In the first free practice has been given the starting signal for the US Grand Prix 2014 at the Circuit of the Americas. In this weekend and as seen on opening day Friday, and Marussia and Caterham have been present but events have not been immune to mechanical shocks and problems going up and down by adjusting the cars on different teams.
US Grand Prix 2014: Free Practice Results
In the first round, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg led the session without leaving any option to its competitors to present himself as an alternative to them and it appears that will not be clear. Only Jenson Button, deploying the full power of the engine Mercedes has approached the two Silver Arrows but the other riders have been kept well away from the front trio US Grand Prix 2014.
Lotus, who have tried a new front wing, like Mercedes and Ferrari with that characteristic “slide” at the end of the nose on the car Romain Grosjean. But soon they were able to test the car with the French after delamination has suffered one of its Pirelli tires and then a puncture on a dark day for Grosjean and Lotus.
US Grand Prix 2014 – Red Bull also got rid of the problems. In fact both the car and the Ricciardo Vettel have had problems. In the case of German, the nth broken gearbox season has hampered a normal session, while Australia has struggled in its LRA, losing the power of the electric motor only finishing ahead of last-placed Romain Grosjean.
Finally US Grand Prix 2014, in this first practice, teams have been able to experience the virtual car security, a measure that may be implanted in the forces that slow the cars because of what happened to Jules Bianchi at the last Grand Prix Japan. The Today has also been a new opportunity for Max Verstappen to jump on the Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne and accumulate more mileage before its debut next year in Formula 1.
In the second session disputed by the evening there had been problems in the 18 cars that took part but Mercedes has shown its potential, leaving the third place more than a second, was Fernando Alonso with the soft tires has shown really good performance. However, with full tanks, leaving aside all powerful Mercedes, Felipe Massa with Williams shown really fast, getting to shoot faster than the competition and a half seconds.
Again, as was the case in Sochi, McLaren have proven to be the surprise team to be reckoned with good times and eager to give chase to Ferrari, who are at your fingertips with three races to be lower the curtain on the US Grand Prix 2014 season.