Red Bull hailed Vettel’s return

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Time to give up!

And with that, we formally say goodbye to our ticker summer time break! Our portal and the Formel1.de YouTube channel will in fact proceed within the coming weeks.

However, our subsequent common ticker version won’t be out there till August twenty third. So I’d prefer to take this chance to want you a calming summer time! Enjoy the climate, have a good time and so long. We’ll be again, I promise 🙂


1:52 p.m

Szafnauer needs to proceed with Alonso

Incidentally, the Alpine staff boss himself confused on this context that he has no drawback with Alonso ending the season. “He’s knowledgeable,” says Szafnauer, which is why he has “little question” that Alonso will proceed to provide his all.

After all, you continue to have targets till the top of the season and also you wish to be “at the very least fourth” within the constructors’ championship. “Fernando additionally understands that. Like Esteban, he’ll work onerous to maximise the staff’s efficiency,” Szafnauer is definite.

Especially since one mustn’t neglect that Alpine at the moment has no actual choices. Because Oscar Piastre will certainly not be put in a automotive for the time being …


1:38 p.m

Is Alonso out now?

The Spaniard is contractually sure to Alpine till the top of the 12 months. Personally, although, I’m asking myself what the ahead cooperation ought to appear like within the second half of the season.

The relationship of belief between Alonso and the staff – or at the very least the staff management – at the very least appears to have been eroded. Is a untimely departure from Enstone even conceivable?

To put it plainly: there’s at the moment no signal of this. But the entire story continues to be recent sufficient that it’s going to take a while to kind out all of the items of the puzzle.

In any case, our picture sequence reveals that Alonso will not be the primary driver to should pack his luggage because the season continues…


Photo gallery: 15 Formula 1 drivers who’ve been sacked in the course of the present season


1:25 p.m

A brand new function for Vettel in Formula 1?

The German himself has insisted that he doesn’t but know what his future will deliver. In an interview with ‘Sport Bild’, Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicli has now revealed that he may think about working with Vettel.

“Sebastian will all the time be linked to Formula 1,” he clarifies and explains: “Of course we wish the wire to remain shut sooner or later. If he’s enthusiastic about being a part of our system […]I’ll in fact welcome him right here.”

However, Domenicali additionally stresses that “approaches should match collectively”. Furthermore, the Formula 1 boss needs to provide Vettel time first and never rush him with a job supply.

“We know that after the season he needs to isolate himself and luxuriate in time together with his household,” recalled the Italian.


1:06 p.m

Talking about age…

Fernando Alonso’s second and final world title of the 2006 season is now 16 years in the past. Should the Spaniard really turn into World Champion once more, he’ll be the primary in our picture sequence – and up to now!


Photo gallery: Top 9: Longest time between two world titles in Formula 1


12:52 p.m

Alpine: Alonso’s age raises doubts

One of the the explanation why the Spaniard determined to modify to Aston Martin was as a result of they supplied him a contract for a number of years. However, Alpine didn’t wish to do this.

Team boss Ottmar Safnaur explains: “There are instances when one thing bodily occurs to a driver.” Then you’ll not have the “similar expertise” as within the youthful years.

“I believe that occurred with Michael,” he provides an instance and explains: “Michael Schumacher was not the identical driver at 42 as he was at 32 or 35. It occurs to different athletes as properly.”

Therefore, they didn’t wish to give Alonso a set contract for a number of years. Instead he discovered it at Aston Martin…


12:34 p.m

The F1 story of Sebastian Vettel

By the best way: When it involves Sebastian Vettel, I can advocate our present video with Kevin Schueren and Stefan Ehlen! On the one hand, each highlighted Vettel’s sporting profession and his breakneck tempo.

In the brand new version of “Ehlens Extraschicht” you additionally become familiar with Sebastian Vettel and his function as a excessive flyer within the Red Bull universe.

And what precisely does “Vettel finger” imply, and what unusual Formula 1 document did Sebastian Vettel set on his first coaching drive? Our two boys will inform you!


12:19 p.m

Marco doesn’t imagine in Vettel’s comeback

Together with Helmut Marko, Sebastian Vettel celebrated his best successes in Formula 1. We spoke to the Austrian and requested him if he may ever envision the four-time champion returning.

“No, I believe it is ultimate,” Marco says, explaining: “He’s not in a aggressive automotive and I do not assume he sees the potential of frequently placing a automotive on the rostrum subsequent 12 months.”

He additionally reminds: “He needs to see how his kids develop up. I believe his speech, which he revealed on Instagram, is superb. […] I’m certain that the difficulty of environmental safety will now obtain extra consideration.”

The full interview with Helmut Marko, performed on the sidelines of the Hungarian Grand Prix on the Hungaroring on Saturday morning, will seem with us on August 14th!

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