F1 is at present embarking on its newest triple-header run of races throughout Mexico, Brazil and Qatar, posing vital journey distances for employees concerned in all three occasions.
It emerged on Wednesday that some groups have been nonetheless ready on freight to reach in Brazil, impacting their preparations at Interlagos forward of the Sao Paulo Grand Prix weekend.
Autosport understands that round half the grid remains to be ready for freight to get to Brazil, a few of which won’t arrive till Thursday.
It implies that some mechanics and crew members are set to face working by the evening on Thursday to make sure that all the pieces is prepared in time for the beginning of on-track working on Friday.
F1 confirmed to Autosport on Wednesday that inclement climate brought about the journey delays, however that it’s not anticipated to have a bearing on the race weekend.
“There have been delays in freight departing Mexico on Monday because of the climate circumstances, that means some freight remains to be to reach in Brazil,” mentioned a spokesman from F1.
“We anticipate this to reach tomorrow with no wider influence on the race weekend.”
Mechanics at work within the Mercedes storage
Photograph by: Steve Etherington / Motorsport Images
The freight delays add one other problem to groups forward of the third and remaining grand prix of the season that accommodates a dash race as a part of its scheduling.
Following the format’s debut at Silverstone and subsequent working at Monza, the third dash race of the yr will happen on Saturday at Interlagos.
It implies that as on the earlier two occasions, there’s a wider revision of the race weekend schedule, with the normal qualifying session happening on Friday from 4pm till 5pm. First observe for the Sao Paulo Grand Prix will begin at 12:30pm on the Friday.
Following second observe on Saturday afternoon, the 24-lap dash race will start at four:30pm native time in Brazil (7:30pm GMT) to set the ultimate grid for Sunday’s grand prix.