Like many other sports, Formula 1 was slowed down by the corona virus. auto motor und sport Formula 1 expert Michael Schmidt was on site in Melbourne when the Australian Grand Prix had to be canceled at short notice. In our current episode of 'Formula Schmidt', the reporter explains exactly how it came about and what went on behind the scenes.
Of course, all fans are now interested in when the racing action will finally continue. We are discussing which races have been postponed, which races are likely to be eliminated from the calendar this year and where realistically the start of the season could be rescheduled.
Disputes behind the scenes
Of course there was in Melbourne also other issues that were discussed in the paddock. Michael Schmidt reports on the dispute over the Ferrari engine trickery from the previous year, which could develop into a longer affair.
And the Mercedes was also the focus of the competition. Red Bull complained to the FIA that the rear brake scoops were not compliant. And a protest had already been planned against the 'DAS' system. In the 'Formula Schmidt' we explain the technical background again.