Lewis Hamilton says Components 1’s GP in Las Vegas can be ‘epic’
Components 1 has the primary of three races in america this weekend with the Miami Grand Prix going down across the Laborious Rock Stadium road circuit.
Sergio Perez received each the dash race and the grand prix in Azerbaijan, chopping the hole to World Championship chief Max Verstappen to 6 factors, whereas Charles Leclerc claimed Ferrari’s first podium of the season with a third-place end on Sunday.
George Russell and Lewis Hamilton once more struggled for tempo of their Mercedes vehicles, whereas Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso got here fourth on Sunday to again up three podiums in a row to open up the season. Leclerc certified on pole at Miami’s inaugural race final 12 months however Verstappen triumphed on the brand new road observe. It’s the first of three races within the US in 2023, with Austin, Texas and Las Vegas to comply with later within the season.
George Russell was quickest in first observe with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in second; FP2 begins at 10:30pm (BST).
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Yuki Tsunoda as fiery as ever on staff radio!
The AlphaTauri driver not pleased with the Alpine…
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 20:27
Full outcomes from FP1 in Miami!
The primary Mercedes one-two of the season in any session!
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 20:17
Mercedes safe a one-two proper on the finish of FP1!
George Russell goes quickest proper earlier than the top of the session! The Brit posts a 1:30:125 – two-tenths forward of Lewis Hamilton in second!
Charles Leclerc is third, three-tenths down, with Max Verstappen solely fourth!
5-10: Gasly, Alonso, Stroll, Hulkenberg, Ocon
Sergio Perez down in P11.
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 20:03
Daniel RIcciardo now on the pit wall in Pink Bull
Not racing. Simply watching.
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:51
quarter-hour till FP1 ends in Miami!
We’re again underway with FP1 with Hulkenberg’s Haas being moved off the observe.
And an enormous of soppy racing between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton forward of each drivers setting their sizzling laps1
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:45
Christian Horner, chatting with Sky Sports activities:
On Miami: “The largest danger this weekend is the climate. One of many two days, qualifying or race, goes to be affected by rain by the seems of it.”
On Perez-Verstappen dynamic: “The connection could be very, superb. Working properly collectively, nonetheless so early within the season. Not counting our chickens but. It’s about placing contemporary air between us and our rivals. Working as a staff and so they’re doing an ideal job.”
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:43
Pink flag! Nico Hulkenberg with an enormous crash!
Oh no! After setting the second-quickest time, the German has misplaced his Haas on the exit of flip 2!
The crimson flag is thrown whereas they get well that Haas… Hulkenberg one other one who didn’t race right here final 12 months, we must always keep in mind!
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:35
Max Verstappen stays on prime of the standings
Verstappen goes quickest, on softs, with a 1:31:054 whereas Nico Hulkenberg is a shock title in second for Haas – three-tenths again!
Sergio Perez is down in third. Kevin Magnussen, Hulkenberg’s team-mate, is in fourth…
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:34
Alex Albon with a detailed shave!
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:28
George Russell having points along with his steering wheel quarter-hour into FP1
Straight out of the pit lane in Miami, George Russell complaining about problem steering his Mercedes automobile – seems like they’re going to spend a while fixing mentioned downside within the storage.
Max Verstappen has gone quickest with a 1:32:465 on onerous tyres, with Lewis Hamilton in second on mediums – half-a-second down. Carlos Sainz in third with Sergio Perez in fourth.
Nyck de Vries, in the meantime, had a little bit of a spin at flip 11… after all, the Dutchman didn’t drive right here final 12 months!
Kieran Jackson5 Could 2023 19:17