Ducati’s centaur dominated the Austrian Grand Prix
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Formula 1 dominator’s musings while the 2023 championship is still halted for the summer break.
“The no to Porsche is evidence of the Anglo-Austrian stable’s vision.”
Despite Red Bull’s dominance over Formula 1, the Dutch champion’s mentor fears nasty surprises.
“He would be able to put cars like AlphaTauri or Haas in pole position.”
“There are about seven or eight drivers who could be world champions with Red Bull.”
For the Finn, world champion in 1998 and 1999, the Red Bull driver’s golden moment “will not last forever.”
“If I had been in Sergio’s car, Max wouldn’t be having the time of his life like he is now.”
“He is the one who makes Red Bull unbeatable,” admitted the president of Formula Imola.
“I took a big risk though by putting it sideways between Eau Rouge and Raidillon when it started to rain.”
The Dutchman, who started sixth, took 17 laps to gain the lead, then flew undisturbed to the checkered flag. Second was Perez, third the Monegasque.
The world champion finishes ahead of Piastri and Gasly, Ferrari off the podium.
The McLaren talent took the missed pole position in the Sprint Shootout in Belgium philosophically.
The Red Bull driver was ahead of Oscar Piastri (McLaren) and Carlos Sainz (Ferrari).
Statements from the top three finishers of the Belgian GP Qualifying.
The Red Bull driver penalized five positions. Next to the Monegasque will start Sergio Perez.
On the eve of the Spa weekend, Red Bull is reportedly intent on replacing the gearbox on the Dutchman’s car: five grid penalty positions loom.
The words of the two-time world champion in the press conference on the eve of the three-day Belgian Grand Prix.
On Sept. 3, in Monza, he could reach 10 wins in a row, an all-time record.
McLaren team principal glosses, “This podium picture will be special. He has a lot of energy, but energy has to be controlled.”
Dutchman praises team on Sunday rewriting F1 history: twelve consecutive wins.
One statistic keeps the Kaiser and his best Ferrari still ahead of the unbeatable Dutchman.
Lewis Hamilton makes a mistake at the start and finishes off the podium.
Statements from the top three finishers of the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying session.
Mercedes’ Briton returns to pole position almost a year after last time. Still very good McLarens, extraordinary Alfa Sauber. Badly the Ferraris: sixth Leclerc, 11th Sainz.
The Mercedes driver was the fastest of all in PL3.
On this weekend at the Hungaroring, the world champion’s stable could equal one record and beat another.
The former driver had some honeyed words for the world leader.
The Dutchman paid compliments to the McLaren driver, who undermined him not a little in the early laps of the British GP.
The two old rivals brushed up against each other at a very delicate moment in Siverstone qualifying.