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  • LIVE: Qualification
  • Albon and H眉lkenberg beaches in Q2

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All figures of the qualification for the British Grand Prix in a row. Mercedes is unapproachable.

Mercedes dominant 馃挭 #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Time of places 16: 12 - 1 August 2020

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FINISH (Q3) - Max Verstappen finishes third in qualifying for the Grand Prix of Great Britain, Lewis Hamilton takes pole position! The difference between the Red Bull driver and the polesitter is enormous by one second.

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Another 1 min (Q3) - Hamilton has another purple time in the first sector. So it can be even faster.

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2 more minutes (Q3) - All drivers will hit the road once more in an ultimate attempt to improve their time.

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5 more minutes (Q3) - The score after the first runs:

  • Hamilton 1,24,616
  • Bottas 1,24,766
  • Verstappen 1.25.763
  • Stroll 1,25,985
  • Leclerc 1.26.047
  • Vettel 1.26,339
  • Norris 1.26.456
  • Sainz 1.26,654
  • Ocon 1.26,707
  • Ricciardo 1.27.029
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    Another 6 minutes (Q3) - Verstappen clocked the third time in his first timed lap, but practice what is that gap to Hamilton's fastest time. The difference between the Brit and the Dutchman is 1.1 seconds.

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    Another 7 minutes (Q3) - Hamilton clocks the fastest time and trumps Bottas with a tenth.

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    Another 8 minutes (Q3) - Verstappen already loses several tenths of the Mercedes drivers in the first sector.

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    12 more minutes (Q3) - The decisive qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Great Britain is underway. Max Verstappen sets off with a fresh set of soft tires.

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    A third place seems to be the maximum achievable for Max Verstappen today. The one second gap to the fastest Mercedes is simply too much.

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    All figures of Q2 in a row.

    Disappointment for Albon and Hulkenberg 馃様 #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 15: 51 - 1 August 2020

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    So close! That one hurts 馃槙 @PierreGASLY sets an identical lap time to Stroll in P10, but will line up P11 as Stroll set his lap first @kvyatofficial finished Q2 in P14 but will drop 5 places tomorrow after a gearbox penalty #AlphaTauri # F1 #BritishGP 馃嚞 馃嚙

    AvatarAvatar Author Scuderia AlphaTauri Moment of places 15: 51 - August 1, 2020

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    FINISH (Q2) - Nico H眉lkenberg and Alex Albon are stranded in Q2. Max Verstappen is third in the decisive qualifying session. Lance Stroll and Pierre Gasly score exactly the same time, but because the Canadian crossed the start-finish earlier, he can continue to Q3. The dropouts: 

    11. Pierre Gasly
    12. Alex Albon
    13. Nico H眉lkenberg
    14. Daniil Kvyat
    15. George Russell

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    3 more minutes (Q2) - It is busy on the track. All cars are still on the road.

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    Another 5 minutes (Q2) - Hamilton takes the second time from Verstappen on the medium band. The score: 

  • Bottas 1.25.015
  • Hamilton 1.25,347
  • Verstappen 1.26,144
  • Leclerc 1.26.203
  • Ocon 1.26,252
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    Another 7 minutes (Q2) - Max Verstappen has got out of his car and seems to think he is safe for Q3. The eight-time Grand Prix winner is in second place with 1.26.144.

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    8 more minutes - The gravel has been swept away. The session is resumed.

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    FL RED FLAG 馃毄 Hamilton's spin sprayed gravel on the track.Marshals are doing their work! #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 15: 36 - 1 August 2020

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    Another 8 minutes (Q2) - If the session is resumed soon, there are still more than eight minutes on the clock. In the danger zone: 

    6. Norris
    7. Vettel
    8. Stroll
    9. Albon
    10. H眉lkenberg

    11. Russell
    12. Hamilton
    13. Ricciardo
    14. Gasly
    15. Kvyat

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    Another 8 minutes (Q2) - Just before Hamilton's spin, Bottas showed what the Mercedes is capable of. The Finn clocked a lap of 1.25.015 and is therefore a full second faster than the rest. 

  • Bottas 1.25.015
  • Verstappen 1.26,144
  • Leclerc 1.26.203
  • Ocon 1.26,252
  • Sainz 1.26,276
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    Another 8 min (Q2) - Code red. The session is stopped because Hamilton has laid quite a lot of gravel on the asphalt with his spin.

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    9 more minutes (Q2) - Hamilton purrs! The Brit makes a rare mistake in his fast lap, but can continue his way.

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    11 more minutes (Q2) - The list of medium tire drivers is large: 

    • Bottas
    • Hamilton 
    • Verstappen
    • Stroll
    • H眉lkenberg
    • Albon
    • Leclerc

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    14 more minutes (Q2) - Max Verstappen, like Albon and H眉lkenberg, will try to reach Q3 on yellow medium tires. The drivers who reach the top ten must start the race on the tire they use in this session.

