As we head towards the last race before the summer hiatus, the sprint race schedule re-emerges, thus converting Friday’s agenda into one practice round followed by the qualifiers for the Sunday Grand Prix.
Verstappen, hailing from the Netherlands, is currently topping the leaderboard with a lead of 110 points over his teammate, Sergio Perez. His arrival at this weekend’s event is on the wings of seven straight wins.
The solitary practice round kickstarts at 12:30 pm BST at the Spa-Francorchamps, while the qualifiers are slated to begin at 4 pm BST.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Belgian GP Practice
What is the event prior to the F1 summer break?
The last event before the F1 summer break is the Belgian Grand Prix, which is following a sprint race schedule.
What does the sprint race schedule mean for Friday’s timetable?
The sprint race schedule transforms Friday’s timetable into a single practice session followed by qualifying for Sunday’s grand prix.
Why is Max Verstappen facing a grid penalty at the Belgian GP?
Max Verstappen has a five-place grid penalty at the Belgian GP because he exceeded his gearbox allocation for the season with his Red Bull team.
Who is currently leading the F1 standings?
As of now, the Dutch driver Max Verstappen is leading the F1 standings. He has a 110-point lead over his Red Bull teammate, Sergio Perez.
What is the schedule for the practice session and qualifying at the Belgian GP?
The single practice session for the Belgian GP is scheduled to start at 12:30pm BST at Spa-Francorchamps, with qualifying set to commence at 4pm BST.