Hamilton starts from the first place in the sprint race in Brazil

Mercedes driver Luis Hamilton will start from the first position in the upcoming sprint race in Brazil, as he achieved the best result in the qualifications before the Formula 1 race tonight.

Hamilton achieved a result of 1: 07.934 minutes, and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, who was 0.438 seconds behind, will start from the second position on Saturday.

Mercedes driver Valteri Botas took the third position (0.535), Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez finished fourth (0.549), while Alfa Tauri driver Pierre Gasley (0.843) was fifth on the Interlagos track.

Sixth and seventh place went to Ferrari drivers Carlos Sainac and Charles Leclerc, eighth is Lando Norris from McLaren, ninth is Fernando Alonso from Alpine, while McLaren driver Daniel Ricardo will start the sprint race from 10th place.

The sprint race is scheduled for Saturday at 8:30 p.m., and will be run 24 laps.

The winner of the sprint race will start from the pole position in Brazil and will get three points, the second-placed will start from the second place and will get two points, and the third-placed will be third at the start and will get one point.

This will be the third sprint race in the history of Formula 1, after the races at Silverstone and Monza this season.

In the general classification, four races before the end, Verstappen leads with 312.5 points, while Hamilton is second with 293.5 points.

Earlier today, Hamilton received a five-position penalty for Sunday’s race, due to a new engine change.

The race for the Grand Prix of Brazil takes place on Sunday from 18.00.

By Editor

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