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    All figures of Q1 in a row.

    5 drivers out, 15 remain ... Q2 coming up shortly #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 15: 25 - 1 August 2020

    Formula 1 an hour ago

    Russell may have to fear a grid penalty. The FIA 鈥嬧媟eports that the Williams driver may have driven too fast during a yellow flag, caused by teammate Latifi, to say the least.

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    鉂 ELIMINATED IN Q1 鉂孧agnussenGiovinazziRaikkonenGrosjeanLatifi 馃攧 #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 15: 21 - 1 August 2020

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    FINISH (Q1) - George Russell reaches Q2 again in his Williams, while teammate Nicholas Latifi finishes last. Max Verstappen is third in the second qualifying session and Valtteri Bottas is the fastest. The dropouts: 

    16. Magnussen
    17. Giovinazzi
    18. R盲ikk枚nen
    19. Grosjean
    20. Latifi

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    Another 1 min (Q1) - Latifi spins in sector 2, creating a yellow flag. Romain Grosjean is one of the drivers who suffer from this.

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    Another 1 min (Q1) - Hamilton is the only rider of the top teams that is still outside. Bottas and Verstappen feel safe and are in the pits.

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    It is busy on the track and it is therefore difficult for the drivers to find a free lap.

    Form an orderly queue ... Drivers trying to free up some clear track for a flying lap #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 15: 13 - 1 August 2020

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    Another 4 minutes (Q1) - In the danger zone: 

    14. Ocon
    15. Russell

    16. Magnussen
    17. R盲ikk枚nen
    18. Giovinazzi
    19. Latifi
    20. Grosjean

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    Another 6 minutes (Q1) - Both Mercedes are improving. Verstappen sends his Red Bull into the pits after one timed lap and is safe for Q2. The position at the top:

  • Bottas 1.25,801
  • Hamilton 1.25,900
  • Verstappen 1.26,115
  • Leclerc 1.26,550
  • Stroll 1,26,555
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    Another 7 minutes (Q1) - In the danger zone: 

    14. Russell
    15. R盲ikk枚nen

    16. Latifi
    17. Magnussen
    18. Grosjean
    19. Giovinazzi
    - Norris

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    Another 8 minutes (Q1) - Verstappen clocked the second time in his first timed lap. Valtteri Bottas is only two hundredths faster than the Dutchman.

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    Another 10 minutes (Q1) - Bottas and Hamilton top the times list old-fashioned. Verstappen is busy with his first fast lap.

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    11 more minutes (Q1) - Verstappen sets off with the soft tire. It is therefore important to finish with the best fifteen drivers in this session.

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    13 more minutes (Q1) - The Mercedes drivers drive outside. Verstappen is still inside. Daniil Kvyat (1.26,819) is the fastest for the time being.

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    18 more minutes (Q1) - Q1 begins! The best fifteen drivers advance to the second qualifying session.

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    It is fourteen degrees colder than yesterday at Silverstone.

    It's A LOT cooler than yesterday 鉀咃笍 #BritishGP 馃嚞馃嚙 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 14: 53 - 1 August 2020

    Formula 1 an hour ago

    The forecast was initially that it would remain dry all weekend, but now there seem to be some showers around Silverstone. The FIA 鈥嬧媏stimates the chance of rain during qualifying at 60 percent.

    We've reached peak Silverstone! 鈽锔忊灐锔忊榿锔 #BritishGP

    AvatarAvatar Author McLaren Moment of places 14: 25 - 1 August 2020

    Formula 1 2 hours ago

    Carlos Sainz keeps himself sharp with a boxing match. Qualifying for the Grand Prix of Great Britain will start at 3 p.m.

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    Quali focus ... on. 馃憡馃 #BritishGP | @ Carlossainz55

    AvatarAvatar Author McLaren Moment of places 14: 35 - 1 August 2020

    Formula 1 2 hours ago

    Mercedes took pole position at Silverstone the last seven times. The final pole sitters for the British Grand Prix:

    • 2019 - Valtteri Bottas - Mercedes
    • 2018 - Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
    • 2017 - Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
    • 2016 - Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
    • 2015 - Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
    • 2014 - Nico Rosberg - Mercedes
    • 2013 - Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
    • 2012 - Fernando Alonso - Ferrari
    • 2011 - Mark Webber - Red Bull
    • 2010 - Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull馃摳

    Formula 1 2 hours ago

    Qualifying results Max Verstappen in Silverstone:

    • 2019 - Fourth
    • 2018 - Fifth
    • 2017 - Fourth
    • 2016 - Third
    • 2015 - Thirteenth (Toro Rosso) 馃摳

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