Time to get out!
This brings us to the top of at this time. 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 robust 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 quicker than Ferrari, particularly on the straights. But the Reds have now diminished the deficit in a strong means. 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 large issues.”
At the identical time, he’s “having fun with” his return as he strives to turn into “a greater model of myself.” And he succeeded this 12 months. “Last 12 months I carried out at a good degree. It was good, however I used to be not one hundred pc,” he mentioned.
In 2022, it is going to be totally different. He is again to one hundred pc this 12 months and may do issues which can be virtually unimaginable in a automobile. “I really feel like I’m again to that degree now, so I’m happy with this comeback,” Alonso mentioned.
But after all it might be extra enjoyable if he rode in the entrance…
Be like Kimi!
Where we simply talked in regards to the Iceman: he is 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 automobile. An excellent transfer, as the present warmth will be actually harmful for animals.
So: Don’t lock your animals in the automobile 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 possibilities of profitable will definitely be slim. However, with Leclerc you continue to have a second iron in the hearth and he may 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 thus far. By the way in which, 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’s additionally Hungary.
An instance for Russell…
… by the way in which, there could also be pilots for this photograph collection. Like Russell, they as soon as began their Formula 1 careers in backbench groups. All of them later gained competitions – and a few even grew to become world champions (a number of instances) …
Photo gallery: A exceptional profession that started with a struggle in Formula 1
Fernando Alonso (Minardi): The Spaniard entered Formula 1 with the Italian group in 2001. He didn’t rating a single level in 17 races, his finest end result being tenth at Hockenheim. In 2002, he grew to become a check driver for Renault and …
Hamilton: Russell nonetheless has numerous potential
“We labored nice collectively,” reckons the report world champion, wanting again on the primary eleven races together with his new teammate: “George was excellent, he had impact on the working surroundings.”
“Overall, it has been enjoyable working with him and it has been nice to see him succeed,” mentioned Hamilton, who known as Russell “an incredible job.” “And he is nonetheless getting higher and can proceed to take action for a very long time,” Hamilton believes.
This means: in response to the report champion, George Russell has not reached the top of his growth. British opponents see it as a menace…
No rain in sight
We have a totally dry Grand Prix at Le Castellet this weekend. No marvel contemplating the present temperatures in Germany…
Instead, it must be a sizzling battle over the weekend with temperatures in the 30s. There is not any rain. The full climate forecast for the race at Le Castellet will be discovered right here!