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Carlos SainzMax Verstappenwins first pole position in F1 career at today'sBritish Grand Prix
Ferrari's in the rain at Silverstone on Saturday Sainz has forgotten the world champion. Verstappen took only 0.072 seconds, andCharles Leclercwas third in the other Scarlet cars.
Sergio Perezis in 4th place,Lewis Hamiltonis in 5th place and full second back. He surpassed his compatriot Lando Norris, who finished sixth in McLaren. Hamilton's teammates at MercedesGeorge Russellfinished in 8th place.
"Thank you for being there in this rain," Sainz said. "The Spaniards are suffering from the rain, but you're used to it. I didn't think it was special with the laps, but I was a little surprised because I was in the pole position. The pace was all weekend. It's been around for a long time, but if I'm based on my practice pace, we should be in a good position to hold first.
British Grand Prix at Silverstone Follow all buildups prior to:
LAP 36/52: Leclerc, Saints, Hamilton, Perez, Norris, Alonso
Hamilton complains that he is too late But Bono told him:
Is that enough? Momentum returns to Ferrari.
A little later, Norris pits in. This is Sergio Perez. Means that he has returned to 4th place. This is his original position on the standing grid.
Felstappen is still in 8th place and Okon is on the right side of the DRS.
LAP 34/52: Leclerc, Saintz, Hamilton, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Hamilton Pit-It's a slow stop, 4.3 seconds. It's a hard tire.
The Mercedes driver came in third and came in second, two seconds behind Saints.
Leclerc is back. Its slow pit stop was extremely important.
LAP 33/52: Hamilton, Leclerc, Saints, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Leclerc has a fast wrap I just recorded it, but it's still 18.2 seconds behind Hamilton.
With less than 20 laps remaining, Hamilton said: "This pace cannot be maintained forever."
LAP 31/52: Leclerc Is up to 2nd place.
Sainz isn't moving fast enough-he's 0.5 seconds too late. Ferrari tells him to let go of Leclerc, and he follows.
Hamilton, still using 28 laps of old medium tires, is now Leclerc's next target.
LAP 30/52: Hamilton, Sainz, Leclerc, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Hamilton is 18 seconds ahead of Sainz-and now Leclerc is in Sainz's DRS.
The Spaniard was informed of the lap times that needed to match-and he demanded "one more lap".
Ferrari seems to be able to place a team order here.
LAP 29/52: Hamilton, Sainz, Leclerc, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Hamilton is 19 seconds ahead of Leclerc in 3rd place. The length of the pit window. 19 seconds.
Leclerc is second behind Sainz about a second-Ferrari's pit wall says they can fight.
Currently, there is no Leclerc DRS.
LAP 27/52: Hamilton, Sainz, Leclerc, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Verstappen, in 8th place, complains of problems with the front and back of the car.
Meanwhile, behind the field, Bottas and Guthrie are in a car that had to retire on the last five laps.
There are now 15 cars.
LAP 26/52: Hamilton, Sainz, Leclerc, Norris, Alonso, Perez
Leclerc Pit-Hamilton leads the British Grand Prix.
And he hasn't pitted yet because the 7th World Champion is still happy with his tires.
On the other hand, Verstappen is really struggling and is not happy with the hard tire set.
LAP 25/52: Leclerc, Hamilton, Sainz, Norris, Alonso, Verstappen
Hamilton is on Leclerc's tail in less than a second. He gets the DRS on the next lap.
LAP 23/52: Leclerc, Hamilton, Sainz, Norris, Alonso, Verstappen
Hamilton stays within 2 seconds of Leclerc.
Verstappen made a pit stop again and changed the tires. And Vettel-a birthday boy who started on the 18th. -Overtake Red Bull at the pit exit.