Magnussen involved about Haas’s reliability after Baku DNF, as Schumacher says ‘tempo was simply not there’

Haas suffered a fourth straight race with out factors on Sunday – with Kevin Magnussen pressured to retire from the race and Mick Schumacher settling for 14th – with each drivers left to replicate on a disappointing Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Magnussen began the race in P11 and appeared in a first-rate spot to vacuum up some factors. However having run as excessive as P10, on Lap 31 the Dane was pressured to drag up after showing to lose energy – his second consecutive DNF and fourth-straight point-less race.

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“We had been able to attain factors in Monaco, then had an influence unit situation,” mentioned Magnussen. “Immediately once more we had been able to attain factors. So, I’m not likely fearful about efficiency, I’m simply extra fearful in regards to the reliability. We have simply received to remain at it, preserve optimistic and it’ll go our approach in the end.

“I don’t know what occurred. I misplaced energy, that’s what I do know, however I don’t know precisely what broke, so I gave up. So sure, unlucky, onto the subsequent one.”

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Schumacher, alternatively, began the race in twentieth, and was unable to make progress via to the highest 10, having hoped for a Security Automotive-riddled race. He conceded that the dearth of operating in FP1, because of a water leak, plus a sequence of yellow flags in qualifying, hampered his Sunday.

“We clearly weren’t [able to make progress on Sunday]. It’s one thing that we now have to take a look at,” mentioned Schumacher. “I believe we didn’t have one Security Automotive, no pink flag both. I believe I used to be betting on three Security Automobiles and one pink flag at the very least! But it surely didn’t occur, so clearly we did our most and the tempo was simply not there.

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“I believe from Saturday onwards we had been a bit smoother. However clearly on a monitor like this, it’s the Friday that issues. And I believe we wish FP2 to search out the proper set-up for qualifying. It’s not that straightforward, and I believe that’s what sort of made all the pieces a bit tougher.

“After which clearly the entire qualifying incidents that we had weren’t mega both, so it’s form of what it’s. Simply received to look forward to attempt to do higher.”

Mick Schumacher: ‘Tempo was simply not there’ after P14 end in Baku

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