Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton scored the 96th stroke at Max Verstappen’s Russian Grand Prix, 0.563 seconds ahead of Max Verstappen, Despite being eliminated from Q2 in Sochi’s dramatic qualifying game in just a few seconds, Sebastian Vettel’s defeat brought the red flag.
Hamilton cancelled his second quarter time for violating track restrictions, which allowed Vettel to knock down Vettel on the 4th turn with two minutes left in the game, thus dropping a red flag.
When the meeting resumed, Hamilton crossed the finish line in less than two seconds to make time to start his flight-this was his last chance to enter the third quarter. Then he posted the fourth fastest time to make it to pole position.
The six-time champion had an amazing first lap in the third quarter and then saw him set a new record of 1
After the top three, Sergio Perez’s impeccable racing point and outstanding performance on the RP20 earned him a tie for fourth place, ahead of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull. Fifth place-the Australian’s highest record in Sochi-Perez’s teammate Lance Stroll could not prove what he would do after a mechanical failure in the second season.
Carlos Sainz is the leader of McLaren (P6), with a gap of 1,246 seconds from Hamilton, ahead of Esteban Ocon and Lando Norris (Lando Norris) second Renault and second McLaren, and Pierre Gasly (Pierre Gasly) P9’s AlphaTauri. At the same time, Alex Albon was disappointed in the 10th race. The Thai driver was 1.704 seconds slower than the Red Bull driver.
At the same time, Hamilton’s vision will be clouded with a cloud, that is, he will start Sunday’s race with soft tyres. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel (Sebastian Vettel) had a big accident in the second quarter-Germany Man recovered from there, but withdrew from the stage. Teammate Charles Leclerc-Forcing Hamilton to use the softest rubber to set his time, because his first effort in the segment was deleted. At the same time, Bottas and Verstappen will compete in the media to provide them with a strategic advantage.
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