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McHouserphy
03/05/2021, 22:41
FORMULA 1 TEMPORADA 2021 – GP Nº 4
GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA



Circuit de Catalunya
Barcelona.


Circuit de Catalunya
Mas La Moreneta
Apartat de Correus 27
08160 Montmelo (Barcelona)
Spain
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HORARIOS:


Viernes 7 de Mayo :

Prácticas Libres, Sesión 1 : Horario Local : 11:30 a 12:30 - España :11:30 a 12:30 - GMT : 09:30 a 10:30
Prácticas Libres, Sesión 2 : Horario Local :15:00 a 16:00 - España :15:00 a 16:00 - GMT : 13:00 a 14:00

Sábado 8 de Mayo :

Prácticas Libres, Sesión 3 : Horario Local : 12:00 a 13:00 - España :12:00 a 13:00 - GMT : 10:00 a 11:00
Clasificatorias de Parrilla de Salida :Horario Local :15:00 a 16:00 - España :15:00 a 16:00 - GMT : 13:00 a 14:00

Domingo 9 de Mayo :

CARRERA: Horario Local: 15:00 - España: 15:00 - GMT: 13:00

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Datos Básicos de Pista

Fecha de creación: 1991
Primer Gran Premio de F1: 29/09/1991
Grandes Premios organizados: 31
Capacidad de espectadores: 132000
Longitud del trazado: 4.675metros.
Número de vueltas del GP: 66.
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Longitud oficial: 4.675 metros.
Longitud de rodadura: 4.598 metros.
Número de vueltas: 66.
Distancia total de carrera: 308,424 Km.
Carga aeodinámica: Alta.
Dureza / Desgaste de frenos: Medio.
Agarre del asfalto: Alto.
Tipo de neumático: Duro.
Desgaste de neumáticos: Alto.

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Curvas oficiales: 16.
Curvas reales: 16.
Curvas oficiales a derecha: 9.
Curvas oficiales a izquierda: 7.
Curvas reales a derecha: 10.
Curvas reales a izquierda: 6.

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Consumo por vuelta: 1,515 kg.
Consumo por vuelta: 2,02 litros.
Penalización por vuelta de combustible: 0,06 s.
Penalización por cada 10Kg: 0,36 s.
Tiempo de entrada y salida de pits (sin repostar): 24 s.
Distancia desde la salida hasta la primera frenada: 315 metros.
Tiempo de vuelta de referencia: 1:19,919.

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[SIZE=2]Tipos de Neumáticos suministrados por Pirelli:
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La frenada más dura de Montmeló:

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Ventana Pit Stop a 1 parada: vueltas 28 a 32.
Ventana Pit Stop a 2 paradas: vueltas 19 a 26 y 39 a 47.
Ventana Pit Stop a 3 paradas: vueltas 16 a 19, 30 a 36 y 44 a 50.

Mejor vuelta : V.Bottas - 1:18,183 (2020, Mercedes)
Mejor pole : L.Hamilton - 1:15,406 (2019,Mercedes)
Pole 2020 : L.Hamilton - 1:15,584 (Mercedes)
Vª Rápida 2020 : V.Bottas - 1:18,183 (Mercedes)
Podium 2020 :1º L.Hamilton - 2º M.Verstappen - 3º V.Bottas

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Piloto con más Poles : 7 - M. Schumacher
Escudería con más Poles : 7 - Ferrari
Piloto con más victorias : 6 - M. Schumacher
Escudería con más Victorias : 8 - Ferrari

Jaime Alguersuari comenta una vuelta al circuito barcelonés en el simulador de RedBull.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yUZDDsOiMU

Qualifying Highlights 2020:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8t4lbw6pBE

Onboard de la pole de L. Hamilton en 2020:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbjqAtVNj00

F1 2020 GP España Highlights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yHbZWfkBwU

F1 2020 GP España mejores on boards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-NOnfnjgMw

Montmeló es una pista muy interesante, con una gran variedad de curvas, con buenas instalaciones y muy buenas comunicaciones, lo que la convierte en muy accesible para la mayoría de escuderías. Es básicamente por esto, por lo que Montmeló se ha convertido en la principal pista de test de todos los equipos con sede en Europa.

Respecto a la la seguridad del circuito, tiene unas vías de fuga que cualquier otro circuito envidiaría, teniendo como excepción sólo los nuevos trazados del mundial, y la anchura de la pista es simplemente ejemplar.

A nivel puramente técnico o de pilotaje, hay que señalar que la puesta a punto es crucial. Un reglaje del coche con un mínimo apoyo, hace el coche más rápido al final de la recta larga y puede llegar primero a la primera curva, pero en el mixto y en la Elf, padecerá de fata de agarre y perderá mucho tiempo. Igualmente, un coche con mucho apoyo aerodinámico, negociará las secciones del mixto fácilmente, pero esto servirá de muy poco si el resto te pasa en la recta.

La superficie de la pista, aunque lisa y regular, se reconoce como muy abrasiva, aunque este año haya sido reasfaltada con un compuesto más suave, y por consiguiente, el uso premauto del neumático, ciertamente causará doñores de cabeza a algún piloto.

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PALMARÉS

2020 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2019 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2018 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2017 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2016 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2015 : N. Rosberg (Mercedes)
2014 : L. Hamilton (Mercedes)
2013 : F. Alonso (Ferrari)
2012 : P. Maldonado (williams)
2011 : S. Vettel (Red Bull)
2010 : M. Webber (Red Bull)
2009 : J. Button (Brawn GP)
2008 : K. Räikkönen (Ferrari)
2007 : F. Massa (Ferrari)
2006 : F. Alonso (Renault)
2005 : K. Räikkönen (McLaren)
2004 : M. Schumacher (Ferrari)
2003 : M. Schumacher (Ferrari)
2002 : M. Schumacher (Ferrari)
2001 : M. Schumacher (Ferrari)
2000 : M. Hakkinen (McLaren)
1999 : M. Hakkinen (McLaren)
1998 : M. Hakkinen (McLaren)
1997 : J. Villeneuve (Williams)
1996 : M. Schumacher (Ferrari)
1995 : M. Schumacher (Benetton)
1994 : D. Hill (Williams)
1993 : A. Prost (Williams)
1992 : N. Mansell (Williams)
1991 : N. Mansell (Williams)

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Enlaces / Links :

Web oficial del circuito de España (https://www.circuitcat.com/)
Página Oficial de la F1 (https://www.formula1.com)
Datos FIA (https://www.fia.com/championship/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2021/spanish-grand-prix)
Datos Pirelli (https://f1pressarea.pirelli.com/index.php)
Free Live Timing (https://f1.tfeed.net/)


Carreras en Internet:
[o]VerCanalesTV F1 (http://vercanalestv1.com/ver-formula-1-en-directo-y-online-gratis/)
[o]VerPlusOnLine F1 (http://verplusonline.com/movistar-formula-uno/)


Noticias en Español:
[o]CarandDriver.es (http://www.caranddriver.es/formula-1)
[o]Motor21.com (http://motor21.com/sobre/formula-1/)
[o]SoyMotor.com (https://es.motorsport.com/category/f1/&quot;MotorSport.com[/URL]<br /> [o][URL=https://www.soymotor.com/)


Noticias en Inglés:
[o]F1.com (http://f1.com/)
[o]f1technical.net (http://www.f1technical.net/)
[o]motorsport.com (http://http:/www.motorsport.com/)
[o]F1Today (https://www.f1today.net/en/)
[o]F1fanatic.co.uk (http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/)
[o]PitPass.com (https://www.pitpass.com/)

McHouserphy
03/05/2021, 22:54
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llumia
04/05/2021, 09:29
Millones de gracias por abrir el hilo, McH :gracias: :flowers: :abrazo:

llumia
04/05/2021, 09:42
Algunas de las conversaciones por radio del GP del pasado año:


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McHouserphy
04/05/2021, 19:54
Kubica disputará la FP1 de Barcelona con Alfa Romeo

4 may. 2021 15:38

Robert Kubica estará a los mandos del Alfa Romeo en el primer entrenamiento libre de la Fórmula 1 este fin de semana en el Gran Premio de España. Además, participará en el test de Pirelli con los italianos después de la carrera.

Fuente :https://es.motorsport.com/f1/news/kubica-entrenamientos-libres-fp1-barcelona-alfa-romeo/6502499/

McHouserphy
04/05/2021, 20:27
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GoVal
04/05/2021, 20:47
¡Muchas gracias, McH! :gracias2:


Las carreras aquí suelen ser bastante aburridas así que al menos esperemos ver la confirmación del buen ritmo del Alpine y el aumento de confianza/rendimento de Fernando.

A ver si Carlos también tiene un buen fin de semana aquí, él y el estratega de Ferrari, claro. :gaydude:

McHouserphy
04/05/2021, 23:35
Lo que más me alienta a mi, para tragarme este GP que suele ser un tanto anodino, es el poder comprobar qué equipos están en posición de dar batalla en este campeonato.:sherlock::evil5:

Si bien es cierto que aquí las carreras suelen ser un tanto aburridas, no es menos cierto que la pista es de lo más exigente en cuanto a las prestaciones de los coches, los que aquí vayan bien, irán bien generalmente durante el resto del año, y los que demuesten carencias, las seguirán arrastrando durante lo que quede de año, ya que aunque se puedan intentar corregir con posibles "upgrades", los demás tampoco perderán comba y también mejorarán.:sherlock::evil5:

Este año no hemos visto a nadie probando en este trazado :sherlock:... y este es el GP "pitoniso" del año. :gaydude::risitas::evil5:

yorch
05/05/2021, 08:29
Yo es un GP que en los últimos años me suelo ver repetido, para poder darle al "fast forward". Me pasa tambien con el de Monaco. Con la importancia que pueda tener uno, por ser el de aqui, y el otro, por lo mitico, suelen ser una completa castaña. Las clasificaciones suelen ser mas divertidas.

McHouserphy
05/05/2021, 12:39
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llumia
05/05/2021, 12:50
Resultados Sesión de Clasificación 2020:

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llumia
05/05/2021, 14:29
Resultados Carrera 2020:

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McHouserphy
05/05/2021, 15:30
Resulta tan "doloroso" como "penoso" :sherlock:, ver cómo el pasado año solo los tres del podio acabaron en la misma vuelta :nono1:, el cuarto ya fué doblado, lo que significa que acabó a más de minuto y veinte segundos :facepalm:...

llumia
05/05/2021, 16:11
Pues este año, con compuestos aún más duros :miedito:

llumia
05/05/2021, 16:18
Ups, ya tenemos las primeras Previas de los equipos aquí:

Spanish GP: Preview - McLaren

Lando Norris (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/60/lando-norris): "I'm excited to go to Spain! We seem to be on good form at the moment, so we're just trying to keep that up, keep scoring points and things like that. It's still early days in the championship, so another weekend like Portugal would be nice. We need to keep plugging away, keep trying to get some points and another good result in qualifying. We'll see what we can do and what the car's like, but I'm confident we can execute a good race."

Daniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo): "I'm really looking forward to getting back on track in Spain. Having been to two unique circuits in Imola and Portimão, it'll be good to get some laps in on a circuit I know really well. All the teams do so much testing at Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), so we pretty much know what to expect right out of the box. Having so much familiarity with the circuit and the high levels of grip should mean I can really push the car and not have too many other factors to worry about. I'm feeling more and more comfortable with every race distance, so I'm really excited to see what we can do in the next few races."


Andreas Seidl, Team Principal: "After a great recovery from a tricky Saturday in Portimão, we head into the Spanish Grand Prix aiming to have a slightly smoother weekend. Any double-header comes with logistical challenges, and the team at both the factory and the track have done an excellent job making sure we're well prepared to go racing again so soon after Portugal.

"As always, qualifying is an important part of the weekend, but particularly so at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya, where overtaking can be difficult. We've made a strong start to the season but we know we mustn't get complacent, especially when we see how close the competition is. Lando has had a great start to the season and remains in good form, while Daniel is really starting to show his confidence in the car, with last Sunday's battle back into the points proving the progress he's making. We're looking forward to seeing what he can do when he's totally comfortable.

"Another weekend, another chance to score some good points. Let's go racing!"

https://www.pitpass.com/69607/Spanish-GP-Preview-McLaren

llumia
05/05/2021, 16:29
Spanish GP: Preview - AlpineThe team enjoyed a successful Portuguese Grand Prix weekend with both cars inside the points. Attention turns to Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, as Executive Director Marcin Budkowski explains the team's development plan.

What makes the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya an interesting Formula 1 track?

Marcin Budkowski: Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is the usual benchmark circuit in Formula 1, its combination of low, medium and high-speed corners means it highlights pretty well a car's strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, Formula 1 pre-season testing happened on this track for many years, so the drivers know it particularly well. Even if the conditions can be quite different between winter testing and May, when we usually race in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), it's one of those circuits where teams and drivers are so prepared that there aren't usually too many surprises. It will be interesting to see if this is any different this year given we all arrive here less prepared than usual.


What upgrades are planned for this race and beyond?

MB: We have small things coming through on the back of some successful testing in Portimao, where we improved a few specific areas of the car. There's more to come and, in general, we'll continue to bring performance improvements to the car for the next few races, before we switch entirely our focus to 2022.


How does the team look back on the Portuguese Grand Prix and what's the confidence level heading to Spain?

MB: On the back of a strong race in which we showed good pace and achieved a double points result, we want to build on this good momentum. Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), historically, hasn't been one of our strongest tracks, but neither was Portugal last year, so we will aim to confirm our progress by putting both cars in Q3 and scoring more points.


Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon) made it two points finishes in a row following his smooth seventh place finish in Portugal. The Frenchman was in determined form with a series of overtakes helping him on his way, as he looks ahead to this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.


What is the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya like to drive?

Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon): Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is a challenging circuit but one we know very well. It's been the location for testing for many years, especially during my Formula 1 career, so it's a place where I've completed many laps. Sector 1 and Sector 2 are fast and challenging with the tyres getting very hot in the long corners at Turns 3 and 9. The final sector is tricky as it's slow-speed and by that point on the lap you tend to lose a bit of grip. There's a slight change to the circuit this year at Turn 10, which looks to sweep a little bit more than before. I look forward to taking it on for the first time on Friday.


How do you reflect on the Portuguese Grand Prix?

EO: It was an entertaining race at the wheel with some hard and fair racing throughout. We left Portugal feeling very satisfied with our efforts. We turned a solid Friday into a really good Saturday and qualifying in sixth was a great feeling. The race result shows the progress we've made so far this season, but it also shows that we have more to do and more to find. It was great to fight with Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) and McLaren (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/5/mclaren), but we must aim to do that consistently and, of course, beat them. Let's see what we can do this weekend. It will be interesting to see how the car performs at this circuit.


Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso) returns to home soil for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, his first time back in Formula 1 at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya since 2018.


It's your first-time back racing in Spain for two years, are you looking forward to it?

Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso): I am excited to be back racing in Spain. It's always special racing in your home country and I have good memories here in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona). It's a circuit all of us drivers know well, as we normally do our pre-season test here as well as racing the Grand Prix during the season. It's a challenging circuit with a lot of high speed corners. The race is also back to back with Portugal, so it's nice to keep the momentum going. It's traditionally quite a difficult circuit to overtake on, so qualifying will be very important. We'll see where we are during the weekend and target a positive weekend with some more points on the board.


It was another points finish for you last time out in Portimao, what are your takeaways from the weekend?

FA: Overall, it was a good weekend for us. The car performed better than in the previous two rounds, and I felt comfortable from Friday onwards. Unfortunately qualifying didn't go as planned for me, but we made up for it with a very strong race and I enjoyed fighting inside the top ten with our rivals. Had we started higher on the grid; we could have scored even more points on Sunday. We want to carry this form into Spain.


Unfortunately, there are no fans in the grandstands this weekend, how much will you miss them here?

FA: It's a real shame to be racing here with no fans in the grandstands. Formula 1 with fans is very special, but even more so when it's your home fans. I remember how supportive and passionate the Spanish fans have been in the past, so we will miss this over the weekend. You race to feel the emotion from the support of your fans. Hopefully the fans can return to races soon but in the meantime, we can put on a good show for them watching at home.

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llumia
05/05/2021, 16:33
Spanish GP: Preview - Aston Martin

Lap after lap, session after session; few - if any - Grand Prix circuits have played host to more Formula One laps than the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya. The Spanish venue has become the traditional home of pre-season testing for a reason: it unstintingly challenges both the mechanical and aerodynamic aspects of a modern racing car. As such, it can be an important barometer for performance across the remainder of the year.

Lance Stroll (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/57/lance-stroll): "Portugal wasn't a great weekend for us - but we got plenty of track running and learned more about the development of the AMR21. We've seen how critical it is to extract the maximum from the car - especially in the tight and unpredictable midfield pack - we'll be aiming for points again this weekend."


Sebastian Vettel (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/21/sebastian-vettel): "This weekend, I'll have the upgrade Lance used in Portugal - which he felt was promising - so I'm looking forward to experiencing it for myself. Looking at the last race, it's clear that we have better race pace than single-lap performance, so we'll be looking to make improvements on Saturday to give us the best chance of points on Sunday. We all know Sunday afternoons at Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) can be tricky for overtaking, so it's important that we maximise our opportunities where we can."


After two races on circuits with limited historical data to rely on, the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya is a return to the familiar - but there are still challenges ahead. Our strategy engineers have analysed historic data and recent car performance to predict the key factors that could determine the result on Sunday, presented in partnership with Title Partner Cognizant.


• Strategy: There's gains to be made with some quick thinking on the pitwall. A pitstop takes roughly 23 seconds, which is quicker than Imola or Portimão, meaning multiple stops are viable. Last year, only five drivers made it to the finish with one pitstop, so expect to see a mix of strategies - especially as Pirelli has brought its hardest and most durable range: C1, C2 and C3.


• There's usually plenty of action at the start thanks to the 645-metre run down from pole to the fourth-gear Turn One. It's the third-longest drive into the first corner on the calendar - behind Russia and Mexico. But it's still tricky for overtaking: 90% of all overtakes completed after lap two (28) in the 2020 race took place at the first four corners of the circuit, boosted by the 800m DRS zone along the main straight.


• During the winter, some minor re-profiling work was done to Turn 10. The revised section has an increased corner radius - largely returning it to the original layout used until 2004. There was just one overtake at this corner in the 2020 race; but with cornering speeds of around 100km/h (62mph) expected at the now-third-gear turn, it's less likely to offer up opportunities for passing.


• While there were no Safety Cars in the 2020 Grand Prix, historically the chances of a mid-race interruption are common. 60% of all Spanish Grands Prix in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) have featured the Safety Car, and 40% of the last five Grands Prix in have included at least one Virtual Safety Car period.


Unlocking the Lap - with SentinelOne



A lap of the circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya tests all aspects of a Formula One car. From the high-speed first sector to the tight and technical final sector, the Spanish Grand Prix circuit is a blend of the characteristics of Silverstone and the Hungaroring (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/6/budapest) in a unique challenge. Our official Cyber Security Partner SentinelOne presents the key technical facts and stats behind a single lap of the track.


The 1.1km main straight, where cars reach speeds of 300km/h (186mph), offers a good opportunity for slipstreaming, but the medium-speed Turn One right-hander makes it hard to out-brake a rival into the corner. Drivers immediately barrel into the right of Turn Two and the long, uphill Turn Three. With its slight elevation, a well-balanced car is critical here.


Drivers keep it pinned to the left of the straight to maximise the tricky Turns Four and Five. After the long right-hand bend, the track moves downhill and challenges drivers to find the blind braking point, while averaging around 160km/h (100mph) before braking hard into Turn Five.


Turns Seven and Eight are another tricky combination - the outside kerb is notoriously tricky, especially in low-grip conditions. A good exit sets the drivers up for the climb to Turn Nine, where smoothly cresting the exit kerb is vital for the 300km/h (186mph) straight down to the now-revised Turn 10 hairpin. With the aid of DRS, the run to Turn 10 is a potential overtaking spot.


Reaching speeds as low as 80km/h (50mph), this corner tests brakes, and it begins the low-speed and technical final sector. A short burst into Turn 11 means drivers can take this flat - if they're brave on the kerbs.

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llumia
05/05/2021, 16:38
Spanish GP: Preview - Red BullLooking back at the Portuguese GP, how do you reflect on the race weekend and what positives do you take heading to Spain?

Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez): Of course I expected better things, however I prefer to see the glass half full and I'm happy with the progress we have made in terms of adapting to the car.

Imola and Portugal were very complicated races, but I learned a lot. We were running at the same pace as the leader group, and we scored some good points, this can only get better.


The championship fight with Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) is so close right now. How does that change the atmosphere in the team, specially into the race weekend?

SP: I've been here for a short time, but since I got here the atmosphere has been the same, everyone in the Team is working towards the same goal: winning races and aiming to the championship.

It is something completely different from what I'm used to and the motivation is really high. I'm very happy to be here and to be part of this effort, I'm pretty sure I won't let this Team down.


We are starting to build a picture of tracks that might suit our car better versus others. Do you think Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) will be a good opportunity for us or does it not play to our strengths?

SP: I think we should be in the fight right from the start. It is a very particular track, with very slow corners and then three and nine are high speed corners, so the key here is to find the right balance and to take care of the right side tyres. The wind is also something to consider. It's a very tricky circuit, but as I said, we should be competitive from the beginning and fight for the win.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is a track all teams and drivers know very well unlike the last two races which have been at new circuits such as Imola and Portimao. Is this a good thing and do you enjoy the track?

SP: Yes it is a special place, in 2011 I scored my first points in F1 and who knows, maybe could be the place for my first podium with Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull). It's a track where qualifying is very important so I'm pretty sure we are ready for this challenge. This year we didn't have our usual winter testing and last year the track conditions were different from the ones we usually have in May. I'm really intrigued about what the RB16B can do there. Last year this was the first race I drove after I had covid and I had a good result, so yes, it is a track I enjoy driving.


As the races are coming thick and fast now, how do you reflect on one race and prepare for another in such close succession to each other?

SP: It is exactly when the work we made in the off-season kicks in. This year I prepared myself like never before, so I think it is a matter of being ready mentally, especially after not the best result. It's important to turn the page quickly and be ready to get back to work.


We had triple headers last year and that of course was very demanding, however the double and triple headers are harder for the Team in the garage, and I always feel bad for them, because they have to spend so much time away from their families. But we are pros and we will be ready for sure.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) marks your 100th GP with Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) Racing. How does it feel being part of this Team?

Max Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen): Getting to 100 races with Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) has gone so quickly to be honest, I didn't know it had been that many! I must be getting old (laughs). I enjoy being part of the Team for as long as I have. The atmosphere in the whole Team is great and there is a lot of motivation and energy here from everyone. We have a really good working relationship but also besides that, off track we also get on very well and have a lot of fun so it's very nice for me to be part of the Team and hopefully of course for a lot more years.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) holds some special memories from your first F1 win, what do you remember from that day?

