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Red bull had a bad start and Mercedes could stay with pole with Valtteri Bottas who did not let Max verstappen achieve it, thanks to the fact that he took first place in the Brazilian Grand Prix Sprint; while the Mexican Sergio perez will start fourth on the grid this Sunday by failing to beat Carlos Sainz.
Verstappen was never able to regain the lead during the 24 laps, after an initial mechanical failure in his car, on the other hand his rival Lewis hamilton in the Sprint he was able to jump from 25th place to fifth and thus settled into 10th place.
Sainz was the surprise, one of the best performances for Ferrari; in Sprint he started in fifth, passed Gasly and Checo before Turn 1
Given this, Czech He said “after the first few laps we were going much better but then the tires got hot and it was difficult to pass it. You had to take risks that were just as unnecessary for today.”
In general, what has been done by Hamilton should be highlighted, since despite the morning’s sanction, which disqualified Lewis’s Mercedes for having an illegal DRS in Friday’s Qualifying, the seven-time champion had the climb of 15 places in 24 laps in the Sprint to be within the first 10 of the Brazilian GP.
On the other hand, Fernando Alonso He lost positions at the start and was left without the possibility of entering the Top 10, he finished in 12.