Max Verstappen also excelled in the first and only Friday training session. The Red Bull driver had a time of 1.27,035 and surpassed his rivals. He beat second McLaren’s Lando Norris in 0.779 seconds and Lewis Hamilton in third place in 0.780 seconds.
During Q1 the Dutch driver became slightly better than Louis Hamilton (0.035 seconds) and Charles Lecklerk (0.300 seconds). The Red Bull driver only needed three laps to be in first place. At this point in the competition, two comedians, Mick Schumacher and Nikita Masebin, as well as the highly successful Finn, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi and Yuki Sunoda took part in qualifying for Silverstone.
In Q2, for the first time that day, Lewis Hamilton became the best. The Mercedes driver dialed 1.26,023. Max Verstappen tried to respond on the last lap, but was only able to reduce the losses slightly. Williams’ George Russell was able to advance to the top ten in qualifying at the expense of Fernando Alonso, who finished 20th in training.
The decisive game in qualifying from the start was dictated by the Mercedes driver, who finally won by 1.26.134 time and until Saturday Qualifying Sprint Starting from the polar position.
Max Verstappen, who finished second in Friday’s qualifying, was 0.075 seconds behind Lewis Hamilton. Mercedes teammate Voltaire Bodas will start the third start of the sprint on Saturday. Red Bull’s Sergio Perez was behind the podium.
The full results of Friday’s qualifiers will be as follows:
The main race for the F1 weekend at Silverstone in Great Britain will take place next Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Live on Live.onet.pl