Drizzle and fog leads to practice for Eifel Grand Prix being abandoned

Drizzle and fog leads to practice for the Eifel Grand Prix being abandoned with Mick Schumacher denied first F1 practice session

  • Practice for the Eifel Grand Prix was abandoned owing to weather conditions 
  • Persistent drizzle and fog meant that the medical helicopter was out of action 
  • Mick Schumacher was denied chance to take part in first F1 practice session 

Practice for the Eifel Grand Prix was abandoned on Friday following bad weather at the Nurburgring.

Persistent drizzle and fog meant the medical helicopter was out of action and race director Michael Masi refused to take any risks, with the nearest hospital in Bonn a one-hour drive away.

The lack of running, at a venue where Formula One has not visited since 2013, could lead to an unpredictable weekend, with just one hour of practice scheduled to take place on Saturday morning.

Practice for the Eifel Grand Prix was abandoned on Friday owing to bad weather in Germany

Mick Schumacher, son of Michael, was denied the chance to run for the first time in F1

The weather conditions meant that Mick Schumacher and Callum Ilott were denied the chance to run for the first time at a Grand Prix weekend for Alfa Romeo and Haas respectively.

Son of the legendary Michael Schumacher, Mick has been tipped for a bright future in F1. 

Lewis Hamilton is bidding to match Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 grand prix wins.

The lack of running could lead to an unpredictable weekend with only an hour of practice scheduled




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