Lewis Hamilton will be in the preferential place to get that pole after winning the ‘Speed King Award’ yesterday, his imminent rival being the leader of the championship Max Verstappen, while Carlos Sainz will start from ninth position and Fernando Alonso from eleventh. All this, in a race without quarter in which, under normal conditions, there will be no pit stops, so it will be a direct duel with no margin for error. Will it lead to a procession or a fun event?
The 2021 British Grand Prix will go down in Formula 1 history as the first event in history to host a qualifying race. Under the official name of ‘sprint classification’, this 17-lap event will serve to form the starting grid for tomorrow’s race. With a total distance of 100 kilometersOne-third the distance of a Grand Prix, the drivers line up in the order in which they finished in Friday’s qualifying, and their final position today will determine tomorrow’s order, including the official pole position winner.