With more fear than shame, the pilots completed the last free practice session of the Belgian GP with the wet track and intermediate tires after the downpour that fell hours before. Max verstappen he was the fastest with almost a second of advantage over Sergio perez, although the margin is an irrelevant data considering the track conditions.
Nobody dared to mount dry tires to mark his good lap. In fact, until the end, no one took them out, when Lando Norris made one last attempt more to test the conditions than anything else.
So, in this situation, Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz They sought to fine-tune the set-up, without necessarily going for a good lap. The most interesting thing was to see again the helmet camera of the Asturian pilot, this time with the runway with water.
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The advantage of some cars with the low temperatures was evident from the first moment. Thus, for example Ferrari suffers more in these conditions, and even more so in a fast circuit such as Spa-Francorchamps.
If the prospects are fulfilled, during the qualifying session there will be water on the track again, so everyone must be clear that they cannot make mistakes. In this sense, Valtteri Bottas will be an important factor in the fight for the best positions, especially since he has a 5-position penalty: will he play it in Q3 or will he directly throw the good lap to leave Hamilton ‘alone’ against Verstappen?
Free times table 3 Belgian Grand Prix
Qualifying for the Belgian GP will take place from 3:00 pm, with rain forecast again.