The qualifying day of Turkish Grand Prix from Formula 1 left fans with their hearts in their mouths. The resurfacing of the Istanbul circuit in recent weeks left some very difficult track conditions for the drivers. In addition, the rain this Saturday yielded incredible results in which the Mercedes no appearance in the top three.
Lance Stroll had the perfect car for the conditions in which the track was presented. The Canadian snatched the pole from Max verstappen at the last moment. Also, your partner, Sergio perez had the third place of the classification. The Mercedes finished with Hamilton in sixth place and Valtteri Bottas in ninth place.
Hamilton can be champion
Despite having a very bad classification, Lewis hamilton He can establish himself for the seventh time as Formula 1 World Champion. He will have to hold a better position than his teammate to establish himself. In case of abandoning, Bottas must be sixth or better to keep alive the chances of being champion.
Following the victory at Imola, Lewis Hamilton stretched the lead over Valtteri Bottas in the Championship. 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 he did not add in the last GP, remaining with 226.
Lewis Hamilton will seek the Formula 1 drivers’ title this Sunday. Starting at 07.00 AM in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Montevideo and Asunción the race will begin. For its part, in La Paz and Caracas it will be at 06.00 AM. In Quito, Lima and Bogotá it will be at 05.00 AM. Finally, in Mexico City at 04.00 AM. The transmission will be through ESPN or on the premium platform of Formula 1 (F1TV).