Frontpage   |   Twitter   |   Photos   |   Game   |   Standings Sunday 16 June 2019
 
Wednesday 15 May at 09:35
Mercedes 'much faster' than other top teams - Gasly
Font size:
Wednesday 15 May at 09:35 : May 15 (GMM) Red Bull can think about beating Ferrari in Monaco next weekend.

That is the view of Pierre Gasly, after Red Bull moved ahead of the Maranello team in terms of performance in Barcelona.

Frenchman Gasly says he is slowly upping his game in the 2019 car, having struggled since moving up from Toro Rosso.

"I have changed my style of driving a little, and the new parts on the car have also helped," he said.

It means he is hoping to join his teammate Max Verstappen in targeting to beat the red cars in Monaco.

"The Ferrari is very fast on the straight and they have the best engine, but in the corners we now look more competitive than them," said Gasly.

"I think we have a chance to be ahead of Ferrari."

However, he thinks Mercedes is out of reach for Red Bull.

"If you look at their pace objectively, they made a huge step forward," said Gasly. "I think they are much faster than us and Ferrari."

Team official Dr Helmut Marko agrees, telling Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper: "It was alarming how much faster Mercedes were in the slow corners, and Monte Carlo is almost entirely slow corners."

He is also pessimistic that Red Bull will get any support from the authorities to close the gap to Mercedes.

"When we were not nearly as dominant as them, there were two or three changes in the regulations each year. But nobody seems interested in that at the moment," said Marko.
RELATED NEWS ITEMS
12-06 Marko hints Mercedes getting preferential treatment
12-06 Signs of reliability trouble at Mercedes
09-06 Wolff worried about new Mercedes engine
09-06 Marko slams Pirelli over 2019 'Mercedes tyres'
08-06 Mercedes to appear in 2019 Netflix series - Wolff
07-06 Mercedes yet to fill Lauda's old role
03-06 Mercedes staying in F1 until 2025 - report
 
NEXT RACE 26 March 2017
Grand Prix of Australia (5,303 m)
Melbourne, Albert Park Circuit
Last Winner: Nico Rosberg
TV schedule
Friday - practice 1
12:30 - 14:00

Friday - practice 2
16:30 - 18:00

Saturday - practice 3
14:00 - 15:00

Saturday - qualification
17:00 - 18:00

Sunday - race
16:00

Friday - practice 1

Friday - practice 2

Saturday - practice 3

Saturday - qualification

Sunday - race

STANDINGS 2016
Driver championship
1.Hamilton331
2.Vettel264
3.Bottas207
Constructors championship
1.Mercedes538
2.Ferrari460
3.Red Bull319
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
www.ReserveDeler24.CO.NO
 
RECENT PHOTO'S
Frederic Vassseur, Alfa Romeo Racing Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Canada Sunday 2019 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes GP, Canada Sunday 2019 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Canada Sunday 2019 Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Canada Sunday 2019
Copyright ©2019 Onestopstrategy.com   |   IbetF1   |   Poki - Racing spelletjes About us    |    Contact    |    Advertising    |    Vacancies    |    Privacy Statement