F1 LIVE: Saudi Grand Prix starting positions and updates
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Sergio Perez Amazing pole position today Saudi Grand Prix after him red bull teammate Max Verstappen He suffered mechanical trouble in qualifying.
Verstappen only 15th, but Perez brought some joy to Red Bull with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in second and Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso in third.
George Russell finished fourth, but his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton Finished 8th. Verstappen was the odds-on favorite battling for top spot under the lights of Jeddah after winning all three practice sessions in his dominant Red Bull car.
However, the Dutchman was hit with drama in the second quarter when a driveshaft problem hit his Red Bull. Verstappen limped back to the pits, but with less than seven minutes remaining, his mechanics were unable to fix the problem.
Follow the Saudi Grand Prix live on The Independent – the race starts at 5pm (GMT).
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: Ted Talk! F1 cult his hero Kravitz talks pitlane secrets and cheese
Exclusive interview with Kieran Jackson
Ted is talking about cheese.in order to formula 1 A pit lane reporter who works in the world of tire compounds and floor specs, Ted often finds himself talking about cheese. Usually in pre-season testing.Some might say it’s a strange synonym, but readers aren’t drooling over digital day-to-day changes F1 The content may already be a bit lost. Don’t worry, you are forgiven.
Sky Sports’ resident pitlane reporter Ted Kravitz (formerly of the BBC and ITV) has such a distinctive presentation style that he’s formed a devoted following in his own right.ahead of his 22date Years of Pit Lane Reporting and 27th Working in the sport he loves, Ted’s methodology for interacting with fans is constantly evolving.forget this year tick tock: It’s all about TedTok. So back to cheese.
“TedTok was too good for someone to steal,” the 48-year-old said. Independent, in the unusually formal setting for him of his Sky Studio office. “So I’m going to put some nonsense in there about doing something with cheese.
“I uploaded a video of me and Anthony [Davidson] Picking the perfect cheese in Bahrain to scrape your car’s venturi tunnel to the edge of the floor is harder than you might imagine.
“I could have gotten a block of cheddar, but it would have crumbled and the whole shoot would have been a disaster. It was very appropriate to choose… Gouda!”
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 16:14
F1 Saudi Grand Prix Live: Happy Mother’s Day!
This is a lovely touch from all UK drivers on Mother’s Day!
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 16:09
F1 Saudi Grand Prix Live: Starting Grid Reminder!
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 16:06
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: Drivers Parade!
Your driver will be at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit and parading around the track!
1 hour until lights out!
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 16:01
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: Fernando Alonso…
“Let’s see, the degradation here is very different from Bahrain, so we may not have a race pace advantage. increase.
“All three tires are possible. The soft gives us an advantage at the start. The hard gives us more strategic freedom, so we are looking at all three options.
“Any trophy means being on the podium, so I’ll take any of those three!”
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 15:54
F1 Saudi Arabia GP LIVE: Qualifying Report!
Sergio Perez A surprise pole position at Sunday’s Saudi Grand Prix. red bull teammate Max Verstappen He suffered mechanical trouble in qualifying.
Verstappen lines up for 15th, but Perez saves Red Bull’s joy by beating Ferrari Charles Leclerc Second, Fernando Alonso Aston Martin is third.
George Russell finished fourth, but his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton Finished 8th.
Verstappen was the odds-on favorite battling for top spot under the lights of Jeddah after winning all three practice sessions in his dominant Red Bull car.
But drama hit him in the second quarter when a suspected driveshaft problem hit his Red Bull.
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 15:46
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: Odds!
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 15:35
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: McLaren
Oscar Piastri Starting today in an impressive 8th place, Land Norris He will start 19th after cutting the wall in qualifying yesterday.
Can Papaya score his first points of the season after a disastrous race in Bahrain last time?
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 15:26
F1 Saudi GP live: Max Verstappen gives chance to win Saudi GP from 15th
After topping the timesheets in all three practice sessions, Verstappen’s pole position looked formal at the Jeddah Corniche circuit. However, a problem with his shaft early in Q2 prevented Verstappen from setting a fast time and he started the race from 15th.
Verstappen said it would be “tough” at narrow street tracks like Jeddah, most notably in Budapest and Spa last year.
“It’s the first time I’ve heard [the issue]’, he later told Sky F1.
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 15:12
F1 Saudi Arabian GP Live: Sergio Perez!
Kieran JacksonMarch 19, 2023 14:56