SportF1Video: the first victim of the rain at the...

Video: the first victim of the rain at the F1 Japanese GP

The first free practice session of the 2022 F1 Japanese Grand Prix had already ended when Mick Schumacher crashed into the tire barrier in his Haas. The clock had already reached the scheduled time to end the practice when the drivers, after spending the last ten minutes inside the garage due to the return of the strong water, took the opportunity to go out on the track to test outings with the compounds of extreme rain.

The German driver was on his way back to the garage when he suffered aquaplaning on the Suzuka track, lost control of his car and hit the tire barrier. As expected, the weekend in Japan started with heavy rain and low temperatures of around 15º C, slightly higher than the 12º C on the track.


It should be noted that the German was wearing heavy rain tires at the time of the accident, although before the crash, most of the drivers had already tested the intermediate tires on their cars because they understood that the asphalt did not have large points of accumulation of water in some places. This meant that Fernando Alonso was the fastest at the end of the first free practice session with his Alpine, since nobody improved their times.

However, when the intensity of the water increased again in the final moments of the first practice in Japan, the track became complicated again, which caused the accident of a Mick Schumacher who was wearing a new helmet on his first contact with the legendary circuit. Japanese in which his father, Michael , is the most successful driver of all time with six victories.

Do you want to read our news before anyone else and for free? Follow us here on our Telegram channel and you won’t miss a thing. All the information, at your fingertips!

Schedules of the Valencia GP of MotoGP in Cheste and how to see it

The Cheste circuit hosts this weekend, from November 4 to 6, the 2022 MotoGP Comunitat Valenciana GP. See the schedules and all the information.

"Don't talk to me!": Danni Büchner makes a clear announcement to hated party guests

Danni Büchner is invited to Sam Dylan's Halloween party. But the "Goodbye Germany" emigrant has no desire for many other party guests. And find clear words.

King Charles III Portrait now on the first coin: Serious change to the Queen

Charles III first coins with his portrait are there. Coin lovers immediately discover two striking differences.

Unknown colourfulness

Bird Species Discovered on Islands in Indonesia

Braking was tricky

Apart from that, everything worked like a picture book for the railway world record in Switzerland