Max Verstappen was fastest in free practice at the Canadian Grand Prix

the Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull)Boss of Formula 1 World Championship, was again the fastest this Friday during the second free practice of the Canadian Grand Prix, the ninth in the World Cup; which takes place on the Gilles Villeneuve circuit in Montreal, where he entered the clock just ahead of the two Ferraris, the Monegasque Charles Leclerc and the Spaniards carlos sainz.

In the best of his 32 laps, one more than the two Ferraris, Verstappen covered the 4,316 meters of the Canadian track in one minute, 14 seconds and 127 thousandths, only 81 less than Leclerc; and with a 225 advantage over Sainz, who set the third fastest time of the session, like the previous ones, with the soft rubber tyre; in a rehearsal where the other Spaniard, the double Asturian world champion Fernando Alonso (Alpine), signed the fifth time trial; and the Mexican Sergio Pérez (Red Bull) -second in the World Cup, 21 points behind his Dutch teammate-, eleventh.

All they set their best time before simulating the race in the long runs, in a session that, threatened at the end by rain that did not fall during it, ended with 25 degrees in the environment and 35 on the asphalt.

‘Checo’, who finished second in Azerbaijan last Sunday, scored his twentieth F1 podium and finished, along with Mad Max’, Red Bull’s third “double” of the year, He set the eleventh time in the second session, in which the best times of the day were achieved, after finishing fourth in the first practice session.

The third free practice will be played this Saturday, hours before qualification, qThe EU will order the starting lineup for Sunday’s race, scheduled for 70 laps, to complete a 305.2 kilometer course.

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