For many analysts, Max Verstappen is the only driver who can beat Lewis Hamilton. However, the Dutchman missed his chance to be on the podium in the first race of the F1 season in Bahrain on March 28.
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The second stop of the season will be held at the Imola circuit in Italy next week. Hamilton is trying to become the first driver to win eight F1 titles this year.
In the coming days, F1 authorities’ plans to hold three 100km sprint races on Saturday may be confirmed.
Villeneuve said: “My first reaction was to criticize this approach.” However, with this in mind, F1 must innovate.Friday [où serait programmée la séance de qualifications habituellement tenue le samedi] So boring for amateurs. I think this formula is worth using. “
These events are most likely to be held within the framework of the British Grand Prix (July 17), Italy (September 11) and Brazil (November 6).
Villeneuve never stuck his tongue in his pocket. When commenting on Sebastian Vettel’s poor performance in the Aston Martin debut in Bahrain, the 1997 world champion had to say that the German driver was “completely lost…”.