First you say Hamilton was the FIRST time at such a debrief wich is BS
Now you write you are sure it was not his first, you should once decide what you write, and not just turn it around anytime .
This is not about technical secrets, or data, it's just about how a driver brakes, drives, takes corners etc, wich each driver does different. Little changes at the tyre pressure, etc. nothing top secret, but personal things each driver works out with his team.
Read the article Jock Clear wrote recently there he describes a little bit how the diff. driver teams try to get little advantages over the other side. There is nothing aboout holding back data, it's just normal competiotion, like it's everywhere in every team, where the tem mates race against each other.
do you think Buttons engineers gave Hamiltons side the data at spa about the new wing?
Do you think they share any little bit of info?
Your assumption about Hamilton abnd his fans is your view wich has neither something to do with him or his fans.
We all know Lewis has been to a post race debrief. That is part of the course.
However do we know if he gets invited to every technical one?
Do you think he goes to every meeting between Race engineers and designers? Is he there everytime the boffins sit down to analyse data?
If he was that would mean he would need to be at the factory practically full time. which we know isn't the case. We only have Lewis' word on it that this wasn't normal because he walked in on it and it surprised him. For all we know, because we are not party to all of McLarens inner workings. That this was a bog standard meeting he isn't normally a part off. The team doesn't revolve around Lewis or any other driver. They are not part of every meeting. Like any business there are loads of meetings others aren't invited too. In this when a driver was talking to other teams do you think they would invite him to tech meetings?
In this day and age of Telemetry and everything computer logged. How does a driver and His RE keep anything secret. Everytime a switch is turned in the McLaren it's logged. Every change made to the car is logged. Every time a diff setting is adjusted it's logged. Something like 500 parameters are logged.
As for Spa and handing over every bit of data. Can you tell me how they are supposed to hold info back from the team? How do they hide a setting change or telemetry?
Even with drivers in the past that had it in their contracts that set ups wouldn't be shared, the teams still had all that data. Withholding info from the team would be shooting themselves in the foot. How are the designers meant to improve the car if he isn't giving all the feedback? If they are somehow giving false data that is then giving the designers false info on which to build on. How would that help anyone? Would that not actually hinder himself. They would be building stuff based on false info, making them go in the wrong direction. If say Lewis secret was an extra 2deg of toe in. If the RE doesn't note that down then they would be giving false info to the Designers sending them down the wrong path.
And I haven't made any assumptions about Hamilton and his fans. I have merely pointed out that if you took what his fans say as gospel it makes Lewis look very stupid.
Why do write than it was LH first tech debriefing , when youself write now it was not
You are contradicting yourself!
You think every bit of the conversation between a race engineer a driver and his team is logged?
If a driver decides to drive the outlap slower of faster than before ( wich makes a huge difference) or brake sooner or later at corner xy, tries a new entry at turn X, but a different at turn Y?
They can see it afterwards if they analyse the data, but, there is no need to write it down what a driver speaks in private with his engineer.
If the team does not analyse the data, the driver & the enginer won't trumpet it around
IMo this is meant with the little secrets The data is there for analysing , but the driver won't tell
it to the other side of the greage .If they don#t think its neccessarry to look at it, fail to search for it their problem.
There have been some FP3s this year, where Hamilton was not too happy with the car or his lap times,and JB was faster than him at the FPs, but hHamilton said, he knows what changes must be made overnight at the car ,for qualy, and he is confident they pay off than
And afterwards he got pole.