Mercedes was afraid to stop the start of Spielberg!

8:17 a.m

Mercedes: Fear of not beginning

After two qualifying crashes at Spielberg, Mercedes feared lacking Sunday’s race. Because the automobiles of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell had to be significantly repaired: damaged underbody, rear wing, suspension, entrance wing…

For instance, the Mercedes had a spare underbody and had to put collectively one other one utilizing the finest components from the two broken components.

“After we broken two automobiles so badly, the drivers had been unable to drive after we had additional injury in the dash on Sunday,” stated technical director Mike Elliott.

Lewis Hamilton was not removed from a collision with Pierre Gasly…

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AlphaTauri publicizes an replace for France

Austria was a catastrophe for AlfaTauri. Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda completed in solely fifteenth and sixteenth place, making for his or her poor performances. Gasly has scored in only one of the final eight races, whereas Tsunoda has scored in a single of the final seven races.

The subsequent race replace ought to tackle that: “We actually have a transparent concept of ​​the place to start,” says technical director Jody Egginton. “We are bringing a really huge improve to France, so the chassis and the underbody. The purpose is to remove the weaknesses we recognized.”

“We’re not as far alongside as rather a lot of different groups, but when expectations are met we should always have a automobile that is simpler to arrange and deal with. It’s an aerodynamic improve and there is an arms race happening proper now. “


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Strolling Upset: Commenter suspended

Belgian commentator Lionel Froissart has been banned from the race after calling Lance Stroll “autistic” after a Formula 1 race. Froissart supplies commentary for RTBF Sport, which can also be used for F1TV’s French-language channel.

Froissart then repeated his view, “To be trustworthy, it is true.”

It was an excessive amount of for its broadcaster: “Associating autism with the means a presenter communicates is inappropriate and utterly incompatible with RTBF’s values,” it stated. “Pending the outcomes of this investigation, RTBF is not going to be working with this marketing consultant.”

12:46 p.m

No laughter!

Who laughs first? Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez had this drawback. Who will win and who will imitate the finest cow? 😉

12:17 p.m

Rejoicing after the catastrophe: “We are human”

There is at present some dialogue about fan habits at the monitor. This additionally consists of cheering on a driver when he crashes – like Lewis Hamilton at Spielberg on Friday, who was cheered on by followers in the stands, principally wearing orange. For Daniel Ricardo, that is absurd.

“You don’t need to see that in a catastrophe,” says the Australian. “I am unable to management the stands and all their feelings. When it comes to competitors and issues like that, of course that is what the sport is all about and the followers are behind the driver. It’s nice to see that.”

“But I believe there is a sure time and a sure place and I would not need that,” stated the McLaren driver, who added: “We’re human and I believe folks have to take into consideration that generally.”


A bigger McLaren record

Just yesterday, McLaren introduced the dedication of reigning IndyCar champion Alex Palu to the driver’s workforce – apparently, a rival workforce claimed the identical factor a short while in the past, which Palu himself denied.

This has turn out to be a tactic this yr, with McLaren saying the drivers for the workforce fairly than the collection they drive. This signifies that IndyCar, Formula E, Extreme E and even Formula 1 can all be included.

However, the Formula 1 workforce is formally closed for 2023, even with rumors that Daniel Ricciardo can be changed. And yesterday he stated that he was not going anyplace.


Seidl: Training after summer time trip

McLaren workforce principal Andreas Seidl says the workforce will supply free coaching classes to new gamers after the summer time break – which is obligatory twice a season. “So we nonetheless have time to determine after we’re going to do it and who we’re going to put in the automobile,” the German stated.

Because moreover Herta, his IndyCar teammate Patricio O’Ward can also be hoping for the activity. The Mexican examined for McLaren final yr and will get extra assignments. “We recognize it now,” says Seidl.

“He had take a look at with us in Abu Dhabi final yr. We had been more than happy with how he ready for the take a look at and the way he carried out throughout the take a look at.”


Colton Hertha feels quick sufficient for Formula 1

IndyCar driver Colton Herta has additionally been cleared to take a look at the McLaren at Portimao. The American has been repeatedly linked with a transfer to Formula 1 and has been thought-about a candidate if Andretti buys Sauber.

“I believe I’m quick sufficient,” he says after 162 laps in the Algarve. “Time will inform in the event that they really feel the identical means, however hopefully I’ll get a number of extra probabilities.”

Hertha was prepared to host free coaching classes in Formula 1 in 2022. Because each workforce has to give two of them to a rookie – and McLaren hasn’t given up on both but.


who is aware of it but?

Did you acknowledge the gentleman in the picture? This is former Formula 1 driver Will Stevens. For those that do not bear in mind: The Englishman performed in the 2014 season finale for Caterham and a hopelessly underwhelming 2015 Manor Marussia season.

While Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo have every accomplished tire testing for Pirelli, Stevens, who has been a growth driver at McLaren since 2019, has been allowed to drive the MCL35M at Portimao.


Schwartzman: 130 laps in a Ferrari

Ferrari take a look at driver Robert Schwartzman accomplished a one-day take a look at at Mugello behind the wheel of final yr’s SF21. The Russian accomplished an in depth take a look at program with 130 laps and qualifying and race simulations, which ought to assist him together with his work on the simulator.

Ferrari additionally confirmed that it will likely be utilized in two free observe classes this yr, which every workforce should make obtainable to the rookie.

By the means, Schwartzman is at present driving beneath an Israeli license after the FIA ​​ban on Russian athletes.


Mick: “appears silly”

Mick Schumacher additionally agrees with Christian Horner and believes that “it will likely be an enormous drawback, particularly at Paul Ricard”. He hopes he can one-up Spielberg in Formula 1, as issues have not regarded good for him there.

“It appears foolish that you just get a 5-second penalty for an inch off the monitor, and for those who go off the monitor, you do not lose a lap time generally, which is even worse,” stated the German.

8:35 a.m

Road restrictions: Chaos in Le Castellet?

The 43-track restrict was breached at the Spielberg race and Red Bull workforce boss Christian Horner fears it might worsen in the coming race. Because at the moment there’s the French Grand Prix, which is legendary for its paved stream areas.

“The factor is, the nature of the monitor encourages drivers to use the monitor’s boundaries,” Horner says of the previous race at Spielberg. “But my concern shouldn’t be right here, it is about Paul Ricard, who might save extra time.”

“There are huge patches of asphalt that invite you to go off the monitor,” says the workforce boss.

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8:11 a.m

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