Within the round-up: Yuki Tsunoda talks up AlphaTauri’s possibilities for the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend.
Tsunoda hoping AlphaTauri to be extra aggressive
AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda struggled to sixteenth in qualifying and the race on the British Grand Prix, however the transfer from the high-speed sweeps of Silverstone to the slower corners of the Hungaroring leaves him optimistic, and in addition may imply Daniel Ricciardo makes his Formulation 1 return this weekend in a automotive able to scoring factors.
“Hungary hopefully will likely be a greater state of affairs with extra slow-speed corners that we’re fairly good at by the earlier races,” mentioned Tsunoda. “So hopefully it is going to work. However I’ll simply see the way it goes.”
Tsunoda additionally has sturdy type on the Hungaroring. His second-best consequence thus far was a sixth place on the observe throughout his rookie season in 2021. To this point AlphaTauri has completed no larger than tenth this season, with the crew’s strongest outcomes approaching avenue circuits however not essentially ones populated by low-speed corners.
Tsunoda can have a brand new crew mate this weekend as Daniel Ricciardo takes Nyck de Vries’ place.
Haas and Pirelli “love” Fittipaldi’s behind-the-scenes work
Pietro Fittipaldi was in motion for Haas in final week’s Pirelli tyre check at Silverstone, and crew principal Guenther Steiner praised the Brazilian’s enter in his three-and-a-half years of being their reserve driver.
“Pietro hadn’t pushed the VF-23 but as a result of throughout pre-season testing, Nico [Hulkenberg] was new to the crew and we wanted to make use of each minute we had accessible within the automotive for him to get accustomed to it. As quickly as we will, we’ll get Pietro within the automotive as a result of he’s our reserve driver, so ought to one thing occur to our drivers, he will likely be within the automotive.
“We have to put him in the most effective place ought to it occur, and he’s at all times excellent, very constant, and really dependable. The engineers love him, Pirelli loves his suggestions, so it’s at all times good having Pietro round but additionally to maintain him motivated. He’s a race automotive driver and he races in LMP2 to remain race sharp ought to the chance come up for him to get into an F1 automotive. He’s doing an amazing job and we’re very grateful to have Pietro round.”
Fittipaldi is racing within the World Endurance Championship and IMSA this yr, and received the LMP2 class within the Six Hours of Monza this month.
F1 automobiles to run at Bathurst
The Bathurst Worldwide occasion on the tenth to the twelfth of November this yr will function top-level single-seater automobiles lapping Australia’s famed Mount Panorama circuit.
Organisers of the occasion have dubbed the group of automobiles doing demonstration runs as an ‘worldwide open-wheel cavalcade’, and though no chassis have been named but as functions to enter has solely simply opened, they are saying the checklist of automobiles participating already contains “traditional and extra trendy” F1 machines in addition to automobiles from IndyCar and Formulation Renault 3.5.
The latest F1 demo to happen on the observe was performed by Purple Bull this February, with Liam Lawson on the wheel of their RB7 automotive from 2011.
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