MV: Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) will always hold special memories for me. Your first F1 win is pretty emotional, especially when it is a bit of a shock to everyone as it was my debut for the Team. I don't really get emotional that often but I was pretty close to tears that day and so was my Dad. Everything flashes through your head of how you got to Formula One. It wasn't all easy and people think that when you are winning it looks pretty easy but you have to do the hard work to get there. Like all young drivers we spent a lot of time away from home, driving around Europe and working as hard as possible. Of course, I had a big help from my Dad who prepared me very well but there is no guarantee you will make it to Formula One but as a family that was always the goal. Suddenly, after the win, it all flashes through your head and it was an incredible day. I've said it many times, my first win was a shock, nobody expected it, so it will be a day I will never forget. I'm very grateful to everyone who worked with me and got to that point at such a young age.


We now have a bit of a picture of tracks that may suit us and other teams, what do you think Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) will have in store after a challenging Portuguese GP?

MV: I think it can be a good track for us, but I do expect Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) to be very quick too so it's going to be very close again and it's just going to depend on who finds the best set-up. We know Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is a normal track in terms of grip levels, unlike Portugal, so there we can see the real pace of the cars again.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is a really good track and we all know it very well. I've been there in the beginning of the year in a GT car driving with my Dad and enjoying the track so it will be good to go back. We are in a development race with Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) and we have to make sure we can keep this level for the rest of the season and keep improving every weekend. Even if you win there are still so many things you can learn from a race weekend as nothing is ever perfect and we are looking at every aspect to stay in the fight.


Max will make his 100th start for Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) Racing this weekend, becoming the fourth driver in the Team's history to reach that milestone after Mark Webber (129), Sebastian Vettel (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/21/sebastian-vettel) (113) and Daniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo) (100).


Max's 2016 Spanish GP performance was one for the ages. His victory that day simultaneously established records for youngest race leader, youngest podium finisher and youngest winner (all at age 18 years 228 days). He was also the first driver to win on a mid-season debut for any team since Juan-Manuel Fangio for Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) at the 1954 French GP.


Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) have 83 points after the opening three races of the year, the team's best start since 2011 and including 2012 and 2013, in which Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) were the Constructors' World Champions.


Max entered the record books in last weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix as he joined Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) and Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas) on the podium for the 15th time, making them the most commonly recurring podium trio in Formula One history.

https://www.pitpass.com/69611/Spanish-GP-Preview-Red-Bull

GoVal
05/05/2021, 16:47
Albert Fabrega @AlbertFabrega (https://twitter.com/AlbertFabrega) · 5h (https://twitter.com/AlbertFabrega/status/1389864329135235074)


La nueva T10 alarga la longitud del @Circuitcat_es (https://twitter.com/Circuitcat_es) de 4655 a 4675: +20 m.

The new T10 has extended @Circuitcat_eng (https://twitter.com/Circuitcat_eng) length from 4655 to 4675: +20 m. #SpanishGP (https://twitter.com/hashtag/SpanishGP?src=hashtag_click)



https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0nKPHkWQAEmIvs.jpg:large

GoVal
05/05/2021, 18:46
Qué manía con poner bananas saltarinas. :sisi1: Así está la zona T7-T8.


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0ozlGRX0AQgYeg.jpg:large


https://twitter.com/AlbertFabrega/status/1389980153669984257

GoVal
05/05/2021, 18:47
Horarios completos de este fin de semana.


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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0ovrZrXsAEP8cc.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0ovrwAX0AU_JG8.jpg:large

GoVal
05/05/2021, 18:51
La nueva T10.



https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0o33C2XIAQ-UM7.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0o3302XsAARLum.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0o34mOXoAAqt3D.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0o35cQXEAMlyom.jpg:large



https://twitter.com/AlbertFabrega/status/1389984908228038671?s=20

McHouserphy
06/05/2021, 12:04
https://imgur.com/mESMwpS.png

McHouserphy
06/05/2021, 15:20
El cambio de la T10 :

https://imgur.com/MW5UGtb.png

llumia
06/05/2021, 16:04
Si los neumáticos delanteros ya sufren de por sí en esta pista, recordemos que es un circuito 'front tyre limited', con el cambio, creo que un poco más.

llumia
06/05/2021, 16:08
Spanish GP: Preview - Mercedes

Toto Wolff: Back-to-back events bring some added intensity to the calendar, and they also mean we don't have to wait long for the next dose of track action. That's an exciting prospect after another close race last weekend in Portugal.We left Portimao with a strong double-podium and some important learnings to take forward, especially as a one-two finish was in reach without the sensor problem for Valtteri in the late stages. There's plenty of work still to do and the pecking order looks set to change from track to track, so we know we need to be on the top of our game each weekend.

It's going to be a neck and neck fight with Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) through the entire season and we're excited for that battle to continue in just a few days' time in Spain.


Usually, we'd have already spent some time in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) for winter testing, but that wasn't the case this year. So, we're looking forward to being back at the track and seeing how we fare.


The Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya is a proper all-rounder, with a mix of corner types and straights, making it a true test for the car. It's a circuit where managing the rear tyres is key to strong performance, and that hasn't been our biggest strength so far this season. There have also been a few modifications to the layout for this year. So, we're intrigued to see how W12 performs there.


Fact File

The Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya features a wide range of corner types and speeds. Slow corners such as Turns 14 and 15 test mechanical grip, while the high-speed Turns 3 and 9 put aerodynamic grip to the test. This is what makes the circuit ideal for testing an F1 car.


Most of the low-speed corners at the Spanish GP venue are left-handers, while all of the high-speed corners are right-handers. So, slightly different set-ups are used on the left and right-hand sides of the car to accommodate this. Meanwhile, the left tyres wear out quicker and the right tyres experience lower temperatures.


Overtaking is particularly tricky in Spain - the 2020 event produced just six normal overtakes, while 25 were DRS-assisted. The only long straight is entered via a high-speed turn and it is tough to follow a car through there, as the car in front produces "dirty air". The end of the straight is also not ideal for overtaking, as Turn 1 doesn't require much braking energy.


The modifications made to Turn 10 for the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix will make it harder to overtake here, too, as the reprofiled corner has a shorter braking zone.


The changes to Turn 10 mean it now has a wider apex and exit. So, it'll be taken at a higher speed in 2021 - we still expect the corner to be taken in third gear, but the speed will increase from 85 km/h to around 110 km/h with the new layout.


The tarmac at the reprofiled Turn 10 is new and much darker than the rest of the track, which means the grip here will be different, and therefore will influence the balance. It will also hold water for longer if it rains, compared to the rest of the track.


However, regarding the balance with the new tarmac, a compromise will have to be found that also suits the rest of the circuit. So, getting this corner right will likely rely more on the drivers changing their approach and using set-up tweaks at their disposal like brake balance and DIF settings to help the car balance.


One of the most unique corners on the track is Turn 5, because drivers tackle the corner differently in Qualifying and the race. The camber of the road drops at the apex, unloading the inside-front tyre and increasing the risk of a lock-up. Drivers will take this riskier, tighter line in Qualifying as it is a shorter distance. But, on a race stint, locking up can cause vibrations and risk additional pit stops, so drivers often take the wider line to keep the load off the inside-front and reduce the risk of locking up.


Car balance in Spain can often be influenced by the wind, as it sometimes changes direction during the day. There is usually a tailwind on the main straight in the morning, producing a headwind into the high-speed corners. This provides good car stability. But the wind tends to rotate to the opposite direction later in the day, which gives drivers a tailwind into the fast corners and makes the balance trickier.


In terms of gaining lap time, sector three is the most important, as the drivers can find the most time in the low-speed corners. This means it is rare for a driver to set three purple sectors in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), because maximising grip and being quick in sector one will overheat the tyres by the time the drivers reach the crucial third sector.


22 of the 30 races that have taken place at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya have been won from pole position - which proves just how crucial Qualifying is at the Spanish GP.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) has one of the lowest maximum speeds on the 2021 F1 calendar, with cars reaching just 322 km/h on the main straight due to its high-downforce nature, compared to Mexico, which has the highest maximum speed of 350 km/h.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) has the fourth-longest run from pole position to the first braking zone, with 579 metres before drivers hit the brakes for the opening sequence of corners.


The Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya has the sixth-highest average track temperature in F1 at 40°C (calculated by a five-year mean). There are two main factors for this: The track surface in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is very absorbent to heat, but the solar radiation (electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun) is also particularly high in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), so the track temperature increases quickly when there is no cloud cover.


Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) didn't host pre-season testing in 2021, the first time this has happened in many years. But the track is well-understood by the drivers and engineers, so we don't expect any additional unknowns for the race - and winter testing usually takes place in very different ambient conditions to the race, anyway.


https://www.pitpass.com/69614/Spanish-GP-Preview-Mercedes

llumia
06/05/2021, 16:16
Spanish GP: Preview - FerrariJust one week on from the Portuguese Grand Prix, on a track that has only hosted two Formula 1 races, the World Championship now moves to the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya Circuit in Montmelo, 25 kilometres from the Catalan capital, which has featured on the calendar every year since 1991. It also used to be the usual venue for pre-season testing, but this year, because of the pandemic, that was moved to Bahrain.

The track layout, featuring high, medium and low speed corners, direction changes, undulations and a long start-finish straight, is a demanding test-bench of a car's abilities. It is also one of the most difficult tracks for overtaking. Being close to the coast means that changes in wind direction are one of the factors to deal with, because it has a significant impact on the balance of the cars that run in a medium-high downforce configuration. There are two DRS zones, one on the main straight leading to the first chicane and another after turn 9 on the back straight that leads to turn 10, where it will make less of a difference under braking, but it will not be impossible to try a textbook overtaking move around the outside, relying on entry speed going into the turn. During the winter, major changes were actually made to turn 10, a very heavy braking point where it was easy to lock up the wheels and which now looks more like its original version. The radius is less tight, allowing for a higher speed through the turn.


The Spanish Grand Prix is the home race for Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz), who has always finished in the points in his six races at Montmelo. His best results so far are two sixth places, one last year and one in 2016, during his second season in Formula 1. As for Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc), he finished fifth here in 2019 in the Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) SF90.


Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) Stats Spanish GP

GP entered: 50
Debut: 1951 (J.F. Gonzalez 2nd; A. Ascari 4th; P. Taruffi ret.; L. Villoresi ret.)
Wins 12 (24%)
Pole positions 13 (26%)
Fastest laps 14 (28%)
Total podiums 38 (25.33%)


Spanish Grand Prix: facts & figures


1. The number of Formula 1 World Championship Grands Prix that saw a woman driver finish in the points. It was the Spanish GP of 1975, held at Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)'s street circuit, Montjuic. Jochen Mass won and Maria Grazia "Lella" Lombardi finished sixth at the wheel of a March. However, the race was red flagged after 29 laps, when race leader Rolf Stommelen crashed, leading to the death of two journalists, a spectator and a track marshal. This meant only half points were awarded, so that Lombardi only picked up one half point.


5. The furthest back on the grid from which the race has been won at the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya Circuit. The only driver to win off the third row was Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso) in 2013 at the wheel of a Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) F138. Two drivers made it to the podium from as far back as 12th on the grid: Olivier Panis in 1997 and Juan Pablo Montoya in 2001.


13. The number of seasons, since testing restrictions were introduced in 2007, that the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya Circuit has been used for winter pre-season testing. It means that the Spanish track holds very few secrets for drivers and teams. Over the past 15 years, the Montmelo track has not beenthe test venue only twice, in 2014 and 2021. On both occasions the sessions were held at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit.


31. The average number of overtaking moves in the Spanish Grands Prix held at the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya circuit. Some races have been truly spectacular, such as the opening one run in the wet in 1991, which featured no fewer than 61 passing moves, while in 2011 there were 60 and in 2013, 50. On the other hand, some years were a veritable drought in this respect, in 2005 and then in 2008 when Kimi Räikkönen won in a Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) F2008, there were just two. Then there were three in 2000 and in 2002, when Michael Schumacher won in the Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) F2002.


57. The number of Formula 1 World Championship races held in Spain, taking into account the seven editions of the European Grand Prix, five of which were held on the Valencia street circuit and two at Jerez de la Frontera. Only seven countries have hosted more: Italy (101), Germany (79), Great Britain (75), United States (70), Monaco (66), Belgium (65) and France (60).

https://www.pitpass.com/69615/Spanish-GP-Preview-Ferrari

llumia
06/05/2021, 16:19
Galeria de fotos Jueves (AMuS):

https://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/formel-1/f1-fotos-gp-spanien-2021-donnerstag/

llumia
06/05/2021, 16:29
AMR21: Detalles fondo plano:

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Aston-Martin-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-Donnerstag-6-5-2021-169Gallery-6d7e6e2b-1792399.jpg

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Aston-Martin-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-Donnerstag-6-5-2021-169Gallery-6d7e6e2b-1792399.jpg

McHouserphy
06/05/2021, 17:58
https://imgur.com/HRcvmH2.png

McHouserphy
06/05/2021, 18:03
https://content.presspage.com/uploads/2363/1920_04-es-preview-en.jpg

GoVal
06/05/2021, 19:40
AMR21: Detalles fondo plano:

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Aston-Martin-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-Donnerstag-6-5-2021-169Gallery-6d7e6e2b-1792399.jpg

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Aston-Martin-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-Donnerstag-6-5-2021-169Gallery-6d7e6e2b-1792399.jpg



Y del difusor.



https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0tWutrVcAI7HWi.jpg:large



https://twitter.com/racingtech5/status/1390300278268727304?s=20

GoVal
06/05/2021, 19:44
El previo de Brembo de este año. Según ellos, no hay cambios en la T10.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c8PgYUcie4

llumia
06/05/2021, 21:10
Sobre la vigilancia del "abuso" de los límites de pista, el Director de Carrera explica:

21)Track Limits

21.1 Turn 1 and 2 Run Off Area

a) Each time any carfails to negotiate Turn 2 by using the track, and who passes either over one of the speed bumps across the run-off area or between them, must then re-join the track by driving to the left of the two bollardslocated before the entry to Turn 3.

b) A lap time achieved during any practice session or the race by leaving the trackandfailing to negotiateTurn 2 by using the track, will result in that lap time being invalidated by the stewards.

21.2 General -Turn 1 and 2 Run Off Area

a) Each time any car fails to negotiate Turn 2 by using the track as described above, teams will be informed via the official messaging system.

b) On the second occasion of a driver failing to negotiate Turn 2 by using the track during the race, he will be shown a black and white flag, any further cutting will then be reported to the stewards.

c) In all cases detailed above, the driver must only re-join the track when it is safe to do so and without gaining a lasting advantage.d)The above requirements will not automatically apply to any driver who is judged to have been forced off the track, each such case will be judged individually.

https://www.fia.com/sites/default/files/doc_3_-_2021_spanish_grand_prix_-_race_directors_event_notes_.pdf

llumia
06/05/2021, 21:14
A las 3 horas ya tenemos la "primera" Actualización:

1)Track Limits

21.1 Turn 1 and 2 Run Off Area

a) Each time any carfails to negotiate Turn 2 by using the track, and who passes either over one of the speed bumps across the run-off area,or between them, or to the left of the yellow apex sausage at Turn 2,must then re-join the track by driving to the left of the two bollardslocated before the entry to Turn 3.

b) A lap time achieved during any practice session or the race by leaving the trackandfailing to negotiateTurn 2 by using the track, will result in that lap time being invalidated by the stewards.

21.2 Turn 13 -Turn 15 (Old Circuit)

a) A lap time achieved during any practice session or the race by leaving the track and failing to negotiate Turn 13, 14 and 15 by using the track, will result in that lap time and the following lap time being invalidated by the stewards

21.3 General -Turn 1 and 2 Run Off Area, Turn 13 -Turn 15 (Old Circuit)

a) Each time any car fails to negotiate Turn 2 or Turns 13, 14 and 15 by using the track as described above, teams will be informed via the official messaging system.

b) On the second occasion of a driver failing to negotiate Turn 2 by using the track during the race, he will be shown a black and white flag, any further cutting will then be reported to the stewards.

c) In all cases detailed above, the driver must only re-join the track when it is safe to do so and without gaining a lasting advantage.

d) The above requirements will not automatically apply to any driver who is judged to have been forced off the track, each such case will be judged individually.

https://www.fia.com/sites/default/files/doc_5_-_2021_spanish_grand_prix_-_race_directors_event_notes_version_2.pdf

McHouserphy
06/05/2021, 23:53
Como el año pasado, control de límites de pista en la T2, T13, T14 y T15.

https://imgur.com/PFPEco3.png

McHouserphy
07/05/2021, 13:05
Los números de la F.P. 1: en Montmeló:

https://imgur.com/a5OEc6R.png

https://imgur.com/cKRyS54.png

GoVal
07/05/2021, 14:56
FORMULA 1 ARAMCO GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA 2021 - Montmeló
Resultados FP1
Viernes, 7 de mayo de 2021


Valtteri BOTTAS ha sido el más rápido en la sesión de la mañana. VERSTAPPEN ha terminado a sólo 33 milésimas y HAMILTON a una décima.

El primero de los siguientes ha sido NORRIS, pero ya a 4 décimas. LECLERC y Carlos SAINZ han sido quienes han acabado tras él.

Fernando ALONSO ha terminado 15º.

KUBICA no ha podido rodar todo lo previsto al tener una salida de pista que lo dejó atrapado en la grava.

Otro que tuvo una salida de pista fue MAZEPIN, que terminó en última posición.

Verstappen



https://i.imgur.com/jWlEBrc.png


https://i.imgur.com/cNdNloR.png


https://i.imgur.com/UhfwcBH.png


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0x3FB0WEAAT4ey.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0x3evhWEAEYbOG.jpg:large


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0x2p2uX0AYJASV.jpg:large

GoVal
07/05/2021, 14:58
Condiciones para la segunda sesión.


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0yV_emXoAUTM2R.jpg:large

McHouserphy
07/05/2021, 16:31
Los números de la F.P. 2: en Barcelona:

https://imgur.com/tXVmiHG.png

https://imgur.com/G9MDzbW.png

llumia
07/05/2021, 16:31
Galería Fotos Viernes (AMuS):

https://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/formel-1/f1-fotos-gp-spanien-2021-barcelona-freitag-training/

llumia
07/05/2021, 16:33
G. Anderson explica el "nuevo" fondo plano y la "nueva" ala delantera probadas por el equipo McLaren F1:

https://cdn.the-race.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/07130745/SPAIN_Day1_MCL35M-FW-Comparison-1536x1024.jpg

https://cdn.the-race.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/07130745/SPAIN_Day1_MCL35M-FW-Comparison-1536x1024.jpg


https://cdn.the-race.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/07130831/SPAIN_Day1_MCL35M-Z-Cut-Floor-fins-1536x864.jpg


https://the-race.com/formula-1/gary-anderson-explains-mclarens-new-front-wing-and-floor/

llumia
07/05/2021, 16:35
G. Anderson explica el "nuevo" fondo plano y la "nueva" ala delantera probadas por el equipo McLaren F1:

https://the-race.com/formula-1/gary-anderson-explains-mclarens-new-front-wing-and-floor/

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Lando-Norris-McLaren-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-7-Mai-2020-169Gallery-f15366a2-1792840.jpg

https://imgr1.auto-motor-und-sport.de/Lando-Norris-McLaren-Formel-1-GP-Spanien-7-Mai-2020-169Gallery-f15366a2-1792840.jpg

llumia
07/05/2021, 16:49
A521: Zona placas barcaza. Increíble la complejidad en esa zona:

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llumia
07/05/2021, 17:00
Algunas tandas de los simulacros de Carrera de la FP2:

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GoVal
07/05/2021, 17:47
FORMULA 1 ARAMCO GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA 2021 - Montmeló
Resultados FP2
Viernes, 7 de mayo de 2021


Sigue el dominio de Mercedes con Lewis HAMILTON finalizando primero y BOTTAS segundo.

La tercera plaza ha sido para LECLERC, seguido por los Alpine de OCON y de Fernando ALONSO.

Carlos SAINZ ha terminado 8º, justo por delante de VERSTAPPEN.



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GoVal
07/05/2021, 17:49
Resumen de Pirelli del día de hoy.



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GoVal
07/05/2021, 17:51
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https://twitter.com/Peke_Formula1/status/1390693278622887937?s=20

GoVal
07/05/2021, 17:52
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llumia
07/05/2021, 20:36
Impresiones de los equipos después de la jornada de Prácticas del Viernes:

Spanish GP: Practice team notes - Red BullMax Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen): "Overall I think we actually had quite a good day and the car seems pretty competitive. I was a little bit wide at Turn 10 on my push lap in FP2 but there is nothing shocking to report from either session. The track changes to Turn 10 seem better over one lap when you are pushing. It is a bit faster and more enjoyable to drive, but for overtaking I think it could be worse. How competitive we are going to be tomorrow is always going to be a question mark on a Friday but from our side we are quite happy. Of course you always want to improve and do better so we just have to make sure tomorrow that we are up there but I'm looking forward to it."

Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez): "It was a tricky day today. We had a couple of delays in both sessions which meant we were rushing a little and running into some traffic, and with less practice time this year it's important to get the laps in. Tonight we've got some understanding to do and pace to find, especially over one lap. I think our long run pace is stronger but there's work to do. Let's see what we can find because qualifying here is especially important. Hopefully we can recover the pace and be in the mix tomorrow."

https://www.pitpass.com/69628/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Red-Bull

McHouserphy
07/05/2021, 20:37
Las vueltas de la FP2 en Baercelona

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llumia
07/05/2021, 20:38
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - AlpineAlpine F1 Team finished Friday practice for the Spanish Grand Prix with Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon) fourth and Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso) fifth on the timesheets at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya.

Aiming to continue its improvements from last weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix, the team assessed some further aero items on the A521 in Free Practice 1.


Fernando - driving in Formula 1 on home soil for the first time in three years - began his day on Softs (C3) and Esteban on Hards (C1) with both drivers on a slightly different run plan. Esteban finished the opening session in twelfth on Softs with Fernando in fifteenth, after he ended first practice on Hard tyres, out of sync with the majority of the field.


For Free Practice 2, both drivers were happy from the get-go with car balance, with their initial laps on Mediums (C2) good enough for the top five on the leaderboard. After switching to Softs, both drivers improved their lap times into the mid 1min 18secs with Esteban narrowly ahead of Fernando by 0.052secs.


To finish the day, Fernando ran high fuel on Softs with Esteban sampling the Mediums.


Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon): "We can be happy with our day's work. It's always tricky in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) with the grip and tyre usage so there's lots for us to learn and understand. I think the new Turn 10 was interesting and, on our side, we have room for improvement there. As a team, we made a good step from FP1 to FP2 and I felt that in the car. The aim is to repeat that in FP3 and make another step in performance. It was a busy two sessions, lots of things tried on both cars and that gives us a lot to analyse to find more speed."


Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso): "It was a good Friday for us today. Over the two sessions we concentrated on some small upgrades that we brought to the car this weekend and then collected some good information about the tyres and our car set-up. Overall, I am pleased with our two sessions and I think the car balance feels good, so it gives me confidence for tomorrow. Let's see where we are for qualifying."


