Red Bull Racing Honda F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Anything can happen

Red Bull Racing Honda F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Anything can happen

03.12.2021: STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX Jeddah Corniche Circuit 3-5 December 2021 Friday, December 3rd 2021 MAX VERSTAPPEN First Practice Session: 1:29.842, Position: 2, Laps: 23 Second Practice Session: 1:29.213, Position: 4, Laps: 20

STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX
Jeddah Corniche Circuit
3-5 December 2021
Friday, December 3rd 2021


    
    
    
MAX VERSTAPPEN
First Practice Session: 1:29.842, Position: 2, Laps: 23
Second Practice Session: 1:29.213, Position: 4, Laps: 20



“Overall, it’s a really cool track, there are a lot of fast corners and it’s fun to drive. We struggled to get heat into the tyres in FP2, which we will of course look into. Then we made a few changes from FP1 to FP2 which didn’t quite work but hopefully we can find the right balance for qualifying tomorrow.


There are of course a lot of things to work on and improve so we’ll see what we can do to get more pace out of the car overnight. Looking ahead to qualifying, I think it might be quite difficult with the traffic but in general it’s hard to tell how Saturday is going to go as anything can happen but we’ll push hard and give it everything.”





SERGIO PEREZ
First Practice Session: 1:30.960, Position: 11, Laps: 27
Second Practice Session: 1:29.768, Position: 9, Laps: 22



"It was a lot of fun out there today, it’s a really nice circuit, it is very fast and enjoyable to drive. It is going to be tricky in qualifying with traffic management, we saw that a bit when everyone was on the soft tyre at the end of FP2. I think it will be an interesting race because this track is challenging, if you make a mistake it can be extremely costly.


In qualifying it will all be about trying to be in the right place at the right time. On the long runs we didn’t have enough laps to get a real read on how we will perform so I don’t think my time on the soft tyres was reflective on where we actually are.

 

I think there is plenty more to come from the car, so hopefully we can find the right balance and pace to be in contention in qualifying. It is going to be hard to achieve the perfect lap out there but we also have a long race ahead of us on Sunday and anything can happen. We just have to stay up there and be on it as much as possible.”
 

 

 

Jamie Fox, photos Red Bull


Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/red-bull-racing-honda-f1-saudi-arabian-gp-practices-anything-can-happen---231994.html

