It wasn’t all that long ago that Ferrari had a two disastrous pitstops, one for each driver. And it appears that the Scuderia have made another mistake, giving Felipe Massa the green light to go while the fuel hose was still attached. As Massa dropped the clutch team members were thrown around and the hose was ripped from the machine and dragged down the pitlane, dangling from the Ferrari.
It would appear that no one was seriously hurt, but Massa’s race was obviously hindered, and the ensuing investigation led to a penalty for unsafe release. It seems that Ferrari’s lighting system, although technically brilliant, isn’t working as well as it should. A human error from the pitlane meant the green light was posted too early and Felipe went from first to last. To add to the unsafe release, Adrian Sutil was impeded as he charged down the pitlane behind Felipe. Massa pulled over at the end of the pitlane and the mechanics ran down to clear the hose from the car.
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Thanks to F1Fanatic for finding the video.