• Verstappen admits Red Bull lacking pace in Qatar

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    Max Verstappen missed out on pole position for the Qatar Grand Prix after falling almost half a second away from the target time set by his main title rival Lewis Hamilton in Saturday's qualifying session.
    Verstappen started the weekend quickest in first practice on Friday, but since then has struggled to stay in touch with the improving Mercedes drivers.
    Valtteri Bottas was quickest in the rest of the practice sessions, but when it came to qualifying it was Hamilton who was the undoubted star of the show as he topped all three rounds on Saturday evening.
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  • Hamilton overcomes illness for 'beautiful' pole

    Hamilton overcomes illness for 'beautiful' pole

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    Lewis Hamilton was celebrating pole position for the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix after showing a clean pair of heels to Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas in Saturday's twilight qualifying session at Losail International Circuit.
    It was especially sweet for the reigning world champion after he admitted struggling to find the right set-up on Friday when he reported that "I'm definitely not close", when he was also suffering from a stomach upset.
    "Yesterday was a really difficult day for me, actually," Hamilton told former F1 driver David Coulthard in parc ferme after the end of the floodlit...
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  • Hamilton too quick for Verstappen in Qatar qualifying

    Hamilton too quick for Verstappen in Qatar qualifying

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    Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton claimed his 102nd Formula 1 pole position by an impressive margin from Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas in Saturday evening's qualifying for the Qatar GP.
    Hamilton was almost half a second ahead of his Red Bull rival as he bids to close the 14 point gap between them in the 2021 drivers championship, making this week's race result potentially crucial in deciding the outcome.
    A number of top drivers failed to make it into the top ten pole shootout, with Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc and Daniel Ricciardo all missing the cut at the end of Q2.
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  • Bottas and Hamilton top final practice in Qatar

    Bottas and Hamilton top final practice in Qatar

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    Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton led the charge ahead of qualifying in Qatar, the Mercedes duo trading places during the final practice session.
    Red Bull's Max Verstappen could only get within 0.341s of the leading pair, the Dutchman's car spending a considerable amount of time in its garage, its rear wing DRS actuator the scrutiny of the bulls' crews.
    AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly concluded the session foruth while Sergio Perez and Ferrari's Carlos Sainz rounded out the top six.
    2021 Qatar GP Free Practice 3 - Results
    While the sky was overcast, Qatar was still basking in warm temperatures...
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