Verstappen Leads Sole Practice from Leclerc in F1 United States GP
A flurry of soft-tyre runs in preparation for qualifying later on Friday defined the final 10 minutes of practice, showcasing the intensity and competitiveness of the teams as they geared up for the F1 United States Grand Prix. Max Verstappen emerged as the fastest driver during this session, leaving his competitors behind.
Verstappen was quick to take to the track and set a significant time of 1m35.912s, which promptly overtook Alex Albon’s earlier timesheet-topping lap. As the Williams team began their running on the softest compound, Verstappen proved that he was at the top of his game.
Sergio Perez, Verstappen’s teammate, managed to get close with a time that was only 0.3s shy of the Dutchman’s impressive lap. However, it was Charles Leclerc who emerged as the biggest threat to Verstappen’s dominance. Leclerc pushed himself hard and came within striking distance of Verstappen’s time.
With Verstappen leading the pack, it was clear that the competition was fierce, making for an exciting qualifying session ahead. Fans eagerly anticipate the race, eager to see if Verstappen can maintain his momentum and secure victory in the United States Grand Prix.
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