Enthusiasts The teachings from the Grand Prix of Hungary

08:20  01 august  2022
08:20  01 august  2022 Source:   sport1.de

You have to know that at the Grand Prix of France

 You have to know that at the Grand Prix of France twice, Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen was recently not prevented by Ferrari. In the twelfth World Cup run, the Dutchman now wants to expand its World Cup lead in France. © Expa/Johann Groder/APA/dpa wants to win again at the Grand Prix of France: the Dutch Max Verstappen. The Red Bull star travels with the best memories of the Grand Prix in Le Castellet on July 24 (3 p.m./Sky). Last year he won on the way to the title on Circuit Paul Ricard.

Max Verstappen can go to summer vacation completely relaxed. The world champion takes 80 points on Charles Leclerc before continuing in Formula 1 at the classic in Belgian Spa-Francorchamps.

Max Verstappen geht mit 80 Punkten Vorsprung auf Charles Leclerc in die Sommerpause. © Anna Szilagyi/AP/dpa Max Verstappen goes into the summer break with 80 points ahead of Charles Leclerc.

still nine races are pending - and Ferrari has to increase enormously to somehow keep the chance of the longed -for title. And the Scuderia is now getting more competition.

Verstappen is already world champion

The Dutchman would not even have to win a Grand Prix to successfully defend his title. His cushion is so big that even second places in the remaining nine season runs would only be enough. But the 24-year-old is not interested. "As a team, we want to win more races and that is exactly what we will try after the break," said Verstappen, who is not planning a beach vacation.

Formula 1 Technology: The updates of the top teams in Le Castellet

 Formula 1 Technology: The updates of the top teams in Le Castellet © Giorgio Piola Unterboden of the Ferrari F1-75 at the France Grand Prix 2022 in Le Castellet shortly before the summer break in the Formula 1 season 2022 Technically added the three top teams Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull and their vehicles for the France Grand Prix in Le Castellet ( track all units here in the Formula 1 live ticker! ). new to the Ferrari F1-75 is the front area of ​​the underbody , for example, and the team also has a modified diffuser with them.

For Binotto it is slowly getting tight

for Ferrari actually have the strongest car in the field, surprisingly little countable comes out. Charles Leclerc lost another 17 World Cup points on Dominator Verstappen. The car did not want to work at all in cold temperatures in Hungary, and the tactics and tire selection also did not fit a title candidate. Team boss Mattia Binotto is only about to explain the setbacks. The pressure on the boss grows in the Italian homeland. «We don't have to change anything. We have to look at different things and learn from it, »said Binotto only.

Stark Mercedes series

For the second time in a row, the Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton (2nd) and George Russell (3rd) made it to the podium. They use Ferrari's weakness and continue to increase after a catastrophic start to the season. "It is incredibly satisfactory to see what progress we are making," said record world champion Hamilton, who is targeting the first win of the season after five podiums after the summer break: "It is fantastic for the team that we both lie in front of Ferrari."

McLaren: New underbody and new side box in France

 McLaren: New underbody and new side box in France © Giorgio Piola near McLaren In France Einsgies on the car McLaren has brought the next upgrade at the Grand Prix of France and uses a revised side box and a new underbody . The racing team currently leads the midfield, even if you have had a rather fluctuating shape from route to route so far. In Spain, the team brought its first major upgrade package and has only finely faded its MCL36 since then.

Schumacher's mixed balance

in just two out of 13 races Mick Schumacher made it into the points in his second Formula 1 year. He still has no new contract for 2023, but the talks with Haas should be intensified during the break. The 23-year-old would like to take a clearly better record in discussions with TeamBoss Günther Steiner. "We should have had a lot more points in the account than we have now," said Schumacher and came to a bitter judgment: "It just looks as if we hadn't caught up as much as we thought."

Vettels Farewell tour

Nine big prices remain Sebastian Vettel until he said goodbye to the racing driver pension in Abu Dhabi on November 20. In his last race in Hungary, the 35-year-old won at least one point for the overall ranking. "It's okay, much more was not in it," the Hesse summed up afterwards. With a lot of fame or a podium, Vettel will hardly say goodbye to Formula 1 after more than a decades and a half. However, the four -time world champion assured him of motivation and fitness.

Formula E London 2022: Jake Dennis also on Sunday on Pole .
© Motorsport Images Jake Dennis at the E-Prix of London 2022 Lokalmatador Jake Dennis (Andretti) appears unbeatable in the London E-Prix 2022 . After pole position and racing victory on Saturday, the Briton also drove to the second race on Sunday in qualifying. Under the jubilation of the fans in the stands, which Dennis had cheered on throughout the qualifying, the Andretti pilot in the final of the duel phase clearly beat the previously very strong Lucas di Grassi (Venturi).

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