Update narrativeView full narrative Welcome to the second sprint race of the year! all to decide in just 24 laps of the Red Bull Ring. Max Verstap
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Welcome to the second sprint race of the year! all to decide in just 24 laps of the Red Bull Ring. Max Verstappen will come out first after yesterday’s qualifying. Whatever happens today, the ‘pole’ of the Austrian GP 2022 It already has your name and surname. This is how it will go down in history. But that does not mean that he will start first in the ‘real’ race on Sunday. Everything will be decided in these 24 laps.
special attention to ferrari as the main enemy of the current World Championship leader in this Grand Prix. They managed to place themselves in the same tenth as him and will start second and third so, in a safe way, they will attack him at the start. Carlos Sainz and Leclerc they finished in the top two positions in the last free practice session.
There will be distribution of points also in this sprint race. Prizes will be awarded to the eighth classified in these laps of the circuit. It will be done as follows: the winner will take a total of eight points and from there, to the eighth, one less each time.
- Winner (1st) – 8 points
- 2nd place – 7 points
- 3rd place – 6 points
- 4th place – 5 points
- 5th place – 4 points
- 6th place – 3 points
- 7th place – 2 points
- 8th place – 1 point
This has increased compared to last year, where the total distribution of the units to be added in the Drivers’ World Championship was lower.
The main race, however, will be tomorrow. We will have to see the real performance of the cars in long runs, although it has already been proven that ferrari it is going well. In fact, Leclerc is the one who gave the most laps in the last free sessions (a total of 40), tied with Vettel. Behind, Carlos Sainz with 37.