Updated: Apr 21
Formula-1 is back in Italy for the Emilia Romagna GP!
Last time in Imola
Hamilton won the race and Mercedes won the World Constructor Championship at that race!
Bottas finished in 2nd, and in 3rd, a good surprise, Daniel Riccardo from Renault, the Australian did a great race, very consistent, finishing behind the two Mercedes, also due to the puncture on Verstappen car, who abandoned the race.
In 4th finished Daniel Kyvat, the Alpha Tauri driver did great and taking advantage of having the soft tires at the end of the race, passed Leclerc, who finished behind him in 5th and Sergio Peréz, in 6th, unfortunately the Russian driver is no longer racing in F1, he was replaced by the new Japanese driver, Yuki Tsunoda.
In 7th and 8th were the two McLaren of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, respectively.
Finishing the top 10, surprisingly we had Raikkonen in 9th and Giovinazzi in 10th.
Lewis Hamilton also got the fastest lap of the race, getting the extra 1 point (fastest lap award 2020).
Please, invite you all to watch the highlights of the Emilia Romagna GP 2020 on the link below.
What to expect from Emilia Romagna GP 2021?
Hamilton will start in the Pole, after a great battle with the Red Bulls, Sergio Perez did a great lap and will start in second, just behind the British, and Lando Norris, would start in third if his lap time was deleted, unfortunately he will start in seventh, even so, his McLaren is looking good for the race.
Max Verstappen did a little mistake during his last qualify lap and will start in third, this time we will have two Red Bulls chasing the Mercedes car, different from last race in Bahrain, when Max got the Pole and the two Mercedes were just behind.
In fourth will start Charles Leclerc with a great qualify lap, took all he could from his Ferrari and did a great job, let see how will be his consistency at the race, behind him will be Pierre Gasly with his Alpha Tauri, doing a good job, just in front of Riccardo in sixth.
Bottas will start in a disappointing eight place, behind Lando Norris.
In ninth will start Esteban Ocon from Alpine and in tenth will start Lance Stroll from Aston Martin.
The circuit is narrow as usual, so it will be difficult for the drivers to overtake during the race, it is possible that the starting positions will not change much, but I hope I am wrong and we can see a great race back in Imola.
Please, see the highlight for the Qualifying on the link below.
Hope to see a great Emilia Romagna race for this year of 2021!
Schedule for the Grand Prix
Race will light out Today, April 18th, 2021 at 2:00 pm local time, 10:00am Brasilia time or 02:00pm Rome and Amsterdam time or 01:00pm London time. Let us watch the another race in Italy!
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