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On the narrow autodomo Enzo E Dino Ferrari, Mercedes has given the tempo. Nevertheless, World Champion Lewis Hamilton and his teammate Valtteri Bottas with skepticism in the qualification on Saturday (14.00 / Sky and RTL) to the second formula 1 race of the season in Imola.
Mercedes is finally warned against Red Bull and its Star pilot Max stages. "I think we have not seen the best of Red Bull. I think that they had fairly chaotic units with a lot of traffic, "Hamilton relativized the times from the first two trainings in Emilia Romagna.
gets Vettel the first points?
Who wins the third season race of Formula 1 in Portimao? Valtteri Bottas starts from the pole, Sebastian Vettel wants to continue his upward trend. © Provided by sport1.de brings Vettel the first points? The mood at Mercedes should be omitted before the Grand Prix of Portugal. "We both stand in front of Max, we have to be happy," Hamilton said after qualifying.
Bottas, 2020 Still pole man, had moved the fastest time before his teammate. Three weeks after a Mercedes growing uptake Grand Prix in Bahrain, both pilots also recognized progress in vehicle mood. Stairing, in the desert of Sakhir by Hamilton just beaten, but could not drive much in the second workout because of a defect of the drive shaft and was at the end only 14. "It seems as if we were not so good luck here," complained The Dutch, which had been braked by a late tire place last year.
With the front ranks, Aston-Martin-Pilot Sebastian Vettel and Formula 1-Neutling Mick Schumacher are expected to have nothing to do. "It was a bit of the worm in it, as far as the rounds are concerned. It was always something going on, still the feeling was good, "Vettel said after his 15th place and more than 1.5 seconds behind Bottas at the end of the first day. You have made "maybe a little step forward," he said further and felt in his new car after six years at Ferrari "more and more at home".
Schumacher was penulty in the inferior Haas, but was able to work in a total of 46 laps important kilometers and, above all, in terms of tire management. "The colder conditions have meant that we could push a lot more consistent," explained the son of record world champion Michael Schumacher.
The negative because it is that it takes a long time in colder conditions until the tires can warm and then give their maximum power. Be positive that you can unwind many rounds on the cooler rubbers. In the qualification, it depends only on a strong circulation per K.O. round. Each place, the Schumacher lies away from the end of the driver's field is already a success.
Formula 1: The Portgual GP today in LiveTicker .
The Formula 1 season continues today with the Grand Prix of Portugal. In Portimao, the pilots fight around the next World Cup points. Here you can follow the race in the live ticker. © Provided by Spox The Formula 1 driver are in Portugal today. This article is updated continuously. More at SPOX F1: Previewing the Grand Prix of Portugal Bottas brings Pole position in Portimao - Hamilton before stages to Bahrain and Imola is Portugal the third station of the Formula 1 season.