F1: ‘Checo’ Pérez is the fastest on the first run in São Paulo | Video

The Mexican Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez had a good start in Brazilian Grand Prixpenultimate date of the 2022 calendar, after marking the best time of the first free practice from the São Paulo circuit. the pilot of Red Bull continues his fight with charles leclerc for him second place in the championship.

The Tapatio scored a fastest lap of 1:11.853 which earned him to finish at the top of the first round of the weekend, and beat both his rival from ferrarilike his partner and world champion Max Verstappenwho stayed four and eight thousandths of Pérez, respectively.

Because the Brazilian Grand Prix It has the format of Sprint‘Checo’ had the best results prior to qualifying of this same Friday at 1:00 p.m., central Mexico time. The quali will determine the positions for tomorrow’s Sprint.

Carlos Sainz of Ferrari finished fourth but only minutes after the end of the session a four-place penalty in the race by changes to the internal combustion unit. Lewis Hamiltonnewly appointed honorary citizen of Brazil, I complete the top five.

Sebastian Vettel of Aston Martin ended with the seventh best stopwatch in your penultimate race aboard a single-seater of the highest category, being behind the pilot of Mercedes George Russell who escorted Hamilton in sixth position.

The best 10 times were completed with the German Mike Schumacher of the team Hassfinnish Valtteri Bottas of AlphaRomeo and the french Pierre Gasley in his last performance in Brazil as part of AlphaTauri.

The Brazilian Grand Prix will continue activities the same Friday with the classification and will continue the Saturday at 09:30 hours with the second practice and with the sprint race, which will determine the positions on Sunday, at 3:30. The carnival of the maximum category will close the Sunday with the race at 12:00 noon.