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Chaos! Mick Schumacher crashes in France - Verstappen secures pole

2021-06-23T21:57:56.768Z

In Formula 1 qualifying for the French Grand Prix, Mick Schumacher crashed and retired. Before that, another pilot lost control.



In Formula 1 qualifying for the French Grand Prix, Mick Schumacher crashed and retired.

Before that, another pilot lost control.

Le Castellet / Munich - After the city tours in Monaco and Baku, the eyes of the Formula 1 fans turned to the qualifying for the French Grand Prix on Saturday.

However, this had to be interrupted in turn 1.

Shortly afterwards, Mick Schumacher crashed.

What happened?

Formula 1 qualification: First Tsunoda loses control - then Mick Schumacher crashes

Alpha Tauri driver Yuko Tsunoda lost control shortly after qualifying started. His car had to be rescued from the run-off zone. Mick Schumacher was not spared either. The Formula 1 newcomer even caused the first round to be aborted with an accident.

The Haas driver lost control of his car while chasing the best starting positions and crashed into the barriers.

Since there were only a few seconds left to drive, the race management decided not to restart the unit.

Mick Schumacher made it into the second round of a qualification for the first time.

Due to the consequences of his accident, he could no longer compete there.

Schumacher

told

Sky

: “You get a cake, but you can't eat it.

That's what it feels like. "

Formula 1: Verstappen secures pole position for the French Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen will start from pole position in the French Grand Prix on Sunday. The world championship leader from the Netherlands prevailed in qualifying ahead of record world champion Lewis Hamilton and the Finn Valtteri Bottas. Before the seventh round of the season on Sunday, Verstappen is four points ahead of Hamilton in the World Cup. Sebastian Vettel finished twelfth in qualification.

(mbr / dpa)

Source: merkur

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