News : Formula 1 – Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna: Results from Imola! Again Vettel debacle at Verstappen’s victory drive

News : Formula 1 – Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna: Results from Imola! Again Vettel debacle at Verstappen’s victory drive

The Formula 1 circus will be in Imola from April 16 to 18. Out of consideration for the funeral service for Prince Philip, those responsible announced the start time for qualifying for the great price change from Emilia Romagna to Imola. As the premier class of motorsport announced on Tuesday, the starting place chase will be on Saturday at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari moved forward from originally 3 p.m. German time by one hour to 2 p.m.

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Formula 1 racing calendar: Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola

date Grand Prix station begin Passage Live stream + TV
04/16/2021 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna in Imola 11.00 a.m. 1. Free training


04/16/2021 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna in Imola 2.30 p.m. 2. Free practice


04/17/2021 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna in Imola 11.00 a.m. 3. Free practice Sky
04/17/2021 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna in Imola 2 p.m. Qualifying Sky

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04/18/2021 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna in Imola 3 p.m. run Sky, RTL

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The 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix: all Formula 1 results

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+++ Again Vettel debacle at Verstappen’s Imola victory trip +++

In the rubble chaos of Imola, Sebastian Vettel experienced his next debacle with Aston Martin during Max Verstappen’s brilliant victory drive. In the spectacle with two safety car phases and a break in the race, the four-time world champion retired on Sunday in 15th place with a gearbox damage on the last lap. Newbie Mick Schumacher He demolished the nose of his Haas early on and came in 16th without mistakes to secure his eleventh career victory, Red Bull driver Verstappen, who also benefited from a gravel slide by Mercedes superstar Lewis Hamilton, stormed.

In the end, the Dutchman dominated the wet track ahead of Hamilton, who at least saved second place with a bit of luck and a lot of steering skills. “That wasn’t my very best day, after a long time I made another mistake,” admitted the 36-year-old. McLaren driver Lando Norris finished third. Thanks to his fastest race lap, the seven-time champion Hamilton is one point ahead of Verstappen in the overall standings with 44 points.

+++ Hamilton grabs Imola-Pole in front of Perez – Schumi 18. +++

World champion Lewis Hamilton raced to the 99th pole position of his career in Imola’s Formula 1 qualification. The English Mercedes driver surprisingly relegated Sergio Perez to second place in the Red Bull with a time of 1: 14.411 minutes, with a lead of just 0.035 seconds. Third was Perez ‘stable rival Max Verstappen, who was 0.087 seconds short of Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel was 13th in his Aston Martin. Haas newcomer Mick Schumacher finished the qualification in 18th directly in front of his teammate Nikita Masepin, but was more than 0.5 seconds faster than the Russian.

+++ Verstappen sets the best time in the last training session ahead of Norris and Hamilton +++

In the 3rd free practice session at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola, Verstappen set the fastest time ahead of Norris and Hamilton. Sebastian Vettel comes in 14th, Mick Schumacher takes 16th place. His Haas colleague Mazepin finished last, just under a second behind him.

+++ Formula 1 qualification in Imola – Mercedes in strong form +++

In Imola, the Formula 1 drivers will fight for the best starting place for the Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna on Saturday (2 p.m. / Sky and RTL). The Finn Valtteri Bottas was in strong form before qualifying in the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. He also secured pole position in Italy last year. His Mercedes team-mate and opening winner Lewis Hamilton is in close contact. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen struggled with technical problems. Sebastian Vettel is far from the top in his Aston Martin. This also applies to newcomer Mick Schumacher in the defeated Haas.

+++ Bottas ahead of Hamilton with Imola best time – defect at Verstappen +++

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas secured the fastest time in practice for the Formula 1 race in Imola on Friday. The Finn was on Friday after the second session in the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in 1: 15.551 minutes but only a minimal 0.010 seconds faster than world champion Lewis Hamilton in the second Mercedes. World championship challenger Max Verstappen suffered a technical defect on his Red Bull and was forced to watch for a long time in the second training session. The Dutchman ended up only in 14th place.

Sebastian Vettel came in 15th on the second Grand Prix weekend of the year in the Aston Martin. Newcomer Mick Schumacher was second to last in the losing Haas ahead of his Russian teammate Nikita Masepin.

+++ Valtteri Bottas sets the best time in the 1st free practice +++

Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time (1: 16.564 minutes) in the first free practice session at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola. He just lapped his teammate Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

+++ Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari +++

The Autodromo is one of the most exciting tracks in Europe. From 1950 it was built at the suggestion of Enzo Ferrari, and the first race took place in 1953. As one of the few courses, the Autodromo, also named after Ferrari’s son Dino, is driven counter-clockwise. The 4.909 kilometer long full-throttle route with its sweeping high-speed curves is a maximum challenge for the drivers. Passages like Piratella, Acque Minerali and Tamburello are reminiscent of earlier times. After 2006, the course had disappeared from the Formula 1 calendar until the comeback in 2020.

+++ Where is the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari? +++

The Scuderia has a home game because the Ferrari factory in Maranello is only 80 kilometers away. The headquarters of Red Bull’s sister team Alpha Tauri in Faenza is just 15 kilometers away. The area also has a lot to offer for tourists: Bologna, Tuscany and the Adriatic beaches are close by. Due to the corona pandemic, Italy is considered a risk area. There are four risk zones (red, orange, yellow and white) depending on the infection. The Emilia Romagna region is declared an orange zone with restrictions on public life.

+++ Michael Schumacher as Imola record holder +++

From 1980 on, Imola hosted the premier class 28 times. The race was run 26 times as the Grand Prix of San Marino, once as Italian Grand Prix and last year as the Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna. Michael Schumacher holds the record with seven wins. Brother Ralf (2001) and Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1997) also ensured German success.

+++ The unforgettable race of Imola: Austrian Roland Ratzenberger dies in the final training +++

It was black days in the spring of 1994. At first Rubens Barrichello had a serious accident in training and only got away with his life with a lot of luck. One day later, the Austrian Roland Ratzenberger died in a crash in the final training, before the icon Ayrton Senna died in the race on May 1st in the then ultra-fast Tamburello curve. Formula 1 was shocked and from then on invested a lot in more safety.

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