George Russell signs the seva first «pole» to Hungaroing

Englishman George Russell (Mercedes) will start this Sunday in the Hungarian Grand Prix, the thirteenth round of the Formula 1 World Championship, which is contested at the Hungaroring, the circuit outside Budapest.

Russell signed his first “pole” in Formula 1 by dominating the qualification yesterday, in which he covered the 4,381 meters of the Hungarian track in one minute, 17 seconds and 377 thousandths, only 44 less than Spaniard Carlos Sainz ( Ferrari), who will start second in Hungary, ahead of his teammate, Monegasque Charles Leclerc, who will start third.

The other Spaniard, Fernando Alonso (Alpine), will start sixth on the track where, in 2003, he celebrated the first of his 32 victories in Formula 1. The double Asturian world champion will start from the third row, in next to his partner, the French Esteban Ocon, who will leave fifth; just behind the Englishman Lando Norris (McLaren), who finished fourth in the qualification, in which the rain did not end up appearing.

Seven-time English world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) will start seventh, while world leader Max Verstappen (RedBull) will start tenth.



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