The F1 2021 season has provided exciting contest in the opening two rounds between the two ace drivers. Fans will be very excited for yet another Hamilton vs Verstappen contest. The round 1 went in Hamilton’s favor as fended of a charging Verstappen in Bahrain but Verstappen made a quick comeback in Imola as he won starting from third on the grid. Fans get to see a very interesting contest, even Lewis Hamilton made mistake but he did well to recover from P9 to P2. And he was able to take the championship lead as he scored extra point for the fastest lap. Now fans can expect another gripping encounter in Portugal. Sportsfeista brings you complete details of F1 Portuguese GP 2021 Live Stream, Schedule & Live Telecast Information.
Hamilton vs Max Verstappen Round 3
As expected we saw a close contest between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. Counting on a flying start that Verstappen got he converted the good start into the win. Hamilton had the opportunity to take the lead back but a slow pit stop denied him the opportunity. Later on when he was trying to lap the other cars got slipped into the gravel. And it took some time for him to get back on the track as result got relegated to P9 but a red flag ensured there would not further loss of place. Hamilton did incredibly well to finish in 2nd place.
Verstappen has a car which currently quicker than Mercedes, he just need to put his head down focus on racing he is in one of his best chance to win Drivers’ Championship this year. But beating defending champion Lewis Hamilton is not going to be that easy, Hamilton already showed what he is capable of, as defeated a pole sitter Verstappen in Bahrain. He was closing in the gap when spun into gravel, had he not made that mistake we could have some more intense moment in Imola GP. Who will take the lead in round 3 of F1 2021.
Driver’s Quotes Before Portuguese GP
VALTTERI: “It’s a good feeling to be on pole! It feels like it’s been a while… qualifying has been a weak point for me but we’ve been working hard this weekend. “It puts me in a good position for tomorrow!”
LEWIS: “Great job by Valtteri. Not the perfect lap [by me] but I gave it everything”
MAX: “Qualifying was very difficult to drive. I was struggling with grip. It’s not ideal. We’ll try to fight [Mercedes] in the race”
Podium Finishers of Imola GP
- Max Verstappen
- Lewis Hamilton
- Lando Norris
Portuguese GP Schedule for Friday, April 30, 2021
Practice Race 11:30 to 12:30
Second Practice Race 15:00 to 16:00
Portuguese GP Schedule for Saturday, May 01, 2021
Third Practice Race 12:00 to 13:00
Qualifying Race 15:00 to 16:00
Portuguese GP Schedule for Sunday, May 02, 2021
Final Race 15:00 to 17:00
All timings are given in local Portuguese time which is GMT+1
- The Indian fans will get to see the race at 19:30 pm on Sunday.
- In the UK the race will telecast on 15:00
- Fans in USA can enjoy Portuguese GP at 10:00 ET
- Canadian Fans can enjoy the action 10:00 ET
- Fans in Malaysia can watch Portuguese GP at 22:00
- Indonesian Fans can watch the action at 21:00
- Fans in Singapore can watch Portuguese GP at 22:00
- Portuguese GP will telecast in Japan at 23:00
Formula 1 Portuguese 2021 Live Stream Information:
The 2021 season will live stream at F1 TV worldwide, Hotstar in India, In Asia it will be Fox+. In the UK the live streaming will be available at All 4 & Sky Sports. In United Stated the live streaming will be available at Watch ESPN & Univision Now. For fans in the Middle East, the live stream will be on beIN Sports Connect. Australian fans will watch the live stream on Fox Sports Australia and Tenplay. Germany TV Now, China Tencent Sports, Canada TSN App, RDS App, Japan & DAZN.
Formula 1 Portuguese 2021 Live Telecast Information:
Formula 1 2021 Live telecast information is here. F1 fans in India will get see thrilling action live at Star Sports Network, in Asia, it will be at Fox Sports Asia, Australian fans will get to see the race live at Fox Sports Australia and Network Ten. For Canadian fans F1 action will be brought live by RDS & TSN, US fans will get to see it on ABC, ESPN & Univision. For the fans in the UKSky Sports, Channel 4 and will bring the live coverage. In the Middle East & North Africa, the telecast will be on beIN sports. Live telecast will be available on Fuji TV & DAZN, in Russia Match TV & Match Arena, Sky Sports in New Zealand, Netherlands Ziggo Sport Totaal, Ziggo Sport Go, Ziggo Sport, in Poland Eleven Sports. In Italy Sky Sports F1, TV 18 & RAI, Spain Movistar F1, In France Canal+, Canal+ Sport, TF1, TMC, fans in Germany will enjoy the live telecast of F1 on n-tv& RTL
|2||Australia||Fox Sports||Channel One|
|12||Italy||Sky Italia||TV 8|
|14||Germany||Sky Deutschland||RTL Germany|
|20||New Zealand||Spark TV|
Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
- Algarve Circuit was opened in year 2008
- The first F1 race was held at Algarve circuit in 2020
- Before that it was used testing purpose.
- The length of the circuit is 4.653 km
- There will be 66 laps in the race
- Driver will cover a distance of 306.826 km
- It has 2 DRS zones and a total of 15 corners
- Current lap record holder is Lewis Hamilton 1:18.750 in year 2020
- Lewis Hamilton won the first race held here in year 2020
Drivers Standings Before Portuguese GP 2021
An extra point for fastest lap in Imola GP ensured the Lewis Hamilton stays at the top. Max Verstappen is just 1 point behind and as expected the first two rounds have given the glimpse of a closely contested championship. Lando Norris who was majorly impressive in Imola GP is sitting currently in 3rd spot.
Ferrari has already shown some sign of improvement in their pace. Charles Leclerc in 4th spot currently and Carlos Sainz who is just getting used to the new car and team is in 6th spot. The crash at Imola relegated Valtteri Bottas to 5th spot.
|2||Max Verstappen||RED BULL RACING HONDA||43|
|3||Lando Norris||MCLAREN MERCEDES||27|
|7||Daniel Ricciardo||MCLAREN MERCEDES||14|
|8||Sergio Perez||RED BULL RACING HONDA||10|
|9||Pierre Gasly||ALPHATAURI HONDA||6|
|10||Lance Stroll||ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES||5|
|11||Yuki Tsunoda||ALPHATAURI HONDA||2|
|12||Esteban Ocon||ALPINE RENAULT||2|
|13||Fernando Alonso||ALPINE RENAULT||1|
|14||Kimi Räikkönen||ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI||0|
|15||Antonio Giovinazzi||ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI||0|
|16||George Russell||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||0|
|17||Sebastian Vettel||ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES||0|
|18||Mick Schumacher||HAAS FERRARI||0|
|19||Nikita Mazepin||HAAS FERRARI||0|
|20||Nicholas Latifi||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||0|