Ten lessons from the Malaysian GP
What Lewis really said, and how to pronounce ‘Kyvat’: what we learned in Sepang
Posted: 31 Mar 2014
5. Pits-to-car radio can be used not only to inform, but to motivate drivers. It was a little short-sighted, then, to use exactly that same instruction Felipe Masssa heard back in July 2010 to allow Bottas past. Small wonder Massa just ignored it.
Interestingly, Bottas never looked like going past once the command had been issued, suggesting what Massa needed to hear were some motivating words. How long before the team gets Rob Smedley back on the air we wonder.