Hot Saturday in Montecarlowhich is preparing to organize the sixth qualifying round of the season of the Formula One World Championship 2023. The position of pole has been given today, which guarantees a high percentage of success for the eightieth edition of the Monaco Grand Prix, considering the characteristics of the street circuit Monaco. and the recent history of the event.
Considering Friday’s free practice, The table appears to be set for a three-way challenge with two other elegant outsiders the ability to put a paw when deciding. Max Verstappenchampionship leader, was fastest yesterday and is therefore the favorite as well The Ferrari of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainzboth are very competitive in the flying lap on the streets of Majesty.
The Dutchman from Red Bull will also have to watch his back from his Mexican teammate Sergio Perez (in difficulty in the time attack in FP2 but a good expert on city tracks) and Aston Martin of Fernando Alonso, was highly motivated and performed throughout Friday with each compound. The front row on the grid on paper is almost impossible for everyone else, including Mercedes.
F1, Ferrari are more than comfortable with the compounds brought by Pirelli to Monaco: everything will be played in qualifying tomorrow.
The B version of the W14 presented this weekend in Montecarlo did not guarantee a significant step forward compared to the first five rounds of the championship, and Lewis Hamilton fast but steps below the top4 and for a George Russell in the crisis of blacks facing problematic configurations at least yesterday. For the rest, the margins are small and there will be a great balance to win the first two cuts in qualifying, with Lando Norris (McLaren) and Alpines which could surprise.