One of the things that lovers of the Formula 1is the speed reached by the pilots aboard their single-seaters. But have you ever wondered who has the speed record in a Big prize of the highest category of professional motorsport? Well it happened in the Mexican GP!
Oh yeah there was a time a pilot reached a speed never before seen on any circuit of a Big prizeand it was no less than in the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Since we are in full Mexican GP 2022Let’s remember who set that mark and in what year did he do it.
Who holds the speed record at the Mexican GP and in what year did they do it?
Well, well, better let’s meet first what was the brand. The speed record reached by a single-seater in the Formula 1 It is 372.5km/h (OLV!). This speed was reached in main straight of the Rodriguez Brothersone of the longest and fastest in the annual championship.
And although the obvious thing would be to think that perhaps the two-time champion Verstappen did it, or in one of those it was Lewis Hamilton in his stage where he did not stop winning, it was not like that. The pilot who holds this mark is none other than Valtteri Bottas.
just like that, the Finn reached 372.5 km/h in the Mexican Grand Prix beyond the 2016. then ran to Williams and finished in eighth place that year.
There are two top records… but neither was in a Grand Prix
Ahhh but beware, that’s him speed record speaking only of a Big prize of Formula 1. exist two other brands that surpass it and they did not occur in the Mexican GP; the difference is that did not register in a racebut in a qualifying session and free practice.
The The maximum speed reached by an F1 car is 378 km/h.which was reached in quality of Baku Grand Prix in the same 2016. And look at you, it was also Valtteri Bottas who reached that mark.
The second record It is 372.6km/himposed during the second day of private training prior to Monza GP; this in the 2005.
For now, neither in the free practices nor in the quality of Mexican Grand Prix (in which Checo Pérez finished fourth) a new result has been established to win. Could it be that he speed record in a Big prize falls again in the Hermanos Rodríguez this 2022?
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