Abu Dhabi

Last Race: 23rd Nov Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Felipe Massa
3 Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton: The right decision

2013-03-16 08:43:00

 RSS

Share:

Hamilton: The right decision

Lewis Hamilton has backed the stewards' decision to postpone qualifying, saying it was "dangerous" out on track...

Lewis Hamilton has backed the stewards' decision to postpone qualifying, saying it was "dangerous" out on track.


Saturday's qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix got underway after a 30 minute delay with several drivers having offs, including Hamilton, who damaged his W04's rear wing when he spun after touching a slippery white line.

Hamilton, though, continued lapping and make it through the second segment.

However, with more rain falling in the wake of Q1, the drivers were kept in the pits for a further 50 minutes before a decision was made to run the remaining two segments on Sunday morning.

The Mercedes driver has backed the decision by the Melbourne race stewards.

He told Sky Sports News: "It was definitely the right decision. It was dangerous out there.

"It's not been a great weekend for us so far, but hopefully we can turn it around tomorrow."

Related Links
Qualy postponed until Sunday morning
Saturday's Pics From Melbourne

Good news as Jenson Button leaves the McLaren garage...

Editor's Picks

Introducing Fantasy Racing

Introducing Fantasy Racing

PlanetF1 has launched its own Fantasy Racing game, it's free to enter and you can win some cool prizes...

Ten Stupid Moments

Ten Stupid Moments

We've had our fair share of stupid moments in F1 this year and Andrew Davies has rounded up some of the best (or worst)...

Xmas Shopping F1 Style

Xmas Shopping F1 Style

PlanetF1 has teamed up with Memento Exclusives to offer you the best F1 Christmas shopping - and there's an extra something...

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

PlanetF1 Fantasy League

The season may be underway but you can still enter the PlanetF1 Fantasy League and win prizes on a race-by-race basis...

The Driving Seat And Win

The Driving Seat And Win

Force India have just launched a pretty awesome chair as part of their upcycled F1 range with our friends at Memento Exclusives...