Fascinating and tight race of the 2021 F1 French GP. Till the tip it was not identified who would win the race, and that’s what the followers actually like. In the long run Max Verstappen (131 factors) was in a position to end forward of Lewis Hamilton (119 factors) and land one other hit within the World Cup, along with getting the quickest lap and scoring +1 level. Excellent race from the Dutch driver who made a mistake on the primary lap by shedding the again and going out, which made the Briton lead the race within the first half. However then, after an excellent cease, he was in a position to overtake. They lastly determined to make an additional cease with a medium tire on the finish and that allowed them to have higher tires than Hamilton to overhaul it proper on the finish.
The Mercedes go from right here behind within the constructors’ world championship factors (Purple Bull = 215 factors vs. Mercedes = 178 factors) too, since Sergio Pérez was additionally in a position to reserve tires for the ultimate a part of the race and was additionally in a position to overtake Valtteri Bottas, who completed with badly broken tires and out from the rostrum. Regardless of that, the reality is that the Finn had a terrific weekend to alleviate the rumors. Actually, within the race he has gotten to a terrific tempo, doing quick laps like the 2 leaders. Had it not been for the technique failure of his group, maybe the power drinkers wouldn’t have superior.
The Spanish riders have had one in all lime and one in all sand. The lime has been for Fernando Alonso. The Asturias rider began ninth right here and managed to advance two positions at the beginning, along with having an intense struggle with Charles Leclerc. After that, the efficiency of the Oviedo has dropped, as they’ve suffered loads with the medium tire and have gotten graining and having to advance the cease and compromise the technique. Then, using the onerous tire, he had a wonderful tempo and was in a position to climb as much as the eighth place which has given him some factors on this French GP the place Alpine was racing at dwelling.
The sand has been for Carlos Sainz, and for Ferrari typically. Each Ferraris did some nice qualifying instances yesterday, ending nicely up in Q3. However within the race they suffered from tire overheating and degradation. Little by little each drivers have gone backwards, and so they have completed within the factors and in fairly dangerous positions. These of Maranello have had a profession to overlook.
McLaren had a incredible weekend right here, managing the tires very nicely and with a terrific race tempo. Additionally stunning Pierre Gasly and his Alpha Tauri, who additionally had an excellent efficiency right here. The opposite shock, though it’s already one thing fairly widespread, is to see George Russel so excessive with Williams. The Brit is undoubtedly gaining the belief of Mercedes …
Regardless of what was seen in earlier classes, the reality is that within the race every little thing has been a lot calmer by way of runway exits and accidents. It appears that evidently they’ve calmed down a bit and there have been no too notable issues.
# 8211; # 8211; – – – Place Driver Workforce Time Laps 1 Max Verstappen Purple Bull 1:27:25 “770 53 2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +2” 904 53 three Sergio Pérez Purple Bull +8 “811 53 Four Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +14” 618 53 5 Lando Norris McLaren +64 “032 53 6 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +75” 857 53 7 Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri +76 “595 53 Eight Fernando Alonso Alpine +77” 695 53 9 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +79 “666 53 10 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +91 “946 53 11 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +99” 337 53 12 George Russell Williams +1 lap 52 13 Yuki Tsunoda Alpha Tauri +1 lap 52 14 Esteban Ocon Alpine +1 lap 52 15 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +1 lap 52 16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1 lap 52 17 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +1 lap 52 18 Nicholas Latifi Williams +1 lap 52 19 Mick Schumacher Hass +1 lap 52 20 Nikita Mazepin Haas +1 lap 52
Subsequent weekend the race of Austrian GPYou already know that there can be two in a row (June 17 and July 4). Due to this fact, after the French GP, Components 1 doesn’t relaxation. We’ll see how these two races are on the Purple Bull Ring, dwelling of Purple Bull, and with a nonetheless unsure climate. By the way in which, the rain didn’t seem right here within the race, however it did beforehand, which has “washed” the observe, and it’s possible that because of this it has eliminated rubber and the degradation has caught everybody without warning.