Method One will be sure the observe limits chaos of Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix by no means occurs once more, McLaren boss Zak Brown stated on Monday.
The outcomes of the race have been revised 5 hours after the end following a flurry of penalties dealt to just about half the sphere of 20 drivers for going solely past the white strains on the fringe of the asphalt.
McLaren’s Lando Norris was a serious beneficiary, shifting up from fifth to fourth, however Brown stated the scenario at Spielberg’s Purple Bull Ring ought to by no means have occurred.
“We won’t have it once more. We won’t have a race and 5 hours later you’ve got that diploma of change and penalties,” he advised reporters on the staff’s manufacturing facility for the launch of a one-off Google Chrome livery for subsequent weekend’s British Grand Prix.
“It undoubtedly wasn’t very best what occurred yesterday, that is stating the plain (however) it has no long-term affect as a result of I do not assume it’s going to ever occur once more,” added the American a couple of scenario some stated made the game look amateurish.
Race management needed to evaluation greater than 1,200 situations within the 71 lap race the place a automobile was reported to have probably left the observe.
“I’ve by no means seen something like that earlier than so I do not assume that is one thing that’s an ongoing subject at different race circuits,” stated Brown.
“I believe it was particular to that one, so I believe we have to take a look at how do you repair that?”
Brown cited earlier examples the place the game had recognized there was an issue on Friday however finished nothing to resolve it till too late, together with the infamous 2005 U.S. Grand Prix tyre disaster.
That race went forward on the Sunday at Indianapolis with solely six vehicles on Bridgestone tyres after not one of the Michelin-shod runners began.
“I believe the place we have to do higher as a sport is all of us form of thought what occurred on Sunday might occur and but we simply form of watched it occur,” stated Brown.
“What we have to do is be sure it by no means occurs once more and that we do a correct debrief and perceive how we might have prevented it within the first place or dealt with it in a different way.”