Max Verstappen he had concluded the 2021 tests in Bahrain by signing the best lap time and he repeated it on Saturday, going under the 1’32 ”barrier. The reigning world champion mounted the C5 soft compound, the most performing in the Pirelli range, and significantly filed twice what was at the time the reference set by Charles Leclerc with the Ferrari F1-75 equipped with soft tires. C4. The Red Bull driver stopped the clock at 1’31 ″ 720, half a second faster than Mick Schumacher (C4 tire for him too), second with the Haas at the end of a qualifying simulation carried out in the additional time allowed to the team driven by Gunther Steiner (with more favorable track conditions).
New era, same Max 🔥@ Max33Verstappen topped the timing sheets at # F1Testing with a 1: 31.720 ⏱️# F1 pic.twitter.com/lzDVKq82wp
– Formula 1 (@ F1) March 13, 2022
In the clip above published by the official account Twitter of F1 you can get in the car ‘on board‘in the company of the Dutchman aboard the Red Bull RB18 and enjoy the fastest lap of the 1997 class, who in 2021 confirmed himself in pole position on Saturday in Qualifying only to miss the conquest of the Grand Prix, won by Lewis Hamilton thanks to a different strategy and a bit of luck in the final when Verstappen attacked him overtaking him, but exploiting the asphalt beyond the limit of the track, thus having to subsequently return the position to the English driver without having the opportunity to attack him in the few km left to arrangement before the checkered flag.
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