Finally the action began in the Eifel Grand Prix of Formula 1. After a very difficult Friday for the category after the suspension of the first practice sessions, this Saturday the cars were able to roll. The circuit of Nürburgring It woke up with the best weather conditions, and this made Valtteri Bottas take the best time.
Just twenty minutes after rain and fog prevented the normal operation of the day on Friday, the sun appeared on the German circuit. However, the news of the day was that Lance Stroll He was unable to participate in training as he did not feel 100% as reported by his team. Nico Hulkenberg it looks like it will replace it. Stroll He took a COVID test again, to rule out other problems.
Valtteri Bottas he took the fastest lap of the weekend, although the important results will be in qualifying. The reference of the circuit is not this test, because no driver was able to ride throughout the weekend. The Finn set a time of 1m26s225 and recorded the fastest lap on the circuit.
Lewis hamilton he followed closely behind him and came within just over a tenth of his partner. The Briton is looking to match the record that belongs to Michael Schumacher. Hamilton has 90 victories in the Formula 1, while ‘Schumi’ harvested one more than the pilot of Mercedes.
Surprisingly, Charles Leclerc took the last step of the podium. The Monegasque marked a great day with his Ferrari and was only three tenths behind the leaders. In addition, the Italian team closed the best session of the year, since Sebastian Vettel he came very close and finished in fifth position.