F1 Italian GP results: Carlos Sainz fastest in practice for Ferrari


Red Bull‘s Max Verstappen was quickest in Free Practice 1, prior to Sainz set the fastest time of the day in FP2 at 1m21355 s, 0.019 s quicker than McLaren‘s Lando Norris and Red Bull’s Sergio Perez

The latter ended his day in the wall at the Parabolica.

Italian GP FP1 results: Verstappen fastest from Sainz

What occurred in Italian GP Free Practice 1?

McLaren’s Oscar Piastri set the speed after 10 minutes with a time of 1m23446 s on soft tires, simply 0.033 s faster than Verstappen on hards.

Verstappen worked down to 1m22657 s on the exact same tires after 15 minutes, 3 tenths quicker than Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc (likewise on hards) and 4 tenths up on team-mate Perez.

Perez enhanced to 1m22954 s right before the middle, 0.297 s off Verstappen and 0.012 s ahead of Leclerc.

Sainz set the fastest very first sector on his very first lap on brand-new hards, going up to 4th, and pressed later the exact same rubber to rise to 2nd at 1m22703 s, 0.046 s slower than Verstappen. Perez got within 0.177 s of the speed in 3rd with the advantage of a tow.

Behind Leclerc, George Russell was 5th for Mercedes, half a 2nd off the rate, from Fernando Alonso ( Aston Martin) and Norris

Aston ran its reserve motorist Felipe Drugovich in this session, and he was 18 th fastest, 1.483 s off the rate.

Italian GP FP2 results: Sainz fastest from Norris

Pos Driver Car/ Engine Time Delay Laps
1 55 Carlos Sainz Jr. Ferrari 1’21355 23
2 4 Lando Norris McLaren/Mercedes 1’21374 0.01920
3 11 Sergio Pérez Red Bull/Honda RBPT 1’21540 0.18517
4 81 Oscar Piastri McLaren/Mercedes 1’21545 0.19021
5 1 Max Verstappen Red Bull/Honda RBPT 1’21631 0.27620
6 16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1’21716 0.36123
7 23 Alexander Albon Williams/Mercedes 1’21979 0.62419
8 14 Fernando Alonso Aston Martin/Mercedes 1’22071 0.71616
9 63 George Russell Mercedes 1’22176 0.82120
1027 Nico Hülkenberg Haas/Ferrari 1’22291 0.93619
1120 Kevin Magnussen Haas/Ferrari 1’22574 1.21921
1277 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo/Ferrari 1’22595 1.24019
1310 Pierre Gasly Alpine/Renault 1’22651 1.29622
1422 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri/Honda RBPT 1’22696 1.34123
1531 Esteban Ocon Alpine/Renault 1’22716 1.36122
16 2 Logan Sargeant Williams/Mercedes 1’22755 1.40024
1744 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1’22783 1.42823
1840 Liam Lawson AlphaTauri/Honda RBPT 1’23167 1.81223
1924 Zhou Guanyu Alfa Romeo/Ferrari 1’23346 1.99120
2018 Lance Stroll Aston Martin/Mercedes 2

What occurred in Italian GP Free Practice 2?

Lance Stroll triggered an early warning when his Aston lost power due to a fuel concern, requiring him to a stop and out of the session.

Verstappen set the early speed at the resumption, producing 1m22259 s on the medium tire, and after that cut that down to 1m22244 s.

Sainz got P1 after 20 minutes with 1m21565 s, with Leclerc a quarter of a 2nd slower– both on mediums. Leclerc then changed to the soft however didn’t enhance.

Perez set the fastest time at 1m21540 s on softs, as Sainz ran broad at Roggia on his very first soft-tyre lap. Verstappen was just 3rd with 1m21631 s after striking traffic in sector 2.

Norris took the leading area with 1m21374 s, 0.166 s quicker than Perez, prior to Sainz set 1m21355 s on his 2nd push lap on the softs for the fastest time of the day.

He beat Norris by 0.019 s, ahead of Perez, Piastri, a miffed Verstappen and Leclerc.

Perez spun into the wall at the Curva Alboreto, previously the Parabolica, with 9 minutes to go that triggered a 2nd warning.

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