Regardless of topping qualifying on the Istanbul Park circuit, Lewis Hamilton will begin the Turkish GP from eleventh place attributable to his grid penalty for taking a new internal combustion engine outdoors of his permitted energy unit elements allocation.
The penalty promotes his Mercedes team-mate Bottas on to pole position with Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen becoming a member of the Finn on the entrance row.
However regardless of his advantageous beginning place in comparison with his F1 world title rival, Max Verstappen has calmed expectations and doesn’t believe he has the pace to beat Mercedes in Turkey this weekend with beginning Bottas forward of him.
Mercedes group boss Toto Wolff has additionally tempered expectations as he feels it will be “tough” for Hamilton to battle by means of the pack ranging from eleventh on the grid.
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc will begin from third place after a late lap pushed him forward of Pierre Gasly within the AlphaTauri, whereas Fernando Alonso has prevented a penalty following an FIA investigation after qualifying to maintain maintain of fifth place for Alpine.
Sergio Perez will begin from sixth place for Crimson Bull forward of McLaren’s Lando Norris, bouncing again after agonisingly lacking out on victory final day trip on the Russian GP, with Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll eighth and Yuki Tsunoda in ninth for AlphaTauri.
Sebastian Vettel has been pushed as much as tenth for Aston Martin on account of Hamilton’s grid penalty, whereas Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr will begin from the again of the grid attributable to his full energy unit change.
Fernando Alonso, Alpine A521
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When is the F1 Turkish Grand Prix?
Date: Sunday tenth October 2021
Begin time: 1:00pm BST, 3:00pm native time
The sixteenth spherical of the 2021 F1 season, the Turkish GP at Istanbul Park, will get underway at 3pm native time (1pm BST) on Sunday tenth October.
How can I watch the Turkish GP?
In the UK, Sky Sports activities shall be dwell broadcasting the Turkish GP, with the race proven dwell on Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion. Pre-race protection shall be beginning at 11:30am BST forward of the race begin at 1:00pm BST.
• Channel: Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion
• Begin time: 11:30am BST, Sunday tenth October
Autosport shall be operating a dwell textual content protection of the Turkish GP here.
When can I watch the Turkish GP highlights?
In the UK Channel 4 can be broadcasting highlights of the Turkish GP at 6:30pm BST on Sunday. The total programme will run for two-and-a-half hours, masking the pre-race, the race highlights and the preliminary post-race response to wrap up the foremost speaking factors of the race weekend.
For your complete 2021 F1 season, Channel 4 will broadcast highlights of each qualifying and race on the Saturday and Sunday of every occasion. The highlights will even be out there on Channel 4’s on demand catch up providers.
· Channel: Channel 4
· Begin time: 6:30pm BST, Sunday tenth October
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF21
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Will the Turkish GP be on the radio?
Reside radio protection of each follow, qualifying and race for the 2021 F1 season shall be out there on the BBC Radio 5 Reside and 5 Reside Sports activities Further stations and the through the BBC Sport web site.
Reside protection of the Turkish GP will begin at 1:00pm BST on BBC Radio 5 Reside and on the BBC Sounds app.
Climate forecast for the Turkish GP
Present climate forecasts predict cloudy and funky circumstances on the Istanbul Park circuit, with a small likelihood of rain in the course of the race. The temperature is anticipated to be 18 levels Celsius for the beginning of the race – one diploma cooler than the Russian GP.
What number of laps is the Turkish GP?
The race is scheduled to finish 58 laps of the Istanbul Park circuit, masking a complete race distance of 309.396km.