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2021 Formula 1 Season

torga

Autocross Champion
Location
Seattle
Car(s)
'11 GTI
Sort of the nature of two elite athletes continuing to play outside of the rules. If they do it again, expect an even stronger penalty.
I bet Verstappen's right-front tire-man is feeling mighty awful right now. If that pitstop had been even half a second faster, we wouldn't have gotten that crash-out. It looked like he only imagined he had tightened the wheel and just put his gun up as a ready sign. Then one of the crew behind him gave him a smack on the shoulder and he quickly realized he hadn't done anything and then tightened the wheel.
 

bentin

Autocross Champion
Location
Austin, TX
Car(s)
2018 GTI SE
I bet Verstappen's right-front tire-man is feeling mighty awful right now. If that pitstop had been even half a second faster, we wouldn't have gotten that crash-out. It looked like he only imagined he had tightened the wheel and just put his gun up as a ready sign. Then one of the crew behind him gave him a smack on the shoulder and he quickly realized he hadn't done anything and then tightened the wheel.
Max would have found another chance to hit Hammy. That’s just Max being Max.
 

torga

Autocross Champion
Location
Seattle
Car(s)
'11 GTI
If Hamilton's pit crew had done a faster stop he'd have come out far ahead of Norris & Max. Both teams pit crews muffed up.
Fair, but a ~4.5s stop is a standard, run-of-the-mill, every-day muff up. But a ~11s stop because your mechanic thought he tightened the wheel nut is a monumental muff up.
 

It's Sam

Go Kart Champion
Location
New York (The cool part)
Car(s)
2017 GTI SE
Fair, but a ~4.5s stop is a standard, run-of-the-mill, every-day muff up. But a ~11s stop because your mechanic thought he tightened the wheel nut is a monumental muff up.

I might be out of the loop still but was Max's pit stop issue partly because of the new sensors the FIA added to pit stops, where you can't release unless all wheels are on properly?
 

torga

Autocross Champion
Location
Seattle
Car(s)
'11 GTI
I might be out of the loop still but was Max's pit stop issue partly because of the new sensors the FIA added to pit stops, where you can't release unless all wheels are on properly?

It might have been. Here's the replay, pay attention to right-front. I originally thought that the wheel gun operator forgot to tighten the wheelnut and was reminded to do his job by a teammate, but the replay does show him tightening the wheelnut.

"2021 Italian Grand Prix: Slow pit stop puts Max Verstappen on the back foot at Monza" (formula1.com)
 
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