According to George Russell, released after the premiere in Bahrain two weeks ago, “Red Bull can win all the races” in the Formula 1 World Cup, with any problems with the energized cars troubling the grid, especially among those closely followed. More to follow for the world champion. If the hero of the trigger is Max Verstappen, the effect is double as it concentrates the pressure on the Dutch pilot’s luxury squire Checo Perez. The Mad Max car’s drive shaft failure during the second qualifying stint will force it to start 15th this Sunday in Jeddah (6:00 p.m. ET), where its teammate won second Pole After his career, he achieved this milestone last year.
By his side will be Fernando Alonso, who once again made it clear that Aston Martin is ready for the highest levels, and ready to take advantage of any Red Bull oversight. The Asturian finished with the third fastest time, just behind Charles Leclerc, but the 10-position penalty that Ferrari drew from the Monegasque for resorting to a third electronic engine control unit would pave the way for the Oviedo native. George Russell will start from third and Carlos Sainz from fourth position.
(News of the last hour. There will be an update soon)
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