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Verstappen puts Red Bull on top ahead of qualifying

Max Verstappen offered a glimpse of Red Bull's true pace in final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, finishing 0.2s quicker than Lewis Hamilton.

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Norris spins into gravel trap in FP3

Lando Norris recovers well after going wide and into the gravel trap at the Spanish Grand Prix.

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Verstappen goes fastest in FP3

Max Verstappen looks set to grab pole position in qualifying after fastest lap in FP3 at the Spanish Grand Prix.

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PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX

RACE

Hamilton vs. Verstappen is getting better with every race

It wasn't a classic, but the Portuguese Grand Prix showed the mutual respect developing between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen and just how closely matched the two drivers could be all season.

Hamilton makes race-winning pass on Bottas

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Raikkonen race over after Giovinazzi collision

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PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX

QUALIFYING

Bottas on pole without being fastest at Portimao

After a disastrous Emilia Romagna Grand Prix two weeks ago, Valtteri Bottas bounced back at the first opportunity to take pole position for Saturday's Portuguese Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.

Hamilton, Verstappen set for tight fight again at Portuguese Grand Prix

For the third race weekend this season, it looks like a close battle is brewing between Mercedes and Red Bull -- which should mean another box office Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen tussle.

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Will F1's new sprint qualifying format improve the show?

Formula One has decided to shake up its qualifying format at three races this year in a bid to improve the show. We take a look at what's changing and whether it will have the desired effect...

F1 approves qualifying sprint race for three 2021 events

Formula One will replace the traditional qualifying format with a sprint race at Silverstone, Monza and a third event this season.

How will a qualifying sprint race work to determine the grid?

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