Davide Brivio, Racing Director: "It was a busy day for us, especially with our work in FP2 this afternoon on both low and high fuel. We tested a few different items on both cars, which gives us some good information to go through. We know this track is challenging, especially for our car in the past, so we can be pleased with this productive start to the race weekend. Of course, the work continues tonight and tomorrow morning in order to be ready for when it really counts."

https://www.pitpass.com/69629/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Alpine

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:40
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - MercedesValtteri set the fastest time of the first practice session with Lewis in P3. Lewis led the way in the second session with Valtteri just behind in P2.

The team's programme today focused on improving tyre and balance understanding on a range of short and long runs.


Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton): It's been a good start to the weekend, the track is awesome and our balance is similar to what we had in the last race. It looks close but I think we've got good pace - we understand the car and know which direction we need to go balance-wise. We made some tweaks along the way, I don't know if the car got better through the session but there were definitely findings there and we'll analyse the two sessions to hopefully have a better set-up for tomorrow. It's amazing to see the progress that McLaren (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/5/mclaren), Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) and Alpine are making, not just Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull), and that puts pressure on us.

Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas): It was a solid day, the feeling in the car was not too bad and no massive balance issues so I'm fairly happy. On the soft tyre, getting both axles working straightaway for lap one is going to be key because the gaps will be so small. Tonight will be our usual process - fine tune the set-up as best as we can because we know every millisecond is going to be crucial in qualifying. The whole field seems to be close and Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) looked strong today but we just need to focus on our performance and extract the maximum from this package.


Andrew Shovlin: We've managed to do some good work today, both drivers have a decent balance and we look to be in a reasonable place on all compounds. Ahead of the weekend we were concerned that rear overheating would cause us more issues but things seem to be under control, even in the hotter conditions of the afternoon session. We still have work to do getting the best out of the tyre on low fuel as we didn't find as much time as some but we have a good baseline to work from. Traffic was difficult today, it's a short lap and it looked like Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) may have been affected by that more than ourselves so we'll work on the assumption that they are very close on pace and we need to find everything we can overnight.

https://www.pitpass.com/69633/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Mercedes

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:43
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - AlphaTauriPierre Gasly (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/53/pierre-gasly): "I think overall FP2 was a good session for us, to finish sixth shows the car is strong. The pace of the car is definitely there but the balance isn't quite right yet, so we've got to make a few tweaks tonight to maximise our performance ahead of Qualifying tomorrow. Obviously, our main goal this weekend is to score points, as we're fighting against tough opponents in the midfield pack, and I think if we can improve in the few areas that we're struggling in we could be up for a good weekend."Yuki Tsunoda (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/71/yuki-tsunoda): "I'm happy with our performance and the pace of the car today. I've driven this track a lot, so I know it well, which meant I could be more confident driving from the offset, unlike in Portugal where I was having to use each session to learn the circuit. I'm very positive ahead of tomorrow. I just need to focus on my own driving and the set-up of the car before FP3 and Qualifying - this is what I will work on tonight with my engineers."


Jonathan Eddolls (Chief Race Engineer): "Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is a track that we obviously know quite a lot better than the Portuguese track, having raced and tested here so many times in the past, so we came here more confident that we could extract a good performance from the car. In free practice one we focused on some aerodynamic testing, as we've got some new components here this weekend, and they all worked well which is positive. We also took the opportunity in the morning session to better understand the softer tyre performance over a short run, which helped us going into FP2 - where this analysis was our main priority for the afternoon. I think we managed to extract a reasonable performance from the Softs around a lap here, it's always a compromise between having understeer at the start of the lap versus oversteer at the end, so I think there's still some more work we can do ahead of tomorrow but overall the performance there is quite positive. We then completed a long run, which was all about tyre management and understanding what our strategy should be for the race on Sunday."

https://www.pitpass.com/69634/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-AlphaTauri

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:46
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - HaasThe fourth round of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship began with practice on Friday at Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) - Catalunya, Spain as teams prepared for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

Friday's running was held in sunny conditions with the opening day's track activity consisting of two 60-minute sessions - FP1 and FP2 - on the 4.655-kilometer (2.892-mile), 16-turn circuit.


Both Mazepin and Schumacher began FP1 with a baseline outing on the Pirelli P Zero White hard tire before switching to the Red softs where they set their respective fastest times of the session.

Schumacher logged a 1:20.766 to place 18th while Mazepin ran a best of 1:21.976 for 20th.

Valuable time was then lost off the clock thanks to a red flag stop to recover the beached car of Alfa Romeo (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/15/alfa-romeo)'s Robert Kubica (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/63/robert-kubica). With just under 10 minutes remaining Mazepin and Schumacher returned for some high-fuel running on the soft and hard tires respectively.


FP2 started with a preliminary excursion for both drivers on the Yellow medium compound for the first time. Swapping onto the soft rubber for their qualifying simulations, Schumacher set a 1:20.326 lap for 19th with Mazepin recording a 1:20.753 for 20th on the timesheets. High-fuel stints with pit-stops concluded the afternoon's track running for Mazepin and Schumacher.


Uralkali Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) F1 Team ran a total of 102 laps on Friday across FP1 and FP2 - 49 by Mazepin and 53 by Schumacher.


Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin): "I think the track was improving with the sessions, obviously turn 10 is a bit new, which means the tarmac is very black so there's still some dust and oil in it - it's getting more rubbered in with the more laps we do. Again, it's a Friday, so there are three free practices and we have one more to go tomorrow. I always learn when I'm out but so far, my weekend starts where I'm three steps back from where I used to be driving different cars, and then slowly I make the steps forward. If I end up one step ahead from where I wanted to start, I think that's a good day for me - it was no different today."


Mick Schumacher (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/69/mick-schumacher): "It was alright, a bit tricky here and there, but lots learned today and definitely a lot to try and improve for tomorrow. It seemed like the hard tire was the most difficult tire to switch on, it looked the same for everybody else, so we quite quickly switched to the soft tire in FP1. I would say the progress through the day was quite positive, there are little things we have to improve, and can improve. Looking at it, we were quite quick on the straights, but we're struggling a bit to find the downforce we want - but that's what we have and we'll have to work with it."


Guenther Steiner: "It was a pretty difficult FP1 starting on the C1 hard tire for both drivers. Obviously, Nikita (Mazepin) was hurt more as he spun - there was very little grip out there on the C1 which didn't give him a lot of confidence going forward. They had to readjust everything when they put on the softer C3 tires. I would say we made some progress in FP2, for ourselves, not necessarily on the timesheet - we can read that one ourselves. We made progress, I think we're slowly getting there, and this was only really possible because we had more than 100 laps today without any real issues. We have to keep on working and hopefully in FP3 we'll find a little bit more and be ready for qualifying. At the moment I wouldn't say we're ready for qualifying, but everybody will be working hard to get there."

https://www.pitpass.com/69635/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Haas

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:49
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - Alfa RomeoFew circuits hold as few secrets as Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona): the habitual venue of winter testing and a circuit that featured in the calendar, albeit with a few layout changes, since 1991, it is probably the most familiar venue for anyone who has ever driven a Formula One car in anger.

Still, practice is important to fine tune the cars' set-up to respond to this year's tyres, vehicles and the reprofiled turns 10 and 11, so today we set off to tick off all boxes in our to-do list.

Robert Kubica (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/63/robert-kubica) took over Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen)'s car for the morning session, doing a fine job until a spin brought his day to a premature end, while the Finn returned to the cockpit alongside Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi) for the afternoon. The day produced a good return of laps and the demonstration, as if any was needed after three rounds of racing, that the midfield fight will once again be tight.


In such a competitive scenario, extracting every ounce of performance from the car will be crucial and that's exactly what we will set out to do tonight, when our engineers will crunch the data the drivers produced. More of the same - not an unusual thing to be confronted with when here in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)...


Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen): "I was able to do a good number of laps in the afternoon, which is always positive. I know the track really well and there is effectively only one new corner to learn. The car didn't feel too bad so we can be optimistic ahead of the rest of the weekend. We have work to do tonight, but so does everyone and we will see tomorrow where we end up in qualifying."


Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi): "All in all, it was a positive day in which we showed to be really close to the top ten. We need to find something more while looking at the data tonight, but we know qualifying will be decided by the smallest of margins. The track layout has improved, I like the new turn ten: I think it's much better than the previous configuration. It remains a difficult corner and one that can make the difference on the single lap."


Robert Kubica (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/63/robert-kubica): "It was nice to be back in the car in an official session and I'm sorry about finishing the session like this. It was a very small mistake but we paid a high price: I misjudged the grip levels on my first run on soft tyres, spun mid-corner and got stuck in the gravel trap. It still was good to get back the feeling with this car, especially ahead of next week's test: I am looking forward to trying the new 18-inch tyres and helping the team in making this important step. It will be an interesting session!"

https://www.pitpass.com/69636/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Alfa-Romeo

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:54
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - Aston Martin


Sebastian Vettel (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/21/sebastian-vettel): "I think it was our best Friday of the year so far: plenty of laps for Lance and me, and we have done some important homework ahead of the race. I felt happy today and it was my opportunity to try the new parts, which are a step forward. It is hard to say exactly where we will be tomorrow in a very close midfield competition, but we will try to find a bit more tonight to squeeze a few more tenths of performance."

Lance Stroll (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/57/lance-stroll): "That was a really busy Friday covering lots of laps and learning about the car. Even though it was windy and hot out there, I felt comfortable, and we did some useful work today. It is a case of continuing to understand the car and the new parts we have introduced, which seem to have taken us in a good direction. Today's times showed just how close the grid will be here, and it is never easy to overtake on this track, so we have got to make sure we have a strong Saturday and hook up the laps when it matters."

https://www.pitpass.com/69637/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Aston-Martin

llumia
07/05/2021, 20:58
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - McLarenLando Norris (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/60/lando-norris): "Tricky day. We felt good in FP1 but, as the temperatures came up a bit in FP2, we struggled a little bit more. We need to understand that a bit better if we can and make some improvements for tomorrow. It didn't feel bad, but we were just a bit off the pace. As usual, we'll work hard tonight and see if we can turn it around for tomorrow."

Daniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo): "So, Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona). I was going to say not much has changed - but it has with Turn 10. I don't think it's going to change the racing, but it makes it a little more interesting to have a new corner.


"Today, it's close. Our positions don't look great on paper, and we do have work to do but I'm only a second off in fifteenth, so it's really close. Every tenth counts at this point so we certainly have to find a few for tomorrow and put ourselves in a fighting position. We've changed a few things on the car and it's still too early to know what's good and what needs work, but we'll spend some time tonight looking at it. The important thing was that we got the laps in. I think FP2 was definitely better than FP1, even if the position doesn't reflect that, so we'll hopefully make another step in the morning."


Andrea Stella, Executive Director, Racing: "A busy day in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona). We had an intense programme today in terms of both aerodynamic tests and work on tyres in preparation for the race, which are always a fundamental factor here, given the high wear on the left-hand side of the car. Overall, we worked through our programme well, and we're happy with the data we've gained. Overnight, we'll review everything we've learned and come back tomorrow ready for what should be a very close qualifying session."

https://www.pitpass.com/69638/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-McLaren

llumia
07/05/2021, 21:01
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - WilliamsDave Robson, Head of Vehicle Performance: The track grip was quite low in FP1 and it was difficult to learn very much about the car. Roy did a good job once again and collected some useful data for us on one of our test parts. He also gave us a clear indication of the early balance weaknesses of the FW43B at this circuit. Nicholas had a steady FP1 session and although he struggled with rear grip in the high-speed corners, he still had a productive morning.

George took a little time to get up to speed in FP2, and there is still more to come from him tomorrow. Nicholas made good progress this afternoon but as a team we are struggling at this circuit and we have a lot to look through tonight.


George Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69639/drivers/66/george-russell): It's always tricky missing FP1 and having half the running, but it was great to get back out in the car after a difficult weekend in Portugal. In terms of the circuit, the new corner at Turn 10 is a nicer corner than the previous one and is fun to drive. We look a little further away on the low fuel pace compared to where we usually are, but our high fuel pace seems relatively decent. Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) can be difficult with high tyre degradation and history has shown that we tend to struggle here, so Sunday will be interesting.


Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi): It was a tricky Friday. Straight away in FP1 the track conditions were not very good with low grip out there. We made some improvements from one session to the next, but I still feel there is scope to improve the basic set-up of the car. We have still got some work to do and were more focused on the high fuel race pace, as that was not particularly competitive in Portugal. We are not where we want to be, but we will do some work tonight and see where we can improve.


Roy Nissany: Today was beautiful, the sun was shining and I was back on the track. It felt great to jump in the car having spent a lot of time, and driven many kilometres, in the simulator. I enjoyed every second and every metre of it and I think the result reflects that. It was a productive day, good to be back and I am looking forward to the next outing.

https://www.pitpass.com/69639/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Williams

llumia
07/05/2021, 21:03
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - FerrariThe day of free practice for the Spanish Grand Prix went according to plan for Scuderia Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) Mission Winnow. In the second session, which saw the fastest times being set, Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc) was third and Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz) eighth.

In the morning, work began running the Hard compound tyres, while in the second part of the session, when the work also involved a comparison of various aerodynamic configurations, Charles and Carlos were the only drivers to run the Mediums, setting best times of 1'18"996 for the Monegasque (5th) and 1'19"020 for the Spaniard (6th). Leclerc did 25 laps, Sainz 22.


In the afternoon, the team continued working on fine-tuning the balance of the car, before tackling the usual qualifying simulation on Soft tyres. It was naturally in this configuration that both drivers set their best times, 1'18"335 for Charles and 1'18"674 for Carlos, ending the day in third and eighth places on the time sheet. During the final 20 minutes, the work switched to race configuration, doing long runs while looking at management of the Pirelli tyres. The single timed lap and the long runs all confirmed that, here too at the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya Circuit, the gaps separating the teams just behind the top two are very small. Once again, every hundredth could make the difference in deciding the grid positions.


Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc): We had a good, clean day. I've changed my approach a little bit since Portimao. After every weekend, I try to analyse where I need to improve. So far, I'm driving a lot better and feel I am in a good place with the car, so I'm quite happy.


Last year we struggled quite a lot here, and this year the car feels much better. It's great for the whole team, especially those back at the factory who work so hard and can see it pay off looking at the numbers. It motivates us all.


Tomorrow will be important with qualifying on this track. If there is a nice surprise then that will be welcome, but I think that the objective is to be just behind the front runners.


Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz): It's been an encouraging day for us. Right from FP1 we saw the track had quite a lot of grip, which helped with the overall balance of the car.


However, in FP2, the balance went away a bit from what I was looking for, particularly for the last sector. Hopefully we can keep working and digging and put it all together for qualifying tomorrow.
Reaching Q3 won't be easy, as we expect three or four cars to be in the same tenth, so we need to make sure we are as prepared as possible.

https://www.pitpass.com/69640/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Ferrari

llumia
07/05/2021, 21:05
Spanish GP: Practice team notes - PirelliMercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) was fastest in both free practice sessions, using the P Zero Red soft C3 compound on each occasion. Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas) set the fastest lap on the re-worked Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) track (with a new Turn 10) in the morning, while Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) set the fastest time of the day in the afternoon.Alpine also performed strongly at Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso)’s home grand prix, finishing fourth and fifth in FP2 behind the Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) of Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc).


Conditions were warm and dry throughout the day, with temperatures around 25 degrees centigrade ambient and 40 degrees on track.


The drivers generally ran the P Zero White hard tyre and P Zero Red soft tyre in FP1 (with the exception of Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari), the only team to use the P Zero Yellow medium in the morning) before moving onto the medium and the soft in the afternoon to concentrate on qualifying and race simulations.


The performance gap between the compounds is as expected on this well-known track: around 0.8s between soft and medium, and 1.0s between medium and hard.


Mario Isola: "The tyres performed as we expected throughout free practice today with no graining or abrasion seen during each of the sessions and a performance gap between the compounds as anticipated. The surface here in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) is very different to Portimao a week ago, with more abrasive asphalt that produces more grip. The new Turn 10 makes life a little bit easier for the tyres here, especially the rears, as it is more flowing than before. The teams concentrated on the soft and medium compounds in the afternoon, which are likely to be the key tyres for the race. This is due to the fact that there is a bigger performance gap to the hard, and also because there is less time lost in the pits than there was in Portugal, which encourages shorter stints."

https://www.pitpass.com/69630/Spanish-GP-Practice-team-notes-Pirelli

llumia
07/05/2021, 21:08
Conferencia de Prensa Viernes:

https://www.pitpass.com/69631/Spanish-GP-Friday-Press-Conference-Part-1
https://www.pitpass.com/69632/Spanish-GP-Friday-Press-Conference-Part-2

GoVal
07/05/2021, 21:59
Mario Isola: “La nueva curva 10 hace la vida un poco más fácil para los neumáticos”.


https://pitlanemotor.com/2021/05/07/mario-isola-la-nueva-curva-10-hace-la-vida-un-poco-mas-facil-para-los-neumaticos/

llumia
08/05/2021, 09:27
5 Conclusiones que se pueden extraer de la Jornada de Prácticas del Viernes:


The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is all too familiar to Formula 1’s travelling family in the modern era, as the traditional host of pre-season testing.

And while Bahrain took that honour this year, the Spanish venue remains of huge importance given its blend of slow, medium and high speed corners help shape a pecking order that will likely define the rest of the campaign.

A strong showing here, then, is super important. After the opening day of track running, it is Mercedes who look mighty – but it’s not that simple as we’ll explain with our five things we’ve learned from friday practice…


1. Mercedes inch ahead but they’re looking over their shoulder

Mercedes find themselves heading to dinner with a familiar picture building ahead of the weekend, the Silver Arrows sitting pretty at the top of the classification in practice.

And when our data team adjusted the lap times for all sorts of variables from fuel loads and tyre compounds to track temperature and weather conditions, they retain that spot.

Their advantage over rivals Red Bull is similar in both short and long run pace, hovering around 0.2s as both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas found a good balance early doors.

Both reported the car feels good on a track they know very well, having traditionally pounded round it thousands of times during testing, and that’ll give them an extra spring in their step in a tight fight with Red Bull as a mix of corners here means that if you’re strong in Spain, you’ll likely be strong everywhere.

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However, they are wary of the Red Bull threat, which was blunted somewhat by either traffic, driver error or some head scratching on the soft compound tyre - but more on that later.And both Silver Arrows drivers left something on the table, as our ideal lap graphic shows (below). Had they got all their best mini sectors together on one lap, Bottas could have been nearly half a second quicker, while Hamilton left 0.4s out there in the Spanish sun.“Ahead of the weekend we were concerned that rear overheating would cause us more issues but things seem to be under control, even in the hotter conditions of the afternoon session,” said Mercedes trackside chief Andrew Shovlin. “We still have work to do getting the best out of the tyre on low fuel as we didn't find as much time as some but we have a good baseline to work from.“Traffic was difficult today, it's a short lap and it looked like Red Bull may have been affected by that more than ourselves so we'll work on the assumption that they are very close on pace and we need to find everything we can overnight.”

2. Red Bull on the backfoot, but have underlying pace to threatenHamilton said ahead of the weekend that Mercedes are relying on Red Bull making a lot of mistakes.
If Red Bull are going to win either or both of this year’s world championships, they need to cut out the tiny mistakes – but there was little evidence of that on Friday in Barcelona.
Sergio Perez lacked pace on the soft when he took the fuel out while Verstappen was too hot into Turn 10 on his qualifying simulation – and subsequently abandoned the lap, so we were robbed of a direct comparison with Mercedes.

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But before that mistake, Verstappen was just 0.1s down – having locked up at Turn 1 which would have likely cost him more than that deficit – and otherwise pretty impressive in all three sectors, albeit it not together.
It’s why the incredibly self-confident Verstappen won’t be perturbed by his ninth place in the timesheets and still fancy his chances on Saturday and Sunday – especially as our ideal lap data suggests he could have gone 0.61s quicker.
But they could do with having a cleaner Friday in future, to heap the pressure on Mercedes and take some of their shoulders in what has been and remains a very tight title battle that will be defined on the finest of margins.


3. Ferrari’s recovery continues as they keep top two honestFerrari were at a loss to explain why they couldn’t get the medium tyres to work in Portugal, as was demonstrated like Carlos Sainz dropping like a stone in the race, so it was no surprise that they went straight out on that rubber in FP1 to start learning.They did more work on that compound in second practice – and the early signs are positive that they have made gains in that area. Overall, they look quick, too, with both drivers pretty happy with the balance, even if it went slightly away from Sainz in FP2.

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Charles Leclerc was the happier of the two drivers, the Monegasque looking the more comfortable of the two with his low fuel run within two tenths of the leaders.When you account for fuel, they are a touch further back but they hang on to third, 0.34s off the ultimate pace and only 0.14s adrift of Red Bull, with a solid 0.2s advantage over Alpine and P3 rivals McLaren.In terms of race pace, they are slightly further adrift of Red Bull – with Leclerc admitting that the top two are still out of reach. However, beating McLaren – who are 11 points clear in the constructors’ championship – is a very real possibility.

4. Alpine surprise again to suggest Portugal bounce is realEsteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso were rolling out the common refrain “it’s only Friday” but being quick around Barcelona, off the back of some impressive speed at a very different circuit in Portugal, shows Alpine are trending in the right direction.There were question marks over their package during pre-season testing, as they looked stuck at the back of the midfield pack, but since the start of the season, they’ve brought small upgrades continuously and in Portugal made something of a breakthrough with their understanding of the car.

Ocon was a fantastic fourth, our ideal lap graphic showing he only left a tenth of a second on track, while Alonso would have been quicker than his team mate had he got all his mini sectors tied up in one go.Their pace over one lap looks strong enough to get not one but cars into Q3, but they’ll need to get everything right as McLaren and AlphaTauri are nipping at their heels.Qualify well, though, and on a track where it is notoriously difficult to overtake, coupled with their solid race pace – they’re fourth in the rankings with a solid half a second per lap advantage over joint sixth-best Aston Martin and AlphaTauri – and a third straight double points finish is certainly on the cards.

5. A day of learning for McLaren as they focus on upgradesWe’ve become accustomed to McLaren hovering around the top five or six spots in the classification this season, with Lando Norris in particular impressing to sit third in the drivers’ championship. But they’ve also developed a pattern of keeping things low key on Friday.Combine that with the fact they were running a suite of new parts ahead of the weekend – Norris had the new floor while he and Ricciardo back-to-backed the revised front wing – it’s likely they won’t be panicking about finishing 12th and 15th in FP2.

Our data shows that they fifth in both the low fuel and race run metrics. They are just 0.03s slower than fourth-best Alpine when it comes to qualifying trim and 0.13s adrift of third-best Ferrari in the race simulation numbers.Norris and his team mate Daniel Ricciardo were confident of bouncing back as the weekend went on, and while Ricciardo had the second smallest gap to his ideal lap in our metric – he was generally happy with how the car progress through the day.

