After a different Friday, Saturday arrives, where the new format of the Formula 1 will make its official presentation. However, the most important drivers of motorsport, left to begin the second round of free practice of the Grand Prix of Great Britain, where Max verstappen he will look for another pole that profiles him as a candidate.
The Dutch rider had the best time of this Saturday’s session with a time of 1m29s902. After a rather complicated classification, where he assured that the car was not in the best shape, Max wanted to show why he is the absolute leader of the drivers’ championship. However, he will have to work to be able to stay with the pole of the sprint.
For its part, the second classified was not for any Mercedes car. Charles Leclerc He surprised everyone and moved into second place, just behind Verstappen. The Monegasque was only three tenths slower than Verstappen, and will seek to advance positions in the sprint race that will define the start of the test this Sunday.
The top three is closed by another man from Ferrari: Carlos Sainz. The Spaniard was behind Verstappen at times, but never managed to get close enough to get well up. Sainz finished third, with a time of 1m30s507. The Ferraris will seek to fight for the podium again, something they have not done since Monaco Grand Prix.
Lewis hamilton he did not have the best day. The seven-time Formula 1 champion was eighth, marking almost the same time as Pierre Gasly, which finished in tenth position. The rhythm of Red bull it can jeopardize a possible pole position for Hamilton, who will be looking to win again at his favorite circuit.
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