Start debacle in formula 1: Verstappen overtakes Hamilton – Vettel rages

In tactics-Thriller from Silverstone racing Max Verstappen the next Disaster for Sebastian Vettel to his first formula 1 victory of the Season. With a masterful

Start debacle in formula 1: Verstappen overtakes Hamilton – Vettel rages

In tactics-Thriller from Silverstone racing Max Verstappen the next Disaster for Sebastian Vettel to his first formula 1 victory of the Season. With a masterful tyre strategy to the low countries, of Red Bull drew attention on Sunday to the anniversary of the Motorsport's Premier class race this year for the first time, beaten the Mercedes Duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas on the places two and three. The British champion pulled out, 70 years after the first Grand Prix of the story in England with his 155. Podium with Michael Schumacher the same. "It wasn't our day," admitted Hamilton.

"guys, what a great race. Thank you, thank you to the factory. We give more Gas", said the happy Verstappen in the pit radio after his ninth career victory and jumped to his engineers and mechanics before the joy in his arms: "We are going to celebrate!"

Hulkenberg with remarkable idea

proxy driver Nico Hulkenberg missed, although in his second temporary use for Racing Point again to the Podium, delivered but behind team-mate Lance Stroll, with space for seven, a remarkable idea. After a lightning-screwdriver Vettel experienced with the Position twelve the next Disaster. About Boxing radio, he criticized even the Ferrari's tyre strategy in focus. Stable rival Charles Leclerc missed a Fourth just under the podium.

"I'm out of answers," said a clueless Vettel even before the extinction of the Red lights. "The worm is in there." And how! Already in the first curve of the four-time world champion with his Ferrari came to a Lurching and turned of the runway. The 33-Year-old was lucky that he hit a stick instead of a competitor. Vettel, who had suffered in Training already damage to the engine, was passed from position eleven to the back by.

Hulkenberg was not as good as hoped. He also can't practice a lot, noticed Racing-Point-team Manager Otmar Szafnauer, praised the Rhine countries, but in the same breath for the round after that: "He's doing good." The replacement for the Coronavirus diseased Mexicans Sergio Perez immediately got pressure from Verstappen and lost than sensational Start in third place. "I have the Zugspitze mountain in front of me, I'm not a climber, but I have brought my climbing shoes," said Hulkenberg, laughing before his second race for the Racing Point, after it had brakes last week, a clutch damage.

formula 1 driver standings

A damage of the image of the formula 1 suffered, of all things, the weekend, the Motorsport- "king's class" at the first Grand Prix in its history on 13. May, 1950 at Silverstone in The poisoned dispute over the alleged illegal Copying of components in Racing Point remembered days: overshadowed the formula 1 in England.

formula 1 team standings

Among the Leading took Pole man Bottas and his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton first on fresh tires. On lap 16, Hulkenberg, was in the meantime to fall even a Second behind verse, new rubbers, missed then got. As the Seventh of the Emmerich came in again. Verstappen, who had started in contrast to his rival with the hard tyres, came in the 27. Round in the Garage. With new Medium Tyres, he drove back, just behind Bottas, but ahead of Hamilton on the track. Shortly thereafter, verse reclaimed fall from the Finns the lead.

Vettel defendant, meanwhile, with violent words, that he was brought in, in his opinion, too early for the first pit stop in. "I'm stuck here. You know you've screwed up“, criticized Hesse, was in circulation for 25 hard tyres.

Updated Date: 09 August 2020, 11:19

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