Spaniard Carlos Sainz (Ferrari), fifth of Formula 1 (F1) World Championshipwas the fastest this Friday during the second free practice of the British Grand Prix, the tenth in the championship, which takes place on the English circuit of Silverstone; where his compatriot, the double Asturian world champion Fernando Alonso (Alpine), completed the sixth time trial; and the mexican Sergio “Checo” Perez (Red Bull), the seventh.
In the best of his 28 laps, Sainz covered the 5,891 meters of the legendary English track, with a soft tire, in one minute, 28 seconds and 942 thousandths, or 163 less than the seven-time English world champion Lewis Hamilton ( Mercedes) – which repeated 21 times the layout of the circuit in which no one equals its eight victories – and with an advantage of 176 over Lando Norris (McLaren), a compatriot of the previous one, who completed 24 laps.
‘Checo’ prefers not to risk in training
Although there were times when the track dried up due to the rains, the Mexican prefers to be careful, even the Canadian Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) skidded with the daring dry tires and caused a red flag during first tests.
Everyone achieved their best lap, before simulating the race in long runs, with the soft tyre; in a training session in which the best times of the day were signed and in which the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull), leader of the World Championship -with 175 points, 46 more than his Mexican teammate , who is second- was fourth in the schedule, two tenths behind Sainz.
The Monegasque Charles Leclercpartner of the talented Madrid driver in Ferrari and who is third in the World Cup, 49 points behind ‘Mad Max’, was 462 thousandths behind Sainz in the second repetition, the only one that served any purpose, since in the first, passed through the water , he barely fired and only ten pilots marked time.
Alonso, double winner at Silverstone – in 2006, the year he defended the title, with Renault; and in 2011, with Ferrari-, which conceded 19 laps, he achieved the sixth time -753 thousandths of his compatriot-; while ‘Czech‘, which shot 17 times, was listed seventh in the schedule, 811 thousandths off the time of holy. In a training without major incidents that ended with 18 degrees Celsius ambient and 28 on the asphalt.
The free workouts They will be completed this Saturday, a few hours before qualifying, which will order the starting grid for Sunday’s race, scheduled for 52 laps, to complete a course of 306.2 kilometers.
‘Checo’ promises at the British GP
The Mexican Sergio Perez (Red Bull) stated that it reaches Silverstone (England) very keen to put things right and “get back on the podium”.
“It’s always difficult to have a weekend off when you come back from a difficult race, like the one I had in Canada, so I come to Silverstone with a lot of desire to make things right. “, said ‘Checo’.
Finally, the Mexican Sergio “Checo” Perez He commented that “as a team we had a terrific race and I’m here to continue to help deliver those results with the best performance possible” and hopes the British GP will be another triumph for him.
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