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.5-things-we-learned-from-friday-practice-for-the-spanish-grand-prix.6fg5bDdS7PxwbmLVTEYbJg.html

GoVal
08/05/2021, 12:12
Sol y calor en el día de hoy en Montmeló.



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 12:20
Comparativa del Alfa Romeo.



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 12:21
Mola esta cámara. :sisi1:



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 12:50
Nuevos escapes para Alonso (4) y Ocon (3). El Reglamento permite máximo 8 por temporada por coche.


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https://twitter.com/AlbertFabrega/status/1390979883954802689?s=20

McHouserphy
08/05/2021, 13:33
Los números de la F.P. 3:

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GoVal
08/05/2021, 13:55
FORMULA 1 ARAMCO GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA 2021 - Montmeló
Resultados FP3
Sábado, 8 de mayo de 2021


Aburrida sesión que finaliza con Max VERSTAPPEN en lo más alto de la clasificación seguido por HAMILTON y los Ferrari de LECLERC y Carlos SAINZ. Los de rojo ya a medio segundo.

BOTTAS ha terminado 5º, por delante de NORRIS.

RICCIARDO ha terminado 8º, a una décima de su compañero. Entre ellos ha terminado GASLY.

Checo ha terminado 10º, a casi 8 décimas de Max.

La 11ª plaza ha sido para Fernando ALONSO, mientras que OCON ha finalizado 13º a sólo 38 milésimas.

Mal los Aston Martin con STROLL terminando 14º y VETTEL 17º a casi medio segundo de su compañero.

Las últimas posiciones vuelven a ser para Haas, con SCHUMACHER de nuevo por delante de MAZEPIN.





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GoVal
08/05/2021, 14:14
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https://twitter.com/Peke_Formula1/status/1390994940142948359?s=20

GoVal
08/05/2021, 14:57
Aire fresco en McLaren. :gaydude:



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 15:03
El inicio de la sesión de calificación se retrasa 10 minutos al tener que reponer unas barreras de protección en la T9 que sufrieron daños en una competición anterior.


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GoVal
08/05/2021, 15:22
Tráfico.


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GoVal
08/05/2021, 15:35
El más rápido de la Q1 ha sido Norris seguido de Bottas y Leclerc.

Carlos pasa el corte en 7ª posición y Alonso en la 12ª.

La sorpresa es ver a Tsunoda fuera mientras que Gasly ha sido 5º.


Los eliminados en Q1 son:


16 Tsunoda
17 Räikkonen
18 Schumacher
19 Latifi
20 Mazepin



Tiempos completos de la Q1.


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GoVal
08/05/2021, 15:57
En Q2 todos han salido con el blando menos Giovinazzi, que hizo su primer intento con el medio para guardarse un juego de blandos.

El más rápido ha sido Verstappen con los dos Mercedes tras él. Bottas quedó por delante de Hamilton pero Hamilton marcó su tiempo con blando usado y Bottas con blando nuevo.

Sainz pasa el corte en 4ª posición y Alonso en 10ª.

Los Aston Martin se quedan fuera.

Los eliminados en Q2 son:


11 Stroll
12 Gasly
13 Vettel
14 Giovinazzi
15 Russell



Los tiempos completos en Q2. Muy apretaito el pasar o no.



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 16:11
Leclerc, Norris y Alonso los únicos que montan blando usado para su primer intento. Han quedado 7º, 8º y 9º respectivamente. En 10ª posición, Checo, que cometió un error.

GoVal
08/05/2021, 16:16
El error de Checo en su primer intento en la Q3.



https://twitter.com/jpappone/status/1391032232765272065?s=20

GoVal
08/05/2021, 16:39
:cunaooooo:



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GoVal
08/05/2021, 17:16
FORMULA 1 ARAMCO GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA 2021 - Montmeló
Resultados Sesión de CALIFICACIÓN
Sábado, 8 de mayo de 2021



Lewis HAMILTON logra su pole número 100, la 6ª en Montmeló.

La pista no mejoró al final y las tres primeras posiciones quedaron definidas en el primer intento en la Q3, con VERSTAPPEN a tan sólo 36 milésimas de Hamilton y BOTTAS a 1 décima.

La tercera posición es para LECLERC, que sí mejoró con respecto a su primer intento pero porque este fue con bando usado por el nuevo que montó después.

La tercera línea de salida estará formada por OCON y Carlos SAINZ, que se quedó a sólo una décima de su compañero.

Tras ellos saldrán Daniel RICCIARDO, que ha logrado quedar por delante de Norris, y Checo PÉREZ, que cometió un error en su primer intento en Q3 y en el segundo se quedó a nada menos que 9 décimas de Max.

NORRIS saldrá desde la 9ª posición, teniendo a su lado a Fernando ALONSO, que vuelve a quedar a bastante distancia de Ocon. A ver si logramos verlo pronto más cerca.

Los 10 primeros saldrán mañana con el neumático blando. El primer piloto en poder elegir neumático mañana es STROLL, que saldrá junto a GASLY y por delante de VETTEL, que a quedado a una décima.




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GoVal
08/05/2021, 17:17
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https://twitter.com/Peke_Formula1/status/1391040212894167041

GoVal
08/05/2021, 20:07
F1sMyDrug @F1sMyDrug (https://twitter.com/F1sMyDrug) · 18min (https://twitter.com/F1sMyDrug/status/1391087429726183426)

COMPARATIVA Montmeló
Calificación 2021 vs 2020 - Déficit % con Pole

*Aston Martín el que más retrocede
*Williams y Alpine reducen el déficit en +1%, seguidos por RB y Ferrari que recuperan 0.8-0.9%
*Haas y ATauri siguen parecido
*McLaren y AlfaRomeo recortan pero en menor medida


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GoVal
08/05/2021, 20:09
F1sMyDrug @F1sMyDrug (https://twitter.com/F1sMyDrug) · 14min (https://twitter.com/F1sMyDrug/status/1391089008818761732)

En Montmeló todos los equipos han sido más lentos que en 2020 (y eso a pesar de las modificación de la curva 10)

*Williams, Alpine, RB y Ferrari los que más cerca han estado de sus cronos de 2020.
*Aston Martin, HaasF1, Alpha Tauri y Mercedes pierden más de 1 segundo.


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GoVal
08/05/2021, 20:14
A Mazepin le ha caído una sanción de 3 posiciones de parrilla y 1 punto de licencia por molestar a Norris en la T14 durante la Q1.

Creo que la sanción le resbala bastante porque saldrá desde la misma posición que consiguió, la última.


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McHouserphy
08/05/2021, 20:40
Los números de las clasificatorias de hoy en Barcelona :

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GoVal
08/05/2021, 21:56
Error de Alonso al comenzar su última vuelta lanzada.



https://twitter.com/AdrianMCF/status/1391079008268337156?s=20

deivison
09/05/2021, 01:44
Sessão de classificação – GP da Espanha – 4ªEtapa do Mundial de Formula 1 – 2021

Mais um dia que Lewis Hamilton escreve a história da Formula 1, ao conquista a 100ªpole da sua carreira. Foi uma disputa muito difícil para o piloto da Mercedes que superou em milésimos a Max Verstappen, o grande favorito a pole position. Valtteri Bottas larga na terceira posição.

Nos primeiros minutos, os pilotos da Williams e Haas foram os primeiros a fazerem a volta. O tempo de Latifi foi derrubado pelas voltas de Valtteri Bottas (1:18.005), Max Verstappen (1:18.090), Lewis Hamilton e Sergio Perez. No meio deles se intrometeu o espanhol Carlos Sainz jr., motivado por correr na sua casa mesmo sem torcida. Lando Norris vinha com uma grande volta, mas foi atrapalhado no 3ºsetor e sua volta ficou totalmente prejudicada.

A 8 minutos e 30 segundos do final, Gasly fez grande volta e subiu para a 3ªposição. Perez conseguiu fazer uma volta melhor a 6 minutos do fim e subiu para a 4ªposição. A poucos minutos do final da sessão, Raikkonen vinha sendo o primeiro eliminado seguido de Stroll, Mick Schumacher, Latifi e Mazepin.

Na reta final do Q1, Raikkonen foi com tudo para tentar lugar entre os 15 primeiros, consegue o melhor primeiro setor da pista, mas que acabou rendendo a 15ªposição. O Homem de gelo foi facilmente superado por Stroll que marcou uma grande volta e Antonio Giovinazzi seu companheiro de equipe. Lando Norris que estava perigando ficar de fora do Q2 acabou fazendo uma grande volta e acabou marcando o melhor tempo da 1ªfase da classificação.

Quem acabou minado do Q2 foi Yuki Tsunoda na 16ªposição, seguido de Kimi Raikkonen da Alfa Romeo, Mick Schumacher da Haas, Nicholas Latifi da Williams e Nikita Mazepin da Haas. Norris, Bottas e Leclerc acabaram com as 3 primeiras posições do Q1.

Resultado do Q1:



pos

Piloto
equipe
chassis
motor
tempo


1
4
Lando Norris
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.821


2
77
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.005


3
16
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.041


4
33
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:18.090


5
10
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:18.190


6
11
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:18.203


7
55
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.205


8
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.241


9
44
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.245


10
3
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.264


11
31
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:18.281


12
14
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:18.281


13
5
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.289


14
63
George Russell
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.445


15
99
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.549


16
22
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:18.556


17
7
Kimi Räikkönen
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.917


18
47
Mick Schumacher
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:19.117


19
6
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:19.219


20
9
Nikita Mazepin
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:19.807



No Q2, ninguém foi para a volta rápida com pneus intermediários. Pensando na largada e na corrida, o ideal para as principais equipes era usar os pneus médios, mas como a largada é importante não perder posições acabou que todos optaram pelos pneus de maior aderência na pista.

Nessa Sessão, Verstappen arrebentou em 1 única volta, acabou passando o rodo nos pilotos da Mercedes com a marca de 1:16.922, a marca mais rápida do final de semana, quase meio segundo a frente de Valtteri Bottas (1:17:400) mais de 7 décimos a frente de Hamilton (1:17.632).

Lando Norris passou para a 4ªposição, seguidos de Sainz jr. e Leclerc em um bom trabalho da Ferrari no final de semana. Alonso vinha em 7º, com Stroll, Gasly e Ricciardo nas últimas vagas de Classificação. Perez vinha em 12º, estava rodando naquela altura do treino.

O Mexicano precisava acertar sua última volta, a 2 minutos e meio do final, todos foram para a pista (Com exceção de Russell que já tinha chegado ao limite do carro dele). Em busca da classificação. Quem aproveitou a última chance foi Carlos Sainz jr. em excelente volta colocou sua Ferrari na 4ªposição. Perez conseguiu se salvar e marcou o 5ºtempo.

Apesar de melhorarem seus tempos, Bottas e Lewis não conseguiram superar Max Verstappen que acabou com o melhor tempo e com o favoritismo para a pole position.

Ao final do Q2, os eliminados foram Lance Stroll da Aston Martin, Pierre Gasly da Alpha Tauri, Sebastian Vettel da Aston Martin, Antonio Giovinazzi da Alfa Romeo e George Russell da Williams.

Verstappen, Bottas, Hamilton, Sainz jr., Perez, Norris, Leclerc, Ricciardo, Ocon e Alonso seriam os finalistas para a disputa da pole position.

Resultado do Q2:



pos

Piloto
equipe
chassis
motor
tempo


1
33
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:16.922


2
77
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.142


3
44
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.166


4
55
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:17.656


5
11
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:17.669


6
4
Lando Norris
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.696


7
16
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:17.717


8
3
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.719


9
31
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:17.743


10
14
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:17.966


11
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.974


12
10
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:17.982


13
5
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.079


14
99
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.356


15
63
George Russell
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:19.154



Partiram para o Q3 primeiro os carros da Mclaren e Ferrari, seguidos dos carros da Alpine. Mercedes e Red Bull seriam os últimos a marcaram volta. Norris que foi na frente fez uma volta ruim e acaba superado por Sainz jr. (1:17.620), seguido de Ricciardo a 2 milésimos atrás do piloto espanhol e Leclerc.

Ao mesmo tempo que Perez acaba rodando, Ocon marcou volta que lhe deu a liderança da sessão. Até que Lewis Hamilton fez 1:16.741, se imaginava que Verstappen iria superar a marca do heptacampeão do mundo, mas não, o Holandês ficou a 36 milésimos atrás na sua volta rápida e ficou em 2º. Bottas acabou marcando o 3ºtempo, com 1:16.873, ainda sonhando com a pole position.

Ocon vinha em 4º, Perez estava sem tempo, atrás de Sainz jr., Ricciardo, Leclerc, Norris e Alonso.

A 2 minutos e 30 segundos dos final, todo mundo vai para a segunda e última tentativa de volta. Porém, a pista ficava pior e somente 2 pilotos acabaram melhorando seus tempos. Leclerc fez uma brilhante volta e foi da7ª para a 4ªposição e Perez que acabou saindo da 10ª para a 8ªposição.

De resto, ninguém melhorou a volta e ninguém impediu que Hamilton conquistasse sua pole de número 100 da sua carreira na Formula 1, um feito em 70 anos de história e em mais de 1.000 corridas na história da categoria. O piloto da Mercedes continua batendo todos os recordes e quebra o favoritismo de Max Verstappen. Já o piloto da Red Bull iria largar em 2º e do lado sujo da pista.

Valtteri Bottas abre a segunda fila, andando perto dos dois primeiros colocados. Charles Leclerc larga em 4º com a ascendente equipe Ferrari. Na terceira fila, largaram Esteban Ocon com a Alpine que melhora a cada corrida e Carlos Sainz jr. com a outra Ferrari

Em 7º, larga Daniel Ricciardo acabou na frente de Lando Norris, desta vez o jovem piloto inglês não foi bem e acabou ficando na 9ªposição. A Frente de Norris, o mexicano Sergio Perez que decepciona nesse começo de temporada com a Red Bull. Fernando Alonso completa os 10 primeiros colocados.

Amanhã, as 10 horas da manhã, teremos a largada para o GP da Espanha, a 4ªetapa do Campeonato Mundial de Formula 1

Grid de largada:



pos

Piloto
equipe
chassis
motor
tempo
nºVoltas


1
44
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:16.741
19


2
33
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:16.777
14


3
77
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:16.873
16


4
16
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:17.510
18


5
31
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:17.580
15


6
55
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:17.620
15


7
3
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.622
14


8
11
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:17.701
17


9
4
Lando Norris
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.010
17


10
14
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:18.147
17


11
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:17.974
12


12
10
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:17.982
9


13
5
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:18.079
12


14
99
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.356
12


15
63
George Russell
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:19.154
11


16
22
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:18.556
6


17
7
Kimi Räikkönen
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:18.917
6


18
47
Mick Schumacher
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:19.117
9


19
6
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:19.219
9


20
9
Nikita Mazepin
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:19.807
9


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Texto: Deivison da Conceição da Silva
Fotos: Mercedes/Red Bull/Mclaren/Aston Martin/Alpine/Ferrari/Alpha Tauri/Alfa Romeo/Haas/Williams
Fonte: https://portalsportszone.com.br/sessao-de-classificacao-gp-da-espanha-4aetapa-do-mundial-de-formula-1-2021/

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:46
Impresiones de los equipos después de la sesión de Clasificación:

Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - MercedesLewis achieves milestone of 100 career poles by 0.036s with stunning lap. Valtteri claims a strong P3, with just over a tenth separating the top three.

The two Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) will start on the clean side of the track on the Soft compound tyre.


Today marked the 129th pole position for Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) in Formula One, overtaking Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) as the third most successful team for pole positions.


Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton): I was behind the whole way through qualifying and making small tweaks to find pace. I just can't believe we're at 100 - it's down to the women and men back at the factory who are continuously raising the bar and never giving up. It's a dream to work with them, what a journey! Who would have thought when we started out together at the end of 2012 that we'd be celebrating 100 poles!? I feel so humbled and very grateful for all their work. It feels just like my first! I'll always remember that one.


Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas): That was close! It felt like I was there in the battle for the pole but I lost a tenth or so with a snap at Turn 10, and those are the fine margins this year. We've got a strong package and we'll be in the fight tomorrow no doubt - it will be another close one between us and Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull). If you can keep the tyres in good condition, you're going to be more competitive around the pit stops. There's the possibility to mix the strategy and try a one or a two-stop. We'll do lots of work tonight and you'll have to wait until tomorrow to know our strategy.


Toto Wolff: I'm not one for statistics but 100 pole positions is a pretty impressive milestone! I told Lewis on the radio that it was quite an okay lap, but of course it was a little bit more than that. It looked like Max and Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) had a big advantage in Q2, but we kept chipping away at it and in the end, the top three drivers were covered by a tenth of a second; exactly how we want it to be in F1, battling for every thousandth of a second. Both Lewis and Valtteri did a fantastic job in those final laps, and when it's such tiny margins, every detail makes a difference. Looking ahead to tomorrow, we have the advantage of two cars on the clean side of the grid, and both drivers in the top three; that will provide us a strategic opportunity, and we need to make the most of it for the race.


Andrew Shovlin: Well done to Lewis on his 100th pole position - it's a phenomenal achievement and the whole team is proud of him, and proud to have played a part in him reaching this milestone.


As expected, it was a real scrap for pole and it was good to have both of our cars in the mix today. Having two cars at the front is very also useful from a strategic point of view for the race tomorrow. Tyre choice for the race start was quite straightforward; the hard tyre isn't working well so everyone in the top 10 opted for the soft and we'd expect most to only use soft and medium tomorrow.


The hot sunny conditions today made it quite difficult to get the tyres to the final sector in good condition, it's really easy to overheat here and any little slide costs you with a build-up of temperature. Valtteri suffered with this in turn 10 where a snap ultimately dropped him out of the running for pole. The track seemed to peak before the end of the session so the order at the top didn't change in the final run and, as much as we'd have liked to have taken the front row, having both on the clean side of the grid is not too bad. The race will be interesting tomorrow; we'll see in the first stint if we have the pace to break away but there are a few options for strategy on the table. We're expecting it to be a tough fight but one that we are looking forward to.

https://www.pitpass.com/69656/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Mercedes

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:48
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - Red BullMax Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen): "From my side it was a good qualifying. I'm pleased with my lap with no mistakes and I feel like I extracted the most out of the car. It was very close, but it wasn't quite enough and sometimes you have to accept that. Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) seem to be a little bit ahead of us over one lap but to be on the front row here, especially compared to last year where we really struggled, we can be very happy with that. We know that the start is very important here and it can impact the race result, so of course we are focused on it, but we want to keep it clean as well as it's a long race. We will of course give it our best tomorrow and I think we have decent race pace, if it's enough to beat them I don't know but we will push them all the way."

Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez): "It was a tough qualifying out there and just a bad day in general. I didn't get a good lap throughout today and I was not feeling 100% in qualifying with some shoulder pain so we did well to progress to Q3 which shows what a good car we have. In terms of pace, we have a very good race car so it's a shame we are starting out of position as it's a difficult place to overtake but I'm confident we will be able to fight for a very strong result. Tomorrow is a new opportunity, hopefully we are able to minimize the damage and take some steps forward. I'll be aggressive as I need to come through the field and catch up to the leaders as early as possible. In general, it's not been the best weekend from my side but looking at previous races this year, you can see things are coming together and I'm just getting to know the car better which is the key."


Christian Horner, Team Principal: "It was another very exciting qualifying and a fantastic performance by the Team. Our first front row start in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) for 10 years and Max was once again so close to pole. Being on the front row is very encouraging and there are a lot of positives to take from today. Last year we were 0.7s off pole and this year Max has completed an almost identical lap time to Lewis, so it's great progress. Checo recovered after having a spin on his first lap in Q3 and will start in P8, but we know how strong he is in the race and despite it being a difficult track to overtake on I'm confident he will make good progress. It will be important to get a good start, the margins are so tight between us and Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) at the moment that the small things make a big difference, so the start and that run down to the first corner is going to be important and very exciting to watch."

https://www.pitpass.com/69658/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Red-Bull

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:50
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - McLarenDaniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo): "Overall, a positive day. We did really well to get through Q1 with one set of tyres, which gave us two sets for Q3, but obviously we missed it with the timing and, unfortunately, we couldn't use them. I do think there's always a tenth on the table and that could've been a P4 if we'd got a really good lap together. But, I don't want to focus on that.

"Ultimately, I'm still looking at myself and how I can improve, I'm not driving the car perfectly yet. Today was certainly better, but I'll focus on myself and I know the team will address their part for the Q3 timing. Today was a much better day and we made a really good step from yesterday. So, I'm very happy and thankful that we found some answers and that the updates seem to be working."


Lando Norris (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/60/lando-norris): "Not a perfect qualifying today. We were quite unlucky with some traffic in Q1 run one, so that put us on the back foot as we needed to use a second set of tyres when we should've been safe.


"I picked up some damage after my first run in Q3, and the final run wasn't clean either, which was quite important in the end with how much the track was evolving and the wind was changing.


"I'm not too disappointed, but it is a bit frustrating to start from the position we're in as it's a very difficult race to come through and overtake. We know we have a strong car on a Sunday, so we'll do our best to get some good points."


Andreas Seidl, Team Principal: "We had a competitive car today, but unfortunately didn't get everything out of Q3. Lando's car was damaged after his first run in Q3, which he had to do on used tyres after losing one set of new tyres due to the incident in Q1. On Daniel's side, we didn't complete the lap before the flag, as cars bunched up at the end of the out-lap and he wasn't able to get in his second attempt on new tyres. As always, we will analyse, look into the details and learn from it.


"The team here at the track, with support from home and the drivers, did a really good job overnight to understand the upgrades we brought here for this weekend and optimise the car. There was definitely more in it here for us today, but P7 and P9 with a competitive car will allow us to fight for good points tomorrow. Maximum focus now on getting back up the order in the race."

https://www.pitpass.com/69659/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-McLaren

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:53
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - Aston MartinLance Stroll (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/57/lance-stroll): "It is a shame to have missed out on Q3 by such a tiny margin - just a few thousandths of a second. The positive is that by starting in P11, we have the flexibility to choose our start tyre and that could be crucial because I think tyre wear is going to be a very important factor in the race. It is not easy to overtake here, but if we can have a good start and gain places on the long run into Turn One, we can give ourselves a good platform for points on Sunday."

Sebastian Vettel (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/21/sebastian-vettel): "My final lap in Q2 was not entirely clean and, when the grid is so tight, those small things can make a real difference. I think we had a good chance of reaching Q3 today, but we just found ourselves at the wrong end of the midfield group. Because so many teams have similar pace, it will not be an easy race, but we will hang in there, push hard, and see what we can do. You never know what can happen in a long race and, if we can look after the tyres and use our race pace, we can race for some points."


