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Sao Paulo Grand Prix qualifying outcomes

  1. Max Verstappen (1), Pink Bull-Honda RBPT

  2. Charles Leclerc (16), Ferrari

  3. Lance Stroll (18), Aston Martin-Mercedes

  4. Fernando Alonso (14), Aston Martin-Mercedes

  5. Lewis Hamilton (44), Mercedes

  6. George Russell (63), Mercedes

  7. Lando Norris (4), McLaren-Mercedes

  8. Carlos Sainz (55), Ferrari

  9. Sergio Perez (11), Pink Bull-Honda RBPT

  10. Oscar Piastri (81), McLaren-Mercedes

  11. Nico Hülkenberg, (27), Haas-Ferrari

  12. Esteban Ocon (31), Alpine-Renault

  13. Pierre Gasly (10), Alpine-Renault

  14. Kevin Magnussen (20), Haas-Ferrari

  15. Alexander Albon (23), Williams-Mercedes

  16. Yuki Tsunoda (22), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT

  17. Daniel Ricciardo (3), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT

  18. Valtteri Bottas (77), Alfa Romeo-Ferrari

  19. Logan Sargeant (2), Williams-Mercedes

  20. Zhou Guanyu (24), Alfa Romeo-Ferrari


Method 1 concludes its lone triple-header of the 2023 season this weekend in Brazil with the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.

Interlagos and the Autódromo José Carlos Tempo are a favourite of drivers and followers alike for its distinctive twisting format, elevation adjustments and propensity to ship memorable and thrilling moments. Simply final yr, Kevin Magnussen gained his maiden pole (albeit, sure, it was aided by climate) and George Russell gained his first F1 Grand Prix.

Might Lando Norris lastly break via? Will Lewis Hamilton put a dent in Sergio Perez’s lead over him within the drivers’ standings? Can a non-Pink Bull win one other race in 2023?

Right here’s what to know forward of Sao Paulo Grand Prix:

Sao Paulo Grand Prix TV/streaming schedule

All occasions Jap

Friday
10:25-11:30 a.m.: Free observe 1 (ESPN2, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)
1:55-3 p.m.: Qualifying (ESPN2, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)

Saturday
9:55-11 a.m.: Dash Shootout (ESPN2, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)
2:25-3:30 p.m.: Dash (ESPNNews, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)

Sunday
10:30-11:55 a.m.: Pre-race present (ESPNNews, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)
11:55 a.m.-2 p.m.: Sao Paulo Grand Prix (ESPN, ESPN+, F1 TV Professional)


Sao Paulo Grand Prix particulars

Observe: Autódromo José Carlos Tempo (Interlagos) | 2.677-mile, 15-turn everlasting racing facility in Sao Paulo
Race size: 71 laps
Lap file: 1:10.540 (Valtteri Bottas, 2018, Mercedes)
Tire compounds: Exhausting (C4), Medium (C3), Gentle (C2)
2022 winner: George Russell, Mercedes


Closing dash weekend of 2023

In 2021, F1 launched the Dash weekend format, which moved conventional qualifying to Friday and put as a substitute a shortened race that might award minimal factors and set the grid for Sunday’s Grand Prix. A number of nominal tweaks later, now we have our present format for the 2023 season, which successfully makes Saturday extra like an exhibition. This weekend marks the sixth and last dash format weekends of 2023.

The 2023 format ditches the lame-duck Saturday morning observe session in favor of a faster model of the standard three-stage knockout qualifying format to set the grid for the dash race later within the day. The highest eight finishers of the dash can be awarded factors in descending order (eight for P1, seven for P2, six for P3, and many others.).


Prime drivers and greatest bets for the Sao Paulo Grand Prix

Max Verstappen has already damaged his personal file for wins in a single season and enters Interlagos once more an enormous favourite in response to BetMGM, coming into the weekend with a -300 moneyline. The following-best odds belong to Lewis Hamilton at 7-to-1. Lando Norris is the one different driver with 12-to-1 odds or higher coming into the weekend.

Greatest odds to win
Max Verstappen -300
Lewis Hamilton +700
Lando Norris +1200

Yahoo Sports activities’ Nick Bromberg wrote yesterday on the betting market and, along with backing Verstappen for the race win, additionally likes George Russell to complete forward of Charles Leclerc (-120) and Verstappen and Hamilton to complete within the high two (+165).

Max Verstappen is as soon as once more the clear favourite this weekend on the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. (Picture by Bryn Lennon – Method 1 through Getty Photos) (Bryn Lennon – Method 1 through Getty Photos)


2023 F1 drivers’ standings

1. Max Verstappen (1), Pink Bull-Honda RBPT – 491*
2. Sergio Perez (11), Pink Bull-Honda RBPT – 240
3. Lewis Hamilton (44), Mercedes – 220
4. Carlos Sainz (55), Ferrari – 183
5. Fernando Alonso (14), Aston Martin-Mercedes – 183
6. Lando Norris (4), McLaren-Mercedes – 169
7. Charles Leclerc (16), Ferrari – 166
8. George Russell (63), Mercedes – 151
9. Oscar Piastri (81), McLaren-Mercedes – 87
10. Pierre Gasly (10), Alpine-Renault – 56
11. Lance Stroll (18), Aston Martin-Mercedes – 53
12. Esteban Ocon (31), Alpine-Renault – 45
13. Alexander Albon (23), Williams-Mercedes – 27
14. Valtteri Bottas (77), Alfa Romeo-Ferrari – 10
15. Nico Hülkenberg, (27), Haas-Ferrari – 9
16. Daniel Ricciardo (3), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT – 6
17. Zhou Guanyu (24), Alfa Romeo-Ferrari – 6
18. Yuki Tsunoda (22), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT – 8
19. Kevin Magnussen (20), Haas-Ferrari – 3
20. Liam Lawson (40), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT – 2
21. Logan Sargeant (2), Williams-Mercedes – 1
22. Nyck De Vries (21), AlphaTauri-Honda RBPT – 0
* — Clinched world championship


Sao Paulo Grand Prix climate

Whereas race day seems clear there’s a 51% likelihood of rain forecast for qualifying and dash days, with attainable thunderstorms Friday. Moist circumstances sometimes affect Sao Paulo race weekends; even when rain doesn’t fall, groups are monitoring the radar as a lot as they’re the timing screens.

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