Net penalty for Sainz in France?

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Time to get out!

This brings us to the top of at the moment. We’ll change frames as soon as, after which my colleague Norman Fisher will welcome you over the subsequent couple of days.

We learn one another once more on Friday when the going will get powerful at Le Castellet. Until then, have enjoyable, drink in the warmth, and see you there!


How Ferrari Slowed Red Bull

At the beginning of the season, Red Bull was considerably sooner than Ferrari, particularly on the straights. But the Reds have now decreased the deficit in a strong manner. But how precisely did the Italians do it?

Our technical specialists clarify it right here!


Alonso: I’m “very proud” to be again.

Earlier we briefly talked about that the Spaniard nonetheless believes he’s quick sufficient for Formula 1. In this regard, he revealed: “I miss profitable and the sensation of preventing for podiums and massive issues.”

At the identical time, he’s “having fun with” his comeback as he strives to turn into “a greater model of myself.” And he succeeded this yr. “Last yr I carried out at a good degree. It was good, however I used to be not 100%,” he stated.

In 2022, it will likely be completely different. He is again to 100% this yr and may do issues which are virtually not possible in a automotive. “I really feel like I’m again to that degree now, so I’m happy with this comeback,” Alonso stated.

But after all it will be extra enjoyable if he rode in the entrance…


Be like Kimi!

Where we simply talked in regards to the Iceman: he’s having fun with his household life after retiring from Formula 1 and is presently celebrated on social media for his love of animals.

In the video, Raikkonen will be seen giving water to a canine trapped in a automotive. A fantastic transfer, as the present warmth will be actually harmful for animals.

So: Don’t lock your animals in the automotive and be like Kimi!


Did Ferrari make it three wins in a row?

If Sainz does certainly obtain a grid penalty at Le Castellet, his probabilities of profitable will definitely be slim. However, with Leclerc you continue to have a second iron in the fireplace and he might guarantee Ferrari wins three races in a row for the primary time since 2019!

The Scuderia then beat Leclerc at Spa and Monza, then Sebastian Vettel at Singapore, the German’s final Formula 1 victory up to now. By the best way, the final time Ferrari was extra profitable was in 2008!

At the time, Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa made it 4 consecutive victories for Ferrari. To set that mark, the Scuderia wanted to win each races earlier than the summer season break. So, subsequent to France, there may be additionally Hungary.

Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Scuderia Ferrari F1 ~Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) ~

12:43 p.m

An instance for Russell…

… by the best way, there could also be pilots for this picture collection. Like Russell, they as soon as began their Formula 1 careers in backbench groups. All of them later received competitions – and a few even grew to become world champions (a number of instances) …

Photo gallery: A exceptional profession that started with a combat in Formula 1

12:27 p.m

Hamilton: Russell nonetheless has a variety of potential

“We labored nice collectively,” reckons the report world champion, trying again on the primary eleven races together with his new teammate: “George was excellent, he had a superb impact on the working setting.”

“Overall, it has been enjoyable working with him and it has been nice to see him succeed,” stated Hamilton, who referred to as Russell “a fantastic job.” “And he is nonetheless getting higher and can proceed to take action for a very long time,” Hamilton believes.

This means: in keeping with the report champion, George Russell has not reached the top of his improvement. British opponents see it as a risk…

12:06 p.m

No rain in sight

We have a very dry Grand Prix at Le Castellet this weekend. No surprise contemplating the present temperatures in Germany…

Instead, it needs to be a sizzling battle over the weekend with temperatures in the 30s. There isn’t any rain. The full climate forecast for the race at Le Castellet will be discovered right here!


Tsunoda: Working with psychologists takes time

Helmut Marko lately revealed that Red Bull has employed “one psychologist” for Yuki Tsunoda. Now the Japanese himself introduced that he labored with a psychologist whereas in Formula 2.

“I actually loved working with him and he was one of many causes I bought into Formula 1,” says Tsunoda, who’s now working with a brand new psychologist for a number of races.

However, he nonetheless wants “a while” to inform whether or not his work will bear fruit this time. “I do know I would like to enhance,” admits Tsunoda, who has been affected by accidents currently.

