Early this Saturday, qualifying for the Las Vegas Grand Prix took place, the penultimate of the Formula 1 (F1) campaign, in which the Mexican driver Sergio Checo Pérez will start from 12th position after his unexpected exit in Q2, while the pole position It was taken by the Monegasque Charles Leclerc of the Ferrari team.
In Sin City, the midfielder from Guadalajara will try to finish above the British Lewis Hamiltonof Mercedesto secure the runner-up position for drivers, which would improve the third place he obtained last season.
The Red Bull team rider will also seek to end his streak of six races without getting on the podium, since the most recent one he achieved was at the Italian Grand Prix, where he finished second, on September 3.
Perez Mendoza accumulates a harvest of 258 units, while hamilton totals 226 points, so the seven-time world champion is forced to finish above the Mexican to keep his chances of being runner-up alive.
Some big names exit in Q2 ????
Checo and Lewis are both out!
— Formula 1 (@F1) November 18, 2023
Top 5 of how the drivers will start at the Las Vegas GP
- Charles Lecrec (Scuderia Ferrari)
- Carlos Sainz (Scuderia Ferrari)
- Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing)
- George Russell (Mercedes-AMG Petronas)
- Pierre Gasly (Alpine F1 Team)
Points are scored tomorrow ???? P3 for Max and P12 for Checo in #LasVegasGP Qualifying ????
Max will be on the front row for Sunday’s race due to a grid penalty for SAI.
— Oracle Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) November 18, 2023
Red Bull boasts the spectacular design of its car
The Red Bull team presented the special model of the car that the drivers Sergio Checo Pérez and Max Verstappen They will drive this weekend at the Formula 1 (F1) Las Vegas Grand Prix.
In the photographs shared by the Austrian team you can see the RB19 with purple tones and details that pay tribute to the so-called ‘sin City’.
On the one hand, the famous poster of Las Vegasand the entire car is covered by the lights of the city of Snowfall, with cards and poker chips. The wheels will be sponsored and decorated by Pokerstars.