F1, Sainz pole in Austin: Leclerc second but there is penalty
First Ferrari pole in the GP of the Americas
An immense Sainz takes pole in Austin with a record time of 1’34″356. Behind him is teammate Leclerc, who was penalized ten grid positions due to work on his single-seater.
On the front row, immediately behind the Spaniard of the Cavallino, there will therefore be Verstappen, who finished qualifying in Texas in third place (1’34″448). Fourth in qualifying Perez, also on Red Bull, but the Mexican was also demoted for a penalty, thus leaving third on the grid to Hamilton on Mercedes.
In nine editions of the Grand Prix of the Americas, only one victory for the Cavallino with Raikkonen in 2018. Race kicks off at 9 p.m. today.
Ferrari was founded in 1947 by Enzo Ferrari, in Maranello, in the province of Modena. It is involved in the Formula One World Championship, where it holds the record for the number of world Constructors’ titles won (16), and in the FIA Sport Prototypes and Endurance World Championships. The official symbol is that of the prancing horse on a yellow background, the color representing the city of Modena.