We’re retaining our fingers crossed that he retains his issues underneath management!


Will Ferrari Sainz name once more quickly?

At least that is what pundit Martin Brundle may think, explaining to Sky that Ferrari is near stopping its two drivers from preventing one another. The again is Carlos Sainz’s deficit in the World Cup.

“He is aware of it,” reckons Brundle, as Sainz is already 75 factors behind world championship chief Max Verstappen. That equates to 3 full race wins. And his colleague Charles Leclerc is “solely” 38 factors behind the world champion.

The current absence from Spielberg has been “extraordinarily painful” for Sainz in regards to the World Cup. Because it might imply Ferrari might quickly hand over Leclerc as their sole World Championship contender.

Currently, Ferrari is emphasizing equal alternatives for each drivers. But eventually the Scuderia must decide. At the second, Sainz has no argument on his facet…


Williams: Finally an replace for each drivers

Only Alexander Albon’s new components had been accessible at Silverstone and Spielberg. Now, Dave Robson reveals, “We’re now at a degree the place each automobiles can go together with the upgrades.” Meaning: Nicolas Latifi lastly will get some new components at Le Castelle.

“Although the climate at Silverstone and the dash format in Austria will not be perfect for testing, we now have sufficient encouraging suggestions to be assured. [mit dem Update] took a step ahead,” stated Robson.

Latifi himself explains that the replace has seen “constructive indicators” in Albon’s automotive. “Hopefully it’s going to give us that additional little bit of momentum that we have been lacking,” stated Latifi, who is keen to proceed preventing in the sphere.

Of course, one factor is evident: the Canadian not has an excuse to complete behind Albon. Because now each Williams drivers are on the highway with the identical materials.


Delete Virtual Security Vehicle?

At least ex-champion Jacques Villeneuve isn’t any good friend of VSC. In reality, it needs to be “fairer” than an actual security automotive, as a result of the gap is barely frozen and never fully eradicated.

Despite this, Villeneuve writes in his column that Spielberg needs a real security automotive in the race after Carlos Sainz’s retirement. “I do not see stability this yr both,” he explains.

“I believe you must all the time use the protection automotive in a race. It’s secure anyway,” he explains. Abolishing the VSC isn’t presently on Formula 1’s agenda.

10:16 a.m

Haas: Steiner desires of the rostrum

“I’d say it was a fantastic weekend,” says the Haas group boss fortunately after the Austrian GP, ​​explaining: “If you do not win every part, there’s all the time room to enhance the race. But nobody all the time wins!”

“It was an excellent weekend and we did every part as potential, there have been no actual errors,” he says with satisfaction and explains: “One day – quickly – we hope to succeed in the rostrum.”

Haas has by no means achieved such a consequence in the historical past of a Formula 1 group. But additionally it is clear that you simply want assist for this. Because often prime groups Schumacher and Okay. too far for


Happy Birthday to You!

We do not wish to congratulate any driver at the moment – we wish to congratulate the Halo system! Exactly 5 years in the past at the moment, the FIA ​​introduced its intention to introduce a halo for the 2018 season. At that point, by the best way, in opposition to the desire of the groups.

Halo has received over many critics over the previous 5 years. Just lately when Guanyu Zhou had a critical accident at Silverstone. You can learn our Halo launch information right here!

Photo Gallery: Guanyu Zhou’s deadly rollover crash at Silverstone 2022


Alonso: I’m nonetheless quick!

In just a few days, the Spaniard will have fun his forty first birthday. And the top of his profession isn’t but in sight, so some accuse him of taking a spot away from younger drivers in Formula 1. “I see it otherwise,” Alonso instructed NOS.

“In motorsport, every part revolves across the stopwatch. The important query is: are you continue to quick sufficient?” Alonso explains: “If you’re gradual and carry out poorly, you’re blocking the best way for new expertise.”

But it’s not so. “I’m nonetheless quick. Other drivers who’re closing the door to get new blood,” Alonso famous. There is little question that the two-time world champion’s self-confidence won’t lower!

Alonso has but to signal a brand new contract till 2023. Alpine Cabin solves it with Oscar Piastri.

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