Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton broke the Silverstone track record six times with a blistering speed, taking his main force Mercedes to pole position for the British Grand Prix in his hometown on Saturday.
The 35-year-old man will tie a record seventh victory at Silverstone on Sunday. Finnish teammate Valtteri Bottas (Valtteri Bottas) is in the front row with Red Bull’s Max. · Verstappen ranked third.
The pole position was Hamilton’s 91st career stroke and ranked 7th on the Silverstone circuit. He confirmed it in 24.303 seconds a minute after Bottas led the opening two games on a gusty afternoon.
Hamilton spun at Luffield at the beginning of the second stage of the qualifying, without damaging his car, but due to the large amount of gravel scattered on the track, it brought out the red flag.
“Qualifying is the key to confidence building,…I’m already very frustrated. I’m struggling to win first place every lap.” Hamilton told 2009 champion Jenson Button in an interview after exiting the car. ) Said.
“I don’t know how, but I took a deep breath and started to work hard. The third quarter (the final stage) started in the right way, but the first lap was not perfect yet, but the second lap was still very clean and better. “
After three games, his teammate was 5 points behind his teammate in the game, and Bottas could only do his best to reach 1:24.616.
Verstappen was more than a second faster than Hamilton’s best, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in second place, and his four-time champion teammate Sebastian Vettel (Sebastian Vettel) Won the tenth place.
Verstappen said: “I think the lap times at the end of the third quarter are really good, but you can see that they are too fast early in qualifying, just like the last three races.”
The Dutch rider’s Thai teammate Alexander Albon failed to enter the top ten and continued to perform poorly in Saturday’s qualifying session with 12th place.
That put him in battle alongside AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly, with the French occupying his previous Red Bull seat.
Gasley missed the final top ten shootout by a narrow margin, the same time as Canadian Lance Stroll (Canadian Lance Stroll) at the racing point, because he was the first lap.
McLaren’s British driver Lando Norris will be ranked fifth and sixth, while teammate Carlos Sainz is seventh, and Renault’s Australian driver Daniel Ricardo is in seventh place. Eighth place.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the qualifying matches were held without spectators.