LIVE – British GP: Sainz wins after a crazy race

Leclerc: “I’m very disappointed”

“We could (change the tires) after they asked me to stay on track. Honestly, I’m very disappointed, especially in the first part of the race. We’ll discuss it with the team,” Leclerc replied coldly to the Canal + microphone. after his fourth place.

The results

1. Sainz

2. Pérez

3. Hamilton (fastest lap)

4. Leclerc

5. Alonso


7. Verstappen


Zhou gives update after his scare accident

“I’m fine, everything is fine. The halo saved me today. Thank you all for your kind messages,” the pilot wrote on Twitter along with a photo of himself.


After a GP marked by the fall of Zhou, the race was won by Carlos Sainz, ahead of Sergio Pérez and Lewis Hamilton! This is his first victory in F1! Charles Leclerc is only 4th, Verstappen 7th after a totally crazy race finish!

48/52: Hamilton goes to Leclerc!

When Sainz and Pérez take off, Leclerc and Hamilton continue neck and neck and overtake the Monegasque on the outside, before the Ferrari driver returns to the front. He is overtaken again by Hamilton who takes the podium!

46/52: What an attack from Hamilton!

After an incredible duel between Pérez and Leclerc, Hamilton took advantage and passed second, before Pérez flew ahead of the Monegasque and the British! What madness!

44/52: Hamilton and Perez neck and neck

Good defense by Pérez, who protects inside. In front, Sainz escapes in front of Leclerc, still struggling despite the hard tires and broken wing.

43/52: The safety car pulls away

Perez is very close to Hamilton and beats him, while Sainz beats Leclerc! It’s crazy !

41/52: “It’s going to be tough” for Leclerc

Always equipped with hard rubber, Leclerc believes that “it will be difficult” to fight with Hamilton, Sainz and Pérez, equipped with soft rubber. There are 11 rounds left.

39/52: Problem for Ocon, car safety!

Yellow flag after a problem with Esteban Ocon’s car, which has stopped on the track. Safety car, while Hamilton and Sainz go to the pits! Leclerc is still on track with hard tires! The two pilots come out with red tires.

39/52: New fast lap for Leclerc

The Monegasque is chasing victory from the Australian GP. I could do a good job.

37/52: Ocon dobla Verstappen

Under the spirits of the public, Ocon overtook Verstappen and passed 8th. The world champion is not at his best this Sunday.

34/52: Hamilton a boxs

Hard rubber for Hamilton after a stop of more than 4 seconds, came out three seconds behind Sainz, himself a second behind Leclerc.

Gasly about Zhou’s accident

“It was impressive. George squeezed to the left and there was a big incident. It could have been more serious,” the pilot Alpha Tauri stressed on the Canal + microphone.

32/52: Zhou left the medical center

The Chinese man is declared fit and has left the medical center

31/52: Strange strategy for Ferrari

Sainz finally leaves in front of Leclerc, who has to fill 18 seconds to return to Hamilton.

30/52: Towards a 9th victory at Hamilton’s home

If all goes well, Hamilton could sign a 104th victory in F1.

28/52: Gasly retires

Withdrawals follow one another, with Pierre Gasly returning to the pits. Charles Leclerc marks the fastest lap and approaches Sainz.

25/52: Hamilton leads the GP

Leclerc pitches for hard tires and comes out third behind his teammate. Hamilton takes the lead with applause from the audience. It is the first time this season.

A “scary” accident for Russell

“First of all, the most important thing is that Zhou is fine. It was a terrifying incident and all the credit goes to the commissioners and the medical team for their quick response. Obviously, I was discouraged to finish this race. way and sorry. the team and the fans. Cheering Lewis Hamilton from the pits, “the Mercedes driver wrote on Twitter.

22/52: Hamilton two seconds behind

The Briton chained the lap records and was just two seconds behind Leclerc.

21/52: Bottas retires

The day of disaster continues for Alfa Romeo, with the abandonment of Bottas.

20/52: Sainz pit

Carlos Sainz pitted to put hard rubber, Leclerc overtook Hamilton and Sainz.

19/52: Leclerc “wasting time”

With the damaged wing, Charles Leclerc plans to waste time, while Hamilton slowly approaches.

17/52: Albon will be evacuated by helicopter

If it seems that Zhou’s state is stabilized, Albon will be evacuated by helicopter.

