“were The two crazy days,” smiles Lewis Hamilton after the Quali on the Côte d’azur into the microphone. It is logical that the Briton is in a good mood: 86. Career Pole with a track record!
The winner of the Le Castellet Comeback a year ago, continued: “I slipped a few times through the area. The last two laps were very good. My secret was not to be: In the last two rounds to be greedy! But I am impressed how the Team can keep up this high Standard.”
Lewis is chasing the Schumi-record
Since Spielberg 2018 are the two silver arrows team – mate Valtteri Bottas will start Sunday in addition to Hamilton place on 2 – always in the points of danger! Of the last 21 races Hamilton has won their 14. He gets at the GP of France on Sunday (from 15.10 PM, live-VIEW), 79. GP-victory? It would lack only twelve on the record of Schumi (91). In the championship, Hamilton leads with 62 points, ahead of Vettel and 29 points, ahead of Bottas.
the Latter acknowledges the achievements of his team-mates: “Lewis drove an incredible lap! I’ve done my Job. But let’s see what happens on Sunday up to the first curve …” In the internal Quali-duel of the silver arrows of 2019 Hamilton can compensate for 3:3.
Chaos-days at Ferrari
Very different is the mood in the Scuderia from Maranello. Especially in the case of Sebastian Vettel some of it is crooked. Since his wedding after the GP of Canada the Heppenheimer didn’t have to learn to cope with this that the FIA gives him the Montreal win back – and now he can do it in France-Quali only on place 7! This, while his team mate Charles Leclerc (21) 3 comes out.
Leclerc: “It is specifically for me to drive here. This is almost a home race for me. We have been able to catch up a little bit compared to Mercedes. I hope to Start on Sunday.”
Vettel: “finally, there is a Problem”
And what Vettel says to his 7. Start place? The German in the “ORF”: “We ended up having a Problem, but the brakes really. In some rounds I have not had a very good feeling, in the other rounds again. Unfortunately, in the last section of tend not to. I was in two rounds really satisfied. We need to look at what it is located. For Sunday but this is not so important. I think in the race we have a different Speed.”
Strong Giovinazzi in the Alfa-Clean
And Alfa-Clean? In the case of the Hinwilern schaffts Kimi, not Räikkönen into Q3 – and Antonio Giovinazzi are powerful Gas! The Italians can exploit his quickness and starting out place 10. “If we can make the tyre window, then we are quick,” he promises for Sunday. Clean driving in France, with modifications to the sub-floor and baffle. The next Updates are for the GP of Austria (30. June) and Silverstone (14. July) are planned.
McLaren surprised in France
Amazement in Le Castellet meanwhile, McLaren: The two drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz Jr. the start of series 3! Since Fernando Alonso in the Team and Andreas Seidl (Ex-Porsche) as a business head has taken leave, go up. The last victory of the second best Teams of the formula 1 (182 GP wins), however, is already seven years. Then, at the season final in Brazil in 2012 Jenson won Button. The final podium for McLaren dated from the year 2014. At the start of the season in Australia, Kevin Magnussen in Second, Button third.
the Bitter statistics in addition, for Racing in a Point-driver Lance Stroll. The canadian schaffts for the twelfth Time in the series, eliminated in Q1.
As the formula 1 starts in 2020
How now LOOK can reveal that the first six GPs of the season 2020:
Australia Bahrain Vietnam China the Netherlands Monaco
The reader is striking: There is a lack of GP Barcelona! This suggests that the race in Catalonia, is tipped to next season. However, you want to test in the Winter, continues at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo. The operators in Barcelona are asking for it but probably a lot more of money if you take the GP out of the program.