Formula 1 in Spielberg: rain slows Vettel, Hamilton and co.

heavy rain in Spielberg swirls the Saturday of the formula 1 in a mess and might even make Qualifying impossible. The stewards of the meeting decided on the lun

Formula 1 in Spielberg: rain slows Vettel, Hamilton and co.

heavy rain in Spielberg swirls the Saturday of the formula 1 in a mess and might even make Qualifying impossible. The stewards of the meeting decided on the lunch, originally scheduled for 12 p.m., planned and initially suspended third Training completely cancel. The rain had started in the morning and was always fierce, the track was a lot of standing under the water, the race of the framework series, formula 3 had to be cancelled.

The Qualifying session is scheduled to continue for 15 h (F. A. Z.-liveticker Formel 1, RTL and Sky), the advance from go to say, however, persistent rain. Race Director Michael Masi had already sketched out on Friday night, the different scenarios.

Worst Case Sunday morning

"There are a lot of options. If the Worst Case can not take admission and Qualifying on Saturday, it could be on Sunday morning made up," said the Australian: "If third practice and Qualifying was cancelled on Saturday and also on Sunday morning, nothing is possible, then we would have to take the times from the second free practice as the basis." Sunday should be warm and dry.

The second free practice of Red Bull, Star Max Verstappen (the Netherlands) had won in front of Valtteri Bottas (Finland) in the Mercedes and Sergio Perez (Mexico) in the Racing Point. Sebastian Vettel (Heppenheim) - in what is already a weak Ferrari only rank 16, after his fastest lap was deleted for Crossing the track limits.

Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 08:19

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