Jost Capito (Williams): Vettel high, Ferrari weak / Formulation 1

Jost Capito (Williams): Vettel high, Ferrari weak / Formulation 1

Williams staff boss Jost Capito sums up what’s taking place in Formulation 1 in the course of the summer season break: The profitable state of Sebastian Vettel’s retirement, Ferrari’s errors and the scenario at Williams.

In AvD Motor & Sport journal from Sport1, Williams staff supervisor Jost Capito took a place on some scorching subjects in Formulation 1. It was necessary for the 63-year-old from Siegerland to first acknowledge the work of Sebastian Vettel. The four-time Formulation 1 World Champion introduced on the weekend in Hungary that he’ll contest his closing Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi subsequent November.

Capito on Vettel: “For me, each GP race that turns into world champion is without doubt one of the greatest. There should not that many. Sebastian is a good expertise. However he isn’t solely an awesome racing driver, however above all an awesome individual. I’m very proud to know him.”

“I used to consider whether or not he would keep or not. His automobile isn’t as sturdy this yr. Effectively, a four-time world champion is lacking out if he would not have a profitable automobile. “

That brings us neatly to world champion, world chief and Hungarian winner Max Verstappen. Jost Capito warns: “You noticed final yr specifically: The season is barely over when it is over.” There’s a variety of potential, and that is what makes Formulation 1 so thrilling. However Max has a free lead, which places a variety of stress on Ferrari. “

How does Capito charge Mercedes? Jost says: “They have been holding up effectively in the previous couple of races. He has two vehicles on the rostrum now, in France and Hungary. The apply at Mercedes exhibits that technical requirements are nonetheless of their infancy. That makes the season much more enjoyable. “

Jost Capito says of Williams’ staff: “The way in which the season has gone to date isn’t what we wished. However the staff was down for years. There’s lots to do there too. That is a protracted course of in Formulation 1. You’ve got seen that in Crimson Bull Racing and Ferrari. The identical goes for Williams. Williams is a standard racing staff however has not been capable of make investments a lot up to now decade. If you happen to have a look at the hole to different groups at first of the season, it is slim. Now we are able to compete with different groups once more and that is enjoyable. “

“We began engaged on the automobile subsequent yr. That is why we do not do a lot to this automobile anymore. We put necessary issues first. There’s not a lot that may be achieved with this race automobile that may assist us subsequent yr. Not a lot is anticipated. “

Hungarian physician, Hungary

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Crimson Bull Racing, 1:39:36.533 h
02. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +7.834s
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +12.337
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +14.579
05. Sergio Perez (MEX), Crimson Bull Racing, +15.688
06. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +16.047
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +1:18.300 min
08. Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, +1 lap
09. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +1 lap
10. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, +1 lap
11. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, +1 lap
12. Pierre Gasly (F), AlphaTauri, +1 lap
13. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +1 lap
15. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, +1 lap
18. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
19. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +2 laps
In spite
Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, engine

Championship standings (after 13 of twenty-two races)

01. Verstappen 258 factors
02. Leclerc 178
03. Perez 173
04.Russell 158
05. Sainz 156
06.Hamilton 146
07. Norris 76
08. Ocon 58
09. Botta’s 46
10. Alonso 41
11. Magnussen 22
12. Ricciardo 19
13. Gasoline 16
14. Hag 16
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17.zhou 5
18. Go 4
19. Albon 3
20. Latifi 0
21. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

The Builder’s Medal
01. Crimson Bull Racing 431 factors
02. Ferrari 334
03.Mercedes 304
04. Alpine 99
05. McLaren 95
06. Alfa Romeo 51
07. Haas 34
08. AlphaTauri 27
09. Aston Martin 20
10. Williams 3


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