Lewis Hamilton “had no idea” that his charge from 20th to fifth in Sao Paulo Grand Prix sprint qualifying would be possible
Valtteri Bottas claimed pole for the Sao Paulo Grand Prix by passing Max Verstappen at the start and winning sprint qualifying. Team mate Lewis Hamilton salvaged fifth from last on the grid.
Valtteri Bottas admitted it was “not my lucky day” in Mexico after a series of calamities left the pole-winner 15th at the finish.
The controversial collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen on the first lap of yesterday’s British Grand Prix was deemed a racing incident by several of their rivals.
Lewis Hamilton has met with Britain’s ambassador to Bahrain to raise concerns over the human rights situation in the country.
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has said teams agreed to postpone 2021 regulations last week in order to strengthen the sport, while Mercedes themselves remain unconfirmed in F1 beyond 2020.