Lewis Hamilton’s motor at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix has as soon as all over again been identified as into query by Pink Bull chief Helmut Marko. The Mercedes driver sensationally gained the race inspite of starting off in 10th position owning been specified a penalty for getting a new energy device.
Hamilton was disqualified during qualifying and then went from 20th to fifth all through sprint qualifying.
The 36-calendar year-outdated begun the race in 10th but extremely raced past rival Max Verstappen to earn a Grand Prix for the to start with time in three makes an attempt.
He went on to triumph in Qatar and Saudi Arabia to established up an enthralling winner-takes-all showpiece party in Abu Dhabi, which Verstappen controversially gained to raise his first entire world championship.
Nonetheless, Hamilton’s engine was identified as into concern in Brazil mainly because it appeared a great deal more strong than any of the other five made by Mercedes.
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Marko has labelled Hamilton’s car a ‘miracle weapon’ but steered very clear of suggesting that any guidelines have been damaged.
“It was only remarkable, there are six Mercedes-driven motor vehicles and only Hamilton experienced these a miracle weapon,” he told Formel 1.
“But that is the case and we really do not want to accuse anything at all about it.”
He included: “How Hamilton flew past us was a exceptional predicament [in the season].
“In the close, we had been delighted with what we bought supplied the complete yr from Mercedes.
“It is crystal clear it’s the very same for each ability unit maker.
“Whenever you put in a new motor compared to just one that is large mileage, there is a variance in phrases of electrical power for the reason that of the organic degradation engines are having. That can charge some tenths.
“I see the very same all through the grid. But I really do not see nearly anything amazing or particular there on groups or energy unit brands.”