Good morning and welcome to this live blog on NU.nl. My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed today about the first training sessions of this Formula 1 season in Austria. Lots of fun!
- GP Austria
- Verstappen third in VT1
- Hamilton fastest
- 3 pm:
- Second free practice
Formula 1 a few seconds ago
Another 78 minutes - Daniil Kvyat is backwards. AlphaTauri's Russian is going around the same way as Max Verstappen did this morning, but can continue his way without damage.
a few seconds ago
Formula 14 minutes ago
Another 80 minutes - Verstappen is tied up in his car. The Dutchman will go outside in the short term.
Formula 1 6 minutes ago
82 more minutes - Just like this morning, Racing Point again starts the session strongly. Lance Stroll tops the times list with 1.06,666.
Formula 1 9 minutes ago
Another 84 minutes - Carlos Sainz is the first driver to set a time on the clock: 1.06.886. Max Verstappen is still inside.
Formula 1 · 13 minutes ago
Another 90 minutes - Romain Grosjean kicks off. The second free practice is underway.
Formula 1 · 16 minutes ago
Stay tuned ... Second practice is coming your way shortly #AustrianGP 🇦🇹 # F1Avatar
16 minutes ago
Formula 1 · 17 minutes ago
Most clouds have given way to sun. We will most likely face a dry workout.
Formula 1 · 21 minutes ago
Verstappen finished third in the first session, but was hindered by a Williams in his fast lap. So there may still be a stretch in the speed of the Red Bull.
Formula 1 · 44 minutes ago
Another half hour until we see action on the Red Bull Ring again!
Formula 1 an hour ago
Red Bull wants clarification about DAS system Mercedes
Red Bull Racing will ask motorsport association FIA for clarification about the new Mercedes DAS system. The new invention was just used during the first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix. The system (Dual Axes Steering) has already been banned by the FIA for next year, while the rules will not be changed next winter. There will be major technical regulatory changes only in 2022.
Formula 1 2 hours ago
It takes some getting used to: Formula 1 cars for completely empty stands.
44 minutes ago
Formula 1 3 hours ago
The top ten of the first free practice.
🏁 TOP TEN (End of FP1) 🏁Hamilton (📸) BottasStappenSainzPerezNorrisAlbonRicciardoMagnussenLeclerc #AustrianGP 🇦🇹 # F1Avatar
Formula 1 3 hours ago
Verstappen clocked third time in first practice of the season, Hamilton fastest
Max Verstappen starts the Formula 1 season with a third time in the first free practice for the Grand Prix of Austria. Only Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton (P1) and Valtteri Bottas (P2) are faster than the Dutchman.