Otmar Szafnauer, CEO & Team Principal: "Lance and Sebastian both progressed smoothly through Q1, duly booking their places in Q2 as they did so. We were therefore slightly disappointed that we were not able to make it through to Q3 with either driver - we will analyse why that was now. Having said that, Lance will start the race from P11, and Seb from P13, which means that both of them will have a free choice of tyres to start on and both of them will have the advantage of a grid slot on the clean side of the track. They should both be in decent shape to race for points tomorrow."

https://www.pitpass.com/69655/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Aston-Martin

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:55
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - AlpineAlpine F1 Team will line up with Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon) in fifth and Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso) tenth for tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix, after the closest qualifying battle of the season around the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya.

Esteban secured his best qualifying position since his fifth place in last season's Styrian Grand Prix with the team putting both cars into Q3 for the first time since the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.


Fernando required two runs in Q1 to ensure he progressed to Q2 alongside Esteban. Both drivers recorded the exact same lap time with a 1min 18.281secs to finish eleventh and twelfth.


Fernando's first lap in Q2 was a 1min 17.966secs, good enough for seventh, with Esteban just outside the top ten in eleventh. Just one tenth split fifth place to thirteenth. On their second push laps, the French driver improved to a 1min 17.743secs, whilst Fernando aborted his lap, squeezing through to the top 10 shootout by 0.008secs.


Q3 was finely poised, and with two sets of fresh tyres Esteban went first, stamping his A521 into a superb fourth position with a 1min 17.560secs, with Fernando in ninth on used Softs.


Esteban couldn't improve on his already impressive lap time on his final run, finishing fifth. Fernando's final lap was slightly hindered by traffic, crossing the line just in time to qualify in tenth position on the grid for tomorrow's 66-lap race.


Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon): "It feels very good today and I'm happy with how we managed today's qualifying session. I think this is the confirmation we were looking for, as we've repeated the speed we had in Portimao at this track, which is good. The car has been great this weekend and I'm feeling very good at the wheel with the team around me. The factories are working hard to keep finding improvements and their hard work is paying off. Tomorrow will be a hard race and strategy will be interesting."


Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso): "It's been a good weekend so far as we are in the top ten again, the second time this season. It shows the progress of our car so that's good. In terms of the session today I think my out-lap in Q3 was a little messy, so there was more time for me to find. It's very tight and obviously very difficult to overtake in the race, but we'll try to have a good first couple of laps and see where we end up tomorrow as anything can happen in a race."


Davide Brivio, Racing Director: "It was a very good qualifying today with Esteban fifth, the best result of the year for us so far and Fernando also inside the top 10. We're happy to have both cars in Q3 for the first time this year. The drivers are working well with their engineers in setting up the car and finding a good balance and even finding some small, but important, improvements from FP3 to qualifying. It's a credit to everyone in the team who has done a good job this weekend. We want to keep the momentum going and capitalise on these good starting positions in tomorrow's race."

https://www.pitpass.com/69657/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Alpine

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:57
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - FerrariCharles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc) will start from fourth on the grid and Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz) from sixth in the Spanish Grand Prix that starts tomorrow at 15 CET at the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya circuit. Today's qualifying was in line with the others so far this season, which confirmed Scuderia Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) Mission Winnow as the third force of the field over a single lap, particularly important here as the characteristics of the Spanish track make it one of the most probing on the calendar.

Looking at the overall performance, today's qualifying can even be seen as the best of the season for the Maranello team. For the third time in four races, Charles will start from the second row, behind three cars from the two teams fighting at the front, while Carlos lines up right behind him having missed out on repeating last week's fifth place in Portugal by just four hundredths of a second. As expected, positions in the midfield are decided by hundredths, with fourth to eighth places separated by less than two tenths.


The race should produce a similar scenario to qualifying, with the cars in the middle of the grid all having very similar performance levels. The Scuderia's aim will once again be to repeat our qualifying result in the race, getting the most out of the SF21 over a race distance, something that has only happened occasionally so far this season. In Spain, more than ever, it will be important to get everything right, at the start and also during the pit stops, given that the most likely strategy is a two-stopper.


Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc): It was a good qualifying and I'm very happy with the result. Looking at the gap between us and the top three, P4 is a solid result today.


My Q2 lap was very clean and that's good for the tyres that I will use for the start. I am concentrating on this a lot because tomorrow it will be important to start on a tyre with little degradation.


As a team, we start from P4 and P6, which is positive. Our race pace has been competitive and if we manage our tyres in the same way as we did yesterday, it should look good. Our target is to bring home as many points as possible. Overall it has been a good weekend so far and I hope that we finish it on a high.


Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz): In general, today was a good qualifying session for the team, on a track where car balance and car performance in cornering are important and the SF21 is performing well. From my side I had a strong qualifying all the way through and I felt I could push the car.


I managed to go through Q1 with only one set and a couple of strong laps in Q2 put us through to the top 10. After a decent first run in Q3, I was looking forward to improving my lap time in the last attempt but due to small details I didn't quite manage to nail it. Despite that, there are lots of positives to take from today and we are in a good position to fight tomorrow in the race. Let's go!


Laurent Mekies: A good qualifying which confirms our third place in the pecking order, at least on Saturdays. Now the priority is to repeat that performance on Sunday, something we've only managed to do intermittently. It's particularly significant therefore that our best team qualifying result from these first four rounds has come at this very challenging track. The gap to pole is half that of last year here, but it is still significant and even if we could have gone a fraction quicker, it would not have changed anything substantially.


Charles and Carlos, the latter racing here in red in his home race for the first time, both did a good job behind the wheel and in working with the team to get the most out of the SF21.


Tomorrow, we can expect a very tough race, given the very small gaps between ourselves and our closest rivals. If our strategy, reliability, teamwork and the drivers' performance are all at their best, then we can aspire to a good result.

https://www.pitpass.com/69660/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Ferrari

llumia
09/05/2021, 08:59
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - AlphaTauriPierre Gasly (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/53/pierre-gasly): "I'm obviously disappointed with the final result, that's the first time we've not made it through to Q3 this year and we missed it by just two hundredths, which is nothing. That being said, I'm happy with the car balance this weekend but we've really struggled with grip, we just seem to slide around, then overheat the tyres and on this track you really pay the price for that. I think we were slightly more competitive at the start of the year, so we need to go away and understand how we can regain that lead again in the midfield battle. Nevertheless, tomorrow is where we score points and we'll be starting in P12 with a free tyre choice, which will hopefully give us a slight advantage in the race."

Yuki Tsunoda (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/71/yuki-tsunoda): "It's frustrating for me, the performance in the car is definitely there and I think we should easily be making it through to Q2, but I just couldn't find the grip today. Pierre and I have very different feedback about the car, even when we have the same set-up, so I need to understand whether this is due to the characteristics of it or our different driving styles and then I can look closer at the data with my engineers. I think if I find this reason then I can really start to harness the full potential of the car."


Claudio Balestri (Chief Engineer - Vehicle Performance): "Today's sessions have highlighted just how tight the midfield is this year and how a small difference in lap time can make such a big difference to a driver's final position. In FP3 both drivers showed good lap times and we found that the changes to the car set-up that we'd made overnight were positive. To be fast on this track you need to find a good compromise between the sectors, so this was our main focus before Qualifying. In Q1 Pierre completed just one lap on the option tyre and easily made it through to Q2. On the other side of the garage, Yuki was struggling a bit more with his car and he wasn't able to enter Q2, missing out by just one hundredth. We had a similar situation in Q2 with Pierre, who narrowly missed reaching Q3 by a few hundredths. Our focus now turns to tomorrow's race - we believe our long-run pace on Friday appeared competitive, so we hope that we can finish the race in the points."

https://www.pitpass.com/69654/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-AlphaTauri

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:01
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - Alfa RomeoBarcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) always had the potential to deliver an incredibly close battle in qualifying, and today's hour of action to determine the grid produced just that. In Q1, the blink of an eye separated the fastest time and one that would see you in the bottom five. In this challenging situation, we choose to focus on the glass half full, courtesy of Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi) who made it through the first cut-off before claiming 14th place on tomorrow's grid.

Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen) had to bow out in Q1 after setting two promising sectors in his fastest lap but falling just short at the line: he will start tomorrow's race in P17, just behind Yuki Tsunoda (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/71/yuki-tsunoda)'s AlphaTauri (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/16/alphatauri). Starting in the penultimate row won't make his life any easier, especially in a place like Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), where overtaking is a challenge, but the Finn will be ready to put up a fight as he attempts a famous comeback.


Closer to the points, however, Antonio will need one of his trademark starts to break into the top ten from the very beginning: a place where we hope he will remain until the chequered flag...


Frederic Vasseur, Team Principal: "Today was a demonstration of how close and competitive the field is: the margins were unbelievably small, P1 and P17 are separated by one second and P2 and P16 by little more than half a second in the first part of qualifying. In this scenario, anything short of a perfect lap will cost you and that is what happened today with Kimi. Fortunately, Antonio managed to make it to Q2 and qualify in front of Russell: starting in 14th, he has a good chance of being in the fight for the points from the start of the race. As always, you never know what's going to happen on Sunday, but so long as we're in a good position we can take advantage of how the situation unfolds."


Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen): "It was disappointing to go out in Q1, especially after looking good in the morning. The car still felt good and the lap was not bad, but I lost it in the final sector. I got a bit too close to the car in front at the end of the lap and that was it - it's so close out there, if you don't get it right you pay the price. We'll see what we can do to get back in the fight tomorrow. It's not an easy place to overtake but we will give everything."


Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi): "It was a good session and I think we got the maximum we could out of the car. My Q2 lap was good, maybe I could have improved a little more but Q3 was still a bit too far. However, we keep improving, and to be in Q2 again is good for the team. I am happy with my performance, we're still not where we would like to be - in the top ten - but we are making progress. Let's see how our race pace is tomorrow: the first lap will be important, as overtaking can be difficult here, but we're ready to make the most of every opportunity."

https://www.pitpass.com/69652/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Alfa-Romeo

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:03
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - HaasUralkali Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) F1 Team drivers Mick Schumacher (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/69/mick-schumacher) and Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin) qualified 18th and 20th, respectively, for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, Round 4 of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship at Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) - Catalunya, Spain.

Mazepin and Schumacher entered Q1 with three sets of Pirelli P Zero Red soft tires each for three timed runs. Schumacher's first two sets netted the rookie laps of 1:20.309 and 1:19.405. On his third and final set of the softs Schumacher clocked a faster 1:19.117 to claim 18th on the grid for Sunday's race ahead of the Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) of Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi) and teammate Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin). Mazepin banked a 1:20.560 to start his quali runs and he bettered that time on his third set of tires dropping his best lap to a 1:19.807 to place 20th ahead of Sunday's 66-lap race.


Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin): "The target temperatures were there for both my first and last run on the softs, the second one was a bit difficult. But when the time was there the temperatures really came towards us. It's our second, clean qualifying, so I'm pretty satisfied about it. On the other side of the coin, I'm not happy with the balance yet. I feel like the car is not really doing what I want it to do at the moment. It's quite difficult to drive it - it's a big task to keep it on the circuit while trying to maintain the best lap time possible. Loads for me to find but a clean qualifying is a good step forward as well."


Mick Schumacher (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/69/mick-schumacher): "We're really happy, it's been one of our best Saturdays and qualifying sessions. We managed to put the car where we wanted to, we made a big change overnight from Friday to Saturday. It was definitely the right one to do. I feel that the team and I have taken all the right steps to bring the car to where we are now. The predictions said we'd be behind Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) and here we are in front of one. We have to aim a bit higher though and try and get close to Q2, I think we're on the right path to try and do that. I think it's going to be tough in the race though. We're probably looking at a bit of rear degradation in the race - I think everybody is. I guess we'll have to wait and see."


Guenther Steiner: "From where we were yesterday, after FP1 and FP2, I think the whole team - the engineers, the crew, the drivers, they all did a good job. We've ended up in front of a Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) and that's what we're fighting for at the moment. We didn't get it done in Portugal, but we got it done here with one car with Mick (Schumacher). Nikita (Mazepin) made good progress today as well, as yesterday he obviously didn't have his best day. We just need to keep on bettering ourselves and climb forward - it's an on-going learning curve. Everybody is putting a lot of effort into it."

https://www.pitpass.com/69650/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Haas

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:04
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - WilliamsGeorge Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69651/drivers/66/george-russell) qualified 15th and Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi) 19th for the Spanish Grand Prix. George made it into Q2 for the fourth consecutive time this season, where he posted a 1:19.154 on a used set of the soft Pirelli tyres. Nicholas continued to improve throughout Q1, posting his quickest time with a 1:19.219.

Congratulations to Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes)' Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) on his 100th pole position in the sport.


Dave Robson, Head of Vehicle Performance: The changes made overnight improved the car in FP3 with both drivers happier than in FP2. George in particular was happy with his changes to set-up, and overall, we made good progress from yesterday.


Qualifying was difficult, with the usual fighting for track space at the end of outlaps. We were expecting Q1 to be tight and so opted to use three sets of new tyres on each car. George did well to qualify for Q2, but he had no new tyres left to use in that session. His single run on scrubbed tyres was good in the circumstances and he was able to put some pressure on Giovinazzi to complete a good lap in his final run.


Unfortunately, Nicholas's car suffered some damage at the high-speed T9, and this hurt his performance in the final stages of Q1. We will repair his car ahead of the race.


As we saw last week, qualifying is only a small part of the weekend and so we now turn our attention to the race and will look to move forwards tomorrow.


George Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69651/drivers/66/george-russell): I think getting into Q2 today was the maximum. We knew the car has never really worked perfectly around this circuit, relative to our performance elsewhere. We struggled a bit in FP2, but the conditions calmed down today. The car was in a much better window and we managed to out qualify cars like Tsunoda and Raikkonen, so overall, we really maximised today. It will be an interesting race with the warm conditions, and there is a bit of rain in the area tomorrow. I don't know if it will come before or after the race but fingers it arrives and spices things up a little.


Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi): It's been a difficult weekend for us so far. I did collect some damage going wide on my second run and that didn't help for the rest of my flying laps. There was a bit of traffic too, with everyone bunching up ahead of their lap, but it's the same for everyone. In terms of the race, it can be difficult around here when the tyres aren't new, so I think that will be the challenge tomorrow.

https://www.pitpass.com/69651/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Williams

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:06
Spanish GP: Qualifying team notes - PirelliLewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) claimed the 100th pole position of his career, using the P Zero Red soft C3 compound to set the fastest time of the weekend during his first Q3 run. He qualified ahead of Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull)'s Max Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen) and his Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) team mate Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas).

Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) was the only team to run the P Zero Yellow medium in Q1. All the drivers used the soft tyre in Q2, with the exception of Alfa Romeo (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/15/alfa-romeo)'s Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi), who began the session on the medium. This means that all the top 10 on the grid tomorrow will start on the soft, with those from P11 downwards having a free choice of tyres as usual.

Track temperatures peaked at 42 degrees today: the hottest they have been all weekend. Ambient temperatures were also warm at 28 degrees centigrade when the session started.

The 66-lap Spanish Grand Prix is likely to be a two-stopper, especially if it's warm as was the case in qualifying today. This is down to the relatively high levels of tyre wear and degradation seen at the Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) circuit, with its abrasive asphalt and high-energy corners. Another reason is the fact that not so much time is lost in the pits, which makes a two-stopper much more viable, as well as the fact that the hard tyre is slower here. Overtaking can be tricky at Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona) - one of the reasons why qualifying is so important - so race strategy has to prioritise track position above all. As usual, the exact strategy will also be influenced by track temperatures on race day, which are likely to be similar to those seen today.

Mario Isola: "Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) for his 100th pole position: a landmark achievement. Unlike Portugal, we didn't see widespread use of the medium tyre in Q2, which means that the top 10 will all start on the soft tyre tomorrow. This indicates that the soft will form a key part of the race plan, with many drivers set to run a 'sprint' strategy that could take in two stints on the soft compound. That's not to say that a one-stopper is impossible here with the right tyre management. Only some drivers have two sets of mediums available: either new or used. If the other drivers, without two sets of mediums, want to focus on a two-stop strategy, they have to use one set of medium and two sets of soft. Alternatively they can target a one-stopper, using the hard."

https://www.pitpass.com/69653/Spanish-GP-Qualifying-team-notes-Pirelli

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:07
Rueda de Prensa (Sábado):

https://www.pitpass.com/69661/Spanish-GP-Post-Qualifying-press-conference

llumia
09/05/2021, 09:09
En la sección "Haciendo Amigos", en este caso la "sub-sección" "Dentro del Equipo" tenemos a Yuki Tsunoda:

https://www.pitpass.com/69662/Tsunoda-apologises-for-AlphaTauri-comments

yorch
09/05/2021, 09:23
¿Donde están esos que le alababan como si fuera a ser la próxima estrella de la f1? Igual lo mejor es dejarle madurar un poco.

Lo vi a posteriori y la clasi, de Q2 a Q3, es una lucha terrible. Alonso pasó por los pelos pero es que tenia soplandole la nuca a escasas milesimas a Stroll, Gasly y Vettel...

GoVal
09/05/2021, 09:40
Brembo @BremboBrakes (https://twitter.com/BremboBrakes) · 2h (https://twitter.com/BremboBrakes/status/1391256615970492427)

According to Brembo engineers, the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya falls into the category of medium difficulty circuits for brakes. Of the 8 braking sections at the Spanish GP, 2 are classified as highly demanding on the brakes, 3 are of medium difficulty.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 11:23
Juegos de neumáticos disponibles para la carrera, mejores estrategias según Pirelli y la confirmación de que los 10 primeros saldrán con el blando.



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llumia
09/05/2021, 13:20
No recuerdo bien si los pilotos del equipo Mercedes marcaron el mejor tiempo en la Q2 con neumático blando usado. Porca memoria!

GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:32
No recuerdo bien si los pilotos del equipo Mercedes marcaron el mejor tiempo en la Q2 con neumático blando usado. Porca memoria!


Bottas seguro que utilizó blando nuevo porque, según el LT, no montó usado en ninguna de sus salidas. Lo que ya no tengo tan claro es lo de Hamilton porque él tiene una tanda de 4 vueltas con un blando usado, aunque supongo que lo haría con el nuevo también. Cuando vaya a comenzar la carrera, saldremos de dudas.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:33
Todos mirando al cielo. Ya ha caído alguna gotilla suelta.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:36
Los afortunados que pueden disfrutar de la carrera in situ. Lástima que Red ya no nos ponga sus foticos ni nos cuente su experiencia por el Circuit. :triste2:



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GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:51
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GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:52
¡Vamoooooooooossss :vamosss::vamosss::vamosss:!



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GoVal
09/05/2021, 14:58
Todos los pilotos salen con neumático blando menos Kimi, que sale con el medio.

GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:01
Los neumáticos para la salida y cuántas vueltas tienen.



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GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:07
Tremenda esta estadística.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:18
Onboard de la salida de Kimi, el que más posiciones ha ganado, a pesar de ser el único con el medio.



https://twitter.com/Kokefin/status/1391379820043546637?s=20

GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:21
Bonita salida entre Hamilton y Verstappen.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:26
El coche de Tsunoda se apaga y se queda parado en la T10. Aparece el coche de seguridad para retirarlo. Russell, Latiffi y Giovinazzi aprovechan para parar y montar neumático medio. A Gio le ha salido la jugada fatal porque el delantero izquierdo que le iban a poner estaba pinchado y ha perdido más de medio minuto.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 15:27
5 segundos de sanción a Gasly por situarse adelantado en su cajón de salida.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 18:13
FORMULA 1 ARAMCO GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA 2021 - Montmeló
Resultados CARRERA
Domingo, 9 de mayo de 2021



Lewis HAMILTON consigue la victoria en Montmeló ayudado por una buena estrategia de Mercedes.

Max VERSTAPPEN logró superarle en la salida pero intentar ir a una única parada por las dos por las que apostó Hamilton, no le salió bien. Después de que Hamilton lo adelantara a pocas vueltas del final, decidió hacer una segunda parada para lograr así llevarse la vuelta rápida. Su primera parada fue un tanto lenta. Según Marko fue debido a un malentendido con su ingeniero. Max entró antes de lo previsto y no tenían los neumáticos preparados.

Otra carrera en la que BOTTAS se lleva más puntos de los que parece merecer. En la salida fue adelantado por Leclerc y logró adelantarle de nuevo por la estrategia decidida por su equipo (y por la de Ferrari). Luego no logró presionar a Max ni levantarle la vuelta rápida.

Sólida carrera de LECLERC con una buena salida incluida. Imposible quedar por encima de la 4ª plaza conseguida.

Tras él ha terminado Checo PÉREZ que ha tenido un inicio de carrera bastante insulso pero que al final ha conseguido arreglar para finalizar 5º. A ver si logra tener fines de semana más regulares para poner presión sobre Hamilton al ver que Verstappen tiene buena ayuda.

Buena carrera y buen fin de semana de RICCIARDO logrando la 6ª plaza y estando siempre un pasito por delante de NORRIS, que ha terminado 8º.

Entre los McLaren ha finalizado Carlos SAINZ, que ha comentado que en un inicio tenían pensado hacer una sóla parada pero que al adelantar al Gasly castigó demasiado los neumáticos y cambiaron de opinión, decidiendo ir a dos.

Quien sí logró terminar la carrera con una sóla parada ha sido OCON, que ha finalizado 9º mientras que Fernando ALONSO ha terminado 17º. Fernando también intentó ir a una parada pero se la jugó a aguantar tras él a un trenecito de coches pero en cuanto le adelantó uno, le adelantaron todos, haciendo una segunda parada a falta de cuatro vueltas. Dice que sigue adaptándose.

El último de los puntos ha sido para GASLY, y eso que cumplió una sanción de 5 segundos por situarse adelantado en la parrilla de salida.

STROLL ha terminado 11º, por delante de VETTEL, que ha sido 13º. Entre ellos ha terminado RAIKKONEN, el otro piloto que ha ido a una parada y el único que salió con el neumático medio.

Carrera bastante típica aquí en la que parece que la estrategia es lo que marca el poder adelantar.



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GoVal
09/05/2021, 18:15
Hamilton ya dobla en puntos a Bottas.


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GoVal
09/05/2021, 18:16
Haciendo amistades.



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GoVal
09/05/2021, 18:17
Resumen de Pirelli.


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yorch
09/05/2021, 19:35
Me ha parecido mas entretenida que otros años. Realmente es la diferencia de estrategias lo que le da vidilla a este GP, sin duda alguna y hoy ha tenido sus momentos.

Tambien esa igualdad bastante grande que hay del 4º para abajo hace que cada carrera adivinar esas posiciones sea todo un reto.

Gran Verstappen poniendolo dificil, pese a ese adelantamiento inicial al borde de...al borde de todo jaja. Pero lo que consigue es que Lewis le vaya a resultar mas divertido conseguir el titulo este año, Red Bull ya no da la impresión de tener la ventaja.

Carrera y campeonato bonito en cualquier caso :popcorn:

GoVal
09/05/2021, 21:11
A nivel estratégico ha sido una carrera entretenida, sin duda. Lástima que aquí sea tan, tan, tan complicado adelantar.

