For those of you who bet on sports, we now have the latest updates from the tracks in the F1 US Grand Prix. Given the close numbers between our top racers in the Formula 1, betting on auto racing is more exciting than ever.In the race for the Formula 1 championship leader, two names are competing this season: Max Vaerstappen, and Lewis Hamilton. And this latest race gives us a close call between the two, with Verstappen beating Hamilton. This means that Verstappen will be claiming the pole position on the Formula 1 2021 United States Grand Prix.
Verstappen logs his best lap in this race towards the end of Q3 with 1 minute, 32.910 seconds. This gives him a 0.209 lead ahead of Lewis Hamilton. Initially, Red Bull had been setting the pace, but it was Sergio Perez leading early on. The Mexican racer eventually slid down to third towards the end. Perez is yet to claim his first pole, while Verstappen will now claim his 9th pole for this season.
F1 US Grand Prix
To those running a professional sportsbook, F1 racing is always a popular option, especially with sportsbooks with players from around the world. For this Grand Prix, the venue will be in Austin, and will be the first F1 race in the area in the last 2 years. The event venue can accomodate 140,000 fans to watch live. And it is expected to be a good one, with Verstappen and Hamilton practically neck to neck in this race.
For those keeping track of stats for betting, this is the first time that Mercedes has been beaten to the pole in the Circuit of the Americas, at least in the V6 hybrid era. So for any futures with the races in this venue, we would not be surprised if we were to see more upsets and results unlike the previous and more predictable outcomes.
Meanwhile in Mercedes, Valterri Bottas records the fourth-fastest time. He will start the race on Sunday from 9th on the grid. This comes after his 5-place penalty for an engine change. Ferrari takes in the 5th and 6th fastest, followed by McLaren.