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Join us all weekend for updates on Alex's sixth Grand Prix of the 2024 Formula 1 season.
05 May 2024
GOODBYE FROM MIAMI ๐Ÿ‘‹
That's it for our live coverage from Miami. A difficult weekend but it's time to look ahead - we'll be back from Imola in couple of weeks.
05 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"The pace wasn't even so bad, but we were just... We've really got to work on whatever goes on 7 and 8, because the whole race, we just... I'll talk about it later."
05 May 2024
CHEQUERED FLAG ๐Ÿ
And that's it here in Miami. A frustrating way to finish the race, locking up so close to the end - it's a P19 finish for Alex.
05 May 2024
TRICKY FINAL LAPS ๐Ÿ›ž
Alex locks up into T11 and goes into the run off area - luckily he keeps it out the wall. Following this he has now boxed for softs on the final four laps. Now running P19. Lap 56/57
05 May 2024
HAVING TO BATTLE โš”๏ธ
Stroll looks to make a move on Albono, leaving the track to go past him. Alex drops back a further place to Zhou following this. Stroll's move currently being investigated by stewards. Now in P15. Lap 54/57
05 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"Rears are completely gone..."
05 May 2024
IN DRS RANGE ๐ŸŽฏ
Hulkenberg has gone past Gasly, which means Alex is less than a second behind the rear Alpine wing once again - watch this space... Lap 49/57
05 May 2024
MAINTAINING POSITION
Alex moves up a spot with Piastri being forced to box for a new front wing. Albono currently in P13 having been passed by Hulkenberg at T1. Lap 42/57
05 May 2024
TIME TO DEFEND ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ
Alex currently on the oldest tyres on the grid doing a stellar job in fending off the Sauber of Zhou... Lap 39/57
05 May 2024
EYEING UP AN ALPINE ๐Ÿ‘€
Alex has his sights set on Gasly still in front, currently with in DRS range of the frenchman...
05 May 2024
BUNCHING UP ๐Ÿ‡
The pack bunching up here behind the ending safety car - Alex will go racing again from P13 behind the Alpine of Gasly... Lap 33/57
05 May 2024
SAFETY CAR ๐ŸŸก
It's a safety car here with Magnussen going into the rear right wheel of Alex's teammate Logan. Other cars make use of the SC for a cheap pit, meaning Albono climbs up to P13...
05 May 2024
UP TO P17 ๐Ÿ“ˆ
Alex moves up a place here with Magnussen boxing. Within a second here of Stroll in front... Lap 25/57
05 May 2024
CONE INVADER ๐Ÿฆ
Drivers here currently trying to avoid a cone dropped on track near Turn 16 by race leader Verstappen. A very short VSC period to remove the cone has now ended...
05 May 2024
STILL TO PLAY FOR โฏ๏ธ
Other drivers stretching out their first tyre stint - it will be all to play for once they begin to box and the field levels out... Lap 21/57
05 May 2024
TRACK TAKING IT'S TOLL ๐Ÿ›ž
Alex not happy with his hard tyres here, our No.23 currently trying to manage some difficulties finding grip on the surface...
05 May 2024
UP TO P18
Alex now up to P18 with other cars beginning to pit. Albono makes a move on Stroll, however the Aston regains his place. Our No.23 looked to make a move again, however was forced to run wide by the Canadian...
05 May 2024
BOX BOX ๐Ÿ“ฆ
Alex dives into the pits to swap his mediums for some fresh hard tyres. Albono is the first car to pit here and re-enters the track in P20... Lap 12/57
05 May 2024
HERE COMES THE TRAIN ๐Ÿš‚
A long DRS train forming here from P8 all the way back to P18 - Alex firmly in the middle of it... Lap 8/57
05 May 2024
EYES ON AN ASTON ๐Ÿ‘€
Albono currently eyeing up the rear wing of Fernando Alonso here - currently just under a second back from the Aston Martin... Lap 6/57
05 May 2024
BACK ON COURSE ๐Ÿ’ช
After initially losing a place to Ocon, Alex has now regained P14, making a move at Turn 17... Lap 4/57
05 May 2024
LIGHTS OUT ๐Ÿšฆ
It's lights out here in Miami! Albono with a solid start as all cars very close together in the pack - currently dancing with a couple of Alpines on these opening two laps, let's see what Alex can do here...
