14/52: It’s still not right for Verstappen
The world champion complains on the radio that something is wrong. “The car is broken,” he explains. He is asked to continue.
12/52: Verstappen bursts!
Puncture for Verstappen in the front left, which sees Sainz pass in front of him! This is the 6th when Ferrari leads the dance in front of Hamilton.
11/52: the two Alpha Tauri get embarrassed
Hard hit for Gasly and Tsunoda, both in points, who get in the way and get out of the top 10.
10/52: Verstappen takes advantage of an error by Sainz to take the lead
Big mistake by Sainz, who makes a straight line! Verstappen took the lead in front of the two Ferraris of Sainz and Leclerc.
7/52: one second ahead of Sainz
Verstappen makes an effort to reposition himself at Sainz. The son of DRS is active. Behind, Leclerc is two seconds behind the Dutchman.
6/52: Perez at the stand
Perez stops and starts 17th and last in this GP. Carried by the crowd, Hamilton overtakes Norris and is now 4th.
3/52: Perez’s wing is hit
On one of many contacts with Leclerc, the Red Bull pilot saw his aileron damaged.
2/52: It’s hot!
Carlos Sainz rejected hard in the first place after a good start from Verstappen. The hooks are multiplying, it’s very hot!
2/52: it’s back in this GP
The drivers leave from the stands behind the safety car. It will be a stopped start.
Russell on Canal +: “one of the most horrible crashes I’ve ever seen”
After his resignation, George Russell was on the microphone of Canal +. “It’s one of the most horrible crashes I’ve ever seen. I hope no one is affected in the audience. I had no grip, we knew it was going to happen like that but not as well. “The price of my bad qualification was paid yesterday.”
The course will start at 16:56
The starting grid will be the same as the original one, knowing that Russell, Zhou and Albon have logically given up. Sainz will be pole in front of Verstappen, even though Verstappen had doubled him from the start.
Zhou’s car is evacuated
It is covered, in order to avoid seeing the big damage.
“Fracture step” for Zhou
“There are no fractures. He is conscious at the medical center,” Zhou told Valtteri Bottas on the radio.
A noter d’Alex Albon is also a medical center
Le Pilote Williams is conscientious.
Zhou went over the tires
On the first slowdowns, it is observed that Russell was guilty of a deviation. So the Briton hit Tsunoda, lost control and hit Zhou, whose car ended up on the roof, before hitting the grille behind the tires.
Alfa Romeo gives news of Zhou
Le pilote chinois is still conscious on his way to medical centers.
Protesters often entered the tracks
As it was feared, protesters stormed the Silverstone circuit, then that the race is to a halt due to a red flag after the accident involved multiple cars.
Alfa Romeo indicates that its drivers will be fine
According to Sky Sports, Alfa Romeo indicates that it will be piloted well.
Zhou was taken out of his car
Medical services say he is moving and is being transferred on a stretcher to the hospital.
We try to get Zhou out of his car
Caught in a very violent crash, Guanyu Zhou is trying to be pulled out of a car.
2/52: the drivers rent rent at the pits
Zhou’s car was returned to the routes, then the pilots rent stands. Russell and Tsunoda’s cars are well stocked.
1/52: It left very fast and very strong
Verstappen swallows Sainz raw while a huge crash involved especially Russell, Tsunoda and the Chinese Zhou occurs from the first turn. The Alfa Romeo driver saw his car slip on the roof. Still no idling, proof that the crash was extremely violent.
It’s off to the training tour
The 20 cars run the engine before the big start.
The rain could disturb the race
The sky is cloudy and rain may appear during the race. 52 laps of 5,891 km are scheduled for the 10th GP of the season.
Hamilton asks the audience not to whistle Verstappen
“We’re better than that. We don’t need that. No boos. We have such big fans and I don’t agree with the boos. I really appreciate the support I have here.” , he said Saturday after the qualifying session.
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At the starting grid, with Ferrari and Red Bull in force
The French will start from a distance, with Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) in 11th place, while Esteban Ocon (Alpine) is 15th.
Winner of the last two Grand Prix (Azerbaijan and Canada), Max Verstappen is aiming for the three-way mark this Sunday 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.
>> Review the qualifications of GP de Grande-Bretagne