Hamilton does not start very well for the GP of China, because before you compete, you already know that you will have to change the gearbox of his car. This means that you will have a penalty of 5 positions with respect to the position achieved in the classification of the sabbath, therefore, even if the pole will not serve him for the battle he has against his team-mate to get the world of this 2016.
The gearbox that Lewis Hamilton used in the GP of Bahrain was damaged, that is why we have to change it for this weekend. So has announced the team Mercedes, who gave an account of the damage to inspect it physically after the last race. What they found was not too promising and they have taken the decision to replace it to avoid greater evils. Further allege that Shanghai is the best of the next four circuits to do this replacement and not penalize more.
As confirmed from Mercedes do not have a very clear with the box of old change, since that could go 600 miles or just 100, but prefer not to risk. But in China and with the Mercedes engine, they say the own the equipment in its release by the official Twitter of the march German, which the british will be able to hit with his hammer, since the circuit gives many opportunities for overtaking.
What is certain is that Nico Rosberg has already won 5 GPs in a row if you chain the last of the last season of Formula 1 and also the two that we have been in this, leaving Lewis Hamilton back in the new world, which added to these problems does not help. Rosberg has it well to win this year’s championship if he continues performing and taking advantage of these problems to his team-mate, as many appear to have dropped already to Ferrari for the struggle for the world…