/2019 17:36
Just forgetting about the Kubica comments, I was wondering why they didn't give him the new front wing for the race to gain more data,unless that has been captured already to their liking. I say that as Kubica was a safer bet starting from the pit lane. But what I would have done to be safe was run him with the new front wing for say 15 to 30 laps and then change over to the older spec.

"As always, we discuss the most effective strategy ahead of each race weekend but make adjustments where necessary," said a team statement issued to

"Our new front wing was always intended as a test item for this event, with a view to running in a race at a future date.

"With the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis forcing the cancellation of all running on Saturday, combined with the inclement wind conditions today, the team made the decision not to risk running the new front wing today and potentially suffering damage before we had conducted further testing in Mexico.

"Given the incidents in qualifying, this proved to be the correct decision."

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