Grand Prix in Mexico City with the first free practices, where Alex Albon of Williams was the surprise of the day, Max Verstappen and Checo Perez did not fail, while Lewis Hamilton, a direct rival of Guadalajara, had a poor performance.
The famous F1ESTA car that took place in Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez has a great exhibition of the fastest cars in the world, which must take advantage of every second of practice to collect the necessary information on this track that is more complicated due to the height and the amount of air.
The first thing that caught our attention was some grilles on Fernando Alonso’s Aston Martin at the back; they become sensor panels that collect the necessary information about the wind and how the tires react.
For their part, the Red Bull They took advantage of the opportunity to use experimental medium tires to be used in the following seasons; however, this did not prevent them from quickly having the best seasons.
Max Verstappen remained unbeaten; once he took the top of the classification in his second attempt, he never let go again because every time he was overtaken, he came back to shave thousands.
As expected, Checo Pérez responded, igniting his audience at the first opportunity. The Aztec driver showed no problems and remained focused, taking the third position, two thousand behind Max and Albon.
The one that left everyone open-mouthed was Alex Albon, the Williams driver for a while, who never lowered his performance until he was in second place, only 95 hundredths behind the three-time champion.
One that never found itself on the track was the British Mercedes. Hamilton finished in eleventh place with a time of 1:20.724, well behind Checo, who was ahead of him by seven thousand.