F1 2020 season starting at a high for Racing Point F1
21 July 2020 | Ravenol Marketing
What a brilliant start to the 2020 F1 Championship it has been for Racing Point F1, with 3 races under their belt, Sergio Perez is 6th in the championship, and not far behind is Lance Stroll in 8th with only 4 points between them. This puts the team team at 4th in the constructors championship standings, only 1 point behind McLaren.
Austria Opening Race:
Perez opened the season with a brilliant P6, and some solid points under his belt for the rest of the season! What looked to be a podium finish for the Mexican, as the race went on, the battle became tough towards the final stages of the race, battles with Norris and with a dramatic race with the Safety Car being called on several occasions, Checo got the car safely to the flag in P6. It was unfortunate race for Lance Stroll as the team had to retire the car whilst in P9, where he was showing strong pace.
Styrian GP (Round 2-Austria):
Checo and Lance battled their way through the field to score the first haul of double points for Racing Point F1 in the 2020 Championship. In the closing stages of the race Checo was hunting down the Red Bull of Albon to take 3rd place, but unfortunately due to contact Checo lost a lot of time where he then dropped back to P6 at the flag. Lance had a steady race also until the closing laps of the race where he made a bold move down the inside of Ricciardo where they were then both joined by Norris for a battle to the flag with a photo finish with Perez taking P6 and Stroll P7.
Hungarian GP (Round 3):
After a brilliant Qualifying on Saturday with a 2nd row lock out for the Racing Point F1 boys, the race was started in the wet where Lance made an impressive start battling with the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas. After the Mercedes passed him he then had a lonely race to the flag to take home P4 and some good points for the team. Checo had a difficult start where he battled with wheelspin off the line and forced off the track, he fought his way back up the order to finish P7.