Former driver and Le Mans winner Hans-Joachim Caught believes fashionable F1 drivers are too good to one another, resulting in points for the game. The German driver additionally believes the game’s emphasis on punishment is bad for its repute.
Caught is of the mindset that drivers should ‘suck it up’ and race, resulting in much less interruption from stewards. He believes handing out 5 or ten-second penalties is bad for racing.
Daniel Ricciardo was lately handed a ten-second time penalty for inflicting a collision with AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda. Regardless of his penalty, nonetheless, the Australian managed to complete the race in P7, neutralizing his punishment.
The previous F1 driver mentioned of the penalties:
“They simply have to step on the gasoline. In Mexico, penalties of 5 and 10 seconds are additionally handed out once more. They’re racing incidents, we are able to do with out these sorts of penalties.”
Trendy drivers are additionally identified to be pals off the monitor, usually participating in social interactions of their off-time. Caught, nonetheless, believes drivers needn’t be good to one another off the circuit. He continued:
“They do not should drink espresso collectively, do they? They’ll compete with one another, so let that battle be a battle too.”
Former F1 driver believes solely Lewis Hamilton can problem Max Verstappen in 2023
Former driver Anthony Davidson believes Lewis Hamilton is the one one who can pose a risk to an uber-dominant Max Verstappen in 2023. Davidson believes that Hamilton, regardless of the terrible season he and Mercedes have had up to now, remains to be adequate to take down Verstappen and convey down his dominance. Davidson instructed Sky Sports activities:
“The one individual I can see that may mount a severe problem is Lewis Hamilton. Nevertheless it’s by no means a given and I do not know who the subsequent Max Verstappen can be that comes alongside sooner or later to carry the battle to him. However Lewis for the time being, he is undoubtedly nonetheless adequate with out query and he is the one one that may take this battle to Max (Verstappen).”
The 2 F1 legends battled all through the 2021 season, with Verstappen rising because the 2021 world champion on the finish of the ultimate lap of the season. Epic battles of that proportion have but to be seen in 2022 as Charles Leclerc and Ferrari had been unable to mount a big title battle in opposition to the Flying Dutchman.
With Mercedes seemingly making a comeback, nonetheless, the 2023 F1 season is more likely to be one for the ages.