Is P3 worth more than P2 in the World Cup?
Should Mercedes lose the battle for second place in the World Championship in opposition to Ferrari on objective? According to know-how skilled Gary Anderson, what appears unusual at first look makes a variety of sense.
Speaking to The Race, he writes: “One of my huge questions is, does Mercedes exist already? [Platz zwei in der WM abzuschreiben]get more aerodynamic analysis time for subsequent season?
The background is a comparatively new handicapping system in Formula 1. This ensures that the runner-up in the World Championship has much less time to develop aerodynamics (wind tunnel and CFD) than the third-place finisher.
So Anderson explains that given Mercedes’ present issues, “ending third and getting more wind tunnel and CFD time could possibly be an actual prize”. Interesting thought.
On the different hand: Which athlete would volunteer a greater place…?
Norris: We can be taught one thing from Ricardo
Now again to the present state of affairs at McLaren: Lando Norris has been underneath the watchful eye of Daniel Ricciardo in the World Championship, however he factors out that he has been capable of be taught loads from the Australian in their two McLaren years collectively.
“It appears that he’s not higher than me in all areas. […] But it does some issues very nicely. I used to be capable of be taught from him,” says Norris.
“Any little factor you may be taught from somebody helps,” explains Norris, “He has loads more expertise than me and has been in Formula 1 for a very long time. He gained races, I by no means did.”
Therefore, he might take helpful issues with him from the time he was collectively.
Ten years in the past at present…
… Sebastian Vettel gained the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix. Even more essential to the historical past of Formula 1 is the failure of Lewis Hamilton in this race.
Legend has it that this led to Hamilton leaving McLaren for the Mercedes works crew at the finish of the season.
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Confusion about Max Verstappen
This alleged screenshot of Max Verstappen’s girlfriend Kelly Piquet was doing the rounds final evening. About this, Pickett clearly broadcasts her being pregnant. So will Verstappen be a father? No!
Because the image is faux. Verstappen’s administration confirmed this to Shownieuws. Verstappen has solely the World Championship at dwelling, and maybe no fatherly pleasure.
Only 24 years previous, the Dutchman nonetheless has loads of time 😉
Is Norris that good or Ricardo that dangerous?
With a rating of 88:19, the Briton now leads the intra-team McLaren battle. Which begs the query: is Ricciardo as dangerous this 12 months as an eight-time Grand Prix winner, or is McLaren not going to let it occur and Norris is nice?
“Ricciardo is a a number of race winner, one in every of the greatest drivers in the world,” says Nico Rosberg on Sky and explains: “I am unable to consider that Ricciardo has all of a sudden forgotten the best way to drive tremendous quick.”
“That’s why I believe Lando is performing like a world champion proper now. He drives an ideal automobile,” suspects Rosberg, so Oscar Piastri isn’t certain if he’ll minimize a a lot better determine with Norris in 2023.
“Lando is a world-class athlete who has what it takes to develop into a world champion. It will probably be [für Piastri] so it will not be straightforward to get there and do higher than Daniel,” Rosberg warns the rookie.
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