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Formula 1 fever to hit UK this weekend

Round 10 in the 2021 Formula One World Championship will be held in the UK on Sunday, July 18.

The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire County, the East Midlands will host the British Grand Prix, which will be raced on 52 laps on a 5.8-kilometer (3.6-mile) track, preceded for the first time by a sprint qualifying stage on Saturday.

The sprint races will take place over 100 km on Saturday afternoon to replace the traditional qualifying sessions, deciding the starting grid for Sunday’s race.

The race will begin at 1400GMT.

Dutchman Max Verstappen, who drives for Red Bull Racing Honda, on July 4 won the previous round, the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring.

This season’s top 5 drivers

1. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 182 points

2. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 150

3. Sergio Perez (Mexico): 104

4. Lando Norris (Great Britain): 101

5. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 92

Constructor Standings

1. Red Bull: 286

2. Mercedes: 242

3. McLaren: 141

4. Ferrari: 122

5. AlphaTauri: 48

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