Connect with us

Uncategorized

Schumacher top in rainy Belgian practice one

Published

on

Aug.26 – The Seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher and his team-mate Nico Rosberg are set the best lap times beginning of the session, following heavy rain hit Spa’s first practice on Friday morning.

Last stage McLaren’s Jenson Button, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Button’s team-mate Lewis Hamilton set quickest dry time on the top five.

Sebastian Vettel’s RB7 with a modified front wing was first back out on-track 22 minutes following the heavy shower arrived, with the McLaren of Hamilton suffering a huge aquaplaning moment in the middle of Blanchimont as he ran on Pirelli’s Intermediate tyre.

The Brazilian Bruno Senna and Force India’s Paul di Resta both crashed at the Fagnes Chicane. Bruno Senna was first to lose control, damaging his back wing against the tyre barriers, before Paul di Resta’s right-hand sideways impact brought out the red flags with just under 20 minutes to go. Jarno Trulli suffered two dramatic moments at the Fagnes Chicane, with the first being a trip across the grass and second a spin on the exit of the curve.

Images © Mercedes GP


All material and photos are copyrighted material and owned by their respective owners. Use or depiction of images or trademarks throughout this website is for illustrative and editorial purposes only.Images come courtesy of; ferrari.com, mclaren.com, forceindiaf1.com, redbull.com, mercedesgp.com, renaultf1.com, toyota, bmw-sauber, williamsf1, lotus, virgin, Daylife.com, getty Images/LAT and AP Photos.


http://www.formula1onlive.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
Advertisement
ThisisF1.com does not accept abusive behavior or harassing language in comments.
Please respect other users.
Click to comment

2018 F1 Launch







Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment. All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media