The leader of the world, Lewis hamilton (Mercedes), achieved the ‘pole position‘ of Spanish Grand Prix of Formula One, the 100th of his career, in a qualifying session in which the Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) and Fernando Alonso (Alpine) They were sixth and tenth respectively.
Along with Hamilton, from the front row, the Dutchman will leave this Sunday Max verstappen (Red Bull). Third will start his teammate in Mercedes, the Finn Valtteri Bottas.
Sainz: “If any of the leaders fails, we can make the podium”
The Madrid driver said that “if one of the leaders fails (Mercedes and Red Bull) in the race tomorrow Sunday does not rule out “make podium” after finishing the classification in a remarkable sixth position.
“In the end now you depend on them not being and we want podiums without depending on others, “added the Madrid native, who also explained that despite being” doing well all weekend “his team is still not where it wants to be.
Alonso: “The traffic hurt me on the last lap”
For his part, the Asturian considered that “the traffic” hurt him “on the last lap” of the classification, when he was trying to improve the tenth position in which he will start tomorrow at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
“Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) and I had a lot of traffic on the last lap, we met five cars in the final part. I think that in Q3 I did not execute the strategy well, I was not well or I did not manage the matter properly of the traffic “, added in this sense Alonso.
Sunday May 9
Race: 15.00 hours
Where to watch Formula-1 races
The 2021 season of Formula-1 2021 can be followed live in Spain on television through Movistar + and DAZN. The telecommunications operator will include full coverage on its Movistar + F1 channel and the streaming platform adds the races to its offer thanks to the agreement reached, which also affects MotoGP.
However, on this occasion, the entire Spanish Grand Prix, in addition to the usual options, It can also be seen openly through Telecinco.
With regard to the main Latin American countries, in Argentina, Colombia and Chile the great prizes will be able to be followed through Fox Sports, while in Mexico Channel 9 Televisa will be in charge of the transmissions. For its part, in USA Formula-1 can be seen on ESPN.