Net penalty for Sainz in France?

The time is 14:00

Time to get out!

This brings us to the top of at this time. We’ll swap 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 sooner than Ferrari, particularly on the straights. But the Reds have now lowered the deficit in a strong approach. 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 combating for podiums and large issues.”

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

In 2022, will probably be completely different. He is again to 100% this yr and may do issues which are virtually unattainable in a automotive. “I really feel like I’m again to that stage now, so I’m happy with this comeback,” Alonso mentioned.

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


Be like Kimi!

Where we simply talked concerning the Iceman: he is having fun with his household life after retiring from Formula 1 and is at present celebrated on social media for his love of animals.

In the video, Raikkonen might be seen giving water to a canine trapped in a automotive. An amazing transfer, as the present warmth might 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 possibilities of profitable will definitely be slim. However, with Leclerc you continue to have a second iron in the hearth 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 time break. So, subsequent to France, there may be additionally Hungary.

12:43 p.m

An instance for Russell…

… by the best way, there could also be pilots for this picture sequence. 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 occasions) …

Photo gallery: A exceptional 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 report world champion, trying 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,” mentioned Hamilton, who known as Russell “an ideal job.” “And he is nonetheless getting higher and can proceed to take action for a very long time,” Hamilton believes.

This means: based on the report champion, George Russell has not reached the top of his growth. British opponents see it as a menace…

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 scorching battle over the weekend with temperatures in the 30s. There isn’t any rain. The full climate forecast for the race at Le Castellet might be discovered right here!


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