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Azerbaijani GP F1 2021: Qualifying results

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Free apply Three has been a continuation of what was seen yesterday within the earlier classes of the Azerbaijani GP F1 2021. With all of the groups testing issues and a brand new dance of braking passes and scares. The worst stopped was Max Verstappen, who hit the wall fairly frontally in FP3. Nevertheless, their participation in qualifying was not in jeopardy. The harm to the automobile was not too critical and could possibly be shortly repaired with out harm.

Within the classification, Max had rhythm to have the ability to get pole right here (he lastly went to Leclerc because of a slipstream), and his race tempo appears superb. Nevertheless, it was once more one other of the pilots who’ve been harmed. First, as a result of he was unable to make a brand new try with Tsunoda’s accident within the final minutes of Q3, which has taken away the chance for a lot of to enhance. And however as a result of his rival for the world championship, Lewis Hamilton, has been capable of have a slipstream that has earned him an excellent time previous to the accident, so he’ll be capable of begin in second place, simply forward of Max.

Sergio Pérez, F1 2021 Azerbaijan GP

Sergio Pérez, F1 2021 Azerbaijan GP

Carlos Sainz, Valtteri Bottas and Fernando Alonso have been different harmed by the pink flag of Tsunoda. The Madrilenian not solely couldn’t enhance in his final try, however he blocked and left simply behind Tsunoda, hitting the boundaries in that very same escape. As for the Asturian, this classification has not smiled on him, since each time he has put new tires there was a pink flag that prevented him from bettering. Lastly, all of the cuts have needed to occur with makes an attempt with a used tire. And the Finn has additionally been harmed by the identical, along with not having had assist from slippers like his teammate.

Many accidents right here, with four pink flags: Antonio Giovinazzi, Lance Stroll, Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda. Each hitting the protections. Different riders similar to Esteban Ocon have additionally had the occasional scare, who’ve touched the wall with out penalties. In brief, a really rugged classification, just like the earlier classes. This Ayerbaijan GP is often like that, however this yr it has been far more so. We’ll see if the Security Automobile will even have to seem tomorrow within the race … Be that as it could, some surprise the explanations for therefore many braking passes, crashes and touches. You would possibly suppose that it’s as a result of lack of load after the narrowing of the flat backside this season. That positive has one thing to do with it. Others, like Pedro de la Rosa, additionally level out one thing attention-grabbing and that’s that this Azerbaijani GP got here simply after the Monaco GP. And that has been capable of give the riders an extra of confidence or subtract some respect for the partitions, since right here it’s a wider observe and with higher loopholes …

Nikita Mazepin grows dwarfs. Not solely has he ousted Lance Stroll as one of many least appreciated drivers on the grid, however after the scandals and his poor efficiency, he has now been referred to as as much as do Russian army service …

Free apply 3 results

# 8211; # 8211; – – Place Driver Workforce Time 1 Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri 1’42 “251 2 Sergio Pérez Purple Bull 1’42” 595 Three Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1’42 “697 four Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1’42” 778 5 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1 ‘ 43 “006 6 Lando Norris McLaren 1’43” 011 7 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1’43 “080 eight Yuki Tsunoda Alpha Tauri 1’43” 244 9 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1’43 “294 10 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1’43” 557 11 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1’43 “585 12 Lance Stroll Aston Martin 1’43” 682 13 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1’43 “745 14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1’43” 826 15 Max Verstappen Purple Bull 1’43 “984 16 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1’44 “054 17 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1’44” 113 18 George Russell Williams 1’44 “434 19 Mick Schumacher Haas 1’45” 282 20 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1’45 “711

Classification results

# 8211; # 8211; – – Place Driver Workforce Time 1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1’41 “218 2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1’41” 450 Three Max Verstappen Purple Bull 1’41 “563 four Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri 1’41” 565 5 Carlos Sainz Ferrari 1 ‘ 41 “576 6 Lando Norris McLaren 1’41” 747 7 Sergio Pérez Purple Bull 1’41 “917 eight Yuki Tsnuda Alpha Tauri 1’42” 211 9 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1’42 “327 10 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1’42” 659 11 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1’42 “224 12 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1’42” 273 13 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1’42 “558 14 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 1’42” 587 15 George Russell Williams 1’42 “768 16 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1’43 “128 17 Mick Schumacher Haas 1’44” 158 18 Nikita Mazepin Haas 1’44 “238 19 Lance Stroll Aston Martin Accident 20 Antonio Giovinazzi Accident

Tomorrow there might be a really attention-grabbing race. Not simply to see if Charles Leclerc can maintain out in first place, which he almost definitely received’t. But additionally to see the Hamilton-Verstappen battle and the way they end for the World Cup factors. It is going to even be attention-grabbing to see the fights from behind and the attainable methods, incidents and all the quantity of overtaking that this observe will facilitate …

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