Qualifying session was held 2022 Dutch Grand Prix From formula 1 And with that the opening sequence of Sunday’s race was defined. sergio perez finished in fifth place By stopping the clock at 1:11.077, he will start from the third row on the grid. His partner Max Verstappen found pole position With a time of 1:10.342.
for the mexican pilot it was a complicated session And don’t expect much of a change in trend in the race. From the very first day of activities, it is clear that he has not got the best performance. Circuit Zandvoort . on RB18, However, with merit at stake came the opportunity to outperform prisonBut let him go with a spin during his last fastest lap attempt.
The distance between the pilots of the Austrian team continues to grow. Although the numbers show a distance of just under half a second between Perez and Verstappen in the session, The Mexican has not been able to contact his partner in any of the regions: Neither this Saturday, nor in performance and very little in results during the last Grand Prix.
1.- Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing.
2.- Charles Leclerc, Ferrari.
3.- Carlos Sainz Jr., Ferrari.
4.- Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG.
5.- Sergio perezRed Bull Racing.
6.- George Russell, Mercedes AMG.
7.- Lando Norris, McLaren.
8.- Mick Schumacher, Haas.
9.- Yuki Tsunoda, Alpha Tauri.
10.- Lance Stroll, Aston Martin.
rest grill Pierre Gasly finished it in the eleventh position followed by Esteban Ocon, Fernando Alonso, Zhou Guanyue, Alexander Albon, Valtteri Bottas, Daniel Ricciardo, Kevin Magnussen, Sebastian Vettel and finally, Nicolas Latifi.
Thus, this weekend’s current world champion and local driver, Everything seems to be ready for a new career, The Dutch public has been present during the first three free practices and the qualification is no exception.
Although orange tide it’s done for sportsmanship For other contestants who are not Verstappen and this Saturday these practices came to the fore again, as sessions on two occasions was interrupted Because two flares were thrown on the runway.
in the race flagpole is the fifteenth date in the calendar of the Great Circus and although Check He has a tendency to overestimate (in terms of results), the 2022 season is already the best of his career and everything indicates that he will make that mark even better.
With the 18 points he achieved at Spa-Francorchamps last week, Perez’s signing has been Formula 1. his best year since racing in, The spoils of the last Grand Prix represented his arrival. 191 units And with that he surpassed his best performance (which was in 2021) in which he got 190.
However, one major difference is that in the current season There are still eight dates to be completed And with the trend that Mexican maintains, it’s almost certain that he will improve his personal brand. You’ll still get appointments in the calendar Mexico and the United StatesWhere last year the pilots managed to be on the podium, apart from Brazil, Italy or the Netherlands, where they also added.
Another aspect in which Perez has surpassed himself is the number of podiums he has achieved. His best record was also from 2021 with five, but it was 2022. already got sevenone of which corresponds to victory Monaco and six second places: Australia, emilia-romagna, Spain, Azerbaijan, Britain and already mentioned, Belgium,