Daniel Ricciardo says Renault’s improvement at Sochi has been achieved by pushing the car’s set-up out of its “comfort zone”.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner praised Max Verstappen’s “smart” tactics in qualifying after he used a slipstream from Valtteri Bottas to beat the Mercedes driver to second on the grid.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2020 Russian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton goes into the Russian Grand Prix at a strategic disadvantage because he wasn’t able to take his preferred choice of tyres in Q2.
Alexander Albon said he has “some work to do” after qualifying almost a second slower than his team mate at Sochi Autodrom.
Lewis Hamilton said qualifying at Sochi was “one of the worst” sessions he’s ever had, despite taking pole position.
Max Verstappen said the qualifying lap which secured his front row start in the Russian Grand Prix was one of the best of his career so far.
Valtteri Bottas said he “doesn’t get” why he was unable to keep pace with team mate Lewis Hamilton in the final stage of qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton and the three other drivers who were investigated for running wide at turn two have all been cleared.
Lewis Hamilton and three other drivers are under investigation for infringing a track limits rule which was changed this morning in Sochi.
Lewis Hamilton came close to being eliminated in Q2 but bounced back to claim pole position for the Russian Grand Prix. However he is under investigation for an infringement in Q1.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen.
Sergio Perez has admitted he learned he would lose his seat at Racing Point to Sebastian Vettel because he overheard team owner Lawrence Stroll discussing it on the telephone.
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Sergio Perez has accepted he was mistaken to claim Racing Point are “hiding” aspects of their car’s development from him, according to the team’s technical director Andrew Green.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in third practice at Sochi Autodrom, beating team mate Valtteri Bottas for the first time this weekend.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he spoke to F1 about the CEO role but Ferrari would not have accepted him taking the job.
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Racing Point say the exact cause of Lance Stroll’s heavy crash in the Tuscan Grand Prix remains unclear.
The fight for pole position will be between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas – but at Sochi they may prefer to start second.