F1 racing, Italian GP test racing: Ferrari is somewhat dominant

The prolonged showers of rain caused the trial day of Friday to have uneven results. However, Ferrari snapped Charles Leclerc was dry rare moment to set the record fastest laps run with a time 1 minute 20 seconds 978 per thousand in the 2nd test session racing.


Due to the rainy weather from night until morning, the Monza race was in a rather slippery condition for 90 minutes of the 1st trial session. So in this trial session, the riders went through many challenges. Sergio Perez crashed the race car into the railing, Raikkonen made the car crash into the ground and could not return to the track and a series of other riders slid around the car on the track.

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The track slowly dried at the end of the first test session, and the drivers were now able to use the tires for dry conditions. At this time, Leclerc of Ferrari is the best set, with a time of 1 minute 27 seconds 905 thousand. The duo McLaren Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris ranked 2 and 3 respectively.

The winner of Lewis Hamilton’s world championship ranking is fourth, with Red Bull’s Alex Albon at 5th. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso’s top performer, ranked 6th on Max Verstappen of Red Bull. Valtteri Bottas ranked ninth only after he slipped around in a run on his dry tire. Meanwhile, Ferrari’s Vettel ranks right above Bottas after making a mistake in his lap.

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In the second test session, after Leclerc set the fastest performance, Hamilton of Mercedes team had the answer when setting up the second fastest achievement, only less than 1/10 seconds of Leclerc.

The good thing about Ferrari, is that each of their drivers has the fastest performance in a part of the track. Meanwhile, Hamilton is only the fastest at the end of the track.

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But, as in Belgium, the ranking results seem to depend quite heavily on who can take advantage of the hiding wind technique. Another important factor for racing teams to set up their racing cars is weather forecast on rain on the main race day (Sunday). Meanwhile, the race day (Saturday) is forecast to be dry.