La formula 1 arrives at an inescapable appointment, the British Grand Prix at Silverstonethe race in which the F1 World Championship began in 1950 and which since then has never missed an appointment with the world’s top automobile competition.
The tenth race of the season still arrives with the intense edition of 2021 in everyone’s memory. The serious accident that ended with Max Verstappen in hospital after crashing Copse after a touch with Lewis Hamilton -ultimately the winner of the race- at more than 300 km/h.
This year the british is not in the fight for the World Cupweighed down by a Mercedes with many performance problems, but arrives at Silverstone at a better time. The seven-time champion finished third in canadain his best result of the year together with the one he achieved in the opening round in Bahrain.
Leclerc, to recover at Silverstone
The lucha Verstappen-Hamilton of 2022 has become a Verstappen vs Leclerc in 2023 thanks to the power of Ferrari, capable of challenging Red Bull’s dominance in some Grand Prix at the start of the season. Although the current champion has strengthened his dominance in the last stretch of the campaign.
After the two ‘zeros’ in Bahrain and Australia, Verstappen has chained six races on the podium that place him at the top of the drivers’ classification with a solid advantage 46 points over his Red Bull teammate Sergio Pérez and 49 on Charles Leclerc. The Monegasque has been deflated in the last four races, with two retirements and a fourth place as the best result.
Sainz and Alonso, in a good moment
The two Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Fernando Alonso (Alpine) arrive at Silverstone after leaving good vibes in canada. The man from Madrid finished second and challenged Verstappen for victory in one of his best performances with Ferrari while Alonso left his stamp on Saturday with a sensational classification, although in the race his Alpine did not allow him to go beyond the seventh end position.
Where to watch the 2022 F1 British Grand Prix:
As usual, you can follow the F1 British Grand Prix via MARCA.com and Radio MARCA. It can be seen live on television. on DAZN and Movistar+. The race will start at 16:00, Spanish time, and will be held at 52 laps.
British Grand Prix schedule
Friday July 1
Free Practice 1: 14:00 – 15:00 hours
Free Practice 2: 17:00 – 18:00 hours
Saturday July 2
Free Practice 3: 13:00 h – 14:00 h
Classification: 16:00 h – 17:00 h
Sunday July 3
Carrera: 4:00 p.m. (52 laps)