05 May 2024
MOMENTS AWAY โณ
We are moments away from lights out as Alex sets off on the formation lap here in Miami. Albono starting from P14 on the grid today with yellow-walled medium Pirellis on his FW46...
05 May 2024
IT'S RACE DAY BABY ๐Ÿ˜Ž
Welcome back to the sunshine state! We have 10 minutes to go till lights out - Come on Albono!
04 May 2024
GOODBYE FOR NOW ๐Ÿ‘‹
That is it for our day two live coverage in Miami! We'll be back for race day tomorrow, as Albono will look to battle his way up the grid from P14 - see you then!
04 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"That was a decent recovery. I think we've got a better race car, so let's see."
04 May 2024
P14 FOR SUNDAY ๐Ÿ
Alex sets a 1:28.413, but sadly it's just not enough on this difficult hot track. It will be a P14 start on the grid tomorrow...
04 May 2024
ONE LAST PUSH ๐Ÿ‘Š
Alex rolls back onto a busy track for the final minute here with fresh softs - there should be time for one final flying lap...
04 May 2024
TRACK TAKING IT'S TOLL ๐Ÿ›ž
Alex struggling with the tyres here - he runs wide and off the track at Turn 17 but keeps it out the wall. Following the lap he heads back into the pits to address the issue...
04 May 2024
ONTO TRACK ๐ŸŽ๏ธ
Albono makes his way onto the Miami International Autodrome for his out lap here...
04 May 2024
TIME TICKING DOWN โฐ
We are underway in Q2 and all drivers slowly take their time to exit the pit - It's a scorching day here in Miami and the track will be brutal on Alex's soft tyres...
04 May 2024
READY FOR Q2 ๐Ÿ‘Š
04 May 2024
INTO Q2 ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ
Albono sets a 1:28.343 on his final flying lap to sail through to Q2 in P13!
04 May 2024
NEW RIMS ๐Ÿ›ž
Alex heads back onto track with some fresh softs on - two minutes of Q1 remaining here...
04 May 2024
BOX BOX ๐Ÿ“ฆ
After voicing concerns here over his 5-lap old soft tyres, Albono is called back into the garage for now...
04 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"Tyres are totally gone..."
04 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"Car feels pretty good. A bit of rear overheating."
04 May 2024
ON THE BOARD ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Alex sets an initial lap time of 1:29.045 going P9 currently...
04 May 2024
Q1 UNDERWAY ๐ŸŸข
And we are off in Q1 - Alex is straight out onto track here...
04 May 2024
QUEUED UP ๐ŸŽ๏ธ
Alex is in position in the pitlane queue and ready to rock in Q1...
04 May 2024
04 May 2024
WELCOME BACK FOR QUALI ๐Ÿ‘‹
We are back from the sunshine state! Next up for Albono it's quali time...
04 May 2024
SEE YOU SOON ๐Ÿ”œ
That's it for our sprint race coverage! Join us in just a few hours time for qualifying...
04 May 2024
AND THAT'S IT ๐Ÿ
A solid sprint from Albono as he takes the chequered flag - penalties for Hamilton and Magnussen means it will be a P13 finish here, despite starting from the pitlane.
04 May 2024
CHOO CHOO ๐Ÿš‚
Almost a seven car DRS train forming here - anything could happen in these final 5 laps!
04 May 2024
KEEP PUSHING ๐Ÿ‘Š
Alex under a second back from Russell now, the Merc is in his sights...
04 May 2024
OVERTAKE COMPLETE ๐Ÿ’ช
It's been coming! Alex finally makes his move, going past Bottas into Turn 1 and Turn 2 to move up to P15...
04 May 2024
GREEN IN SIGHT ๐Ÿง
Alex still with Bottas' green wing in his sights here, DRS is enabled...
04 May 2024
BACK RACING ๐ŸŸข
Racing back underway here, Albono currently chasing the green rear wing of Bottas...
04 May 2024
IN ALBONO'S HANDS ๐Ÿ™Œ
This yellow flag has played nicely for Alex, with the pack bunching up following his pitlane start - he will go racing from P16 once things proceed...
04 May 2024
YELLOW FLAG ๐ŸŸจ
It's a yellow flag here in the first lap as cars come together on track - Norris is out and both Astons have issues meaning Albono is up to P17 already...
