Günther Steiner on Mick Schumacher: «Unnecessary» / Formula 1

Haas team boss Günther Steiner talks about his two young pilots Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin. The 56-year-old South Tyrolean says which procedure he thinks is unnecessary. A laughing and a crying eye at the Haas racing team after the World Cup opener in Bahrain: It was good how Mick Schumacher brought his car to … Read more

Death of Prince Philip: attention, new Imola schedule! / Formula 1

Following the death of Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain: Out of respect for the funeral services for the Duke of Edinburgh, the Imola GP schedule is changed. In Great Britain the flags fly at half-mast: On April 9th, Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of … Read more

Official: Nico Hülkenberg new to Aston Martin / Formula 1

Aston Martin confirms what Nico Hülkenberg had already indicated: The 33-year-old Emmericher is the official reserve and development driver for the Greens. “I’m really looking forward to my new job.” On March 26th, Nico Hülkenberg, as GP expert from ServusTV, had the cat peep out of the bag: “Yes, I will be a substitute driver … Read more

Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes: found an Achilles heel? / Formula 1

Red Bull Racing-Honda had the fastest car at the World Cup opener in Bahrain. Mercedes struggled with problems. Young George Russell thinks he knows the Achilles heel of the new Mercedes. Certainly, Mercedes triumphed again at the start of the season at the Bahrain International Circuit. But even winner Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes team boss … Read more

Nico Rosberg: “If Hamilton had my number …” / Formula 1

Nico Rosberg has made history: he and his team won the first event of the new Extreme E electric racing series. And at the same time distanced his long-term rival. Nico Rosberg’s cell phone glowed. And that again after a long time. Because the last time he received so many text messages or messages on … Read more

Mika Häkkinen: “Duel like back then with Schumacher” / Formula 1

The top fight between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in the Bahrain GP reminded former Formula 1 driver Mika Häkkinen of his own duels against Michael Schumacher. Mika Häkkinen sees the exciting start to the season as a good sign for the rest of the season. The Finn writes in his “Unibet” column: “Lewis Hamilton’s … Read more

Race director Michael Masi: “Sebastian Vettel knew it” / Formula 1

Formula 1 racing director Michael Masi has no understanding for criticism after the penalty transfer of Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel on the Sunday before the race: “The rules are clear, Sebastian knew that.” It is anchored in the Formula 1 regulations: Double waved yellow flags mean the greatest danger, the driver must be prepared … Read more

Ralf Schumacher to Sebastian Vettel: “That bothers me” / Formula 1

The six-time Grand Prix winner Ralf Schumacher praises his nephew Mick Schumacher as GP expert of the German Sky and criticizes the behavior of the four-time champion Sebastian Vettel. Ralf Schumacher was also very much looking forward to the Formula 1 World Championship opener, the 45-year-old World Championship fourth from 2001 and 2002, of course, … Read more

Formula 1 in Germany: quotas drop sharply / Formula 1

Formula 1 will disappear behind the payment barrier in 2021, with four exceptions. What is a big win for Sky is going to be a huge loss for the premier class on the German market. Sky had made a big splash: in 2021, the pay TV broadcaster will broadcast Formula 1 exclusively behind the pay … Read more

Fernando Alonso (Alpine): pinpricks against Ferrari / Formula 1

Has it really been 20 years since Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso made their GP debut in Melbourne in 2001? The two have lost none of their speed – and Alonso has lost none of his sharp tongue. The 2001 Australian Grand Prix was not a World Cup run like any other. Because three future … Read more