Hamilton: Should Mercedes focus on 2023 already?
Lewis Hamilton was requested after Monaco qualifying whether or not Mercedes mustn’t focus on 2023, given the state of the game beginning after a 3rd of the 2022 Formula 1 season. His response: “I have not actually considered that.”
“But I feel we have now to search out out what’s mistaken with this automobile earlier than we construct one other automobile. If we begin now with a brand new automobile, it may be simpler. [wieder] go mistaken First of all, we have now to grasp the present automobile utterly. We’re not at that time but.”
Hamilton mentioned he had already given the engineers to determine “what I do not need to put in subsequent yr’s automobile”. However, the seven-time Formula 1 world champion didn’t go into element.
And that is it for at the moment!
That’s it for at the moment within the Formula 1 dwell ticker. Stefan Ehlen (Twitter: @stefan_ehlen) Thank you to your consideration and have a pleasant afternoon and night. See you once more!
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Video: Is Perez now a World Cup candidate?
Christian Niemervoll requested Formula 1 skilled Mark Surer this query in a brand new video on the Formel1.de YouTube channel.
And Surer says: Yes, Perez is a World Cup candidate. Original Voice: “If he continues like this and scores recurrently, it is fairly potential.”
In the video, the previous Formula 1 driver additionally talks about what the current personnel determination in favor of Perez might imply for the way forward for different Red Bull drivers – and particularly addresses Pierre Gasly. Surer says of him: “He’ll have to go searching.”
New contract: Perez a menace to Verstappen?
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Verstappen: Collaboration with Perez might be a method or one other
If your personal team-mate was additionally a World Cup candidate, what would it not change for Max Verstappen? He responds with the counter query: “Why ought to something change? We work as a group and all the time attempt to optimize the automobile. We can settle for it when somebody does a great or higher job. That too That’s necessary, as a result of we deal with everybody. Others with respect. And sure, the higher particular person ought to win in the long run, proper?”
Perez: “Otherwise I would not be right here”
Sergio Perez depends on statements from the Red Bull board. At least that’s how his assertion might be interpreted when he says: “[Die Situation] is kind of clear. The group did not have to say it, it was apparent. It’s apparent with me within the field and within the group. Otherwise I would not be right here. So it is fairly clear.”
This might be one of many the explanation why Perez agreed to a two-year contract extension with Red Bull till the tip of 2024.
Red Bull emphasizes: equal alternatives within the World Cup!
Could Sergio Perez actually drive on his personal and develop into world champion at Red Bull as Max Verstappen’s teammate, ought to the chance come up?
Team boss Christian Horner agrees: “We do not care who turns into world champion. Be it Max or Cheko. Both are Red Bull drivers and each have an equal probability.”
However, it’s nonetheless too early within the yr to make predictions in regards to the end result of the 2022 season, Horner says. “But it is good to have each drivers on the entrance. And the Czech drives within the type of his life. It’s wonderful.”
The Queen visits McLaren
You could have already heard in regards to the throne jubilee of the Queen of England. One of at the moment’s subjects. McLaren dug by way of their in-house archive and shared the recording right here on the social community.
This image was taken in 2004 when the McLaren Technology Center opened in Woking, probably the most trendy Formula 1 manufacturing facility on the time.
Hard to consider: this inauguration is sort of 20 years in the past now. 2004 – Michael Schumacher gained his seventh world title in Formula 1 and everybody thought the document was without end…
Speaking of Monaco…
If you were not there over the weekend however nonetheless need to get a really feel for the way Bernd Erlhoff and his fellow photographers skilled the Monaco Grand Prix, I like to recommend having a look at our Monaco picture gallery with many nice pictures of the legendary avenue race. .
Perhaps you learn Alexander Trinitz’s visitor article a number of weeks in the past, how he described the every day lifetime of a motorsport photographer on the Miami Grand Prix. Now we have now one other such write-up on-line by Bernd Erlhoff about his experiences in Monaco. Please have a look!