04 May 2024
LIGHTS OUT IN THE SPRINT ๐Ÿšฆ
It's lights out here for the first time this weekend as Alex rolls out of the pitlane!
04 May 2024
YELLOW RIMS ๐Ÿ›ž
Albono starting today's sprint as one of 18 drivers on medium tyres here at the Miami International Autodrome...
04 May 2024
A PITLANE START ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ
Following yesterday's sprint quali, the team has made adjustments to improve Alex's package meaning Albono will start today's sprint from the pitlane.
04 May 2024
GOOD MORNING MIAMI ๐Ÿ‘Š
Welcome back to our live Alex coverage here in the sunshine state! We are ten minutes away from lights out in the second sprint race of 2024...
03 May 2024
DAY 1 OVER ๐Ÿ‘‹
That's it for day one in Miami. A difficult start to the weekend for Albono, but we have no doubt he will be ready to battle up the grid tomorrow. See you then ๐Ÿ‘‹
03 May 2024
A DIFFICULT Q1
Albono improves with a 1:29.112 but runs through the chicane and it's not enough to make Q2. It will be a P20 start for our No.23 in tomorrow's sprint...
03 May 2024
ON THE BOARD ๐Ÿ’ช
Alex sets an initial flying lap time of 1:29.858 here in the sunshine state...
03 May 2024
ALEX to PIT
"There's a lot of understeer in the car..."
03 May 2024
OUT LAP TIME ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Alex on his out lap here with fresh medium tyres, as per the sprint quali regulations...
03 May 2024
VISOR DOWN AND READY ๐Ÿ˜Ž
Alex rolls out onto the Miami International Autodrome, let's go Albono!
03 May 2024
GO TIME ๐ŸŸข
And we are underway in Q1 - Alex in position and ready to roll out...
03 May 2024
03 May 2024
GOOD AFTERNOON IN FLORIDA ๐ŸŠ
Welcome back for all your Alex Sprint Quali live coverage here in Miami! 25 minutes to go until Albono heads out for Q1...
03 May 2024
PRACTICE OVER! ๐Ÿ
And that's it for practice here in the sunshine state! Alex finishes the session in P14 - we'll see you in a few hours time for the second Sprint Quali of 2024 ๐Ÿ‘‹
03 May 2024
FINAL PRACTICE SECONDS โณ
The final few moments of practice here for Alex in Miami before we head into competitive running...
03 May 2024
MORE IMPROVEMENT ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Alex improves on his time with a 1:29.393 before boxing back onto the same set of hard tyres used earlier...
03 May 2024
MOVING ON UP โฌ†๏ธ
Albono with a big lap sets a 1:29.540 to go P4!
03 May 2024
SOFTS ON ๐Ÿ›ž
Alex rolls back out of the pits now with some fresh red-walled soft tyres - 15 minutes remaining here...
03 May 2024
GETTING THE DISTANCE IN ๐Ÿ™Œ
Albono here getting some longer running under his belt - currently 10 laps in on his hard tyres...
03 May 2024
BOX BOX ๐Ÿ“ฆ
Alex dives into the pits and back out again onto track...
03 May 2024
PICKING UP THE PACE ๐Ÿ“ˆ
Alex improves on his previous time with 1:31.124...
03 May 2024
LAP ON THE BOARD ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Alex sets a first lap time of 1:31.937 to go P12 on the board for the time being...
03 May 2024
OUT LAP COMPLETE ๐Ÿ’ช
Alex completes his opening out lap here in Miami, beginning the practice session on some fresh hard tyres...
03 May 2024
IT'S GO TIME ๐Ÿ‘Š
The track is clear and Albono is out the garage in the queue ready to roll!
03 May 2024
RED FLAG ๐Ÿšฉ
Alex was all set with some green flow-vis paint on his FW46, however a red flag following Leclerc's spin on track has halted proceedings here in the sunshine state...
03 May 2024
FP1 UNDERWAY ๐ŸŸข
Green light here in Miami! Albono currently in position in his FW46, waiting patiently to head out of the garage...
03 May 2024
WELCOME TO MIAMI
Good afternoon from the sunshine state! It's almost time for Alex to roll out in FP1 for the third time here in Miami - let's go!