Lando Norris won his first best starting position of his career in the changing conditions of Formula 1 qualifiers in Russia. The Briton with McLarn took advantage of the drying track and set the fastest time by far with dry asphalt tires. Ferrari racer Carlos Sainz will start the race from second place. https://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/1441751593368621065 The third was another Briton, again the great George Russell with Williams pushing compatriot Lewis Hamilton to the fourth throw. Hamilton made a mistake before the last fast laps on an almost dry track and injured the front wings in the pits, then spun again in the last attempt and finished qualifying more than two seconds behind the fastest time. Hamilton’s contender for the world title, Max Verstappen, is a qualifier
Daniel Ricciardo won the Formula 1 race in Monza, where McLaren's team success was complemented by Australian teammate Lando Norris in second place. The McLaren team celebrated its first double F1 victory after the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix. was penalized with five seconds for overtaking off the track. The Mexican lost another place against Charles Leclerc, who comforted Tifose at least somewhat with fourth place in the Ferrari race car. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1437060520587235329 The race was spiced up by a new collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappn in the 26th lap of the race, which ended with the resignation of both
Lando Norris signed a new contract with McLaren. The Briton's current contract expires at the end of this year, and Woking have decided to continue with an unchanged racing line-up, so Norris will be joined by Daniel Ricciardo, who will remain on the team for three more seasons. Norris joined McLaren in the 2019 season as team form began to rise, and with former teammate Carlos Sainz, they made sure the team finished the season in third place among the constructors.
Lewis Hamilton won the best starting position for the Emilia Romagna GP in Imola. In the first starting line, he will be accompanied by Red Bull racer Sergio Perez, who beat his teammate Max Verstappn for the first time in the qualifiers. The Dutchman will start the race from third place and Charles Leclerc will start the race with Ferrar. In the last seconds of training, the sensation was almost caused by McLaren racer Lando Norris, who set a great lap time, which the commissioners then deleted for driving off the track. The qualifications for the Emilia Romagna GP, as announced and despite the cold weather (the atmosphere was only 12 degrees Celsius), began and also ended in dry weather. Again, there has been a lot of talk about clearing lap times due to driving outside certain track frames, which is not the case
From villain to saint: Sebastian Vettel has made a remarkable change on the track this season, at least in terms of penalty points. Last year, the German would have won this "competition", but this year he did not earn a single point. At the top of this season’s penalty points table is Alex Albon, who lost his seat at Red Bull for a second year. The Briton of Thai roots was the only one to score seven points. In Silverstone (collision with Magnussen), Monza (expulsion of Grosjean), Sochi (wrong return to the track) and Nürburgring (collision with Quiat). Otherwise, Lewis Hamilton would have reigned supreme if the commissioners in Sochi had not subsequently deleted his penalty points for testing starts in the wrong place. Thus, the current champion with six points took only the second place, which he shares with his compatriot George Russell. Hamilton
Racing Point wondered, among other things, why Alonso will be allowed to take part in the Young Racers test, which is mainly reserved for young talents who have not driven more than two Formula 1 races. On the other hand, Alonso, a two-time world champion, has 311 However, in one of the two days of testing in Abu Dhabi, he will be sitting in this year 's RS20 RS team car because the FIA has changed the rules so that any racer who has not participated in this season can compete. Alonso is excited about the fact that he already has worried rivals before returning to Formula 1 next year. “I know there’s a lot of talk about me,” the Spaniard told Sky Sports F1. "I'm glad the competitors are so worried about our test. I'm just getting used to the speed and everyone can be more relaxed because I'm not going to develop anything." Fernando Alonso
Less than twenty years ago, Niki Lauda, before jumping into a Jaguar car, said, "Put a trained monkey in a modern Formula 1 car and she'll know how to drive it." Otherwise, he spun twice in a later test drive and was fifteen seconds slower than the then Jaguar racer Pedro de la Rose, the legendary Austrian still proved that it is possible to quickly learn to use new technologies, although his statement later sprinkled with ashes. But let’s go back to the future. “I’m not surprised,” Carlos Sainz said after George Russell’s second place in Sakhir’s Grand Prix qualifiers. The Briton had only three days to get used to the Mercedes car, but with a longer wheelbase, completely different settings and a car that
George Russell will be racing weekend at the Sakhir GP at Mercedes to replace world champion Lewis Hamilton, who tested positive for the coronavirus. Russell competed in the junior categories against some of his current Formula 1 counterparts, such as Charles Leclerc, Land Norris and Alex Albon. During the spring break, he played games with them on the Twitch portals. Leclerc has already tasted victory in Formula 1, Norris and Albon have tasted champagne on the podium, but Russell, who is otherwise racing for the Williams team, has not yet scored a single point. Russell stressed that he did not expect any performance in Mercedes, and competitors say he will be very good on the track. "For George, this is an amazing opportunity, I've known him for many years. We were teammates in karting in 2011. Now he finally has a chance to race.