Sergio ‘Checo’ Perezdriver for the team Red Bullfinished second in the second free practice of the Brazilian Grand Prixonly 0.184 thousandths of the Pointer Esteban Ocon of the team Alpine. George Russell of Mercedes completed the top 3 prior to the Sprint Race of Saturday.
This was just the 60 minute second shot in the São Paulo Circuit due to the format of the weekend, where the classification, normally carried out on Saturday and which determines the starting grid, was moved to Friday and determined the positions for the Sprint race.
The Mexican recovered after a bad qualifying session on fridaywhere he could barely finish in the ninth position despite setting the fastest times in the first practice session. Now, Czech will search climb positions in the sprint to continue with your runner-up defense against the Monegasque Ferrari, Charles Leclerc.
Fernando AlonsoOcon’s partner, scored the fourth fastest time of the session, while the two-time world champion, Max Verstappenended in the fifth position 495 thousandths of the pointer.
Lewis Hamiltonwho recently became an honorary citizen of Brazil, ended up in the sixth positionfollowed by Pierre Gasley by AlphaTauri, Mike Schumacher Y Kevin Magnussen of Haas, and the young driver of McLaren, lando norris which closed the top 10.
The ferrari they had a session to forget with Carlos Sainz staying in eleventh Y charles leclercwho is disputing with Pérez for the second position in the season, marking just the thirteenth best stopwatch.
The activity of Brazilian Grand Prix will continue on Saturday with the Sprint race at 1:30 p.m.Mexico time, and will end on Sunday with the race sharp at 12:00.
In the Sprint, Kevin Magnussen de Haas will have the tip, followed by Verstappen Y Russell. ‘Czech’ Perezwhich will start ninethwill have to climb the grid for Sunday while fending off constant attacks from Leclercwhich will start to the right of the Mexican in the tenth position.