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Seven times world champion Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton (mercedes), the world championship leader – who would penalize ten places on the grid for changing the internal combustion unit of his engine – signed the “pole” in Turkish Grand PrixThe sixteenth of the year in the garden of Istanbul. Where will your Finnish partner come from first Valtteri Bottas And the English language will do it from eleventh place.
The 36-year-old raised his F1 starting record to 102 by covering 5,338 meters of the Turkish track on a soft-tire in 1 minute 22 seconds 868 milliseconds, 130 less than his Finnish teammate Valtteri. potash. Who will start first, accompanied by the Dutch in the first row Max Verstappen (Red Bull), which ranks second after English in the World Cup with two points (246.5 – 244.5).
Spanish Fernando Alonso (Alps), who finished the main session timing in sixth place, and the Mexican Sergio Chico Perez (Red Bull), who finished seventh, is up one place due to Hamilton’s suspension and will start Sunday from the third row, with the Asturian double world champion in fifth; The brave pilot of Guadalajara in the sixth.
From the second grade they will start in Monaco Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) And French Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tour), who finished fourth and fifth in the playoffs, but due to the World Championship leader’s penalty, also advanced one place on the grid.
Spaniard Carlos Sainz, who knew before his arrival in Istanbul that he would start from behind the net on Sunday to change his Ferrari’s engine, was eliminated in the second round, in which he did not set the time until it came only to give him an airway and thus help his teammate Leclerc.
England’s Lando Norris (McLaren) and Canadian Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) will start from the fourth row in the race on Sunday, scheduled for 58 laps to complete the 309.3 kilometer road.