Una de las cosas que también me han llamado la atención ha sido la radio de Toto Wolf a Dirección de carrera pidiendo banderas azules para Mazepin. Supongo que esas radios son más normales de lo que nos pensamos pero ¿es normal que la pinche la FOM? :roto2: Mazepin no es santo de mi devoción pero parece que les gusta mostrar sus errores.

McHouserphy
09/05/2021, 22:54
Los números de la carrera de hoy en Montmeló:

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McHouserphy
09/05/2021, 22:56
2021 ESPAÑA - PDFs (https://mega.nz/#!ewcyVBiL!-4gYy13hOVQ-lrp5Wl8vZvHSbfUqgppAGWznUQL-oKc)


Seguimos porrocesando ... :putersmile1:...

deivison
09/05/2021, 23:58
GP da Espanha – 4ªEtapa do Mundial de Formula 1 – 2021Lewis Hamilton conquistou a vitória no GP da Espanha, após perder a liderança na largada, o piloto da Mercedes usou da estratégia para quebrar as pernas da Red Bull e de Verstappen para conquistar sua 98ªvitória na Formula 1. Bottas completou o pódio em uma corrida apenas regular.

Pouca coisa aconteceu no começo de prova, com um tempo nublado aconteceu a largada, Max Verstappen acabou superando Lewis Hamilton na entrada da curva 1 e assumiu a liderança. Na curva 3, Leclerc foi por fora supera Valtteri Bottas e assumir a terceira posição. Quem pulou bem foi Sergio Perez que passou da 8ª para a 6ªposição, ficando atrás de Daniel Ricciardo. Ocon, Sainz jr., Norris e Alonso completavam as 10 primeiras posições.
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Nas primeiras 6 voltas, não aconteceu praticamente nada, revelando a fama do circuito ser de difícil ultrapassagem. A primeira ultrapassagem aconteceu na 7ªVolta, quando Russell superou Mick Schumacher, uma briga valendo a 16ªposição.

Na volta 8, Yuki Tsunoda parou na curva 11 com problemas eletrônicos. Satefy Car entrou na pista para a retirada do carro do piloto japonês que não conseguiu mostrar bom desempenho no final de semana. Giovinazzi foi para a parada, mas a Alfa Romeo acaba fazendo uma bisonha parada de 35 segundos para trocar os pneus, levando o piloto a última posição, atrás das Haas e das duas Williams que fizeram a parada (colocando pneus médios).

Na volta 11 a corrida recomeçou, Verstappen continuou na frente, seguido de Hamilton, Leclerc, Bottas, Ricciardo e Perez nas 6 primeiras posições. Stroll passou Alonso e assumiu a 10ªposição.

Nas voltas seguintes, Não ocorreu ultrapassagens, Hamilton nem ameaçou Verstappen e Bottas não ameaçou Leclerc. Na 15ªVolta, aconteceu a 3ªultrapassagem da corrida (Não contando as ultrapassagens na largada). Os pneus macios de Hamilton já vinham desgastados, assim como o pneu de vários pilotos estavam com muito desgaste.

Gasly foi o primeiro a fazer a parada (na Janela normal, sem safety car) na volta 19. Três voltas depois pararam Vettel e Alonso para a primeira parada de ambos. Sainz jr. e Stroll pararam na volta 23.

Valtteri Bottas foi o primeiro dos lideres a parar nos boxes, na volta 24 e voltando sem trafego. Ao mesmo tempo, Hamilton chegou em Verstappen, os pneus do piloto Holandês começavam a se deteriorar e o piloto da Mercedes encostou, mas a briga pela ponta não aconteceu, Verstappen foi para a parada na 25ªVolta. A Red Bull acabou não fazendo uma parada muito boa e perderam 2 segundos nos boxes, era a chance de Hamilton parar na volta seguinte e voltar a liderança, mas Lewis decidiu ficar um pouco mais na pista.

Com isso, Verstappen que tinha pneus novos andava mais rápido volta após volta sobre Hamilton. Na 29ªVolta, acontece a parada de Lewis Hamilton que volta a mais de 5 segundos atrás de Verstappen. Leclerc parou na mesma volta e acabou voltando atrás de Bottas que estava a 7 segundos atrás do líder da corrida.

Naquela altura da corrida, com 30 voltas completadas, Raikkonen era o único piloto que não tinha feito a parada, o homem de gelo chegou a ficar na 6ªposição, mas foi sendo superado pelos pilotos que já tinham feito a parada, assim como os pilotos da Williams que vinham bem colocados, mas o desgaste dos pneus de Russell e Latifi era grande e também iram ficando para trás conforme os pilotos que já tinha feito a parada avançassem.

Lá na Frente, Hamilton começou a diminuir a diferença para Verstappen, a cada volta. Enquanto isso, Perez encosta definitivamente em Ricciardo, tenta a ultrapassagem, mas como o circuito não dá muita chance de ultrapassagem, o mexicano não conseguia superar o piloto da Mclaren. Bottas em 3º já tinha se livrado mais de 15 segundos de frente para Leclerc, que por sinal, o monegasco vinha em um ritmo muito bom de corrida, que mostra uma bela evolução da Ferrari de 2021 em relação ao carro do ano passado.
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Na 38ªVolta, Kimi Raikkonen foi o último a fazer a primeira parada. Uma volta depois, Vettel faz sua segunda parada de troca de pneus. Na volta 40, Stroll vai para a sua segunda parada. Enquanto isso, Perez dá uma escapada na curva 3, mas volta a pista sem grandes prejuízos.

Hamilton vinha no calcanhar de Verstappen, até que na 43ªVolta (Que eu considero o momento que a corrida se definiu) Hamilton vai para a segunda parada, coloca os pneus médios e volta em 3º. Quando Verstappen não vai para a parada na volta seguinte, a corrida pareceu mudar de rumo, até porque Lewis começou a virar mais de 1 segundo mais rápido que Verstappen, que vinha 10 segundos a frente de Bottas e 20 segundos a frente de Lewis Hamilton.

Na volta 45, após muita insistência, Sergio Perez supera Daniel Ricciardo e assume a 5ªposição. Duas voltas depois, Ricciardo vai para os boxes, juntamente com o espanhol Carlos Sainz jr. Gasly faz a segunda parada na 49ªvolta.

Norris que ainda não tinha parado cedeu posição para Ricciardo e na 50ªVolta, Sainz jr. superou o piloto inglês para ganhar a 8ªposição.

Na volta 53, Hamilton chega em Bottas e faz uma ultrapassagem tranquila, o finlandês não tirou o pé, mas também não dificultou as coisas para seu companheiro de equipe. Na volta seguinte, Bottas foi para a segunda parada, voltando para os pneus macios. Sainz jr. passou Ocon e ganhou a 7ªposição.

Hamilton vinha volta após volta tirando vantagem de Verstappen, mais atrás, Bottas não teve dificuldades para superar Leclerc e assumir em definitivo a terceira posição. Perez e Leclerc pararam nas voltas 58 e 59 respectivamente para tentaram o ponto da volta mais rápida.

Na volta 60, Hamilton chegou em Verstappen e mesmo com todo o esforço do piloto da Red Bull, não conseguiu evitar a ultrapassagem do Heptacampeão do Mundo. Lewis Hamilton passou para a liderança a 7 voltas do final, a vitória já estava nas mãos de Hamilton. Verstappen acabou indo para os boxes, fazer uma última parada na 61ªvolta, buscando a melhor volta da prova.

Ocorreram brigas pelas últimas posições na zona de pontuação. Alonso acabou saindo dos pontos devido ao desgaste dos seus pneus. Norris ganha a 8ªposição sobre Ocon que também sofria de desgaste de pneus.
https://portalsportszone.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Espanha_domingo_f1_2021-5-1024x683.jpgLewis Hamilton conquista sua 98ªvitória na carreira, uma grande vitória, conquistada na estratégia e na pista também, consolidando a liderança no Mundial de Pilotos com 94 pontos. Max Verstappen acabou conquistando a melhor volta da prova além da segunda posição, parecia que na primeira metade de corrida, o holandês conseguiria a vitória, mas acabou sendo encurralado pela tática de Hamilton e acabou perdendo a corrida pela tática de paradas.

O pódio foi completado por Valtteri Bottas que não conseguiu participar da disputa pela vitória, muito também por ter ficado por 23 voltas atrás de Leclerc. Depois de se livrar do piloto da Ferrari, conseguiu um ritmo razoável de corrida. O ponto positivo do piloto da Mercedes é ter retornado a 3ªposição no Mundial de Pilotos.
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Charles Leclerc fez uma excelente corrida, com uma belíssima largada e com um desempenho muito bom da sua Ferrari acabou conquistando a 4ªposição. Isso mostra a melhor da Ferrari em relação ao ano passado. Sergio Perez se recuperou da classificação ruim, com uma corrida boa acabou o dia na 5ªposição, mas bem longe de uma disputa com Leclerc e mais longe ainda da disputa do pódio.

Belo final de semana de Daniel Ricciardo, chegando na 6ªposição, superando facilmente a seu companheiro de equipe pela primeira vez na temporada. O Espanhol Carlos Sainz jr. acabou conquistando a 7ªposição, numa corrida combativa do piloto da casa.

Lando Norris teve um final de semana muito abaixo do que ele vinha fazendo na temporada de 2021, ainda que tenha chegado na 8ªposição. Isso resultou na perda da 3ªposição no Mundial de Pilotos. Esteban Ocon sofreu na parte final de corrida, mas conseguiu ainda salvar 2 pontos com a 9ªposição, chegando a 0.1 segundo a frente de Pierre Gasly completando a zona de pontuação com sua Alpha Tauri.

Lance Stroll se esforçou bastante, mas acabou ficando de fora da zona de pontuação na 11ªposição. A Aston Martin precisa melhorar seu carro para que tanto Stroll como Vettel tenham chance de conquistar bons resultados. Kimi Raikkonen com uma parada acabou na 12ªposição, faltou pouco para a Alfa Romeo marcar os primeiros pontos em 2021.

Sebastian Vettel ficou de novo atrás de Lance Stroll. Mais uma corrida frustrante para o piloto da Aston Martin que ainda não conseguiu pontuar em 2021. George Russell teve um resultado muito bom hoje, ficou em 14ºlugar ajudado pela tática da Williams, ficando a frente de Antonio Giovinazzi (Prejudicado pela péssima parada no começo da prova) da Alfa Romeo.

Fernando Alonso acabou tendo que fazer uma parada no final da prova, acabou ficando de fora dos pontos e terminando o dia numa esquecível 17ªposição na Espanha, Atrás do canadense Nicholas Latifi da Williams. Mick Schumacher e Nikita Mazepin completaram a classificação da prova.

Daqui a 2 semanas teremos o GP de Mônaco, de volta depois de 1 ano de ausência do calendário do Mundial. Lá, podemos ter uma corrida inesquecível ou uma corrida monótona, depende da vontade que os pilotos estejam na corrida.
Resultado final da 4ªEtapa do Mundial de Formula 1
GP da Espanha – 66 Voltas


pos

Piloto
equipe
chassis
motor
tempo


1
44
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:33:07.680


2
33
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
a 15.841s


3
77
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 26.610s


4
16
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
a 54.616s


5
11
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
a 63.671s


6
3
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 73.768s


7
55
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
a 74.670s


8
4
Lando Norris
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 1 volta


9
31
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
a 1 volta


10
10
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
a 1 volta


11
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 1 volta


12
7
Kimi Räikkönen
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
a 1 volta


13
5
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 1 volta


14
63
George Russell
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 1 volta


15
99
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
a 1 volta


16
6
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
a 1 volta


17
14
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
a 1 volta


18
47
Mick Schumacher
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
a 2 voltas


19
9
Nikita Mazepin
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
a 2 voltas


20
22
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
a 60 Voltas


Melhor Volta de cada piloto – Max Verstappen ganha o ponto por ter feito a melhor volta da corrida.


pos

Piloto
equipe
chassis
motor
tempo
nº da Volta


1
33
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:18.149
62


2
77
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:19.430
65


3
11
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing Honda
RB16B
Honda RA621H
1:19.483
60


4
16
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:20.459
64


5
44
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
F1 W12
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:20.665
54


6
14
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:21.182
63


7
4
Lando Norris
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:21.279
56


8
10
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:21.375
64


9
55
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
SF21
Ferrari 065/6
1:21.568
53


10
3
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren F1 Team
MCL35M
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:21.853
60


11
18
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:22.607
47


12
47
Mick Schumacher
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:22.637
54


13
99
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:22.802
42


14
5
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team
AMR21
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:22.820
56


15
7
Kimi Räikkönen
Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen
C41
Ferrari 065/6
1:22.868
54


16
6
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:22.905
57


17
63
George Russell
Williams Racing
FW43B
Mercedes-AMG F1 M12
1:23.208
30


18
31
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team
A521
Renault E-Tech 20B
1:23.311
46


19
9
Nikita Mazepin
Uralkali Haas F1 Team
VF-21
Ferrari 065/6
1:24.040
45


20
22
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda
AT02
Honda RA621H
1:24.825
5


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Texto: Deivison da Conceição da Silva
Fotos: Mercedes/Red Bull/Mclaren/Aston Martin/Alpine/Ferrari/Alpha Tauri/Alfa Romeo/Haas/Williams
Fonte: https://portalsportszone.com.br/gp-da-espanha-4aetapa-do-mundial-de-formula-1-2021/

llumia
10/05/2021, 08:59
Impresiones de los equipos, después de la Carrera:

Spanish GP: Race team notes - MercedesLewis executed a bold strategy call from the team to record his 98th victory in F1 following a brave decision to pit early for his second stop on lap 42. Valtteri's race was compromised after being boxed in at the start to find himself behind Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc), yet the Finn completed an impressive recovery drive to clinch P3 and move up to third in the Drivers' Championship.

Today marked the 100th win from pole for the Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) F1 Team, becoming only the second team to do so.


Lewis' victory was his fifth consecutive at the Spanish Grand Prix; Ayrton Senna is the only other driver to record five consecutive victories at a Grand Prix - Monaco.


Lewis (94 points) leads the Drivers' Championship by 14 points from Max Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen) (80 points) with Valtteri (47) in P3. The Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes)-AMG Petronas F1 Team (141 points) lead Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) (112 points) by 29 points in the Constructors' Championship.


Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Chairman of INEOS, accepted the Constructors' trophy on behalf of the team.


Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton): What a day! It was a remarkable job by the whole team again this weekend and it's so good to see fans back here. I even saw a few British flags in the crowd and I've really missed that! I feel great, like I could do that all over again, all the training is clearly paying off!
It was really close off the start, there was a lot of rubber down on the righthand side of the grid and Max got a really good start. I then went hunting and was so close to Max for so long during the opening stages of the race, and I was worried I wouldn't be able to make the tyres last in the dirty air. It looked like a long way back after the second stop - it was something like 20 seconds off Max - but it was a really bold call by the team. I was really conflicted, it felt like I might have the shot to make the move before Max stopped, but we just have that trust between us in the team and it was a great call.


Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas): Losing that position to Charles at Turn 3 on the first lap compromised the first stint of my race. I was hoping for more today but that made it difficult. My overall pace wasn't too bad - bit of a shame that we couldn't finish higher, but at least I managed to get on the podium. I'm never happy to settle for third, I'm here to win but it was a good day for the team, scoring more solid points. Monaco is going to be a unique challenge in two weeks' time and I'm looking forward to it.


Toto Wolff: I think we had a quick car, but when you lose position on the first lap it puts you on the back foot. It was difficult for Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) as the car in front to make the right decision on strategy, being in second it's easier if you have the gap to make the call that we did today.


When you look at qualifying, there were three cars within a tenth, you never know who's going to be in front. I hope it's going to remain like this till the end of the season - it's just what the sport needs and we're enjoying this fight.


Today was brilliant work from the team back home, it was our Head of Race Strategy, Rosie's, last race before going on maternity leave and I'm so proud. It was a bold move, and when you see the gap open up to more than 20 seconds, you think there's no way you'll catch up. We saw Max's tyres suffered more than ours, and we were able to stay close. The planner actually showed we'd catch Max with one lap to go but we got there with four!


The guys and girls in the team are doing a really good job, even on the days we lose, we learn and the mindset is right. When our car is not quick enough, we are still able to extrapolate good performances. We we never rest, never have any sense of entitlement - in two weeks it can swing in the other direction and then it will be a weekend to learn. The atmosphere was fantastic and I really need to take my hat off from the group of strategists led by James and all the group back in Brackley, they are just fantastic.


Andrew Shovlin: Congratulations to Lewis on another well-deserved win! A good day's work by the team and drivers but it felt like a lot of effort to get back to where we started. Both drivers dropped positions off the line; we didn't have a particular issue on Lewis's side, he just lost a bit in clear air and ended up on the left where you can get pushed wide. Valtteri got a bit boxed in with Lewis going into turn 3 and lost to Leclerc on the outside. We knew overtaking on-track was going to be a long shot on the same age tyres but at least we could sit close enough to Max to force him in early and with Valtteri, to go for the undercut on Charles.


Going into the race, we thought a one-stop would be much easier to complete than it turned out to be but I don't think we were alone going in with that mindset. That's largely down to the short sessions, with less time to do our homework but at least the scene was set for the alternative strategy to take the win as many cars were dropping off at the end.


Our pace has been pretty solid this weekend, although we still seem to be relatively better on the long runs than the single lap and in Monaco, it's mainly about single lap performance. That's always a challenging weekend to get right but it's a great race and we're looking forward to going back there after the gap in 2020.

https://www.pitpass.com/69677/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Mercedes

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:02
Spanish GP: Race team notes - Red BullMax Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen): "I tried everything I could today and took the lead at Turn 1 but from there we were just lacking a bit of pace to Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes). Of course we wanted to win but I cannot feel too disappointed as I did everything I could out there and maximized the opportunities. Even if we had looked at another strategy and done a two stop and pitted before them, we wouldn't have made the time up as they were just faster than us. I know how fast I can go and where the limit of the car is and when they can do a free stop behind it is easy for them to do a different strategy. I pretty much knew that when he pitted for the second time that he would come back at me on the new tyres a bit like Hungary 2019 and although I did everything I could I was a bit of a sitting duck. The pace difference on the tyres made it an easy pass for Lewis and then I was able to at least keep second place and take Fastest Lap. It was just a day where we lacked a bit of pace and second was the best result possible so now we need to look at why they seem to have jumped ahead a bit in terms of race pace."

Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez): "This isn't an easy track to overtake on which made for a tough race. We had a good first lap and made up some positions but it took me quite a long time to get past Daniel.

The McLaren (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/5/mclaren) was extremely fast on the straights so it was really hard to try a move but we made it work around the outside of Turn 1. I knew what I had to do, I pushed on and managed to make it work but we didn't have much tyre life left afterwards so it was tough. I'm getting more confident with the car now and every time I get to the end of a weekend, I think, ‘I wish the weekend was just starting now.' Also every circuit is different so what I learn here will be different to what I need in Monaco but the main thing is that I am still adapting and hopefully soon we can be 100%. I am excited for Monaco, especially with this car as historically it's been competitive and I think we have a chance of winning."


Christian Horner, Team Principal: "It was a great start by Max and he was fully committed into Turn 1 and grabbed the opportunity to take the lead - it was full Max Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen) spec. He positioned the car fantastically well, hit the brakes later and ran the car wide to take the race lead. Unfortunately we had a slow pit stop after a miscommunication meant Max pitted a lap earlier than we expected but fortunately quick thinking and fast reactions from the pit wall and the pit crew meant we lost minimal time and recovered incredibly well. We couldn't have done anything differently today, Lewis and Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) were quicker than us and able to follow Max so closely without hurting their tyres. We were able to hold track position but when the field opens up to the degree it did behind, Lewis gains a free pit stop which leaves you in the horrible position as race leader trying to brave it out to the end instead of sacrificing track position. Once Lewis caught up and got past, all we could do with Max was go for the Fastest Lap which he achieved. Checo did a good job to recover to fifth after qualifying eighth yesterday, making a bold move on Daniel around the outside of Turn 1, and banking solid points for the Team. It's full focus on Monaco now and continuing work back at the factory to find more performance and catch up to Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes)."

https://www.pitpass.com/69675/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Red-Bull

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:04
Spanish GP: Race team notes - McLarenDaniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo): "It was a good weekend. I would say the best weekend so far as a whole and I felt like I got the maximum out of the car today. I was defending the whole time! We jumped a few spots at the start and I think naturally those cars were a little quicker, which left me defending. It meant that the pace was high, and it forced me to push the whole way. I ended up learning even more about the car.

"We're obviously competitive for points, but we just need that little extra step. Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) had a bit more than us today and obviously we know the Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull) is fast. We know we've still got some work to do but all-in-all it was a smooth, well-executed weekend. The team made some good calls for the pit-stops and I think top-six was the best result possible."


Lando Norris (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/60/lando-norris): "Tough race! It was expected really, just because it's so difficult to overtake. Despite that I think we achieved everything we could. On paper it's not as strong a result as we'd like, but I don't think that really matters today - we had decent pace all day. Given the characteristics of this track we did what we could, and that was P8 and double points, so I'm happy for the team."


Andreas Seidl, Team Principal: "The team executed a very good race today, resulting in both Daniel and Lando gaining a place on their starting positions after each raced hard from lights to flag. Given how difficult overtaking is here in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), that was pretty much everything possible for us to achieve today. We're in a very close battle in the Constructors' Championship and scored strong points on a weekend where we didn't have the upper hand.


"Thanks to the entire team, our drivers and our colleagues at Mercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) HPP for a very good job managing our first double-header of the season across the last two weeks. Big thanks particularly to the development and production teams back at the MTC who have pushed very hard in recent weeks to deliver the upgrades we had on the car this weekend."

https://www.pitpass.com/69676/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-McLaren

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:07
Spanish GP: Race team notes - Aston MartinLance Stroll (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/57/lance-stroll): "It is a bit frustrating not to get the point at the end. We fought hard with the AlphaTauri (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/16/alphatauri), but just did not have enough to get P10. We also raced hard against Fernando [Alonso] and the moment at Turn One was a racing incident: I braked deep into the corner and he was late on the brakes. We made some contact and he pushed me wide. This weekend has helped us continue to learn and improve the car. We will keep pushing to unlock some more speed before Monaco."

Sebastian Vettel (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/21/sebastian-vettel): "It was quite a tricky afternoon, and I was running out of tyre life at the end, even though we went for the two-stop strategy. I made quite an early second stop and came out behind Kimi [Räikkönen], which I think hurt my tyres quite a lot. That is what made it difficult to fight for points. With hindsight, it is always easy to say what you would do differently, but it was difficult to fight the cars around me in the closing laps when they had a tyre advantage. But we will keep working hard and we know there is a long season still ahead of us. The new parts we had here helped, and we need to keep taking steps forward each weekend."


