Ericsson ignored team orders twice last year ? Nasr | F1 Fanatic Round-up

Posted on Jun 1, 2016

In the round-up: Felipe Nasr claims his Sauber team mate MArcus Ericsson ignored more than one instruction to let him past last year following the row over their collision in Monaco. Links Your daily digest of F1 news, views, features and more from hundreds of sites across the web: Sauber pair at odds over Monaco clash (Autosport) “There was two occasions last year that Marcus was told to swap positions and he didn’t do it.” Daniel Ricciardo feels he ‘should be getting more rewarded’ in F1 results (Sky) “I’m 27 very soon and I don’t even have anything close to a world title and I believe I should have something like that very soon.” Winless run strengthened Lewis Hamilton’s relationship with Mercedes (ESPN) “We needed that win, he needed that win, and we put Nathan on the podium – his number one mechanic – and although I feel for Nico that it wasn’t going well for him it’s just a big relief that we were able to score that win with him after such a terrible streak of bad luck.” Frustrated Kvyat teases future beyond Red Bull fold (Crash) “I want to give everything to this team, but when all of these things start to go wrong you look for a change of the situation.” Raikkonen: Lack of wins skews assessment of Ferrari pace (F1i) “I?m sure we have a lot of a better package than last year, but other teams have improved and we?re not where we want to be.” How Mercedes is responding to the Red Bull threat (Motorsport) “Mercedes continues to make alterations to its front brake duct, utilising its sixth iteration in six races.” Hamilton defends his mechanics after Monaco win (The Times) “(The win in Monaco) will be a boost for my mechanics, who have been nervous all year. It is not easy coming from one side of the garage to the world champion?s car. When you have the champion in the car, you know you need to deliver and because of the issues we had, they probably felt they weren?t delivering.” Rossi Chased a Career in Europe but Is Still Very American (The New York Times) “I knew to drink the milk, but I didn’t know how much to drink. I didn’t know if I was supposed to drink it all at once.” Got a tip for a link to feature in the next F1 Fanatic round-up? Send it in here: On this day in F1 Riccardo Patrese put his Williams on pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix 25 years ago today. These are...

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