Silverstone: Defect in Vettel - Hamilton driving in the best time in qualifying

Sebastian Vettel went on his knees and examined the underside of his Ferrari. A technical Defect has brakes, the four-time formula 1 world champion in second pr

Silverstone: Defect in Vettel - Hamilton driving in the best time in qualifying

Sebastian Vettel went on his knees and examined the underside of his Ferrari. A technical Defect has brakes, the four-time formula 1 world champion in second practice for the next Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone, and brutally executed.

Shortly before the end of the unit, once again, suspended the 33-Year-old had to Park with his lame car in advance. Vettel ended the day just 14. (+1,592 seconds), and immediately sought after the technology-K. o. still on the Asphalt according to the cause. An oil Leak, he was able to catch a glimpse of since.

world champion Lewis Hamilton, however, was not to capture again. Just a week after his spectacular Grand Prix victory on only three functioning tyres, the Mercedes driver ended the first day of practice for the second England-race with the best time. Only his team-mate Valtteri Bottas (+0,176 seconds) could follow the pace of the six-times world Cup Champions.

Daniel Ricciardo in the Renault had) as the third already 0,815 seconds behind Hamilton (1:25,606 minutes. Nico Hulkenberg raced promise in his next Representation for the positive Corona tested Sergio Perez to a promising sixth place. And Vettel? Also on the weekend of the formula 1 is reminiscent of your first Grand Prix 70 years ago, in Silverstone, it is for Hesse very difficult.

in his own power he can. in this season, not even a place on the podium ride for Hamilton, he is confident that a victory by the March "Mercedes is in a great Position. The car is good enough. Lewis is in good shape,“ was Vettel who was able to win in their last world champion-the 2013 season of the last nine Grand Prix of the year.

For the Heppenheimer probably the bigger question, "how many races should be held" still in this season and not, "who will win". 13 Grand Prix for this year are currently confirmed, at least 15, it should be at the end of the season.

Hamilton did praise for his former German world Cup rivals not guilty. "He gets not simply the stage on which he can retrieve his potential," said the defending champion, saved on Sunday, after a plate just to the finish, about the problems at Ferrari. "I hope for him that he can go next year to the Racing Point. Do you have a Plan and a car with potential. He has the Chance of being the Team lead.“

Vettel is expecting in the next few weeks with a decision over his formula 1 future. "I don't see why I have to let myself be put under pressure. In a way, I've made my decision, now we will see whether what comes Reasonable or not,“ he said in an RTL Interview.

Vettel's Ferrari-the present remains bleak. To be the name "Lucilla" baptized car was "the Bearer of this, we are significantly behind the top," he admitted again. For the second weekend on the piece on the power track Silverstone, he hoped at least to a "better feel for the car. The Rest comes from alone.“ Currently, the only setbacks and breakdowns.

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Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 05:27

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