After the first round of training, the teams began to work to face the second part of the first day of the Imola Grand Prix from Formula 1. After the tight results in the morning, in the second session there were practically no differences. Valtteri Bottas It was the fastest in a training session that was exciting for qualifying.
Boots was the fastest of the second round of Formula 1 free practice. The Finn set a lap of 1m15s551, rolling a total of 25 laps. At a very fast pace, Bottas was left with a much faster time than the one he set in the Latin American morning. His teammate squeezed him to the end, but couldn’t beat him.
Lewis hamilton he was the second classified to almost nothing of his teammate. Alone 0.010s There was a difference between the British and the Finnish, which makes the fans excited for qualifying this Saturday. The Brit will have the tough task of dealing with Bottas and Max verstappen, who could not finish the batch after a mechanical problem.
To the surprise of the French fans, Pierre Gasly he was left with the third best time of the day. The pilot of AlphaTauri it was very fast from the beginning of the session and it was only 0.078s, placing itself among the surprise candidates of the weekend. There was a huge improvement in the drivers in the middle of the grid, as many saved their engine for tomorrow.
It was not a mirage. Ferrari he got into the top five cars, with his two drivers. Carlos Sainz seems to have understood much more the SF21, finishing fourth to almost two tenths behind Bottas. His teammate, Charles Lecerc he was fifth and even had an accident at the end of the batch, fortunately without physical consequences for him.