The first day of free practice of the Formula 1. The Sakhir circuit dressed up for the first day of action of the 2021 season and generated a lot of excitement from the fans. The second part of practice saw the teams practicing for Saturday’s qualifying session. Mercedes He continues with his problems and cannot beat the Red bull.
Max verstappen He returned to stay with the first place of the day, and crowned a perfect Friday. The Dutchman made the most of his RBR16B, implying that he is to fight hand in hand with those of the German brand, and especially before Lewis hamilton, that returned to live problems with his car. Verstappen set a fast lap of 1m30s847.
Lando norris was second in the classifier. The Briton again showed that this season can be the best of his sporting career. With his McLaren outperformed nothing more and nothing less than the Mercedes. In a qualifying simulation, Norris was one tenth behind Verstappen and one tenth above Lewis Hamilton. 1m30s942 was Lando’s record.
Lewis Hamilton again had stability problems in the last sector of the track, and was unable to beat Verstappen, who was vastly superior to him. The seven-time World Champion was two tenths slower than the leader, and could barely beat the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz, who was fourth and beat his teammate, Charles Leclerc, which was barely 12th.
The disappointment of the second set was Sergio perez. The Mexican could not find the expected rhythm and was very far from the leaders. However, Saturday’s result will be essential for the start of the season. Fernando Alonso He also couldn’t do a very fast lap and finished 15th, nine tenths behind Verstappen.
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