The second round of free practice of the French Grand Prix of the Formula 1 I reach its end. With very surprising results in the mid-time zone, this Saturday’s classification promises to be very tight. This news leaves fans more than excited, expecting a tough battle for pole between Max verstappen Y Lewis hamilton.
Max Verstappen was the fastest driver on Friday morning after a more than tight session. The top 11 drivers on the morning times table were separated by just 1 second. The Dutchman set the best time with a mark of 1m32s872, remaining only 0.008s from his pursuer, Valtteri Bottas.
Bottas finished second in the qualifier and made it clear that he wants to fight in qualifying tomorrow. After the dismissal rumors, the Finn showed that he is at a great pace, remaining almost as long as Verstappen. It was 1m32s880 for Bottas, who comes from finishing outside the points in the Azerbaijan GP.
On the other hand, the top three was closed by Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time World Champion wants to return to victory after losing the race in the last corners of Baku. Hamilton was slightly slower than the leaders, falling almost three-tenths behind Verstappen. Another of the surprising results of the first day of training was that of the Alpine.
Fernando Alonso took the blow and finished in fourth place, closing the best practice session since his return to Formula 1. The two-time champion was four tenths behind Verstappen, who was the best. For its part, Esteban Ocon, his teammate, finished sixth, behind Charles Leclerc who finished fifth.
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