16/52: Lap record for Hamilton

Still third, the Briton can play a great game this Sunday, even if he is more than 4 seconds behind Leclerc.

14/52: Still not good for Verstappen

The world champion complains on the radio that something is wrong. “The car is broken,” he explains. We ask you to continue.

12/52: Mor Verstappen!

Verstappen’s puncture in the left front, which sees Sainz back towards him! He came out sixth, while the Ferraris led the way ahead of Hamilton.

52/11: The two Alpha Tauri interpose each other

Hard blow for Gasly and Tsunoda, both on points, who step in and out of the top 10.

10/52: Verstappen takes advantage of Sainz’s mistake to advance

Great mistake by Sainz, who makes a straight line! Verstappen took the lead of the race ahead of the two Ferraris of Sainz and Leclerc.

7/52: one second ahead of Sainz

Verstappen makes the effort to reposition himself in Sainz. Your DRS is enabled. Behind, Leclerc is bewildered two seconds behind the Dutchman.

6/52: Perez boxes

Pérez stops and returns to 17th and last place in this GP. Led by the crowd, Hamilton overtook Norris and is now 4th.

3/52: Perez’s wing is hit

In one of the many contacts with Leclerc, the Red Bull driver saw his spoiler damaged.

2/52: It’s hot!

Carlos Sainz struggles to defend his first place after a good start from Verstappen. The clashes multiply, it’s very hot!

2/52: Here we go back to this GP

Drivers exit the pits behind the safety car. It will be a stopped start.

Russell on Canal +: “one of the most horrible accidents I’ve ever seen”

After his departure, George Russell was at the microphone of Canal +. “It’s one of the most horrible accidents I’ve ever seen. I hope no one is hurt in public. I had no control. We knew it would happen that way, but not so hard. We paid the price for my poor rating. Yesterday.”

The race will start at 4:56 p.m.

The starting grid will be identical to the initial one, knowing that Russell, Zhou and Albon have logically left. Sainz will be at the pole ahead of Verstappen, although he had overtaken him from the start.

Zhou’s car is evacuated

It is covered, in order to avoid seeing the great damage.

“No fractures” for Zhou

“There are no fractures. He is conscious at the medical center” because Zhou announces Valtteri Bottas on the radio.

It should be noted that Alex Albon is also at the medical center

The Williams pilot is conscious.

Zhou reviewed the tires

In the first iterations, we see that Russell was guilty of a void. So the Briton hit Tsunoda, lost control and hit Zhou, whose car ended up on the roof, before hitting the fence behind the tires.

Alfa Romeo gives news of Zhou

The Chinese pilot is conscious and is currently heading to the medical center.

Protesters entered the track

As feared, protesters stormed the Silverstone circuit when the race was stopped due to a red flag following the crash in which several cars took part.

Alfa Romeo says its driver is fine

According to Sky Sports, Alfa Romeo says its driver is fine.

Zhou was taken out of his car

Medical services indicate he is moving and is being taken on a stretcher to the hospital.

We try to extract Zhou from his car

Caught in a very violent accident, Guanyu Zhou tries to get out of his car.

2/52: The pilots return to the pits

Zhou’s car was put back on wheels, while drivers returned to the pits. Russell and Tsunoda’s cars are in good shape.

1/52: He went very fast and very strong

Verstappen swallows raw Sainz while a big clash occurs between Russell, Tsunoda and Chinese Zhou in the first corner. The Alfa Romeo driver saw his car slide down the roof. He is not yet inactive, proof that the accident was extremely violent.

Red flag!

Let’s go to the training round

The 20 cars accelerate the engine before the big start.

Rain could interrupt the race

The sky is cloudy and rain could appear during the race. 52 laps of 5,891 km are on the program for this 10th GP of the season.

Hamilton asks the audience not to whistle at Verstappen

“We’re better than that. We don’t need that. Not boos. We have a big fan base and I don’t agree with boos. I’m very grateful for the support I have here,” he said Saturday after qualifying. session.

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The starting grid, with Ferrari and Red Bull in place

The French will start from afar, with Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) in 11th place, while Esteban Ocon (Alpine) will come out 15th.


Winner of the last two Grand Prix (Azerbaijan and Canada), Max Verstappen aims this Sunday at step three at the Silverstone circuit. The reigning world champion will start in the front row, just behind Carlos Sainz (Ferrari), who signed his first pole of his career.

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