Mercedes’ drivers have failed to take advantage of seven pole positions this season.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The outcome of this year's drivers world championship may be decided by the capricious nature of Mercedes' clutches unless the team finds a reliable solution to its ongoing poor starts.That was the unwanted scenario in prospect for both title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ahead of a meeting at the team factory at Brackley Tuesday when a series of bad getaways from the grid goes under the technical microscope.Series leader and defending three-time champion Hamilton was the latest to suffer when, after blitzing to pole position with a memorable qualifying lap Saturday, he was bogged down at the start of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix and fell down to sixth.That he eventually finished second behind the triumphant Rosberg was of little consolation as his lead in the championship was trimmed from nine points to two, with seven races remaining.For Rosberg, it was an unexpected gift of victory, taking him to seven wins for the year to Hamilton's sixth.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE