Dutchman Max Verstappen in Red Bull had the best time in the first and second free practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix, the 16th round of the Formula 1 World Championship, on Friday at the Suzuka track. In the second practice session, Verstappen left behind Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) and Lando Norris (McLaren).
This was one of the best drives of the popular Dutchman Max Verstappen. He hinted at a great fight and a great race to the delight of loyal Formula 1 fans. Of course, everyone is happy when someone gives it their all and promises an exciting race full of twists and turns.
It is certain that he will be in competition at the main race and that he will provide a drive full of adrenaline, the kind that real Formula 1 fans love the most and which is why they love this sport.
The drivers enter with maximum effort in the qualifications for the Japanese Grand Prix
Leclerc's teammate, Spaniard Carlos Sainz, and Briton George Russell (Mercedes) were fourth and fifth.
Verstappen was the fastest in the first practice as well, second was Sainz, winner of the Singapore Grand Prix, and third was Lando Norris (McLaren). Verstappen's streak of 10 consecutive victories was recently ended in Singapore.
Almost all the drivers are aware of how important the Japanese Grand Prix is, so it is noticeable that they all entered deeply into this. However, after seeing these preparatory races, we are aware that the qualifications will be very exciting and with a lot of adrenaline.
It is certain that everyone will do their best and thus win a very important Grand Prix that brings many points and great respect.
The third and final free practice session is scheduled for Saturday from 4:30am to 5:30am CET to perfect the car settings ahead of qualifying which will start at 8am CET.
Everyone is a fan of F1, but also all fans of good and fast driving are eagerly awaiting the start of the Japanese Grand Prix. Until now, every year we could see a big show for the audience, many journalists will come to Japan.