Rain has been announced for the Grand Prix at Spa


More tomorrow!

That brings us to the finish of right this moment’s Formula 1 Live. But don’t be concerned: the ticker will likely be obtainable on daily basis to any extent further and we’ll be heading straight to the first Grand Prix after the summer time break. Stéphane Hélène needs you an incredible weekend in Formula 1!

As all the time, Ruben Zimmermann will likely be in cost tomorrow, Wednesday.


“Shumi” Formula 1 automobiles

A bit flashback: Formula 1, Michael Schumacher, the Nineteen Nineties – this is a short look at the automotive historical past of “Schumi” from the 1991 Grand Prix scene. Who can nonetheless listing all their automobiles? Just do the take a look at your self right here!


30 years in the past in Belgium

The precise anniversary is simply per week away (August 30), however forward of the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, it is going to be the first time Michael Schumacher’s Formula 1 victory has been marked 30 years in the past. Motorsport Images documented the second: his victory celebrations have been identical to these!

For anybody questioning why ‘Shumi’ wears yellow: his Benetton workforce used yellow as their major shade at the time and switched to blue solely for most of the 1994 season.


Norbert Haug: New producers? Absolutely!

A slight change of topic on the Sky interview with ex-Mercedes sporting director Norbert Haug. He talks not solely about Formula 1 newcomers Audi and Porsche, but additionally about different subjects associated to the Grand Prix scene. Most importantly, Haug says: New producers must be welcomed, not alienated.

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Haug: “I’d welcome Porsche and Audi with open arms”

Former Mercedes Motorsport boss Norbert Hauge on the chance of Audi and Porsche getting into Formula 1.


Binotto: Are you on the right track?

Ferrari is quick, however Red Bull is best. Formula 1 2022 season may be summed up like this. But what does this imply for Ferrari’s present kind and the midterm stability of the conventional workforce?

Mattia Binotto: “Our purpose [für 2022] it was to be aggressive once more and keep aggressive all through the season.” Ferrari succeeded. Or as Binotto put it: “We have been good at the begin of the season, developed the automotive additional and remained aggressive. So sure, at least up to now we’re assembly our preliminary targets.”

But as the kind curve will increase, so does the strain to succeed: Ferrari (particularly in Italy) is predicted to win the world title. “There’s all the time that strain,” Binotto says. “It cannot be modified both, as a result of it is a part of all the things Ferrari has achieved, all the things Ferrari stands for. People anticipate it. And we’ve got to take care of that strain.”

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Ferrari: No chief till 2022

Is Ferrari so good this 12 months as a result of it has began growth for 2022 sooner than final years weak point? “It’s not proper,” says workforce boss Mattia Binotto. “We began growing the automobiles at the identical time as the different groups, that’s, in January 2021. Then it was potential to do simulations and enter the wind tunnel with new automobiles. It was not potential earlier than.”

It’s flawed that Ferrari did the growth in the previous. “We all began at the identical time,” confirms Binotto.

Everything else was “a matter of sources and priorities” for the 2022 undertaking. “Perhaps the two groups competing for the 2021 World Cup ought to have invested extra in growth for 2021. But we additionally did it as a result of we have been combating with McLaren,” says Binotto.

11:46 a.m

Red Bull was already operating at the spa

Red Bull’s new video reveals that World Champion Max Verstappen’s workforce has already taken to the ‘new’ spa. However, not with the present automotive, however with the Red Bull RB7 and particular Pirelli tires from the 2011 season – and possibly a couple of weeks in the past, as monitor work can nonetheless be seen in the background. However, these works have now been accomplished.

Formula 1 guidelines enable such driving with outdated automobiles on present routes. Teams can run “historic” automobiles at any time and as they want, offered they notify the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) prematurely. So Red Bull might legitimately have a small first impression of what the new tarmac at Spa means, like Verstappen (see under).

Max Verstappen: The Road to the Spa

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Max Verstappen: The Road to the Spa

Max Verstappen on his method to the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa: A barely totally different journey for the Red Bull driver!

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