Otmar Szafnauer, CEO & Team Principal: "After 66 hard-fought laps, our two drivers finished today's Spanish Grand Prix in the same positions as they had started it from: P11 for Lance and P13 for Sebastian. Yet it was an eventful afternoon for both of them. Sebastian made up a place at the start and, until the Safety Car was deployed, our two cars were running in line astern, Lance just ahead. Soon afterwards, Lance pulled off the overtaking manoeuvre of the race, a brilliant move on Fernando [Alonso], thereby moving up to 10th. However, towards the end of the race, both our drivers were passed by Pierre [Gasly], dropping them to 11th [Lance] and 13th [Sebastian], with the result that, again, frustratingly, we narrowly failed to score points."

https://www.pitpass.com/69673/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Aston-Martin

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:10
Spanish GP: Race team notes - AlpineAlpine F1 Team's Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon) scored two points from today's Spanish Grand Prix after finishing in ninth place at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya with home favourite Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso) outside the points in seventeenth.

On a difficult afternoon in Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona), the team planned for a one-stop strategy with both cars, which ultimately proved increasingly challenging towards the latter stages of the race. Esteban managed to hold on to ninth place at the chequered flag with Fernando pitting close to the end as a result of high degradation on his Medium tyres on his second stint.


After yesterday's superb qualifying, Esteban made a clean start from fifth position, but lost two places on the opening lap. Fernando, from tenth, was locked in a wheel-to-wheel battle but held onto his place.


In between an early safety car, both drivers remained in seventh and tenth before Fernando pitted on lap 21 for Mediums and Esteban two laps later for the same compound.


With others around also pitting, it was a straight, tactical fight to the end. Esteban managed his tyres to the end, falling back to ninth, with Fernando unable to secure points at his home race after struggling on his set of tyres. He pitted on lap 61 for Softs to take him to the chequered flag in seventeenth.


The team remains fifth in the Constructors' Championship.


Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon): "It was a tough race today. We have a few things to review as we weren't as fast as the Ferraris or the McLarens in the race. A positive thing is that last year here, we didn't score points and this year we come away with two. It's not ideal after qualifying, but we'll take it and move on to the next race. We have more work to do on race pace and, as always, some things to discuss to improve ourselves. We'll see how we do around Monaco, it's great that we're going back there, and we go there with some motivation to have a better result."


Fernando Alonso (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/1/fernando-alonso): "It wasn't where we wanted to finish today but I think the weekend in general was positive. We had some good performance from the car, and we are definitely heading in the right direction. In Portugal we were fast, but we didn't know if it was specific to that track, so our progression this weekend shows we are in a good place. We had some fun battles today and I enjoyed the racing, but we just couldn't hang on in the end with the Medium tyres. We had to try something different and it didn't work out. We'll go again in Monaco and have some fun there."


Marcin Budkowski, Executive Director: "After a very positive qualifying, this race result clearly was not what we were hoping for. We lost some positions at the start, two for Esteban and one for Fernando. We were pretty committed to a one-stop strategy and we tried to make it work. However, it was quite tough to get to the end on the second set of tyres, with Esteban able to salvage two points after a brave last couple of laps. Fernando ran out of tyres at the end, leaving him out of the points. We didn't have the pace to fight with Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) or McLaren (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/5/mclaren) in the race today, so that gives us an area to focus on and find further improvements. Nevertheless, we've scored two points on the teams behind us in the Constructors' Championship. Overall, though, we were hoping for more from this race."

https://www.pitpass.com/69670/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Alpine

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:12
Spanish GP: Race team notes - FerrariCharles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc) fourth and Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz) seventh: this is how the Scuderia Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) Mission Winnow drivers finished the fourth round of the Formula 1 World Championship, the Spanish Grand Prix.

The result confirms that the team is making definite progress compared to last year, which is clear if one looks at the result of this race in 2020, when the gap to the winner was more than double today's. Qualifying had seen the Scuderia confirm its position as the third force in the field and that was translated into today's race result, in terms of pace and tyre management. Worth noting that the team's best performance on a technical level came at the most demanding of the tracks raced on so far this year.

Today was the second time Charles has finished fourth this season, but whereas in Imola that had a decidedly disappointing taste to it, as he would have easily finished second but for the race being red flagged at half distance, in Spain it was the result of his skill at the wheel, accurate tyre management, the right strategy and the team's optimisation of the SF21's potential. Charles produced an amazing first lap, which saw him move straight to third ahead of Valtteri Bottas (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/3/valtteri-bottas).

He stayed there until his first stop, at which point the Finn made full use of his car's speed. The Scuderia achieved its aim of being the best of the rest behind the two teams fighting for the title. In fact, Charles went one better given that he finished ahead of Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez) in a Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull).


Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz) paid a heavy price for a less than perfect start which saw him lose a few places. The Spaniard finished behind Sergio Perez (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/13/sergio-perez) and Daniel Ricciardo (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/15/daniel-ricciardo), but still produced a solid drive, passing Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon) and fighting right down to the last lap with McLaren (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/5/mclaren)'s Australian driver, running a two stop strategy which meant he was able to run an aggressive race. Scuderia Ferrari (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/2/ferrari) picked up a total of 18 points, the second biggest haul after Imola and many more than its closest rivals, who are now just five points ahead in the classification.


The World Championship will resume in a fortnight's time with the next round, Charles' home race taking place on Sunday 23 May, after last year's Monaco Grand Prix was cancelled because of the pandemic.


Charles Leclerc (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/61/charles-leclerc): It was a very good race. I had a good start, then went for the outside in turn 3, which worked out for us. From then on, we had a very competitive race. Our pace was strong, both on the Soft and Medium tyres. Still, P4 was the best we could achieve. I am really happy though, because from the cockpit you can feel when you do a good job and that was the case today.


As a team, we did a really good job, everything went perfectly. We see that we have made a lot of progress compared to last year, and this is credit to everyone working so hard back at our factory in Maranello.


We were quite strong in the third sector, which is very technical. Hopefully, that's a positive sign for Monaco. Since the beginning of the season, we seem to be strong in the slow corners, so I am crossing my fingers that it will stay that way. I am really looking forward to my home race. Seeing fans there in the grandstands will be amazing and I hope to be just as competitive there.


Carlos Sainz (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/47/carlos-sainz): I am not very satisfied with P7 today, to be honest. I had a poor getaway at the start and after the first corner I found myself surrounded and lost a couple of places. From then onwards though, we had a very strong pace.


Today the car was well balanced and it performed quite well with the tyres. We still lack a bit of speed on the straights, which makes us struggle for overtaking. We must work on that and I must keep working on refining some details, because today with a stronger start we could have made it to P5.


The strategy worked well, and the guys put together a couple of fast pit stops. It was a good team effort and we leave Spain with good points for the Championship. We must continue to analyse where we weren't perfect, and push from there!


Matia Binotto: A positive result with a good points haul that sees us close the gap to those just ahead of us. Achieving that was our main aim for the weekend and we succeeded.


Charles drove an impeccable race. He was aggressive at the start and did a very good job of looking after his tyres, something that we have worked on a lot with him. Carlos lost positions at the start and that cost him a better result, but he did not lose heart and fought back, making up quite a few places.


We head home believing that we have taken a significant step forward compared to where we were in 2020. There's still a lot of work to do to get the Scuderia back to where it should be and I was pleased to see that the whole team, both at the track and Maranello, is clearly keen to improve.

https://www.pitpass.com/69678/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Ferrari

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:14
Spanish GP: Race team notes - AlphaTauriPierre Gasly (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/53/pierre-gasly): "I've got mixed feelings about today, I think in the race I made a good recovery but we're really lacking pace compared to the first two rounds, which is frustrating. I'm upset with myself for making the mistake on the grid, it's a very silly penalty to get and it made my life harder. That being said, I had some good battles in the race and managed to pass a few cars to make it into 10th place. The car definitely has potential, we just haven't made it work consistently in all corners around the lap yet. We're going to work hard now ahead of Monaco and I trust in the team to make some steps forward in the next few races."

Yuki Tsunoda (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/71/yuki-tsunoda): "It's been a frustrating race weekend for me, I'm obviously disappointed to not have finished the race as I think my pace at the start was quite good, but it was completely out of my control. We don't currently know what happened to the car, so we'll investigate this after it returns to the garage and then we'll review everything together with the engineers. I just need to look forward to the next race in Monaco now, it'll be my first-time racing there and I'm excited to drive on such an iconic circuit."

https://www.pitpass.com/69668/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-AlphaTauri

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:17
Spanish GP: Race team notes - Alfa RomeoIf it sounds repetitive, it is because the sense of deja vu is real. Another Sunday, another race with almost non-existent attrition in which we went close to a top ten finish, but couldn't break into the points. Another Sunday, the fourth this season, in which we showed we can fight with all the cars in the midfield, but we are left just outside the positions that count.

Another P12 obtained with grit, determination and putting up a fight until the chequered flag, with Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen) making up three places in the final stages. Another race in which an unfortunate incident - a deflating tyre during a pit-stop - took out one of our cars from being deservedly in the battle for points.


We close the first four races of the season with no points on the board, but with the knowledge that, if we come knocking every race weekend, being the best placed to pick up the pieces should anything happen, the top ten results will come soon enough. Two weeks to regroup now; two weeks to make another step forward. Monaco next.


Frederic Vasseur, Team Principal: "Today was another race in which we proved we can fight with all the cars in our section of the midfield, but we came home with nothing to show for it. To end just outside the points in a race with just one car failing to finish shows we are in the right place to benefit from any trouble, but we know we have to still improve to make it into the top ten on pure merit. We don't lose heart, we have made a lot of progress already and we do not intend to stop now."


Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen): "We did the best we could with a car that actually felt quite nice. I had a decent first lap, making up a few places, and then went for a long first stint. We were always planning for a one-stop and I think the strategy was the best we could choose today. Unfortunately, we went really close to the points once again but didn't get anything out of the race. Only one retirement didn't help us, but we need to keep working to find the little bit that is still missing."


Antonio Giovinazzi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/58/antonio-giovinazzi): "It was not an easy race, which was effectively compromised by the issue we had during the pit-stop. To lose all this time and a new set of tyres was a blow, especially as I had to follow a delta behind the Safety Car and couldn't catch up with the pack. After that, I tried to make up as much ground as possible, but with not much happening in front of me, 15th was as far as I could go. Our race pace wasn't bad, but it ended up being a frustrating day: hopefully Monaco will be better - I am looking forward to it already."

https://www.pitpass.com/69674/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Alfa-Romeo

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:19
Spanish GP: Race team notes - HaasUralkali Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) F1 Team drivers Mick Schumacher (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/69/mick-schumacher) and Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin) classified 18th and 19th respectively at the Spanish Grand Prix, Round 4 of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, held at the Circuit de Barcelona (https://www.pitpass.com/circuits/2/barcelona)-Catalunya.

Schumacher took the start from 18th position on Pirelli P Zero Red soft tires and executed an excellent start to capture two positions, before settling into a rhythm. Schumacher came in on lap 23 for Yellow medium tires and extended that stint until lap 52 prior to boxing once more for the same compound. Schumacher preserved that set through to the checkered flag to maintain his 100 per cent finishing record in Formula 1.


Mazepin also utilized Red soft tires for the start, lining up 20th, and likewise undertook a two-stop strategy at the tire-limited circuit. Mazepin boxed on lap 23, exchanging his soft tires for Yellow medium tires, and then returned to the pit lane once more on lap 44. Mazepin followed Schumacher to the finish to ensure Uralkali Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) F1 Team's duo added more valuable experience in their rookie seasons.


Uralkali Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) F1 Team will return to action at the Monaco Grand Prix, to be held at the Circuit de Monaco, from May 20 to 23.


Nikita Mazepin (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/70/nikita-mazepin): "It was very difficult today - the balance shift was very strange. To be honest, we struggled a lot with mid-corner under rotation in qualifying, and then it went to extreme oversteer on all the sets I used in the race. We need to analyze why the shift was so big - maybe it was the temperatures, maybe it was the wind. It's every rookie's job to keep learning in every race, I remember from the junior categories how much more I knew in year two and year three of being in the same series. There's a lot to be learned. Today was quite a clean race from my side though, no big mistakes, and pretty consistent driving."


Mick Schumacher (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/69/mick-schumacher): "It could have been better, but we knew it was going to be a tough race for us. Nonetheless we can be happy with most of what we achieved. My start itself wasn't that great, but I got a good opening lap - I managed to find a good spot to drive around some people that were maybe blocked by some others. On that side of the race I think we can be quite happy. Unfortunately, we knew after that it was going to be quite difficult. We were struggling quite a bit with the rear tires on the C3. We just had to concentrate on our race and maximize what we had. Every weekend has been a bit different, so I go into Monaco next with an open mind and we'll see how it is there after FP1."


Guenther Steiner: "It was a tough race today for us. I would say the start was very good for Mick (Schumacher), and also Nikita (Mazepin), he had a good start too. But then they rightly decided not to take any risks in the first few corners and then the Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) got by. We obviously need to end races, there's no point to do anything that will damage the cars so you can't finish the race. I think our strategy was the best one for us, it's what we could get out from the race this afternoon - there was not more there for us this weekend."

https://www.pitpass.com/69672/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Haas

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:21
Spanish GP: Race team notes - WilliamsGeorge Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69671/drivers/66/george-russell) finished 14th and Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi) 16th in the Spanish Grand Prix. The Brit started 15th and the Canadian 19th, both on the soft Pirelli tyre.

George ran a two-stop race, pitting on lap 9 under the Safety Car and once again on lap 28, each time for the medium compound. Nicholas ran a three-stop strategy pitting for the medium tyres on lap 8 and 27 before finally stopping on lap 50 for a used set of the soft Pirelli tyre.


Dave Robson, Head of Vehicle Performance: We enjoyed today and were able to race with some high-quality midfield cars. The opening stint was tough, but the early safety car presented an opportunity and we were able to capitalise on the slow pitstop that Giovinazzi had by pitting both of our cars. George and Nicholas both showed good pace on the Option tyres and George, as the lead car, was able to pull away and avoid a lot of the blue flags and attacking cars that subsequently pitted behind us. Nicholas pitted a third time to protect his position to Giovinazzi and the Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) cars. Meanwhile George attempted to thread a needle between managing his tyres, attacking Alonso and defending from the cars behind. In the end it was an impossible task, but we are pleased that we could race hard and that we got ourselves into a strong position. Once again, the top-10 was agonisingly close, but this only increases our appetite and motivation to push everything out of the FW43B for the rest of the season.


George Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69671/drivers/66/george-russell): We have to be satisfied with the job we did today. The car in the race today felt good and I felt really confident, however the result doesn't quite reflect that, as we started P15 and finished P14. We were on the one-stop and the guys around us were on the two-stop. I was battling with Fernando (Alonso) trying to pass him and the guys behind me were on the brand-new soft tyres which were much faster. As soon as I got passed by one, they all came past. The tyres were on the limit, I was on the limit and the car was on the limit. That was the maximum and I am really pleased we opted with that strategy as it gave us half a chance. We were so close to a much better result and hopefully we have more of these race weekends. To be battling there on merit was a great job.


Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi): As we expected, it was a challenging race out there. However, even though the pace isn't where we want it to be, I'm happy that the most important session of the weekend was the one that the car felt best in. With a strong strategy and some good overtakes on track we also managed to get in front of both the Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) cars. I think we're ending the weekend on a high, but we've also got quite a lot of homework to do before Monaco.

https://www.pitpass.com/69671/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Williams

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:26
Spanish GP: Race team notes - PirelliMercedes (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/7/mercedes) driver Lewis Hamilton (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/9/lewis-hamilton) won a strategic tyre battle in Spain, stopping twice with a soft-medium-medium run to overhaul Red Bull (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/8/red-bull)'s Max Verstappen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/46/max-verstappen), who initially tried to hold him off with just one stop, from P Zero Red soft to P Zero Yellow medium.

Once Hamilton was past him, Verstappen made a second stop to take the soft tyres and claim the extra championship point for fastest lap. The soft-medium-soft strategy was used by all the finishers from second place to eighth place.


Alpine's Esteban Ocon (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/54/esteban-ocon), who finished ninth, was one of just two drivers to stop only once, going from soft to medium. The other driver was Alfa Romeo (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/15/alfa-romeo)'s Kimi Raikkonen (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/17/kimi-raikkonen), who did the opposite by going from medium to soft.


The only other drivers to adopt the same strategy as Hamilton were George Russell (https://www.pitpass.com/69669/drivers/66/george-russell) (Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams)) and the two Haas (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/12/haas) drivers. The other Williams (https://www.pitpass.com/teams/11/williams) of Nicholas Latifi (https://www.pitpass.com/drivers/62/nicholas-latifi) was the sole driver to stop three times.


Track temperatures were around 10 degrees cooler during the race compared to qualifying, at around 32 degrees centigrade (with 26 degrees ambient).


Mario Isola: "This was an intense strategic battle, so it's perhaps surprising that in the end the top four finished exactly as they started on the grid, despite plenty of movement and pit stops during the race. The cooler temperatures today prompted extensive use of the soft and medium tyres, which as we expected also led to nearly all the drivers making two pit stops. With most drivers moving from the soft to the medium after the start of the race, they had some flexibility on strategy. However, it soon became apparent that two stops were necessary here due to the abrasive nature and high-energy demands of this track, which makes the performance of the soft tyre as a key element to the race all the more commendable."

https://www.pitpass.com/69669/Spanish-GP-Race-team-notes-Pirelli

llumia
10/05/2021, 09:27
Rueda de Prensa (Domingo):

https://www.pitpass.com/69679/Spanish-GP-Post-Race-press-conference

yorch
10/05/2021, 12:05
A nivel estratégico ha sido una carrera entretenida, sin duda. Lástima que aquí sea tan, tan, tan complicado adelantar.

Una de las cosas que también me han llamado la atención ha sido la radio de Toto Wolf a Dirección de carrera pidiendo banderas azules para Mazepin. Supongo que esas radios son más normales de lo que nos pensamos pero ¿es normal que la pinche la FOM? :roto2: Mazepin no es santo de mi devoción pero parece que les gusta mostrar sus errores.

Por lo que crei entender es una cosa que vamos a ver (oir) a partir de ahora en las retransmisiones y le tocó al probre Mazepin inaugurarlo.

llumia
10/05/2021, 17:21
El "minuto a minuto":

FP1/FP2:

BBC F1: https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/formula1/54909252

Autosport: https://www.autosport.com/f1/live-text/f1-spanish-gp-live-commentary-and-updates-fp1-fp2/1097924/

FP3/QUALY:

BBC F1: https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/formula1/54909254

Autosport: https://www.autosport.com/f1/live-text/f1-spanish-gp-live-commentary-and-updates-fp3-qualifying/1097928/

RACE:

BBC F1: https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/formula1/54909256

Autosport: https://www.autosport.com/f1/live-text/f1-spanish-gp-live-commentary-and-updates-race-day/1097932/

llumia
10/05/2021, 17:35
Mejores momentos FP1:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GSRUIOuzFc

McHouserphy
10/05/2021, 20:38
La habitual sesión de gráficas de carrera.

GP de España 2021 :

Posiciones por vuelta y compuesto
https://imgur.com/oNK1dfV.png

Uso de compuestos
https://imgur.com/JnMnpL8.png

Tiempos de Clasificatorias, vueltas promedio y vueltas rápidas
https://imgur.com/hx7PoeN.png

https://imgur.com/r9w34yc.png

Mejores sectores y vuelta ideal
https://imgur.com/3PklWWW.png

https://imgur.com/DgjLlnQ.png

Velocidades máximas
https://imgur.com/bztDrLj.png

https://imgur.com/iEFKKLE.png

Velocidades vuelta a vuelta de todos:
https://imgur.com/oOl57Uo.png

Stints de las Velocidades vuelta a vuelta de todos
https://imgur.com/K5xMyxg.png

Velocidades vuelta a vuelta de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/dIOpRdf.png

Stints de las Velocidades vuelta a vuelta de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/n3s4naI.png

Tiempos por vuelta de todos
https://imgur.com/PQ3R2X2.png

Stints de los tiempos por vuelta de todos
https://imgur.com/Pf2g0Iq.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/tKaEPch.png

Stints de los tiempos por vuelta de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/oRW6SFR.png

Ritmo promedio de todos
https://imgur.com/Cq4uN06.png

Ritmo promedio de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/WWhjK3b.png

Tiempos compensados de todos (compensación peso gasolina)
https://imgur.com/iizKLoU.png

Stints de los tiempos compensados de todos
https://imgur.com/KWq2g7j.png

Tiempos compensados de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/yqM0287.png

Stints de los tiempos compensados de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/XB0j5H1.png

McHouserphy
10/05/2021, 20:38
Distancias entre todos los pilotos
https://imgur.com/SKsiL7k.png

Distancias entre los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/DtS7Bxi.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Mercedes, Red Bull y Ferrari
https://imgur.com/v4Wn0N3.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Red Bull, Ferrari y McLaren
https://imgur.com/XJFpwk4.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Ferrari, McLaren y Alpine
https://imgur.com/iMqap7S.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los McLaren, Alpine y AlphaTauri
https://imgur.com/8qeAdKH.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Alpine, AlphaTauri y Aston Martin
https://imgur.com/RR2xfDE.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los AlphaTauri, Aston Martin y Alfa Romeo
https://imgur.com/iGA1Jnu.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Aston Martin, Alfa Romeo y Williams
https://imgur.com/tUz5HYO.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los Alfa Romeo, Williams y Haas
https://imgur.com/mbk3DNa.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Mercedes
https://imgur.com/eJuKxNy.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Ferrari
https://imgur.com/AbOgRMj.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Renault
https://imgur.com/pYbjji0.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Honda
https://imgur.com/yApL0K6.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Honda y Renault
https://imgur.com/rJc2W5M.png

Tiempos por vuelta de los motorizados Ferrari y Renault
https://imgur.com/q2CoQxK.png

Huella de carrera de todos
https://imgur.com/pWBDUvT.png

Stints de Huella de carrera de todos
https://imgur.com/JWGZEd2.png

Huella de carrera de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/u9R1Ouk.png

Stints de Huella de carrera de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/uFckp1O.png

Ritmo Absoluto de todos (compensación peso gasolina)
https://imgur.com/nZzbXbt.png

Stints de Ritmo Absoluto de todos
https://imgur.com/4ggl2wS.png

Ritmo Absoluto de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/WoxwKus.png

Stints de Ritmo Absoluto de los diez primeros
https://imgur.com/QKwgTqN.png

McHouserphy
10/05/2021, 20:39
Comparación vueltas de Hamilton y Verstappen
https://imgur.com/W0gnU3I.png

Comparación vueltas de Vertappen y Bottas
https://imgur.com/3e3OW9z.png

Comparación vueltas de Bottas y Leclerc
https://imgur.com/EDrCFDS.png

Comparación vueltas de Leclerc y Perez
https://imgur.com/10oSrrE.png

Comparación vueltas de Perez y Ricciardo
https://imgur.com/in8Tihj.png

Comparación vueltas de Ricciardo y Sainz
https://imgur.com/ufA8BeY.png

Comparación vueltas de Sainz y Norris
https://imgur.com/0NaMufO.png

Comparación vueltas de Norris y Ocon
https://imgur.com/6kx7HyM.png

Comparación vueltas de Ocon y Gasly
https://imgur.com/VAtLcId.png

Rendimientos globales en Carrera
https://imgur.com/MqTQzbm.png

Rendimientos con compuestos prime, duros o C1
Nadie los usó en carrera.

