Steiner says the truth that the stewards said that the FIA was doing a “bad job” on track limits was itself a win.
Haas submitted the right of review request after finding out footage of vehicles at Flip 6 throughout the US GP at Circuit of the Americas, and figuring out that Sergio Perez, Lance Stroll, Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant had all dedicated a number of offences throughout the race.
The crew compiled video and photographic proof which they believed was the new and relevant information that will set off a evaluate.
The US GP stewards deemed otherwise, whereas urging the FIA to discover a higher resolution for observe limits, and particularly Austin’s Flip 6.
“I do not remorse it,” stated Steiner when requested by Autosport in regards to the failed bid. “Clearly we have been aware that it will likely be troublesome to make it stick, however at the very least we tried.
“And what got here out is that the stewards really stated the FIA is doing a foul job. And I believe that is what was achieved.
“We did not get something out of it, however you need to strive, in life you need to battle. You simply cannot say, ‘Oh I do nothing.’”
The stewards additionally famous that Haas ought to have submitted a protest instantly after the US race quite than ready and making a evaluate request, however Steiner didn’t agree with that assertion.
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Guenther Steiner, Staff Principal, Haas F1 Staff
“What they stated is what they [the FIA] ought to have achieved is made positive that that they had a CCTV digicam on Flip 6, so I haven’t got to protest,” he stated. “I imply, let’s go that manner, that’s primary.
“They need to be sure that they have the means in place to verify their very own regulation, not me sitting at residence, or Aston Martin checking what they’re doing. That isn’t the crew’s job.
“And in half an hour, we did not have the time to do to undergo all that stuff, as a result of that’s not our job.
“We aren’t the governing physique, we’re a race crew. We pay anyone to do that job, the FIA.”
He added: “After which once more, a protest prices you some huge cash, a proper of evaluate prices little or no. It is advisable be sensible as properly!
“I imply, it is price it. I believe that is price it for entire of F1, not just for us, as a result of all people agreed with that, however no one did something about it. I believe we’re serving to to develop System 1 guidelines.”
Requested if he felt the crew had obtained a good listening to, Steiner stated: “A good listening to will likely be that they are going to settle for the suitable of evaluate and we may evaluate it correctly.
“They did not need to go there, for apparent causes. And that is it, finish of story.
“However so long as we transfer ahead and get higher for the longer term, that is already a win.”