Walter Potass says he is not surprised to see his sixth place in the United States. The Mercedes driver was unable to advance from ninth place, mainly because he was able to see many faster pioneers in front of him. He is also angry that the multi-stage fines he had to take over the past weekend have been over due to Mercedes’ trials.
‘It was more or less what I expected. I know it will be difficult today, “said Potos Sky Sports F1. Finn qualified in fourth place, but installed his sixth internal combustion engine in the United States. It sentenced him to a five-place stage penalty, after which his starting position shifted to ninth.
With such grid punishment you can see cars coming slowly, but not so slowly. That is why it is almost impossible to overtake. Anyway, I did what I could, “he continues. For the Mercedes W12 in Potassium’s hands, for example, the difference in speed between Alfadoris, Ferraris and McLarens was so small that Potass did not get above sixth place.
Potas was annoyed by the multi-stage fines
Potas had a series of grid penalties that didn’t make him very happy. “I’ve already been sent back for the third time in four races, so I hope it’s over now.” Mercedes is using its second driver to introduce modified ICEs in an effort to find out where the fidelity problems experienced by its engines come from.
Sixth place for Potassium in the United States, where Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez once again took the double stage for the Red Bull race. Mercedes slipped a bit in the builders ’championship, but was able to make little potas about it:‘ The car was fine, especially in the clean air. The structure was also good. ‘Despite that, he slowly failed to pass the vehicles ahead.
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