03.12.2021 / MaP

More News

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Solid day of learning
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021 A solid day of learning for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team as F1 takes to the Jeddah C more >>
Alpine Racing F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Needs a lot of mental concentration
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021Alpine F1 Team took their A521s for a first drive around the all-new Jeddah Corniche Circuit today, as Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon began preparations fo more >>
Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Decent starting point
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021In NumbersLance StrollFP1    P14    1.31.044    25 LapsFP2    P15& more >>
Pirelli F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices tyre summary
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021TYRE GAPFRIDAY TYRE SUMMARY  more >>
Uralkali Haas F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - A lot of key learnings
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021       Event: Free Practice 1 & 2 for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix – Friday December 3 more >>
Scuderia AlphaTauri F1 Saudi Arabian GP practices - Pretty happy
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021   Pierre Gasly (AT02-05, Car 10)First Practice Session - Best lap: 1:30.263, pos. 4th, 28 lapsSecond Practice S more >>
Saudi Arabian GP practice 2 classification, Hamilton leads Bottas and Gasly and Leclerc crashes
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021Live here more >>
Pirelli - Causes of tyre deflations in Qatar identified
03.12.2021
The ongoing analysis that Pirelli is carrying out on the tyres of the cars that suffered deflations during the Qatar Grand Prix has provided some initial conclusions that exclude any production defects.Based on the findings obtained so far, the origin of the problem is mainly due to the amount of time these tyres were run on the kerbs, at high spee more >>
Saudi Arabian GP Free Practice 1 classification- Hamilton leads Verstappen and Bottas
03.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Friday, December 3rd 2021Live hereQUOTE  "***** this track is cool!"  Valtteri more >>
Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021 set to make historic debut
03.12.2021
Newest addition to the F1 calendar opens its gates to fans today After months of anticipation and excitement, the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021 today finally welcomes the more >>
Alpine F1 Team Saudi Arabian Grand Prix factfile
02.12.2021
Alpine F1 Team is in Saudi Arabia for the twenty-first race of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The Circuit• The Jeddah Corniche Circuit is the second longest on the Formula 1 more >>
FIA Delivers Seal of Approval for the Jeddah Corniche Circuit
02.12.2021
FIA Formula 1 Race Director completed final inspection of F1’s newest circuit this morning FIA Formula 1 Race Director and Safety Delegate, Michael Masi, this morning inspected the readiness of the Jeddah Corniche Cir more >>
Honda F1 - Saudi Arabia's F1 Debut
02.12.2021
Round 20 of the 2021 season see’s another new race on the Formula 1 calendar. Saudi Arabia hosts its maiden event as our battle in the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships heats up heading into the final two rounds.   more >>
Renault Group and Castrol celebrate 100th Formula 1 race
02.12.2021
• Castrol and Renault Group will celebrate 100 races together this weekend, with a new logo displayed on Alpine F1 Team’s cars • bp and Castrol have provided advanced fuels and engine oils and industrial lubricants to the team’s technical centres in Enstone and Viry-Châtillon since 2017 • Castrol is Renault Group&rsquo more >>
Statement on Covid-19 test result for Williams Racing CEO and Team Principal Jost Capito
02.12.2021
Williams Racing can confirm that CEO and Team Principal Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to travelling to Jeddah for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.Jost is now following UK national health authority guidelines. There has been no wider impact on Williams Racing personnel and the team will continue to operate trackside as planned. more >>
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: facts & figures
02.12.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 202128. The wins for Abdulaziz Al Faisal in international races. Born in 1983, the sports car specialist is the most successful Saudi more >>
Scuderia Ferrari F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix- Flat out along the Jeddah sea front
02.12.2021
The final double-header of the Formula 1 season is about to get underway. There are two races on consecutive weekends in the Middle East, starting in Saudi Arabia and moving on to Abu Dhabi, the latter traditionally hosting the final round of the more >>
The week from 1 to 5 December in Ferrari history
02.12.2021
1/12. Ferrari GT racer Andrea Bertolini turns 48. He was also a Scuderia test driver in the Michael Schumacher era. Although he never raced in Formula 1, Andrea completed endless kilometres of testing in the early 2000s at the wheel of Maranello single-seaters. His great experience means he was also a designated tester for the F1 Clienti cars. In the summer of 2021, Andr more >>
Daniel Ricciardo ahead of Saudi Arabian GP - Ready to fight
02.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021“Coming off the back of an intense but ultimately disappointing triple-header, it’s been good to take some time out of the car and reset for the final tw more >>
Lando Norris toughts on Saudi Arabian GP - Unique challenge
02.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021“The track in Jeddah is going to be fun, it’s a really fast and flowing track with close walls, which will create a unique challenge. more >>
McLaren F1 Racing ahead of Saudi Arabian GP - What the stats say
02.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021Another new grand prix for F1 means there’s not exactly a wealth of statistical data to look back on. And if we look at stats from the most recent events, more >>
WATCH: Stunning Timelapse of Jeddah Corniche Circuit Construction
01.12.2021
Released on Eve of Inaugural FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021Promoter of F1’s newest race weekend releases timelapse video documenting the record-breaking construction of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit On the eve of the inaugural FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021, the race promoter has released a more >>
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team announces Kingspan as Official Team Partner
01.12.2021
•    Kingspan, the global leader in advanced insulation and building envelope solutions, to chair new Sustainability Working Group for the team.   •    Ambitious carbon reduction more >>
Kimi Räikkönen thoughts on Saudi Arabian GP - Doing our job properly
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021     Kimi Räikkönen (Car #7)   more >>
Antonio Giovinazzi ahead of Saudi Arabian GP
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021Antonio Giovinazzi (Car #99)“Two more races until the end of the season means two chances to have a good re more >>
Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN - Arabian Nights
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021   Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN heads to Jeddah for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, the penultimate round of the 2021 season, to take place more >>
Fernando Alonso ahead of Saudi Arabian GP - Back to the rostrum
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021Fernando Alonso arrives in Saudi Arabia having scored his 98th career podium in Formula 1 at the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix two weeks ago. more >>
Esteban Ocon ahead of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - Keeping focus
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021Esteban Ocon scored ten points in Qatar last time out to contribute to the team’s fantastic performance. The Frenchman is keeping focused for the more >>
Alpine F1 Team - Delivering a consistent weekend in Saudi Arabia
01.12.2021
SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021Alpine F1 Team heads to Saudi Arabia for the first ever Grand Prix in the country and the penultimate round of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. With a new venue ahead and the season nearing its conclusion, Sporting Director Alan Permane discusses the more >>
MDLBEAST partners with Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021 as official event supporter
01.12.2021
The Saudi Motorsport Company in association with the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) - Promoters of the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2021 – is delighted to announce the signing of Official Concert Partner MDLBEAST Presents, the company’s arm which aims to amplify the regional music scene through concerts, events and experiences.  more >>
George Russell - Consolidating our position in Saudi Arabia
01.12.2021
 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021George Russell: It’s with a great sadness that we head to Saudi Arabia this weekend following the passing of Sir Frank, but as more >>
Nicholas Latifi - Whole team will be racing for Sir Frank Williams this weekend
01.12.2021
 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021   Nicholas Latifi: There is no doubt that the whole team will be racing for Sir Frank this weekend. His contri more >>
Williams F1 Racing heading to inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
01.12.2021
 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEWJEDDAH CORNICHE CIRCUIT3rd – 5th DECEMBER 2021The penultimate round of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the Team head to Saudi Arabia and the ancient port city of Jeddah for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix this weekend. more >>
Red Bull Honda Racing F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix preview
30.11.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021•    Jeddah is the hottest climate visited by Formula One this year, with the average high temperature in December reaching 30.7°C (87. more >>
Max Verstappen ahead of Saudi Arabian GP - No room for error
30.11.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021MAX VERSTAPPEN How do you reflect on the Qatar GP?It wasn’t too bad and it wasn’t too good! I was positively su more >>
Sergio Perez thoughts on Saudi Arabian GP - Time to go all in
30.11.2021
STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021SERGIO PEREZ  You have now experienced the Jeddah track on the sim, what did you make of it? It looks like a really fast circ more >>
2021 Ballon d'Or ceremony: Alpine F1 Team drivers surprise guests
30.11.2021
•    Alpine celebrated excellence by being the official partner of the 2021 Ballon d'Or ceremony.•    Alpine F1 Team drivers Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon were on stage, along with masters of ceremony San more >>
2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Timetable
30.11.2021
2021 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021   photo SMG SAMF -  GrandStands North Session     Local Time (AST)     &nb more >>
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Fact File: Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
30.11.2021
2021 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIXJeddah Corniche Circuit3-5 December 2021•    The venue for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is a temporary street circuit located on the Corniche - a waterfront area in Jeddah, next to the Red Sea. more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright