Qualifying in Silverstone: the next setback for Vettel in formula 1

Nico Hulkenberg is definitively the man of the week in formula 1. At the end of the last season, Renault sorted racing driver will start from third place for th

Qualifying in Silverstone: the next setback for Vettel in formula 1

Nico Hulkenberg is definitively the man of the week in formula 1. At the end of the last season, Renault sorted racing driver will start from third place for the anniversary of the formula 1 race on Sunday (15.10 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker Formel 1, as well as for Sky and RTL). As a backup pilot at Racing Point, he replaced the at Covid-19 diseased Mexicans Sergio Perez, he was in the Qualifying round this Saturday, the fastest driver who is not employed by Mercedes. A brief second was missing Hulkenberg to the Quickest, Valtteri Bottas. The Finn hit with his lap of 1:25,154 seconds of team-mate and world champion Lewis Hamilton to 63 thousandths of a second.

Christoph Becker

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The man of the Afternoon, but it was Hulkenberg who had been detained as substitute in last week on Sunday due to a broken bolt on the Rennrückkehr. "The last seven days have been crazy. This week I've felt better. I have a big Smile on his face," said Hulkenberg in an Interview after the qualification for the "Grand Prix 70 years in formula 1".

Worst result in six years

His performance makes an impression: "I am delighted for him," said Max Verstappen, Red Bull was beaten and only the Fourth, then. "Maybe we'll see him again next year in a Cockpit." In may of 1950 was held on the airfield of course the first Grand Prix of the formula 1, this year, the formula 1 travels in the Corona-season on the Silverstone Circuit, the second Grand Prix in succession.

For Sebastian Vettel ended Qualifying in the second round, so before the third and final Qualifying round, the best ten places, and, thus, again frustrating: the square of twelve. A subsequent penalty against Esteban Ocon, Renault leaves him but a spot forward back. "All of this was went what with this car. I've tried it.“ On the SF1000 had to be replaced after a Defect in the Friday training of the engine, but Vettel complains for weeks about the problems in dealing with his vehicle. "Not only today, was not possible. Actually, the last two weeks,“ said Vettel afterwards. Team-mate Charles Leclerc will start from eighth place. Him 1.5 seconds were missing almost at the best time. It is the worst qualifying result of the Scuderia for the past six years.

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Meanwhile, consider four Teams to appeal against the handling of the International automobile Association, the Hulkenberg-Team-Racing Point, once again, appeal. After the punishment of Racing Point due to allegedly illegal copies of Ferrari, McLaren, Renault and Williams check against the decision of the race stewards to proceed.

Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 11:19

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