Foto: Red Bull Racing
Max Verstappen set the fastest time during the second practice session for the British GP. With this, Max Verstappen is increasing the pressure on Lewis Hamilton despite the second time in qualifying.
During a somewhat strange format of the race weekend, the second practice session after qualifying and before the sprint race, or sprint qualifying, takes place in Silverstone. In addition, the teams can prepare one last time for the sprint qualifying on Saturday and the race on Sunday.
In any case, the drivers did not receive typical ‘British’ weather, but they did receive ideal weather conditions with a sun.
Max Verstappen missed the ‘mini-pole’ for the sprint race, but is one of the favorites for victory during the same sprint race, together with Lewis Hamilton. The result not only determines the starting grid for the grand prix on Sunday, but the top three also receive a modest number of points for the championship
After all, it was Lewis Hamilton who could call himself ‘Speed King’ by setting the fastest time during qualifying yesterday, but the official ‘pole position’ will only be awarded after the sprint race.
In the end it was Max Verstappen who set the fastest time during the second practice session, ahead of the Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz. Lewis Hamilton was only eighth fastest. Hide and seek or is Verstappen also the favorite for the sprint race?
01 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:29.902 23
02 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1: 30.277 30
03 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1: 30.507 29
04 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:30.707 31
05 Sergio Pérez Red Bull 1: 30.800 27
06 Lando Norris McLaren 1: 31.030 24
07 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1: 31.034 23
08 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:31.131 28
09 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1: 31.180 27
10 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:31.188 31
11 George Russell Williams 1:31.237 24
12 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1: 31.263 29
13 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:31.289 27
14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1: 31.328 26
15 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:31.337 30
16 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1: 31.404 32
17 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:31.593 34
18 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1:32.041 31
19 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1:32.474 31
20 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:34.017 28
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