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Saudi Grand Prix qualifying LIVE: Latest F1 updates as Hamilton and Verstappen take the pole

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Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will look to take a major step towards the F1 title as championship rivals vie for mainstay positions at Saudi Arabia Grand Prix today before the race on Sunday. Mercedes set the pace early in Friday’s training sessions in Jeddah, with Hamilton topping FP1 and teammate Valtteri Bottas leading in FP2 on one wicked fast track at the Corniche Circuit, but Verstappen is not far behind at Red Bull. Indeed, the Dutchman then went on to be the fastest in FP3 on Saturday afternoon, beating Hamilton by two tenths.

Hamilton converted from pole position at the Qatar Grand Prix to cut Verstappen’s championship lead to 8 points last time out and a similar starting position for the penultimate race of the season could be crucial in a lane. brand new street where difficulties can be overcome. The seven-time champion is pleased with Mercedes’ pace but has raised some concerns about his car’s one-round performance, revealing more work is needed ahead of Saturday’s qualifying session.

“I can say we’re not as fast on one lap compared to the others, but our long-term pace doesn’t seem too bad… Who knows what’s going on?” Hamilton said, adding that the Jeddah Corniche Circuit was “unbelievably fast” during Friday’s training sessions. “It was really, really quick,” he said. “But if you can capture the rhythm, it’s great to drive.” Follow all the build and results from qualifying LIVE below:

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Hamilton converted from pole position at the Qatar Grand Prix to cut Verstappen’s championship lead to 8 points last time out and a similar starting position for the penultimate race of the season could be crucial in a lap. Brand new street racing where difficulties can be overcome. The seven-time champion is pleased with Mercedes’ pace but has raised some concerns about his car’s one-round performance, revealing more work is needed ahead of Saturday’s qualifying session.

“I can say we’re not as fast on one lap compared to the others, but our long-term pace doesn’t seem too bad… Who knows what’s going on?” Hamilton said, adding that the Jeddah Corniche Circuit was “unbelievably fast” during Friday’s training sessions. “It was really, really quick,” he said. “But if you can capture the rhythm, it’s great to drive.”

Lawrence OstlereDecember 4, 2021 15:24

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