F1 results: Carlos Sainz fastest in Italian GP practice
In Free Practice 1, Max Verstappen of Red Bull was the quickest, but Carlos Sainz set the fastest time of the day in FP2, just 0.019s ahead of Lando Norris of McLaren and Sergio Perez of Red Bull. Unfortunately, Perez ended his day by crashing into the wall at the Parabolica. McLaren’s Oscar Piastri initially set the pace, but Verstappen eventually had the fastest time on the same tires. Perez and Leclerc were also close behind. Sainz set the fastest time on new hards and moved up to second place, just 0.046s behind Verstappen. Norris took the top spot, but Sainz reclaimed it with his second push lap.