June 4, 2023

Perez takes first place in Miami GP

The session included some surprises, such as Stroll’s elimination in the first quarter with Aston Martin falling and Hamilton in the second quarter with Mercedes.

a Formula 1 Closed on Saturdays fl With the rating that set the starting grid for Miami GB from Sunday. And in a crowded session marked by red flags, Sergio Perez He won first place for the fifth stage of the 2023 season, after Fernando Alonso Next to you in the front row.

Completing the top 10: Sainz, Magnussen, Gasly, Russell, Leclerc, Ocon, Verstappen, Bottas.

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Despite the forecast of no rain, the pilots took to the track to start qualifying with two challenges: grip, which, although improved, was still far from ideal, and wind that battered some sections of the road. with force.

During the session, a minor incident between Hamilton and Magnussen, in which the Dane impeded the champion’s fast lap seven times, was put under investigation by the stewards. Then, it was the turn of another similar case, where Sainz was in front of Zhou going through the same process.

Verstappen was fastest in 01 and 27 s363, 0s323 ahead of Sainz, with Pérez, Leclerc, Magnussen, Hamilton, Bottas, Ocon, Hulkenberg and Gasly rounding out the top ten, while Russell was eleventh.

They were eliminated, ensuring positions from 16 to 20 degrees on Sunday, respectively: Lando Norris, Yuki Tsunoda, Lance Stroll, Oscar Piastri and Logan Sargeant.


Verstappen was fastest with a 01min26s814, with Leclerc second at 0s150 and Alonso third at 0s283. Sainz, Pérez, Ocon, Bottas, Gasly, Magnussen and Russell are also classified in the last part of the classification and the contention for first place.

They were eliminated, taking places 11th to 15th on Sunday, respectively: Alex Albon, Nico Hulkenberg, Lewis Hamilton, Zhu Guanyu and Nyck de Vries.


In the end, Pérez took pole position, with Alonso on the front row next to him. Completing the top 10: Sainz, Magnussen, Gasly, Russell, Leclerc, Ocon, Verstappen, Bottas.

Formula 1 returns to the Miami track on Sunday for the Miami GP, the fifth stage of the 2023 season. Squad and the F1TV Pro.

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