Old foxes from “Q4” |  FormulaPassion.it

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“Let’s call it Q4”. So Fernando Alonso via radio he proposed an alternative name for the Sprint Qualification which debuted today at Silverstone. In the 17-lap mini-race that established the starting grid for the British Grand Prix, the drivers who gained the most positions were two veterans of the grid such as Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso. Both have chosen the soft compound, together with them only Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon, making it pay off properly in the first meters of the race.

Alonso, masterpiece start in the sprint race

Fernando Alonso was science fiction in the first lap in which after starting eleventh he climbed up to fifth position after overtaking Lando Norris at the Copse. Then he had to surrender after the two McLarens, but the fourth row for the Spaniard and for the Alpine is worth gold. Also Kimi Raikkonen can smile at the end of this Sprint Qualification. The Alfa Romeo driver, who started 17th, finished in 13th place. Below are the details of the twenty drivers and the positions lost or gained in the 17 laps compared to the pitch from which they started. Naturally Sergio Perez is the disappointment of the day, Red Bull preferred to withdraw the car when the Mexican was 18th after the 360 ​​° made in the recall from right to left before Chapel.

Sprint Silverstone qualification, lost or gained positions

Max Verstappen +1
Lewis Hamilton -1
Valtteri Bottas 0
Charles Leclerc 0
Lando Norris +1
Daniel Ricciardo +1
Fernando Alonso +4
Sebastian Vettel +2
George Russell -1
Esteban Ocon +3
Carlos Sainz -2
Pierre Gasly 0
Kimi Raikkonen +4
Lance Stroll +1
Antonio Giovinazzi -1
Yuki Tsunoda 0
Nicholas Latifi +1
Mick Schumacher +1
Nikita Mazepin +1
Sergio Perez -15