F1 in short | Four protesters arrested at British Grand Prix

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In the section ‘F1 in short’ F1 Maximum you informed of the latest news of the royal class of motorsport that just does not qualify for an extensive mention, but is of course relevant to mention on the website.

Four protesters arrested at British Grand Prix

Four protesters were arrested during the Grand Prix of Great Britain. They joined the Extinction Rebellion, an environmental activist group. During the race, the environmentalists were arrested by the police after they had hung up a banner. The protesters are said to have hid at the track at night, then to protest during the race.

Formula 1 takes the official moment against racism

Formula 1 has introduced an official moment in which the sport takes a stand against racism, reports race director Michael Masi. On the basis of a kind of script, an official procedure is initiated prior to the Grand Prix of Great Britain.

This is to avoid ambiguities such as those that existed earlier in the season. Then some drivers missed the protest moment or there was much uncertainty about its shape. During the official procedure, an ‘end racism’ flag will be displayed and a statement in which the sport distances itself from racism will be thrown out into the world.

Russell gets a heavy penalty: Five spots and three penalties

George Russell faces a heavy penalty for ignoring double yellow flags during Q1. The Williams driver initially qualified fifteenth, but now has to drop five places. As a result, Russell starts from the last position behind his teammate Nicholas Latifi. The Briton also gets three penalty points to his name.

Leclerc, Stroll and Ocon not penalized for incidents during qualifying

Charles Leclerc and Ferrari are not penalized for an alleged unsafe release during the UK Grand Prix qualifying. The Monegask came out of the pit, after which pitlane driving Lance Stroll had to squeeze his brakes. Stewards did not rate the incident as unsafe.

Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll are also not punished for incidents during qualifying. Ocon would have bothered Kimi Räikkonen, but the stewards did not. Stroll would have an unsafe release on his conscience, but that is not the case according to the race management

New ERS for Albon after problems in VT3

The Alexander Albon mechanics installed a new ERS in the car during the third free practice. When starting the car, it turned out that something was not right, the ribbon for electronic charge was soon wrapped around the car. In the meantime, the FIA ​​has announced that Red Bull has indeed put a new energy storage in the car.

Giovinazzi receives a warning from the flight attendants

Antonio Giovinazzi will not receive a penalty for alleged unsafe driving during the first free practice of the Grand Prix of Great Britain. The Italian gets away with a warning after creating a potentially dangerous situation after a spin in training. The Alfa Romeo driver drove a damaged tire on the track, causing a lot of litter on the track. The stewards don’t seem to blame him that much.

Hamilton in danger zone after swapping MGU-K at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton must now watch out for a grid penalty. The Brit has switched his MGU-K for the second time at Silverstone. “Drivers are only allowed to have two in a year before receiving penalties,” Chris Medland reports Twitter. This has issued a warning to Mercedes.

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Szafnauer happy with Hülkenberg’s arrival: ‘He knows the team well’

Otmar Szafnauer is happy that Nico Hülkenberg can fill Sergio Perez’s place. The Racing Point team boss responds with delight: “Finding a short-term replacement for Sergio is not an easy task,” Szafnauer quoted by Motorsport-Total.com. “With Nico we have a fantastic replacement who knows the team very well. He will certainly get a difficult task, but he learns very quickly. I’m sure he will get up to speed soon. ”

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