The English pilot, Lewis hamilton, reached the best time in the qualifying session on Friday. Before 140,000 spectators, made the best lap in 1: 26.134. It was at the Silvestone Grand Prix, where the pilot of Formula 1 will officiate as a local. Tomorrow he will try to get his 101st pole position in his professional career by winning the novel sprint race.
Tomorrow the sprint debuts
On Saturday he will look for the first location in the 100-kilometer sprint that will take place tomorrow. This new classification format, which will be released tomorrow, will be a test format. Along with the British will be his maximum competitor to the title, Max verstappen, who leads the drivers’ championship and together with his partner, Sergio Pérez, the team competition.
Who was left behind Lewis Hamilton?
In third place finished the other Mercedes driver, Valtteri Bottas, 194 hundredths from the best record. Charles Leclerc, the Ferrari driver, achieved a creditable fourth place in the session. Czech Pérez, instead, it reached the fifth position and will compete in the third row with Lando norris. Daniel Ricciardo, from McLaren-Mercedes, and George Russell, from Williams, were seventh and eighth in the standings.
Carlos Sainz Jr., reached the ninth place with Ferrari, while the last of Qualy 3 was the German driver, Sebastian vettelby Aston Martin. Fernando Alonso Y Pierre Gasly they finished eleventh and twelfth in the standings, being two of the most surprising drivers who were left out.
Esteban Oconby Alpha Tauri, Antonio Giovanazzi, from Alfa Romeo, and Lacen Stroll, from Aston Martin, completed the second qualy. In the first they were left out early Yuki tsunodaby Alpha Tauri, Kimi raikkonenby Alpha Romeo, Mick schumacher Y Nikita mazepin, these last two from the Haas team.
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