The United States Grand Prix hasn’t even started yet and Lance Stroll is already under investigation. He missed the pit lane.
Aston Martin is having its toughest weekend of all time so far. In Friday’s qualifying, the session that decided the opening grid for this Sunday, neither car made it out of Q1. Fernando Alonso finished seventeenth and Stroll nineteenth. During Saturday’s sprint shootout, the green cars advanced to SQ2 before enjoying a colorless sprint. Alonso dropped one place to finish thirteenth. Stroll was out of the race points and due to braking problems, did not reach the finish.
Also interesting: the parts were changed by Verstappen before the United States GP.
Start from the pit lane
The team of Lawrence Stroll and Mike Krag have decided to make changes to the setup of both cars for Sunday’s race at Circuit of the Americas. This violates Article 40.9 of the Sporting Regulations, so Alonso and Stroll will start the Grand Prix of Texas from the pit lane. The two-time world champion has gone back to a Qatar-spec car. The Canadian is already under investigation by the stewards. Strolled after being called Looking cloth I mean not on the pit lane, but he drove on the grid, and if you start from the pit lane, that’s definitely not the intention. The Aston Martin crew had to push its AMR23 through a hole in the wall. Strollers must report to Race Management after the race.
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