In the Turkish Grand Prix, the 16th race of the season in Formula 1 Rolex, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton broke the track record as the fastest name as a result of qualifying laps.
However, Hamilton will start the race on Sunday from 11th place due to his penalty for engine change. Hamilton broke Istanbul Park’s track record with a time of 1:22,868 and became the fastest in qualifying.
With this development, the person who will start the Formula 1 race in Istanbul Park in the pole position will be Valtteri Bottas, another driver of Mercedes, who was second with 0.130 seconds in the qualifying laps.
Bottas, who finished the qualifying laps in second place, will start the race from the first place, while Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen, who follows Hamilton with a margin of 0.328 seconds and is 3rd, will start from the second place.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc will start the fight from the 3rd place.
The top 5 names who completed the qualifying rounds at the top and their times are as follows:
1-Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:22.868
2- Valtteri BOTTAS Mercedes 1:22.998
3- Max VERSTAPPEN Red Bull Racing 1:23.196
4- Charles LECLERC Ferrari 1:23.265
5- Pierre GASLY AlphaTauri 1:23.326