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Fans break practice attendance record for Mexican GP

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The previous record was from 2021 with 97 thousand 829 fans on Friday

The Mexico City Grand Prix of Formula 1 He broke his own attendance record for a Friday of practices, counting 108,981 people in the 2022 edition, according to the race’s organizing committee.

The previous record was from 2021 with 97 thousand 829, with which this seventh edition of the third stage of the Mexican GP celebrates in style the 60 years of the Formula 1 in Mexicowith an unprecedented response in the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez of the Magdalena Mixhuaca.

The stands of the Foro Sol were almost at 65 percent capacity and the rivers of people did not stop flowing into the complex of the Ciudad Deportiva.

This is the twenty-third edition of the Mexico City Grand Prix whose history began in 1962. The first stage consisted of 9 GPs from ’62 to 1970, the second of 7, from 1986 to 1992, and the third began in 2015.

The pilots of Red Bull Sergio Perez Y Max Verstappenmarked exactly the same time in Free Practice 1. As Czech Perez was the first to do so he occupied position 3, while Max was fourth in a session dominated by the ferrari with CCarlos Sainz with 1:20.707 and charles leclerc only 46 thousandths away… but the Red Bull they are very close, as much as 120 thousandths of the Spanish.

In Free Practice 2 of the Mexican Grand Prix which was dedicated to testing the prototype tires of the Formula 1 in 2023, George Russellof Mercedesmarked the best time, but the interesting thing is that again the Red Bull they were in almost equal times with Sergio Perez only 9 thousandths of a second above Max Verstappen. charles leclerc I did not finish the second session because the car crashed ferrari in the second sector.

Saturday will be the last day to train and fine-tune the car before qualifying, at three in the afternoon local time.

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