UK GP will have a Spanish player in first place after 10 years

UK GP will have a Spanish player in first place after 10 years

The Spanish driver’s number one position in Formula 1 is back after nearly 10 years. Before the fastest lap of Carlos Sainz this Saturday, the second circuit of Silverstone had been conquered by only one Spaniard: Fernando Alonso. In addition to the historical picture, the UK Grand Prix promises excitement with Ferraris and Red Bulls in the first rows, with the chance of rain still continuing during the race.

Silverstone is the third fastest track in F1, behind only Monza and Jeddah (disclosure/F1)

Even with the rain in qualifying, no driver had any accidents and there was no need for red flags on Saturday. The most “exciting” moment was when Formula 1 champion Max Verstappen completed a 360-degree lap, but without hurting the Red Bull team.

Attention At the start of Sunday, 3, scheduled for 11 am, Brasilia time, Carlos Sainz left first place. The Spaniard’s performance at Ferrari has several problematic points, but a good performance in this race could help his teammate, Charles Leclerc, recover in the drivers’ championship.

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The UK Grand Prix is ​​an important event in the championship as it presents an opportunity for Ferrari and Leclerc to strike back after the damage containment race in Canada. Monaco started penultimately and won fifth.

Last season, the UK Grand Prix was the scene of one of the collisions between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton during their title fight. In this case, Verstappen retired and the Briton was punished by ten seconds. Despite this, Hamilton ended up winning the race.

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The collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen sparked controversy over who was responsible (disclosure/F1)

Ferrari arrives at Silverstone 76 points behind Red Bull after tough runs in Baku and Montreal, and after the UK there are still 12 races in the season. In addition to the performance of the Ferrari drivers, attention is also focused on Mercedes’ performance with Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time champion is the most victorious at the British Grand Prix, and is aiming for his ninth victory.

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