2023 Saudi Grand Prix FP1 And FP2

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Mohammad Adnan

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Welcome to my article on the FP1 and FP2 sessions at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Formula 1! In this concise piece, we will be discussing the crucial moments and highlights from the first and second practice sessions held at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix promises to be an exciting event for both drivers and fans alike. So, whether you’re a die-hard F1 fan or simply curious about the sport, this article will provide you with a quick and informative overview of the significance of FP1 and FP2 at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Let’s dive in! alt text


Max Verstappen took the top spot in the first Free Practice Session of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, completing a lap time of 1:29.617 on soft tyres. Sergio Perez, on soft tyres, provided an early time sheet leading time of 1:32.969, with Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc behind him on hard tyres. Fernando Alonso, on soft tyres, was the first to take the top spot before being overtaken by Hamilton on hard tyres.

Red Bull and Aston Martin showed dominance with Verstappen, Alonso and Stroll taking the lead. Mercedes followed in fifth and sixth place on the time sheet. Lando Norris was shown a black and white flag, and Ferrari seemed to struggle to match the pace. Saudi Arabia FP1 Results

  1. Max Verstappen

  2. Sergio Perez

  3. Fernando Alonso

  4. Lance Stroll

  5. George Russell

  6. Lewis Hamilton

  7. Carlos Sainz

  8. Pierre Gasly

  9. Alex Albon

  10. Yuki Tsunoda

  11. Charles Leclerc

  12. Esteban Ocon

  13. Nyck de Vries

  14. Oscar Piastri

  15. Nico Hulkenberg

  16. Kevin Magnussen

  17. Logan Sargeant

  18. Valtteri Bottas

  19. Zhou Guanyu

  20. Lando Norris

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Max Verstappen completed the fastest lap time of 1:29.603 on soft tyres in the second Free Practice Session of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, with Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc behind him. Red Bull and both Aston Martins led the way with the McLarens struggling to break into the top ten. Verstappen was not completely satisfied with his car, complaining that his headrest was not in the correct position.

Traffic issues were a concern on the tight, low-visibility track, with Leclerc and Alonso both having close calls. George Russell was almost half a second off the pace of Verstappen, and Hamilton was struggling with the W14, falling out of the top ten. There were issues with power on Leclerc’s Ferrari, and an incident with a Williams car nearly hitting the cars waiting to practice their race start.

Saudi Arabia FP2 Results :

  1. Max Verstappen

  2. Fernando Alonso

  3. Sergio Perez

  4. Esteban Ocon

  5. . George Russell

  6. Pierre Gasly

  7. Lance Stroll

  8. Nico Hulkenberg

  9. Charles Leclerc

  10. Carlos Sainz

  11. Lewis Hamilton

  12. Lando Norris

  13. Yuki Tsunoda

  14. Alex Albon

  15. Kevin Magnussen

  16. Zhou Guanyu

  17. Nyck de Vries

  18. Logan Sargeant

  19. Oscar Piastri

  20. Valtteri Bottas

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I'm A Sophomore And Automotive Enthusiast, And Writer