Predictions of Lewis hamilton came true. The Grand Prix race of Imola from Formula 1 It was a real procession. The pilots marched single file and could not find gaps to pass. Only curve 1 was the inflection point of the test. Hamilton took the victory, although nevertheless, the news is that Mercedes it is champion of builders.
At the beginning Valtteri Bottas had taken a big advantage over his teammate. However, the car took a piece of the spoiler from another car (Magnussen or Vettel) and this caused serious chassis problems. After a few laps, the Finn started to lose time and after his pit stop he was overtaken by Max Verstappen.
The Dutchman looked for a few turns to overtake Bottas, and he succeeded. But unfortunately your tires said enough. After pushing the harder compound to the max, the right rear wheel blew out. This caused the safety car to leave. During neutralization, George Russell he had a hard accident that left him out, while he was in the points zone.
Sergio perez He took advantage of this opportunity and had placed himself on the podium. However, the team threw everything away trying to make a new stop to put the faster tires. The third place was occupied Daniel Ricciardo, which earned its second podium of the year. The Australian was constant and very fast, and was able to harvest the third step of the podium.
Lewis Hamilton continues to stretch his lead over Valtteri Bottas. The Briton has 282 points, while the Finn has 197. After the retirement, Max Verstappen was left with the sum of 162. Mercedes is already the constructors’ champion. The German team reached 479, while Red Bull did not add in this race with 226.