Rendimientos con compuestos option, medios o C2
https://imgur.com/MekYCMS.png

Rendimientos con compuestos extra, blandos o C3
https://imgur.com/ruqC9ET.png

Apliación para Russell
https://imgur.com/zdaoi81.png



Y seguimos porrocesando :gaydude::roto2rie:... :putersmile1:...

llumia
10/05/2021, 20:55
Mejores momentos FP2:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVnA3vcS-8g

llumia
10/05/2021, 21:01
Mejores momentos Sesión FP3:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggwnuphXOtM

llumia
10/05/2021, 21:07
'Pole' L. Hamilton:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r89PNKDYY8

llumia
10/05/2021, 21:15
Momentos más destacados Sesión de Clasificación:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4crWWSC-aU

llumia
10/05/2021, 21:23
Momentos más destacados de la Carrera:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuLdJLB6sBo

GoVal
10/05/2021, 21:43
Por lo que crei entender es una cosa que vamos a ver (oir) a partir de ahora en las retransmisiones y le tocó al probre Mazepin inaugurarlo.


A ver si es verdad. Puede ser interesante. :sherlock:



_______________________


Muchas gracias por las rayicas y los pedefes, McH. :abrazo:

Por cierto, no me había enterado de este «intercambio de parejas» entre los equipos- :gaydude: :cunaooooo:



https://i.imgur.com/awc82f0.png

McHouserphy
10/05/2021, 22:45
Después de "hacer la tarea" :putersmile1:... y leer todo lo que habéis puesto (que no es poco :glassesf:)...


Me ha parecido mas entretenida que otros años. Realmente es la diferencia de estrategias lo que le da vidilla a este GP, sin duda alguna y hoy ha tenido sus momentos.

Tambien esa igualdad bastante grande que hay del 4º para abajo hace que cada carrera adivinar esas posiciones sea todo un reto.

Gran Verstappen poniendolo dificil, pese a ese adelantamiento inicial al borde de...al borde de todo jaja. Pero lo que consigue es que Lewis le vaya a resultar mas divertido conseguir el titulo este año, Red Bull ya no da la impresión de tener la ventaja.
Carrera y campeonato bonito en cualquier caso :popcorn:

Ciertamente es el primer año en el que habitualmente hay 10-12 coches en un segundo, exceptuando a los cuatro primeros, que siguen al menos medio segundo por delante de este "pelotón perseguidor" :sherlock:

Lo de Verstappen en la salida :pensando:, es lo que tiene que hacer :, echarle "bemoles" y dejar en manos del contrincante escojer entre ceder la plaza o tener un accidente :sherlock:. Solo Rosberg se lo puso así a Lewis, y con eso y "alguna otra cosita" :gaydude:, le dió para birlarle un mundial :evil5:.


A nivel estratégico ha sido una carrera entretenida, sin duda. Lástima que aquí sea tan, tan, tan complicado adelantar.

Una de las cosas que también me han llamado la atención ha sido la radio de Toto Wolf a Dirección de carrera pidiendo banderas azules para Mazepin. Supongo que esas radios son más normales de lo que nos pensamos pero ¿es normal que la pinche la FOM? :roto2: Mazepin no es santo de mi devoción pero parece que les gusta mostrar sus errores.

Lo de las estrategias si que es cierto, pero también hemos visto el lado "patético" de tal asunto, como por ejemplo, la estrategia de All Pain con Alonso :pelosdepunta::facepalm:::espachurrao:... si quieren crecer y plantarle cara a Ferrari :sherlock:, podrían haberles copiado otra cosa :gaydude::roto2rie::cunaooooo:

En este asunto, me han defraudado en Red Bull, que suelen ser bastante más agresivos y creativos en esto, y además, de remate, en este GP no estuvieron muy finos con los pit stops:sherlock:, uno de 4.2 s para Verstappen :evil5:... raro de ver en ellos :sherlock:


Por lo que crei entender es una cosa que vamos a ver (oir) a partir de ahora en las retransmisiones y le tocó al probre Mazepin inaugurarlo.

Lo de Toto llamando al control de carrera pidiendo banderas azules :pelosdepunta:...

Con Charlie ni se le habría ocurrido, entre otras cosas porque tal y como está en reglamentos, los equipos no pueden interpelar al director de carrera (Charlie le habría mandado a tomar por el agujero de los aires cálidos :gaydude::roto2rie:), puede llamar al control de carrera y a los comisarios, solicitando lo que crea pertinente :evil5:, pero No al director de carrera.
Claro que, como el que está ahora el es novicio padajuán del Michael Masi... pues leña al becario.:tranqui: :sisi3:

Más divertido me pareció a mi, la cara del susodicho Toto cuando Bottas retuvo a Lewis duante media vuelta :sherlock::pelosdepunta::juas::juas:, dos segundos más y habría parecido la típica tetera soltando vapor mientras silba por la válvula de seguridad... :Zmad::juas::juas:

yorch
11/05/2021, 08:25
Más divertido me pareció a mi, la cara del susodicho Toto cuando Bottas retuvo a Lewis duante media vuelta :sherlock::pelosdepunta::juas::juas:, dos segundos más y habría parecido la típica tetera soltando vapor mientras silba por la válvula de seguridad... :Zmad::juas::juas:


Estoy de acuerdo. Me parecia estar viendo como Bottas firmaba literalmente su finiquito en esa vuelta pero dije "ole sus webs".

llumia
11/05/2021, 16:08
Las novedades técnicas captadas por N. Carpentiers :sherlock:

La technique à Barcelone : Mercedes évolue discrètement

Sans fanfare, Mercedes a fait de la W12 une machine à gagner, en jouant sur les réglages et en la faisant évoluer si sobrement qu’elle paraît inchangée… sauf à y regarder de près.

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-mercedes.jpg

MERCEDES DÉVELOPPE SANS TAMBOUR NI TROMPETTE…

Alors qu’elle accusait à Bahreïn un déficit de près de quatre dixièmes de seconde sur la Red Bull, la Mercedes a rattrapé son retard petit à petit, signant la pole position lors des trois derniers Grands Prix. Comment ?


Non pas en bouleversant sa monoplace à coups d’évolutions massives (contrairement à Aston Martin, voir page 5), mais plutôt en optimisant les réglages. Sur une Formule 1, les paramètres sur lesquels jouer pour mettre au point le châssis sont très nombreux – et expliqués ici par Esteban Ocon et Pierre Gasly notamment (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique/mise-point-formule-1-outils/).


Cela dit, Mercedes retouche tout de même son châssis çà et là, subtilement. Un développement tellement discret qu’il pourrait passer inaperçu. À tort.


On s’est ainsi rendu compte ce week-end que le fond plat de la W12 avait été retouché à Imola… sans que personne ne relève la transformation. En Émilie-Romagne, l’une des languettes situées devant le pneu arrière avait été remplacée par un déflecteur beaucoup plus petit, triangulaire et incurvé.


Au lieu de capter le flux d’air tôt, le nouvel appendice est installé beaucoup plus en arrière, plus près du pneu, et dirige l’écoulement plus fermement vers le flan interne de la roue, afin de chasser les turbulences nées de sa rotation (perturbations qui constituent ce que l’on appelle le fameux “tyre quirt” (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/a-quoi-sert-fond-plat-formule-1/4/)).



https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-mercedes-2.jpg

De quoi s’agit-il ? En gros, la rotation des roues perturbe le fonctionnement aérodynamique des F1. À l’arrière de la voiture, le flux turbulent et peu énergétique du “tyre squirt” s’infiltre, par les côtés, sous le fond plat et à l’intérieur du diffuseur, où il vient gêner son travail. En outre, l’air ambiant – de haute pression – tente de s’engouffrer sous le fond plat, attiré par la dépression qui y est créée.


Pour contenir cette double intrusion, les aérodynamiciens avaient l’habitude de pratiquer dans le fond plat des entailles et des découpes, qui sont interdites depuis cette année (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/a-quoi-sert-fond-plat-formule-1/4/). Privés de ces outils, ils cherchent donc à produire les mêmes effets par d’autres moyens, notamment grâce aux languettes placées devant les roues arrière.


Avec le diffuseur, le fond plat (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/a-quoi-sert-fond-plat-formule-1/4/) génère environ 60 % de l’appui des F1 actuelles, en produisant seulement 10 % de leur traînée totale. Élément aérodynamique le plus efficace en termes de finesse (c’est-à-dire le rapport charge/traînée), le fond plat permet aux F1 de rouler à fond. À condition de ne pas ruiner ses pneus, ce que la Mercedes semble faire mieux que la Red Bull actuellement.


“Nous n’en sommes pas au stade où nous pensons que nous avons une meilleure voiture ou que nous nous gérons mieux les pneus, explique le directeur de l’ingénierie de piste Andrew Shovlin. Ce qui s’est passé en Espagne, est assez difficile à dire. Nous étions capables de rester tout près. Quand vous menez et que quelqu’un réussit à rester dans vos échappements, ce n’est pas bon signe.”



”Nous sommes toujours en train de récolter des données sur les différents circuits. Mais la tendance qui se dégage, c’est que nous avons une voiture légèrement plus neutre. Ils [Red Bull] semblent dégrader un peu plus les pneus arrière sur un relais, alors que nous utilisons les deux axes assez bien. Reste qu’il nous faut plus de données pour savoir si c’est une caractéristique de la voiture ou si cela est dû à la façon dont nous la réglons.”



https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-red-bull-ecope-frein.jpg

… ALORS QUE RED BULL PEAUFINE


Après avoir gratifié la RB16B d’une pléthore de nouveautés au Portugal, Red Bull a poursuivi la transformation de sa machine en remodelant les écopes de frein avant… pourtant déjà retouchées en Algarve (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-portimao-red-bull-accelere-developpement/3/).


Dans l’ouverture supérieure la plus proche de la jante, la séparation n’est plus verticale mais horizontale (flèches jaunes). Un tel changement peut sembler bénin, mais les écopes de frein avant jouent un rôle considérable dans la performance d’une F1 actuelle (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-f1-a-quoi-servent-ecope-frein-avant/).


Lancée dans une lutte serrée avec Mercedes, le Taureau ailé doit continuer à développer sa monoplace si elle veut conquérir le titre. Hormis Milton Keynes et Brackley, beaucoup d’autres formations ont déjà basculé leurs ressources sur le châssis 2022, comme Ferrari, qui a admis concentrer actuellement entre 90 % et 95 % de ses efforts sur la voiture de l’année prochaine. Ce qui n’a pas empêché la Scuderia de réaliser un meilleur week-end que McLaren, en installant sur la SF21 les nouveautés testées au Portugal (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-portimao-red-bull-accelere-developpement/3/).


https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-mclaren-fond-plat.jpg

McLAREN AUSSI EN ZIGZAG

À Barcelone, McLaren a rejoint le fameux club des “Z” (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-imola-club-z-sagrandit/) en adoptant un fond plat caractérisé par une cassure en forme de “Z” (flèches jaunes).

Les équipes qui ont effectué cette seconde découpe (soit toutes les formations à l’exception d’Alfa Romeo et de Haas) l’ont fait pour que le bord du fond plat soit à nouveau parallèle à l’axe longitudinal de la voiture, comme c’était le cas auparavant. Même si la surface brute du fond plat s’en trouve diminuée, une bordure plus droite permet au diffuseur de mieux travailler, moyennant quelques ajouts.


Dans le coin de la nouvelle entaille, McLaren a ainsi placé deux déflecteurs verticaux (flèches rouges). Ils vont générer de petits vortex le long du fond plat afin de fermer l’espace situé entre le soubassement et la piste. Ces mini-tourbillons produisent en effet une sorte de paroi (un peu dans l’esprit des jupes des années 1970) qui empêche les turbulences causées par la rotation des roues arrière de renter à l’intérieur du diffuseur.


https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-mclaren-aileron-avant.jpg

Non contente de transformer le fond plat, l’écurie britannique a révisé l’aileron avant de la MCL35M.


Sur le nouveau modèle, le profil du plan principal offre une courbure plus marquée (traits jaunes), y compris à la jonction avec la “zone neutre” (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-f1-aileron-avant/4/) (flèches fuchsia). Les profils du volet supérieur (traits rouges) ainsi que ceux des autres flaps (flèches jaunes et rouges) ont aussi été revus, alors que les deux languettes placées sous l’aileron (dont le rôle est expliqué ici (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-f1-aileron-avant-2019/)) ont été remodelées. Comme toujours en aérodynamique, les transformations paraissent mineures, mais elles ont un impact significatif.


Même s’il ne génère qu’environ 25 % de l’appui total (contre 60 % pour le diffuseur et le fond plat) (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/secrets-diffuseur-formule-1/), l’aileron avant est la première surface que rencontre l’air et, à ce titre, conditionne tout le flux qui s’écoule sur le reste de la voiture (il génère par exemple le vortex Y250 (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/cape-sest-imposee-f1/2/), qui se développe entre le capot et la roue avant, jusqu’au bargeboard).
DES RÉGLAGES À ADAPTER AUX ÉVOLUTIONS

Les évolutions ont été montées sur les voitures de Ricciardo et Norris, au terme d’un travail minutieux. Car il ne suffit pas de boulonner de nouvelles pièces pour que celles-ci apportent un gain automatiquement :


“Vendredi, nous avons passé beaucoup de temps à comparer les évolutions avec les anciennes pièces, explique le directeur technique James Key (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/james-key-releve/).

C’est un travail long, laborieux. Nous avons dû adapter les réglages de la voiture aux nouvelles pièces, puis permettre aux pilotes d’effectuer des comparaisons, en analysant ensuite leurs retours ainsi que les données de télémétrie.”



“Au terme de ce processus, nous avons décidé de garder les évolutions sur les deux voitures pour tout le week-end, ce qui est une bonne nouvelle, même si cela a un peu compromis notre vendredi. D’autres améliorations sont prévues, nous n’en avons pas fini avec la 35M. On en est toujours à une phase conceptuelle, en quelque sorte.”



Que McLaren ait amené ces évolutions à Barcelone fait sens, dans la mesure où les écuries connaissent le circuit espagnol sur le bout des doigts. Elles sont dès lors en mesure de bien comprendre le fonctionnement de nouveaux éléments. En théorie, du moins. Car le recul constaté par rapport à Ferrari doit-il être mis sur le compte des évolutions, des circonstances de course (dont une Q3 gâchée pour Norris privé d’un train de tendres et pour Ricciardo ne signant qu’un tour chronométré) ou des spécificités du tracé ? L’avenir le dira.

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-alpine-diffuseur.jpg

ALPINE INTERROMPT SON ASCENSION La belle pointe de vitesse affichée par l’A521 en qualification s’est évaporée en course le lendemain, à cause d’une stratégie à un seul arrêt sans doute trop optimiste.


Reste que sur un circuit qui ne lui a jamais vraiment souri, Enstone a affiché une réelle progression en vitesse pure : de 1”614 en 2021, le déficit de l’équipe par rapport à la pole position s’est réduit à 0”839 ce week-end. Preuve que, malgré son large bonnet phrygien, la monoplace bleue affiche une belle efficacité aérodynamique.


En la matière, Alpine continue de rattraper le temps perdu cet hiver (retard dû à des problèmes dans la soufflerie d’Enstone (https://f1i.auto-moto.com/magazine/magazine-features/enquete-magazine-features/usine-f1-visite-chez-renault-a-enstone-soufflerie/)). Une semaine après avoir modifié le diffuseur au Portugal, elle l’a encore remanié en Espagne.


Les aérodynamiciens d’Enstone, emmenés par Dirk de Beer, ont raboté les déflecteurs verticaux placés à l’intérieur du diffuseur, dont le rôle est de favoriser l’expansion latérale du flux d’air et de réduire le risque de détachement de celui-ci (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/secrets-diffuseur-formule-1/4/). Leur base suit une découpe désormais oblique et bon plus parallèle à la piste, comme on le voit en observant les traits pointillés et en comparant les flèches rouges.


https://f1i.autojournal.fr/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2021/05/f1-technique-espagne-alphatauri-aileron-avant.jpg

ALPHATAURI MORD LA POUSSIÈRE En glanant à peine deux points sur les deux dernières manches, AlphaTauri marque le pas, en dépit d’un tempo de développement soutenu.


Dernière livraison de son programme en trois phases : l’aileron avant, après le fond plat et les bargeboards revus à Imola et le diffuseur retouché à Portimao (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-portimao-red-bull-accelere-developpement/4/). Une fois encore, les altérations peuvent sembler mineures, mais elles modifient tout l’écoulement du flux d’air sur la voiture.


Sur la monoplace de Gasly et Tsunoda, la réglette fixée perpendiculairement à la dérive latérale (appelée “marchepied” ou “footplate” dans le jargon du paddock) est devenue plate, au lieu d’être recourbée (flèches jaunes).


Ensuite, comme sur la McLaren, les deux languettes placées sous l’aileron ont été raccourcies. Le rôle de ces appendices est d’aligner le flux d’air et de produire des vortex. Les écuries les placent tantôt vers l’intérieur du pneu (pour écarter les turbulences et coopérer avec le vortex Y250), tantôt vers l’extérieur (pour contribuer à l’effet d’outwash).



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ASTON MARTIN EN RECUL MALGRÉ LES NOUVEAUTÉS
Habituée à faire beaucoup avec peu de moyens lorsqu’elle s’appelait Force India puis Racing Point, Aston Martin a gagné en budget mais perdu en efficacité, elle qui n’a pas inscrit la moindre unité des deux derniers Grands Prix, malgré une kyrielle de nouveautés.


Au Portugal, l’AMR21 de Lance Stroll avait reçu un nouveau fond plat et un diffuseur redessiné, que les deux monoplaces ont adoptés en Catalogne.


Les déflecteurs verticaux installés dans le diffuseur ont été complètement refaçonnés. Alors qu’ils étaient divisés en plusieurs éléments, ils sont dorénavant constitués chacun d’un seule pièce crantée (traits jaunes). Rabotés par le règlement technique de cette année, ces appendices ont été retouchés régulièrement pendant les premières courses (Mercedes les a modifiés à Imola ; Alpine et AlphaTauri à Portimao ; Aston Martin et Alpine, encore, à Barcelone).


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Par ailleurs, le fond plat, déjà rectifié à Sakhir (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-f1-galerie-grand-prix-de-bahrein-2/2/), a encore été retouché. Son bord est davantage gondolé, puisqu’ une troisième courbure a été creusée à hauteur des trois premiers déflecteurs verticaux (flèches jaunes). Plus en arrière, le bord retroussé a été allongé (flèches rouges), alors que qu’une ailette a été ajoutée devant les roues arrière (flèches bleues), identique à celle que McLaren avait ajouté sur la MCL35M à Imola (https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-imola-club-z-sagrandit/4/).


Alors que les ingénieurs de Brackley se sont concentrés sur la mise au point de la W12, sans apporter de grosses nouvelles pièces, Aston Martin a introduit des évolutions à chaque course, essentiellement dans la zone du fond plat, sans réel succès.


Décevant, le retour en Grand Prix de la marque anglaise iconique rappellerait presque celui de Jaguar en 2000. De nos jours, le vert ne porte pas vraiment chance en F1.


https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-barcelone-mercedes-developpe-discretement/

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-barcelone-mercedes-developpe-discretement/2/

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-barcelone-mercedes-developpe-discretement/3/

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-barcelone-mercedes-developpe-discretement/4/

https://f1i.autojournal.fr/magazine/magazine-technique/technique-a-barcelone-mercedes-developpe-discretement/5/

franlopez
12/05/2021, 19:43
vaya que Ferrari ah mejorado, si no es por la mala estrategia Leclerc llega al podio. (https://festday.cl/54-globos)

GoVal
13/05/2021, 15:42
vaya que Ferrari ah mejorado, si no es por la mala estrategia Leclerc llega al podio. (https://festday.cl/54-globos)


Bienvenido, franlopez. :hello:

La verdad es que el estratega de Ferrari bien podría mejorar porque es rara la carrera en la que aciertan. :facepalm: Lo triste es que llevan así años.





Lo de las estrategias si que es cierto, pero también hemos visto el lado "patético" de tal asunto, como por ejemplo, la estrategia de All Pain con Alonso :pelosdepunta::facepalm:::espachurrao:... si quieren crecer y plantarle cara a Ferrari :sherlock:, podrían haberles copiado otra cosa :gaydude::roto2rie::cunaooooo:

En este asunto, me han defraudado en Red Bull, que suelen ser bastante más agresivos y creativos en esto, y además, de remate, en este GP no estuvieron muy finos con los pit stops:sherlock:, uno de 4.2 s para Verstappen :evil5:... raro de ver en ellos :sherlock:


Según entendí, esa larga parada fue por un error de Verstappen, que entró antes de lo que esperaban por un mal entendido con su ingeniero y pilló a los mecánicos sin estar listos.

red5isalive
17/05/2021, 11:39
Bueno creo que es el primer año que me pierdo el GP en persona desde 2012 pero porque pude ir a Montecarlo para la FE :)

GoVal
17/05/2021, 19:26
Bueno creo que es el primer año que me pierdo el GP en persona desde 2012 pero porque pude ir a Montecarlo para la FE :)


¡Hola, red! ¡Qué alegría verte por aquí! :hapydancsmil:


Jolín, qué suerte que pudieses ir a la FE en Mónaco. Asististe a la mejor carrera de la FE de su historia y a una muy buena carrera de monoplazas en Mónaco. :sisi1: Lo que te tuvo que ser extraño fue no escuchar los motores por esas calles. :cunaooooo:

A ver si tienes un ratín y nos cuentas tu experiencia... ilustrada con fotos, por supuesto. :cejas:


:love::love::loveshower:

red5isalive
17/05/2021, 19:37
¡Hola, red! ¡Qué alegría verte por aquí! :hapydancsmil:


Jolín, qué suerte que pudieses ir a la FE en Mónaco. Asististe a la mejor carrera de la FE de su historia y a una muy buena carrera de monoplazas en Mónaco. :sisi1: Lo que te tuvo que ser extraño fue no escuchar los motores por esas calles. :cunaooooo:

A ver si tienes un ratín y nos cuentas tu experiencia... ilustrada con fotos, por supuesto. :cejas:


:love::love::loveshower:

Jajajaja hola :D
Sí a veces me acuerdo y paso.

Estuvo entretenida lo que yo me hice daño en los piés y se me ocurrió la genial idea de ir de Santa Devota a Mirabeau Aute que són unos 20-25' andando así que me perdí buena parte de la carrera en las calles de Montecarlo. Pero sí, fue una carrera muy interesante. Y, ésta vez no como en Valencia, no se quedaron sin batería!