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Alonso’s master lesson and Hamilton’s colossal blunder: ‘Alonso’s is not magic, it’s hands’
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Alonso’s master lesson and Hamilton’s colossal blunder: ‘Alonso’s is not magic, it’s hands’

Holding our noses about the politics surrounding Azerbaijan, we can qualify it as a blessing for the calendar of the Formula 1. Since its arrival, first as a European GP (JA!) And then under its own name, Baku has left memorable races behind. The last one, that of this 2021, is already in the annals. First for the two serious accidents of Lance Stroll and, above all, of Max Verstappen. At more than 300 km / h, blowouts. Pirelli has a lot to work on and explain ... and teams must learn to better manage wear and tear, because this is not the first time it has happened. There was no serious damage to be regretted, apart from the fact that the Dutch driver himself did not score an...
Alonso’s master lesson and Hamilton’s colossal blunder: this was the ‘mini-race’ of two laps of Baku
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Alonso’s master lesson and Hamilton’s colossal blunder: this was the ‘mini-race’ of two laps of Baku

All the emotion that was lacking in 49 laps of the Azerbaijan GP she was focused on the last two. The decision of Michael Masi, race director, not to cancel the appointment after the accident the Verstappen led to a two-round resolution, with stationary start and tires changed for everyone. This factor was key, because not everyone did it well. The one who showed the most cold blood was Fernando Alonso. The Asturian took that second exit in the 10th position on the unexpected grid and ended up finishing 6th. As in the old days, the two-time world champion brought out his reflexes and in the first corner he had already gained two positions, three if the track start of Lewis Hami...
The Verstappen and Stroll accidents that decided the Azerbaijan GP: two blowouts at over 300 km / h
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The Verstappen and Stroll accidents that decided the Azerbaijan GP: two blowouts at over 300 km / h

The Azerbaijan GP was marked by two very similar accidents, although of very different protagonists. First was Lance Stroll and then Max Verstappen, but they were practically traced: both were blowouts at more than 300 km / h in the middle of the straight. The first was Stroll. The canadian of Aston Martin he started from the back of the grid after being one of those who crashed in qualifying. He decided to start on hard tires, to try to stretch his pit stop as much as possible.Big mistake: after 31 laps, left butt popped and sent him against the wall. The violent accident caused the safety car to leave.For the consequences that later had, it was worse Max Verstappen. Althoug...
Direct: Alonso goes for the points and Sainz for the podium in Azerbaijan
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Direct: Alonso goes for the points and Sainz for the podium in Azerbaijan

After the chaotic classification of the Azerbaijan GP, a race is presented that will not let anyone breathe. Charles Leclerc defends the pole of Lewis Hamilton Y Max Verstappen, engaged in the fight for the leadership of the World Cup, but on the streets of Baku anything can happen. The classification of the Azeri appointment has already made it clear that any mistake is paid, especially in that critical turn 15 where several pilots hit the wall with their bones. This factor will be key for those who aspire to the podium, such as a Carlos Sainz what part 5 on a track that he is very good at.Fernando AlonsoAfter his best qualification in Baku of the four he has played, he will try...
Fernando Alonso opens the melon of the red flags: should those who provoke them in qualifying be penalized?
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Fernando Alonso opens the melon of the red flags: should those who provoke them in qualifying be penalized?

The last two rankings in the Formula 1 they have ended abruptly. In Monaco, Charles Leclerc crashed into the wall in the pool area and prevented Max Verstappen to take the pole from him (in the image of what Michael Schumacher did in the past). Something similar has happened in Baku, although this time it was not the 'poleman'who caused it. The chaotic classification of Azerbaijan GP had four red flags and five accidents. Except for Carlos Sainz in the end, it was produced by hit the brakes after the one I had had Yuki Tsunoda, the others affected several pilots who had to abort their laps. Before, Lance Stroll, Antonio Giovinazzi (in Q1) and Daniel Ricciardo (in Q2) they foun...
Leclerc’s chaotic pole in Baku: five accidents, including Sainz, and Alonso’s cracked
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Leclerc’s chaotic pole in Baku: five accidents, including Sainz, and Alonso’s cracked

Charles Leclerc will start from the first position of the Azerbaijan GP after achieving his second consecutive pole (ninth on his own account) in an absolutely chaotic.Four red flags marked the future of a batch that ended up deciding on the management of the slips, especially because of how badly they planned it at Mercedes: Valtteri Bottas sacrificed his return for nothing, since Lewis Hamilton (whose performance in Baku is not being as good as they hoped) failed to improve on Leclerc's initial attempt. In fact, he was the pilot of Ferrari the great beneficiary, since he came behind both and in the long Azeri straight he managed the time in that chaotic Q3.A Q3 that ended early by the fourth ...
Bottas puts his presence at the Azerbaijan GP at risk after his umpteenth incident: he gets trapped at the airport
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Bottas puts his presence at the Azerbaijan GP at risk after his umpteenth incident: he gets trapped at the airport

The Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas He is news again and, once again, it is not because of his good work within a circuit. In fact, this time he has not even had time to arrive to be the protagonist of a news story in which the Finn comes out badly. In the preview of Azerbaijan GP, which will be played next weekend, the one of Mercedes has been thrown in the airport of Helsinki. After his catastrophe in the last Monaco GP, in which a broken nut forced him to abandon when he was second, a problem with flights have left Bottas unable to leave Finland and forcing him to miss, at least, the press conference prior to each Grand Prix. However, the Mercedes ended up appearing electron...