Formula 1 - Monaco GP: Bitter pill for Mick Schumacher!  Can Vettel meet THIS requirement?

Formula 1 – Monaco GP: Bitter pill for Mick Schumacher! Can Vettel meet THIS requirement?

Formula 1: Mick Schumacher missed qualifying in Monaco.

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Montecarlo. The next race in the formula 1 is at the door. At the weekend it goes to the venerable Monaco-GP for points in the premier class of motorsport. Finally again! Last year this was canceled due to the corona pandemic.

Especially for the four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, the race on the French Mediterranean coast should be about finally getting into the points with his Aston Martin.

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Will Sebastian Vettel succeed in doing this? Can Mick Schumacher continue his positive demeanor and how will the fight for the world title continue?

All questions and answers about the Monaco-GP in the formula 1 you get here with us in the live ticker!


Monaco GP schedule

  • 1st free practice, Thursday 11.30 a.m.
  • 2. Free practice, Thursday 3 p.m.
  • 3. Free practice, Saturday 12 noon
  • Qualifying, Saturday 3 p.m.
  • Race, Sunday 3 p.m.


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2:29 p.m .: Sebastian Vettel is the only German hope in qualifying in Monaco. His specification from the boss: Top ten! In the training sessions, he was able to achieve this in all three sessions.

1.54 p.m .: Sky reporter Sandra Baumgartner reports from Monaco: Mick Schumacher cannot start in qualifying. He will start from position 20 on Sunday.

1:12 p.m .: The result of the 3rd free practice:

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12:58 p.m .: Bitter news for Mick Schumacher! The 22-year-old had a violent crash and his car is pretty much wrecked. It is questionable whether the Haas mechanics will get the car back in shape by the time it qualifies at 3 p.m. The good news: Mick Schumacher was not injured in the accident.

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12.42 p.m .: Ferrari has dominated the third free practice so far, the Scuderia seems to be on the course in Monaco. You could spit Red Bull and Mercedes in the soup. There was just the first, worse accident. Latifi in the Williams crashed into the gang, the session is interrupted.

11:56 a.m .: In a few minutes the engines will roar for the first time. For the teams, it is important to find the optimal set-up for the car in the last practice session before qualifying.

Saturday, 10:31 a.m .: Hello and welcome to Qualifying Day! Today for Sebastian Vettel and Co. it’s about a good starting position for tomorrow’s race. The starting position is particularly important in Monaco because overtaking is hardly possible on the narrow street circuit.

9:07 p.m .: For Aston Martin and Sebastian Vettel there is only one goal on Saturday: Q3. Szafnauer explains: “Hopefully we can be at the front end. Ideally, we keep our shape and get everything together.”

8:51 p.m .: Tomorrow from 12 noon the tires will be running hot again in Monaco. Then the 3rd free practice starts. Three hours later it’s about the starting position.

6:07 p.m .: Friday traditionally takes place without a Formula 1 drive. That’s why Lirim Zendeli and David Beckmann were in action in Formula 2 today. There were no points for the German drivers, Zhou secured victory.

9.15 a.m .: At Haas, team boss Steiner’s bad fears seem to be confirmed. Even before the weekend, he had expressed concerns that the difficult-to-drive car might be difficult to keep on track in Monaco and end up in the wall. The same thing happened in FP2 with Schumacher’s car. You can read Steiner’s statements here >>

Saturday, 8.01 a.m .: Good morning on friday. There are no sessions today, but the drivers are not free either, as McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo reveals: “Usually a Friday like this here is crammed with appointments, we spend the whole day on the track doing marketing and autographing sessions . “Of course, we will continue to work hard and optimize.

4:03 p.m .: The second practice session has to be stopped a few minutes beforehand, Mick Schumacher has lost control of the car and crashed into a gang. The right rear tire was flat, Schumi Jr. had to park his car. As a result, the session was canceled shortly before the end.

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1:05 p.m .: Sergio Pérez wins the 1st training. Behind him are Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen. Sebastian Vettel is eighth. Schumacher 18, behind team-mate Mazepin.

12.20 p.m .: The drivers still have around 13 minutes in this first session. Max Verstappen with a new best time: 1: 12.648.

11:58 a.m .: Yellow flags fly. Fernando Alonso hit the wall on the last lap and damaged his front wing.

11.35 a.m .: Particularly noticeable today: There is a Special paint job at McLaren. On the occasion of the Monaco Grand Prix, the McLaren racing team has a very special livery. In Monte Carlo, a unique retro livery of blue and orange is used. The colors of sponsor Gulf Oil.

11.30 a.m .: Here we go!

11.29 a.m .: In a few moments it starts in sunny Monte Carlo.

10.40 a.m .: Aston Martin, Sebastian Vettel’s Formula 1 team, has signed a new signing. You can read who it is here.

7:29 am: It starts today at 11.30 a.m.!


More news from Formula 1:

Mick Schumacher: “Respect” for the Monaco GP – he absolutely wants to avoid THAT

Formula 1: surprising rule change! Red Bull face consequences

Sebastian Vettel: Clear announcement! If he doesn’t succeed in THAT, Aston Martin has to question him


7:21 am: Important difference to other races in the calendar: The first day of training in Monaco is not on Friday, as usual, but on Thursday. Friday is free for this.

07.11 a.m .: After the Grand Prix had to be canceled last year due to the corona pandemic, Formula 1 is returning to Monte-Carlo this weekend. But without the usual atmosphere. Only a limited number of spectators are allowed in the principality. A maximum of 7,500 spectators are allowed at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 23rd.

7:05 a.m .: On this race weekend, too, the three key questions of the weekend, which are similar to those of the previous week:

  • Can Sebastian Vettel finally get into the points?
  • Does Mick Schumacher confirm his strong performance?
  • Red Bull or Mercedes: who is in front in Monaco?

6.44 a.m .: In Spain, world champion Lewis Hamilton was able to win again in a Mercedes. You can read the entire Grand Prix here again.

Thursday, 20 May, 06.09: Hello and welcome to the Monaco Grand Prix!


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