Damon Hill: “There can be no question of that at Ferrari” / Formula 1

Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill does not perceive Ferrari’s strategy: “When you are competing in opposition to Max Verstappen at Red Bull Racing, you can’t take feelings under consideration.”


Ferrari awarded too many world championship factors within the 2022 GP season – lack of stability, tactical errors, unhealthy pit stops, private errors by drivers. But factors had been additionally misplaced as staff boss Mattia Binotto saved his phrase that he would give each drivers an equal likelihood.

Not counting on Charles Leclerc, who initially led the world championship, a playful victory in Monaco, Carlos Sainz’s victory at Silverstone, led to a sizzling dance between Charles and Carlos within the dash at the Red Bull Ring.

Damon Hill, Formula 1 world champion in 1996, stated of the Ferrari pair on the podcast F1 Nation: “I see Charles because the quicker man in phrases of pure lap pace. Carlos has accomplished job however no one can say he has Leclerc in management anymore. . It’s like Red Bull Racing with Verstappen and Perez.”

“But I feel – while you’re competing in opposition to Max Verstappen in Red Bull Racing, you can’t take feelings under consideration. Then it’s a must to wager on the higher man.”

Ferrari had the quickest automobile for many of the season, however the Italians simply did not do sufficient. 22-time GP winner Hill recollects: “When Ferrari was so profitable with Michael Schumacher, you would wager your home on the Italians. You knew properly earlier than the Grand Prix – the best way they strategy the race with Michael’s driving abilities, it is a secure wager. There can be no speak of that at Ferrari as we speak.”

Italian Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale Monza

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:20:27.511 hrs
02. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +2.446sec
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +3.405
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +5.061
05. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +5.380
06. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +6.091
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +6.207
08. Pierre Gasly (F), Alpha Tauri, +6.396
09. Nyck de Vries (NL), Williams, +7.122
10. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +7.910
11. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +8,323
12. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +8.549
13. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Yuki Tsunoda (J), Alpha Tauri, +1 Rde
15. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, engine failure
Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, Energy Recovery
Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, water loss, engine overheat
Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, vitality restoration

Championship standings (after 16 of 22 races)

the driving force
01. Verstappen 335 factors
02. Leclerc 219
03. Perez 210
04.Russell 203
05. Saenz 187
06.Hamilton 168
07. Norris 88
08. Okon 66
09.Alonso 59
10. Bottana 46
11. Gasly 22
12. Magnussen 22
13. The Hague 20
14. Ricciardo 19
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Slope 6
18. Stroll 5
19. Albon 4
20. De Vries 2
21. Latifi 0
22. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Trophy
01. Red Bull Racing 545 factors
02.Ferrari 406
03.Mercedes 371
04. Alpine 125
05. McLaren 107
06. Alfa Romeo 52
07. Haas 34
08. Alfatouri 33
09. Aston Martin 25
10.Williams 6


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