• Albon owns up to crash: 'I should have pulled out of it'

    Il y a 1 mois - Par F1i

    Red Bull's Alex Albon says he should have backed off more when he went wide at Bahrain's final corner in FP2 before crashing heavily into the barriers.
    Albon's shunt happened 45 minutes into the evening session when he exited Sakhir's Turn 14 and put a wheel onto the track's AstroTurf. Alas, a massive tank-slapper ensued, sending the hopeless driver into the barrier and severely damaging the right side of his RB16.
    Speaking after the incident, a fortunately unscathed Albon said he was caught out by the sudden lack of grip.
    "It was just one of those things, I should have pulled out of it...
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  • Hamilton still on top in FP2 as Albon suffers massive crash

    Hamilton still on top in FP2 as Albon suffers massive crash

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    Lewis Hamilton remained at the top of the timesheet in FP2 in Bahrain, but the evening session was disrupted by two red flags, the first of which was caused by a massive carsh suffered at the final corner by Red Bull's Alex Albon.
    Hamilton achieved his fastest lap in the closing stages of the session, having previously focused on Pirelli's 2021-spec test tyre.
    Red Bull's Max Verstappen best effort was worth a runner-up spot in the session while Valtteri Bottas was third.
    Albon fortunately walked away unscathed from his crash but the British-Thai racer's RB16 was in a pitiful state.
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