Mercedes are concerned by the threat Max Verstappen poses from third on the grid, but the fast-starting Racing Points behind him could spoil the Red Bull driver’s day.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two in qualifying ahead of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez. However Sebastian Vettel again failed to make the cut for Q3.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen.
Lewis Hamilton headed the final practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix which was brought to an early end after Esteban Ocon crashed while trying to avoid Kevin Magnussen.
Drivers may opt for two-stop strategies on Sunday to avoid the hard compound tyres which, in the words of one racer “deserve no place on a Formula 1 car”.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas formed the usual Mercedes one-two in second practice, and were followed by drivers from six different teams.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat team mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time as practice began for the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc were RaceFans’ Star Performers of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix while Sebastian Vettel struggled again. Here’s why.
Max Verstappen capitalised on Mercedes’ unexpected tyre problems at Silverstone to score a surprise victory and overtake Valtteri Bottas as the closest challenger to Lewis Hamilton.
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Kevin Magnussen has been given two penalty points on his licence for his incident with Nicholas Latifi at Stowe during today’s race.
The 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix in pictures.
Lewis Hamilton maintained his championship lead after finishing second in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, while Max Verstappen moved up to second place.
Max Verstappen won the 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix for Red Bull-Honda ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Will anyone risk completing Sunday’s race with just one pit stop? And will Pirelli’s softer tyres go the distance after last week’s dramatic failures.