MEXICO CITY — After being disqualified from final weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton is certain a number of drivers escaped the same punishment just because their vehicles weren’t checked by the FIA after the race.
Hamilton completed second on the highway in Austin, Texas, however was disqualified for extreme put on to his automotive’s plank meeting, which is utilized by the FIA to measure experience top legality.
Hamilton mentioned the damage measurement of the rear skid block on his automotive was simply 0.05mm past the permitted 1mm of wear and tear allowed after the race.
As per the FIA’s rules, solely 4 vehicles had been checked for plank meeting put on postrace, with Hamilton’s Mercedes and Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari discovered to be in breach of the rule whereas Max Verstappen’s Purple Bull and Lando Norris’ McLaren had been deemed authorized.
Nevertheless, Hamilton is satisfied that numerous the 16 vehicles that weren’t checked would even have been disqualified if the FIA had carried out the take a look at on all vehicles.
“Firstly I’ve heard from a number of totally different sources that there have been lots of different vehicles that had been additionally unlawful and weren’t examined, in order that they get away with it,” Hamilton mentioned.
“I have been racing right here for 16 years and there is been instances that there is been many different eventualities like