carlos sainz led the second round of free practice Singapore Grand Prix With good feelings behind the wheel of Ferrari and the best record with 1.42,587. The Madrid driver was just two-tenths above teammate Charles Leclerc and three-tenths in third place with Mercedes, ahead of George Russell. Outstanding World Cup leader Max Verstappen, 116 points ahead of Leclerc only six races remain and may be crowned early this Sunday at the Marina Bay circuit.Lewis Hamilton, the fastest in Free Practice 1, finished the ‘top five’ at the end of the day, as he closed Friday with the fourth fastest time and few shots.

Leclerc The weekend started with many problems. In the morning he reported a mechanical problem with the brakes and missed most of the first session. As explained by Marc Gené at DAZNFerrari mechanics managed to fix the mistake so that the Monegasque driver could play in the third position in the final minutes.. Leclerc’s agony continued into the afternoon, as he was slow to get back to the track as they continued to work in his Scuderia box car. However, he managed to get over it and was placed in just 2 tenths of Sainz’s time. And unlike the Madrid man, on soft ground Charles made his fastest lap on medium dough.

With a faulty setup, Red Bull didn’t show their cards in Singapore either. Verstappen Made only eight laps due to a malfunction in the suspension system and teammate Sergio Pérez finished ninth.

Gasly’s car is on fire

Pierre Gasley As Alpha Tauri came out of her box, she dreaded the day she burst into flames. and he had to hurriedly jump out of the car so that the fire, caused by the pressure of the fuel, would not reach him.

Alpine, Esteban Ocon and the midfielders, which offer significant improvements and new ground this weekend, Fernando Alonso In ‘top eight’It is similar to the performance of Alfa Romeo and Bottas and far outperforms Norris and Ricciardo’s McLarens, with the French team battling for fourth place in the constructors’ championship.

The second practice session was already played at night in Singapore, but still ambient temperature was high (29ºC and 33ºC on asphalt)Same conditions currently expected for Sunday’s race one of the most physically demanding circuits on the calendar. This Saturday, the third and final free trial will take place from 12 noon before the decisive classification of Verstappen, who is celebrating his 25th birthday today. will try to take a pole position to continue making a difference.

Singapore Grand Prix. Free 2:

  1. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) 1’42″587

  2. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) at 0″208

  3. George Russell (Mercedes) 0″324

  4. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) at 0″339

  5. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 0″595

  6. Esteban Ocon (Alpine) 0″825

  7. Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) 0″844

  8. Fernando Alonso (Alpine) at 0″933

  9. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull) in 1″319

  10. Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) in 1″395

  11. Lando Norris (McLaren) in 1″426

  12. Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) in 1″662

  13. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) at 1″835

  14. Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) at 1″882

  15. Guanyu Zhou (Alfa Romeo) in 1″937

  16. Alexander Albon (Williams) at 2″557

  17. Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri) on 2″624

  18. Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) at 2″860

  19. Mick Schumacher (Haas) on 3″036