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Reviews The teachings from the Grand Prix of Portugal

09:25  03 may  2021
09:25  03 may  2021 Source:   sport1.de

"Received an offer from Aprilia" - Jonathan Rea declined MotoGP opportunity

 © Repsol Jonathan Rea thought he had a chance to join the HRC factory team Superbike record world champion Jonathan Rea celebrates his 34th birthday today. This year the Kawasaki works driver has the chance to win the championship for the seventh time. But already now Rea leads the important statistics of the Superbike World Championship . The chance of switching to MotoGP, on the other hand, is decreasing from year to year. Even Rea doesn't expect it anymore.

on his way to the eighth World Cup title keeps Lewis Hamilton for the time being challenger max stages in chess.

Lewis Hamilton (r) und Max Verstappen liefern sich einen Zweikampf an der Spitze. © Gabriel Bouys / Pool AFP / AP / DPA Lewis Hamilton (R) and Max Stapen provide a duel at the top.

Formula 1 pleases the narrow duel at the top, which takes more and more shapes after the large price of Portugal. Further back, racing for Sebastian Vettel is currently anything but a pleasure.

Hamilton against stages becomes for continuous burner

The two top steps on the winning pod are currently firmly assigned to Lewis Hamilton and Max Stapen. The defending champion took his second season in Portugal, was once second. For stages it was the other way around. "It's really tight, a really great fight between Mercedes and Red Bull," Hamilton said. So it should continue in Spain in a few days. "I wish it would be narrower. The season is long, we can not do any failures or stupid mistakes, "said stages. Eight points separate the two World Cup leading, after years of the dominance of Hamilton in Mercedes develops a fascinating duel of generations between the 36-year-old durable champion and his 23 year old challenger.

suzuki: succeeded on the second katar weekend reparation?

 suzuki: succeeded on the second katar weekend reparation? What Joan would make me differently if he would be in the last round again in the position of prime Sunday and what Alex Rins makes for the second race MotoGP world champion Joan me has at the first race of the season 2021, which he in the Eyes of numerous his colleagues as favorite denies , the podium just missed. After his fourth place with only 0.13 seconds behind the second place at the Grand Prix of Qatar in Losail last Sunday, I look forward to the Grand Prix of Doha on the same route.

Sebastian Vettel threatens the permanent

After two breakthrough stakes, Vettel had finally wanted a clean weekend in order to be able to fathom the true performance of his new company car. The realization was bitter: From the encouraging starting place, the Hesse in his Launian Aston Martin was quite defenseless back in place. "Extremely difficult" be the car to drive, complained of the 33-year-old. The hope of improvement is rather low. Although there are new components in Spain, but Vettel sounded a little confident: "In Barcelona, ​​a step will come. The question is how big he will be compared to others. "

Mick Schumacher quickly learns

Neutling Schumacher makes his Haas team a lot of fun. Hardworking, inquisitive and modest works the 22-year-old on a steep learning curve. Even in the third Formula 1 race he brought his car to the finish, this time even fighead and even showed a pretty adult overtaking maneuver against Williams pilot Nicholas Latifi. Ranked 17 was a pretty ordinary yield. But of course, Michael Schumacher's son wants much more. He also mentioned George Russell in the second Williams within reach, he could have just overtake better. "But if would, bike chain," said Schumacher - and steered his ambition on the next race.

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.

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