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My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of all developments at the Grand Prix of Portugal this weekend.

Lots of fun!

  • GP Portugal

  • Verstappen third in VT3

  • Bottas fastest

  • 3:00 pm: Qualification

a few seconds ago reporters Joost Nederpelt and Patrick Moeke look ahead to the Grand Prix of Portugal with presenter Bas Scharwachter.

New F1 circuit: 'It will just be Verstappen against Mercedes again'

22 minutes ago

At 3 p.m. we will qualify in Portimão at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve.

The last polesitters in Portugal, when the Grand Prix was still held at Estoril:

  • 1996 - Damon Hill - Williams 📸

  • 1995 - David Coulthard - Williams

  • 1994 - Gerhard Berger - Ferrari

  • 1993 - Damon Hill - Williams

  • 1992 - Nigel Mansell - Williams

  • 1991 - Ricardo Patrese - Williams

an hour ago

All figures of the third free practice in a row.

Verstappen concedes a tenth on Bottas' fastest time.

The full FP3 rundown 👀 #PortugueseGP 🇵🇹 # F1


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an hour ago

Verstappen is close behind Mercedes drivers in last practice Portimão

Max Verstappen finishes third in the last free practice for the Grand Prix of Portugal.

Only Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton are slightly faster than the Dutchman.

It is striking that Verstappen records his fastest time on the medium band.

He has ridden on soft rubber, but does not improve on it.

Hamilton and Bottas do clock their fastest times on the red belt.

an hour ago

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