George Russellpilot of Mercedes-AMG, clocked the fastest time in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, held this Friday; The Mexican Sergio Perez, of Red Bull Racing, He finished fourth in P2.
On a day marked by rain and a wet track, the fans in the suzuka circuit they were not left on duty after a couple of years of absence due to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus.
The British Russell surprised at the P2 when timing the fastest time a 1:41.935; his partner, Lewis Hamilton he took the second position with a 1:42.170; the pilot of Red Bull and current world championship leader, Max Verstappenfinished third with a 1:42.786; ‘Czech’ Perez he took fourth place with a 1:42.834; the ‘Top 5’ closed it Kevin Magnussen, pilot of Haas, with a 1:43.187.
On the other hand, the P1which was raced in the rain, was taken by the Alpine driver, Fernando Alonsoeither. During the morning session many errors were seen from the drivers due to the wet track.
Alonso he crossed the finish line in 1:42.248; ferrari driver, Carlos Sainz, was second with a 1:42.563; his partner, charles leclerctook third place with a 1:42.634; Stephen Ocon from Alpine finished fourth 1:43.022; the ‘Top 5’ of the morning session closed it Kevin Magnussen; ‘Czech’ He finished in tenth position.
This Saturday at 01:00 hours, central Mexico time will be carried out ‘qualy’ of Japanese GP and this Sunday at 00:00 hours the race.