Gresini rider Enea Bastianini will start the MotoGP race for the Austrian Grand Prix from the best starting position. The Italian, who won his first pole position in the MotoGP class, will be joined on the front row by two other Ducati racers, namely Francesco Bagnaia and Jack Miller. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1560973181443350528 From the second starting row, another Ducati rider, Jorge Martin, started the race at the Red Bull Ring, ahead of current world champion Fabio Quartararo and Johann Zarco.
Fabio Quartararo, who will start the MotoGP race for the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring from second place, was the fastest in the morning warm-ups. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1426816903725654019 Second was Johann Zarco, who starts the race in fourth place. The Frenchman fell in the ninth corner of the warm-up in the ninth corner at high speed. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1426815378240557056 Due to the possibility of rain at the race, the riders also practiced changing motorcycles. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1426812720448516096 RacerCountryCommunityTime / DifferenceCropsMAX (KM / H) 1Fabio QuartararoFRAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1) 1'23.629s5 / 14307k2Johann DucoCarcoFarco + 21s0.382 / 7k9316Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)
Red Bull Ring presented plans to change the configuration of the track in the area of bend number 2 for MotoGP races, where last year we saw a serious accident between Johann Zarc and Franco Morbidelli, which would almost end tragically when the motorcycles of fallen racers flew forward towards turn no. . 3, through which Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi were driving at the same time. From next season onwards, there will be a chicane in the place of the fast left turn, with which they intend to slow down the racers before entering the third turn, and the work is expected to start in November this year. Formula 1, racing on the same track, will continue to use the old configuration, although the International Automobile Federation (FIA) has also been involved in the change.
After announcing that test racer Dani Pedrosa will compete in at least one of the races this year, the KTM team has now officially confirmed that the Spaniard will make his debut in the race as an Austrian team racer in their first home race. at the Red Bull Ring. https://twitter.com/KTM_Racing/status/1417412322793033728?s=20
Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) also won the second race of the year at the Red Bull Ring, where he was greeted by a huge crowd of fans dressed in orange. The second was Mercedes racer Valtteri Bottas, and the third was the outstanding Lando Norris (McLaren), who suffered a penalty loss of five seconds in the race after a collision with Sergio Perez. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1411694232520253445 Lewis Hamilton finished the race only in fourth place after injuring a car on one of the curbs during the race. The Briton suffered a severe blow in the fight for this year's world title, as Verstappen, who also won an extra point for the fastest lap in the race, scored 14 points more than him and now leads the championship standings with a huge advantage of 32 points.
Max Verstappen won the best starting position in the tense qualifiers for the Austrian Grand Prix. The second time was scored by Mercedes racer Valtteri Bottas, who will start the race in fifth place due to a penalty for spinning in the pits. The second starting place will be inherited by his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was left without an answer to the Dutchman's fast lap in the Red Bull race car. Fourth was McLaren racer Lando Norris, ahead of another Red Bull racer, Sergio Perez.
Max Verstappen was the fastest in both Friday’s free practice sessions for the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring. The Dutchman was 0.256 seconds faster in the first practice than the Frenchman Pierre Gasly, while Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were fourth and fifth with 0.42 and 0.47 seconds behind, respectively. The teams were expecting rain later in the day and the racing weekend, so we saw a lot going on on the track. Result: The Styrian GP, FP2 Max Verstappen took the fastest lap of the home track in Spielberg in 1: 05.910 minutes. For a short lap of the Red Bull Ring track, its advantage is quite substantial. Pierre Gasly in AlphaTauri was a good two and a half tenths behind him. However, Valtteri Bottas would be at this point, but - you probably guessed - for violating the restrictions
The future of the nearest Red Bull Ring in Formula 1 is guaranteed. This was announced on Servus TV by Red Bull sports boss Helmut Marko. The current contract with the track in Spielberg expired this year, but the royal class of motorsport will be hosting our northern neighbors in the years to come. "It's fixed, it's a multi-year contract," Marko said, citing a successful start to this year's season, when two races were held in Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic. "At Liberty, they saw what Red Bull can do. Without our initiative, the Formula 1 season would certainly not have happened in this form, if at all," the Austrian points out. In the calendar of the 2021 season, Spielberg appears as the tenth race to be scheduled for July 4th. Whether viewers will be allowed to enter, however, is not j based on the current situation