The final 20 Formula 1 winners
Sergio Perez gained in Monaco, Max Verstappen earlier than that in Barcelona. Make two winners. But there are nonetheless many lacking to finish the checklist of the final 20 Formula 1 winners. Can you get all of them collectively? Test with our picture sequence right here – and be amazed on the names included!
Memories of 1996
Photos from the weekend in Monaco are nonetheless contemporary: rain on the monitor in the course of the opening levels and Formula 1 suspending the beginning.
And in distinction is the 1996 Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, which was held 26 years in the past at the moment, on June 2nd.
Damon Hill, 1996 Formula 1 World Champion, suggests this Twitter: “[Damals in Barcelona] The monitor regarded like an infinity pool. Bernie [Ecclestone] Approached the primary 5 automobiles, caught his head into the cockpit and mentioned merely: ‘The race begins as normal.’ There was no dialogue.”
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Now we all know how Mattia Binotto thinks, however what do the sheer numbers actually say? In our Formula 1 database it’s straightforward to see how a lot Ferrari has improved in comparison with earlier years. Precisely: 2020 and 2021 had been intentionally given and improvement work prevented to have the ability to put together the 2022 venture as finest as potential. And the present success proves Ferrari’s technique proper. Differences within the current previous? Name the Formula 1 statistics…
Mattia Binotto: Ferrari isn’t but a prime group once more
The Ferrari F1-75 could possibly be an absolute prime automobile. Team boss Mattia Binotto says Ferrari isn’t again (but) as a group. Because Ferrari was quicker than Red Bull on the monitor in each Barcelona and Monaco, however was unable to transform this pace into victory.
“It’s positively irritating,” Binotto says. “You have the quickest automobile, you get pole place however you do not win. In Spain we had a reliability difficulty after we had been nicely forward. In Monaco it was the circumstances that made life tough for us.”
But Ferrari has not been flawless, Binotto insists: his group “did not do the perfect job when evaluating and making selections,” the group boss mentioned.
“But I’m certain: conditions like this make us stronger. And it’s extremely clear to us: being quick is one factor, successful is one thing else. It’s tougher. And we’re nonetheless progressing as a group. We are, studying extra. It will take a while.”
Best McLaren ever?
You’ve taken half in McLaren’s journeys infrequently and seen automobiles from the Sixties onwards. But which ones is allowed to bear the “finest McLaren” label? Our Formula 1 skilled Giorgio Piola has a transparent favourite – and this McLaren acquired in entrance of the digital camera. Here are the outcomes!
Piola on the long-lasting McLaren MP4/4
1988 did not simply win a race: the McLaren MP4/4 is probably the most profitable automobile of all time. With highly effective Honda engines and the Ayrton Senna/Alain Prost pairing, it was a golden age for McLaren. Giorgio Piola and Jack Boxall-Legg discuss certainly one of Formula 1’s biggest icons. More Formula 1 Videos
McLaren’s automobile historical past in Formula 1
On the anniversary of Bruce McLaren’s dying, we commemorate the unique McLaren autos utilized by his group in Formula 1. And truthfully, whether or not you are a McLaren fan or not: listed below are just some automobiles that make everybody’s eyes sparkle!
So right here they’re: McLaren racing automobiles in Formula 1 from 1966, with their legendary paint designs. Unforgettable: purple/white, silver and naturally orange!
McLaren remembers Bruce McLaren
He did one thing only a few folks in Formula 1 have ever completed: gained in a automobile he designed himself. This isn’t the one motive why Bruce McLaren is a real motorsport legend. He additionally gained the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Ford in 1966 – and anybody who has seen the film “Ford vs. Ferrari” (often known as “Le Mans 66 – Against Every Chance”) is aware of the story behind this success.
New Zealander Bruce McLaren died throughout testing at Goodwood in 1970. Four years later, a group bearing his identify gained the Formula 1 World Championship for the primary time.