Good morning and welcome to the Formula 1 live blog on NU.nl. My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed about the third free practice and the qualification at Silverstone. Lots of fun!

  • 70th Anniversary GP
  • LIVE: VT3
  • 3:00 pm: Qualification

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Akkefietje with Stroll costs Verstappen top time in third training Silverstone

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The incident between Verstappen and Stroll in pictures.

🤬🗯️ '#! @% !, How can you be so blind?' Lance Stroll does not see a fast Max Verstappen coming and the Dutchman has to fully anchor 😬 # ZiggoSportF1 # F1 # F170 🇬🇧

AvatarAvatar Author Ziggo Sport F1 Moment of places 12: 58 - August 8, 2020

Formula 13 minutes ago

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff forgets for a moment that he is wearing a mouth mask.

Meanwhile in the garage ... 🤔😂

AvatarAvatar Author Mercedes-AMG F1 Moment of places 12: 51 - August 8, 2020

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Another 4 minutes - Verstappen improves and jump from the ninth to the seventh fastest time. The gap to Hamilton's fastest time is eight tenths.

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7 more minutes - Verstappen is the fastest of everyone in the first sector, but is then greatly hindered by Lance Stroll. "What a huge jerk, Jesus Christ", says the Dutchman over the on-board radio. "How the hell can you be so blind?"

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Another 11 minutes - Hamilton is one and a half tenths under Bottas' time. The score:

  • Hamilton 1,26,261
  • Bottas 1,26,784
  • Norris 1,27,202
  • Leclerc 1,27,328
  • Ocon 1,27,496
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    Another 12 minutes - Verstappen is back on the road with a new set of soft tires. The Dutchman occupies sixth place and is eight tenths behind Bottas' fastest time.

    Formula 1 19 minutes ago

    Another 15 minutes - Bottas refers Norris back to second place. The Finn improves the fastest time by no less than four tenths. The track is getting faster and faster. 

  • Bottas 1,26,784
  • Norris 1,27,202
  • Hamilton 1.27.280
  • Leclerc 1,27,328
  • Verstappen 1.27,615
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    Another 18 minutes - Leclerc also improves and jumps into the top three. 

  • Norris 1,27,202
  • Hamilton 1.27.280
  • Leclerc 1,27,328
  • Bottas 1,27,462
  • Verstappen 1.27,615
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    19 more minutes - Striking! Lando Norris clocked the fastest time on medium tires, while all other drivers drove on the soft tire. The wind has dropped slightly, so it may be because the track is getting faster.

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    Another 23 minutes - Verstappen improves in his second timed lap, while Lewis Hamilton has set the fastest time shortly before. The score:

  • Hamilton 1.27.280
  • Bottas 1,27,462
  • Verstappen 1.27,615
  • Hülkenberg 1,27,692
  • Gasly 1,28,040
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    Another 28 minutes - The stand:

  • Bottas 1,27,462
  • Hamilton 1,27,526
  • Verstappen 1,27,702
  • Gasly 1,28,040
  • Stroll 1,28,202
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    Another 30 minutes - "That first sector was completely worthless", says Max Verstappen, who admits only two tenths to the fastest time of Valtteri Bottas in that same lap.

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    Another 33 minutes - And there is Max Verstappen. The eight-time Grand Prix winner sets off with a fresh set of soft tires.

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    Another 34 minutes - Valtteri Bottas clocked the fastest time. With 1.27.509 he is half a second faster than Pierre Gasly (second).

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    Another 37 minutes - Max Verstappen is now in his car and will go outside shortly.

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    Another 41 minutes - It is a quiet start to this training. Only four drivers have recorded a time.

  • Leclerc 1,28,346
  • Norris 1,28,379
  • Vettel 1,28,954
  • Sainz 1.29.175
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    Another 45 minutes - The wind is a lot harder than yesterday over Silverstone. "And because of that, the track has become much slower," Ferrari tells Charles Leclerc.

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    Another 48 minutes - Lando Norris is the first driver to clock a time: 1.29.236.

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    Another 55 minutes - Max Verstappen is standing next to his car and makes no move to drive. Traditionally, the Dutchman takes the third training calmly.

    Formula 1 an hour ago

    Another 60 minutes - The last free practice for the anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone is on its way.

    Formula 1 an hour ago

    With a temperature of 25 degrees it is pleasant summer weather in England.

    Sun-soaked Silverstone 😍☀️ # F170 🇬🇧 # F1

    AvatarAvatar Author Formula 1 Moment of publication 11: 58 - 8 August 2020

    Formula 1 an hour ago

    The last time Mercedes did not take pole at Silverstone, Lewis Hamilton was still in service for McLaren. Is that statistic going to change today? The dress rehearsal for the qualification is scheduled for 12.00 with the third free practice.

    The last time that @ MercedesAMGF1 didn't start on pole position at Silverstone, Lewis Hamilton was still driving for @ McLarenF1 🤯 # F170 #TeamMercedes

    AvatarAvatar Author Team Mercedes Moment of places 11: 29 - 8 August 2020

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    At noon we will watch the third free practice at Silverstone. Before that, listen to our podcast:

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