Max Verstappen has strike out at F1’s Aston Martin protection car or truck for becoming way too slow throughout the Australian Grand Prix. Verstappen claimed the auto was “like a turtle” and warned it was developing a protection risk.

He mentioned motorists have been not able to heat up their tyres properly at the rear of while at the rear of the Aston Martin and urged F1 bosses to look into. Two safety autos are in use across the period with every alternating in between different races.

Mercedes released a new 730bhp Mercedes-AMG GT Black Collection design which was used in the initially two races. The Aston Martin was called upon for Australia but only has 528bhp and is all over 5 seconds per lap slower.

Verstappen explained: ‘There’s so tiny grip and also the security car was driving so gradual, it was like a turtle. Unbelievable. To push 140 [km/h] on the again straight, there was not a damaged car or truck, so I do not recognize why we have to push so slowly and gradually. We have to examine.

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Leclerc was just about caught out throughout the basic safety vehicle restart, sliding on the exit of the closing corner with Verstappen able to move together with.

He said: “I was battling massively to put some temperature in them, so I also struggled. To be straightforward, I needed to complain, but then I checked how a great deal the basic safety auto was sliding in the corner and I really don’t imagine there was everything a lot more that he could give so I failed to want to set far too significantly stress.

“For guaranteed with the automobiles that we have now it’s pretty difficult to keep the temperatures in the tyres guiding the safety automobile.” Russell joked there have been no challenges with the Mercedes-AMG security auto which he claimed was substantially more quickly.