Valtteri Bottas beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position by seven thousandths of a second in Portugal. The Red Bull pair start behind them.
Max Verstappen led the final practice session for the Portuguese Grand Prix, lapping two-tenths of a second faster than Lewis Hamilton.
After Friday’s sessions, Mercedes and Red Bull look as strong as expected but the midfield order has been shaken up by a rising Alpine and struggling AlphaTauri.
Mercedes were quickest in second practice for the Portuguese Grand Prix, but unlike in the first session Lewis Hamilton was the driver who led the way.
After George Russell said he will consider the Mercedes drivers as his team mates, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said their four drivers do not co-operate across teams.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix where Callum Ilott finally had his first run in an official F1 session.
Valtteri Bottas led a close first practice session at the Autodromo do Algarve in Portugal, pipping Max Verstappen’s Red Bull by two-hundredths of a second.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix, where Daniil Kvyat is back in the paddock with Alpine.
Yuki Tsunoda owned up to his errors in a messy second F1 race weekend at Imola, which he admitted gave him trouble sleeping.
Lando Norris, Charles Leclerc and Pierre Gasly were RaceFans Star Performers of the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. Here’s why plus our verdict on the full field.
Despite being lapped at one stage, Lewis Hamilton ensured he kept the championship lead as Max Verstappen won a wet and wild Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
In the round-up: Tsunoda says his Imola mistakes were “really not acceptable” • Formula E reveals altered Valencia layout • Nurburgring and Istanbul tipped as F1 track substitutes
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Having slipped up in Bahrain, Red Bull’s tactics were spot on at Imola. But the drivers who started the race on wet tyres quickly realised they’d made a mistake.
Max Verstappen dominated the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, which was split into two by a huge crash, while Lewis Hamilton recovered from a low-speed crash to take second.
Lewis Hamilton retains the championship lead by a point ahead of Max Verstappen after the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris.
The 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in pictures.
Taking out the talk of rain, there’s very much a sense that “anything can happen” in the Emilia-Romagna GP, and one of those outcomes could be a Sergio Perez win.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.