F1 » 'Dramatic' day for Renault with suspension failure on both cars


Lotus Renault GP team-mates Nick Heidfeld and Vitaly Petrov suffered identical suspension failures in opening practice for the Malaysian GP at Sepang - although with very different results...


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Ben M - Unregistered

April 09, 2011 12:18 AM

I do wonder if D'Ambrosio's failure was related to this - possibly with parts sourced from the same supplier? The Virgin's failure was much scarier as he was halfway past a Hispania on the run down to the last corner when it failed just as he hit the brakes. Could have been a nasty accident - it happened at Spa a few years ago when two cars were side by side on the run to Les Combes, and suspension failure pitched one into the side of the other. Might've been Button and Baumgartner but can't remember.

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