Haas workforce boss Günther Steiner has already requested his two drivers to be significantly cautious through the first dash race in F1 historical past scheduled for this Saturday on the Silverstone observe as a part of the Grand Prix de Britain.
We have been speaking about it for a number of months and it’ll now turn out to be a actuality this weekend at Silvertsone: F1 will lastly take a look at the introduction of a dash race on Saturday afternoon, the order of arrival of which is able to decide the beginning grid for the principle race on Sunday.
The beginning grid for the dash race shall be decided thanks to a qualifying session organized on Friday afternoon as a substitute of the normal free apply 2.
This new weekend format shall be examined at three Grand Prix this yr so as to formally introduce it from the 2022 season on all Grand Prix weekends of the yr.
Asked whether or not he had already given his drivers particular instruction earlier than this primary dash race, Steiner requested Nikita Mazepin and Mick Schumacher to avoid the damage and keep on the observe.
“I believe the drivers will run fairly onerous, as a result of throughout qualifying all of the drivers are at their greatest and it is going to be a dash race that can decide the beginning grid. [pour dimanche]. “ Steiner explains to us.
“On Sunday, when the factors are on the road, you need to be in the very best place to begin the race. “
“For our part, this year it is about learning [les deux pilotes sont débutants] race. We need to have a few more starts during the year due to the sprint qualifying format and that will be an advantage for next year. “
“For the dash races, I’m simply going to ask them to hold their noses clear and hold the automobile on the observe. “
The British Grand Prix dash race is scheduled for Saturday seventeenth July at 5.30pm and can final a most of half-hour with a free alternative of tires for the drivers and no pit stops through the race.