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Sport Podcast: The talking points after F1 British Grand Prix qualifying

13:26  02 august  2020
13:26  02 august  2020 Source:   autosport.com

Podcast: The hottest talking points from Friday at the British GP

  Podcast: The hottest talking points from Friday at the British GP As the 2020 Formula 1 season enters its second triple-header, there were talking points galore from the Silverstone paddock ahead of the British Grand Prix. After Sergio Perez was tested positive for COVID-19, Racing Point was racing time to get former charge Nico Hulkenberg into the car for first practice.In the meantime, sweltering conditions helped a more solid showing from Red Bull, as Max Verstappen went quickest in FP1 as team-mate Alex Albon was the runner-up in FP2 - but doubts about the stability of the car still linger after Albon's crash at Stowe midway through the session.

talking points after British GP qualifying Autosport Grand Prix editor Alex Kalinauckas is joined by Luke Smith to discuss all the goings on from qualifying ahead Lewis Hamilton recovered from a Q2 spin to take his 91st career pole position in the 2020 British Grand Prix , as Mercedes finished over a

Grand Prix Weekend. PADDOCK PASS: Post- Qualifying at the 2020 British Grand Prix . Check out the video up top as Will Buxton rounds up the driver reaction and storylines from qualifying for the 2020 British Grand Prix – or click here to listen to the podcast version of Paddock Pass on Spotify.

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Lewis Hamilton recovered from a Q2 spin to take his 91st career pole position in the 2020 British Grand Prix, as Mercedes finished over a second clear of the pack.

Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas set the pace in both Q1 and Q2, but couldn't match his team-mate in the decisive final runs as Hamilton set two laps good enough for pole.

The Finn ended up three tenths in arrears, but still comfortably clear of the fastest non-Mercedes, the Red Bull of Max Verstappen in third.

Podcast: F1 British Grand Prix review

  Podcast: F1 British Grand Prix review Formula 1's dramatic start to the 2020 season continued at Silverstone on Sunday as a flurry of late punctures threatened to turn the British Grand Prix on its head .After dominating proceedings throughout the grand prix, Lewis Hamilton was left to limp home on three wheels after a last-lap tyre failure, crossing the line to his seventh - and surely his most heart-stopping - British Grand Prix victory.It was a race that saw Max Verstappen see a chance for victory pass by, Valtteri Bottas take a hit in the championship battle, and Charles Leclerc star for Ferrari by bagging his second podium of the season.

At one point on Friday Alex Albon was looking in great shape at Silverstone, the Thai driver second fastest overall. But then he crashed at Stowe, and his weekend Starved of momentum and unhappy with the balance, he was knocked out of British Grand Prix qualifying in Q2… As a result, he’ll start

Lewis Hamilton will start the British Grand Prix from pole position, the fourth round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship season, at Knocked out at this point was Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri), who set exactly the same time as Stroll in P10 but, crucially, after the Canadian had done so.

Red Bull's disappointing day was compounded by Alex Albon failing to reach Q3, citing a balance problem.

Ferrari meanwhile had its best qualifying of the year with Charles Leclerc starting fourth, although team-mate Sebastian Vettel admitted his weekend "can't get much worse" after struggling to 10th.

Lando Norris's McLaren beat FP2 pace-setter Lance Stroll's Racing Point to fifth while Formula 1 returnee Nico Hulkenberg was another to miss the Q3 cut in the second Racing Point, the German admitting that he hadn't been able to maximise the controversial RP20's potential.

In the latest edition of the Autosport podcast, Grand Prix editor Alex Kalinauckas is joined by Luke Smith to discuss all the goings on from qualifying and look ahead to the race.

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© Red Bull Formula 1 at the Nürburgring: The race will be named after the Eifel region in 2020 Formula 1 will follow in the 2020 season Germany back. However, Hockenheim is not being driven as initially planned, but - as we have already reported - the Nürburgring. Now the date for the Grand Prix and its official name have been set. According to information from 'Motorsport-Total.com', the Nürburgring race for October 11 will be included in the racing calendar of Formula 1 - as the "Grand Prix o

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