Net penalty for Sainz in France?

The time is 14:00

Time to get out!

This brings us to the tip of immediately. We’re going to do a one-shot alternate, 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!


13:51

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 diminished the deficit in a strong means. But how precisely did the Italians do it?

Our technical specialists clarify it right here!


13:37

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 successful and the sensation of combating for podiums and large issues.”

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

In 2022, it is going to be totally different. He is again to one hundred pc this yr and may do issues which are virtually unattainable in a automobile. “I really feel like I’m again to that stage now, so I’m pleased with this comeback,” Alonso stated.

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


13:14

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 at the moment 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 awesome transfer, as the present warmth will be actually harmful for animals.

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


13:02

Did Ferrari make it three wins in a row?

If Sainz does certainly obtain a grid penalty at Le Castellet, his possibilities of successful will definitely be slim. However, with Leclerc you continue to have a second iron in the fireplace 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 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’s 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 gained competitions – and a few even turned world champions (a number of occasions) …


Photo gallery: A outstanding profession that started with a struggle in Formula 1


12:27 p.m

Hamilton: Russell nonetheless has plenty of potential

“We labored nice collectively,” reckons the file world champion, wanting again on the primary eleven races along with his new teammate: “George was excellent, he had a superb impact on the working surroundings.”

“Overall, it has been enjoyable working with him and it has been nice to see him succeed,” stated Hamilton, who referred to as Russell “an important 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 file champion, George Russell has not reached the tip 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 marvel contemplating the present temperatures in Germany…

Instead, it needs to be a scorching 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!


11:53

Tsunoda: Working with psychologists takes time

Helmut Marko just 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 received 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 suffering from accidents these days.

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


11:15

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 combating 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 a few 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 may imply Ferrari may quickly hand over Leclerc as their sole World Championship contender.

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



10:53

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 vehicles 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 are usually not ultimate for testing, we have now sufficient encouraging suggestions to be assured. [mit dem Update] took a step ahead,” stated Robson.

Latifi himself explains that the replace has seen “optimistic indicators” in Albon’s automobile. “Hopefully it’ll give us that further little bit of momentum that we have been lacking,” stated Latifi, who is keen to proceed combating in the sphere.

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


10:34

Delete Virtual Security Vehicle?

At least ex-champion Jacques Villeneuve is not any good friend of VSC. In truth, it needs to be “fairer” than an actual security automobile, as a result of the space is simply frozen and never fully eradicated.

Despite this, Villeneuve writes in his Formula1.nl column that Spielberg needs a real security automobile in the race after Carlos Sainz’s retirement. “I do not see stability this yr both,” he explains.

“I feel it is best to all the time use the protection automobile in a race. It’s secure anyway,” he explains. Abolishing the VSC shouldn’t be at the moment on Formula 1’s agenda.


10:16 a.m

Haas: Steiner desires of the rostrum

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

“It was an excellent weekend and we did all the things as doable, 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 outcome in the historical past of a Formula 1 staff. But additionally it is clear that you simply want help for this. Because normally prime groups Schumacher and Ok. too far for


09:56

Happy Birthday to You!

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

Halo has gained over many critics over the previous 5 years. Just just lately when Guanyu Zhou had a severe accident at Silverstone. You can learn our Halo launch protection from the time right here!


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


09:39

Alonso: I’m nonetheless quick!

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

“In motorsport, all the things 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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