Who will replace Latifi at Williams?

12:04 am

Domenicali: The finish is 24 races

Many followers discover that 24 Formula 1 races a 12 months is an excessive amount of – to not point out the mechanics and different staff who need to journey all the best way. After all, the calendar should not get any greater.

Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali defined to the ‘Spiegel’ relating to much more races: “24 races are the utmost. It’s a query of provide and demand, the strategic choices.”

Although I’m essentially skeptical of such statements and for instance I repeatedly confer with the truth that after the primary triple header in 2018 it was mentioned that there could be no extra sooner or later.

Actually, there are two triple headers on the calendar once more in 2023.


11:45 am

Rookies in Singapore

We are staying far-off with Latifi. As the Canadian is already driving in his third Formula 1 season at Williams, he will be a “rookie” once more subsequent weekend. He didn’t compete in Singapore.

The background is that the race had been canceled for the previous two years and was final held in 2019. As a consequence, many pilots by no means drove on the road circuit.

In addition to Latifi, these are additionally Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda and naturally Guanyu Zhou. And possibly Nyck de Vries too, if he took on Alexander Albon once more.

His begin isn’t one hundred pc sure but.


11:18 am

Capito: Latifi “nice workforce participant”

Meanwhile, Williams workforce boss Jost Capito mentioned he wished to thank Latifi “on behalf of the entire workforce” for “three years of onerous work at Williams”.

“He is a superb workforce participant who has an important perspective in direction of his colleagues and his work and is revered and admired all through the enterprise,” Capito mentioned.

“Our time collectively is now drawing to a detailed. […] We want him all the perfect sooner or later – on and off the pitch,” mentioned the workforce supervisor.


11:08 am

No successor to Latifi is understood but

The official press launch solely mentions that Latifi will depart the workforce. There isn’t any successor but. This will be introduced in the end. Meanwhile, Latifi himself thanks the workforce.

“Even although we did not obtain the outcomes we have been hoping for collectively, it was nonetheless a tremendous journey,” remembers Canada, including that he will now open “the following chapter of my profession”.

It isn’t but clear what that appears like at the second. Until the tip of the season, in the meantime, he needs to proceed giving Williams all the things.


11:03 am

Latifi is leaving Williams

Breaking News: Williams introduced that Nicholas Latifi will depart the workforce at the tip of the 12 months. More about that within the ticker!


10:45 am

On the topic of Aston Martins…

… by the best way, I may also advocate this video to you. Our knowledgeable Marc Surer explains why Fallows and newcomer Fernando Alonso should transfer on slowly in 2023.


With Alonso & Fallows issues MUST go on at Aston!

Marc Surer: Why Aston Martin has excessive hopes for aerodynamics and what function might Fernando Alonso’s “alpha animal” play. More Formula 1 movies


10:31 am

Aston Martin assured: 2023 “way more aggressive”

Aston Martin is at present ninth and second within the World Championship. However, Dan Fallows doesn’t anticipate it to stay that manner in 2023. “We assume, [das neue Auto] It will be way more aggressive than this 12 months’s automotive,” he introduced.

“I’m assured we will make a giant step ahead with the AMR23,” he explains confidently, including that he expects enhancements “in every single place” on the automotive. There are at present “a whole bunch of tasks” to make the automotive sooner.

“All this will give efficiency to the automotive,” he’s positive. We are curious. Even if Sebastian Vettel does not profit anymore after all…


10:13 am

Speaking of returns…

Vettel could also be nicely suggested to save lots of one. Our picture collection reveals that one thing like this will backfire shortly. In different instances, nonetheless, it labored nicely…


Photo gallery: Formula 1 champions desirous to make a comeback



9:36 am

Norris: Couldn’t study one thing from Ricciardo too

So again to the present state of affairs at McLaren: Although Lando Norris Daniel Ricciardo is clearly below management within the World Cup, he emphasizes that he was in a position to study rather a lot from the Australian within the two years McLaren collectively.

“It’s not like he is higher than me in each space. […] But it does sure issues very nicely. And I used to be in a position to study from that,” reveals Norris, who additionally makes it clear that he did not take it to a “new degree”.

“Every little factor you’ll be able to study from somebody helps,” Norris clarifies and remembers: “He’s bought much more expertise than me and he is been in Formula 1 rather a lot longer. He’s gained races, I by no means have .”

That’s why he was in a position to deliver some useful issues with him from the time collectively.


09:14 am

Ten years in the past as we speak…

… Sebastian Vettel gained the Singapore Grand Prix in 2012. Even extra vital to the historical past of Formula 1, nonetheless, is Lewis Hamilton’s failure on this race.

According to legend, this led to Hamilton leaving McLaren at the tip of the season and shifting to the Mercedes works workforce.

You can discover extra background info right here!


8:53 am

Is P3 extra beneficial than P2 within the World Cup?

Should Mercedes have intentionally misplaced out within the battle towards Ferrari for second place within the World Championship? What appears unusual at first look makes good sense, based on expertise knowledgeable Gary Anderson.

Speaking to ‘The Race’, he writes: “One of the massive questions I’ve is whether or not Mercedes already [Platz zwei in der WM abzuschreiben]to get extra aerodynamic analysis time for subsequent season?”

The background is the comparatively new barrier system in Formula 1. This ensures that second place within the World Championship has much less time for aero growth (wind tunnel and CFD) than third place.

Anderson due to this fact explains that given Mercedes’ present issues, “ending third and getting extra wind tunnel and CFD time might be the actual prize”. An thrilling thought.

On the opposite hand: Which athlete would volunteer a greater placement…?


8:33 am

Confusion about Max Verstappen

This screenshot of Max Verstappen’s girlfriend Kelly Piquet made the rounds final evening. On the piquet proclaims being pregnant after all. Will Verstappen be a father then? No!

Because the image is pretend. Verstappen’s administration confirmed this to ‘Shownieuws’. In the Verstappen home, there may be most likely solely the World Cup and no fatherly consolation.

At simply 24 years outdated, the Dutchman nonetheless has loads of time 😉


8:15 am

Is Norris good or Ricciardo that dangerous?

With 88:19 factors, the Briton is at present within the lead within the inner McLaren workforce duel. That is the query: is Ricciardo, after an eight-time Grand Prix winner, that dangerous this 12 months or is the McLaren pretending anymore and is Norris that good?

“Ricciardo is a a number of race winner, among the best drivers on the planet,” emphasizes Nico Rosberg on ‘Sky’ and thus explains: “I am unable to consider that Ricciardo immediately forgot the way to drive extraordinarily quick .”

“That’s why I believe Lando is at present appearing as world champion. He drives very nicely,” thinks Rosberg, who’s due to this fact undecided whether or not Oscar Piastri will lower a a lot better determine alongside Norris in 2023.

“Lando is world class, he has what it takes to be a world champion [für Piastri] so it will not be straightforward to go there and do higher than Daniel,” Rosberg warns the rookie.


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