F1 Free Practice 2 of the French GP live | Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso, live today Update narrativeView full narrative Good afternoon and w
F1 Free Practice 2 of the French GP live | Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso, live today
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Good afternoon and welcome to this second free practice session of the French Grand Prix!!! Everything ready for the action to return to the circuit paul ricard in what is already the second appointment of the pilots with the asphalt this Friday. At the moment, the first tests show a good performance of the ferrarithat they finished first and third in free practice 1with Verstappen through the middle.
The negative note for those of Maranello is that Carlos Sainz You will not be able to start in the position in which you finish in classification, if you do not Ten places, at least, behind. The Spanish already looks at the bottom of the grill because everything indicates that he could change the entire engine, which would mean having to start last in Sunday’s race. It will play a comeback, whatever it may be, to sainzwho does not want to lose any more points after what happened two weeks ago, where he could not score when the Ferrari double seemed clear.
The unknown also focuses on the Alpine. Nails on very backward positions, something they are not used to in the Friday sessions, it seems that they still have many cards to unveil. could be in this second practice session, since the first was a long run and test. They do not seem very representative results, it would be necessary to wait to see the actual performance of the team at the home Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamiltonhe will get back into his car after giving up his seat to Nick DeVries momentarily during that first free practice session. The reigning world champion Formula E and Mercedes reserve driver he made a good performance, reaching a meritorious ninth position. The same thing happens to bootswhich will already occupy its usual position with the Alfa Romeo after being replaced by Robert Kubica.
Everything to decide for now in this second hour of testing for drivers and teams. Important will be, on the other handcontrol the temperature of the asphalt and tires, something that is seeming complicated given the heat that it is doing in the area near the Paul Ricard.