Sainz puts Ferrari at the top

Sainz puts Ferrari at the top


Carlos Sainz set the fastest time in the second free practice session at the Italian Grand Prix, putting Scuderia Ferrari at the top of the timesheets.

Friday’s free practice went smoothly for Scuderia Ferrari. After securing two wins in EL1s, the squad kept a hand in EL2s thanks to the excellent time of Carlos Sainz.

With a time of 1:21.664, the Spaniard beat the Red Bull of championship leader Max Verstappen by a tenth of a second. Charles Leclerc, who won at Monza in 2019, finished third ahead of Lando Norris’ McLaren and George Russell’s Mercedes.

Sergio PĂ©rez took sixth fastest time in FP2, finishing the session ahead of Lewis Hamilton and the Alpines of Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso. Alex Albon rounds out the top 10.

Pos The pilot Employees Time Towers
01 carlos sainz Ferrari 1:21.664 24
02 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:21.807 27
03 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:21.857 23
04 Lando Norris McLaren 1:22.338 29
05 george russell mercedes 1:22.386 24
06 Sergio Perez Red Bull 1:22.394 26
07 Lewis Hamilton mercedes 1:22.503 25
08 Esteban Ocon Alpine 1:22.728 29
09 Fernando Alonso Alpine 1:22.752 28
10 Alex Albon Williams 1:22.835 24
11 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren 1:22.911 26
12 Guanyu-Zhou Alfa Romeo 1:22.938 30
13 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo 1:22.993 26
14 Pierre Gasly Alpha Tauri 1:23.135 25
15 Yuki Tsunoda Alpha Tauri 1:23.217 31
16 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:23.557 25
17 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin 1:23.731 26
18 Walking the Lance Aston Martin 1:23.785 27
19 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:23.982 23
20 Mick Schumacher Haas 1:24.566 9