Valtteri Bottas News
Bottas, quickest in both Friday`s sessions at the Algarve circuit near the southern city of Portimao, lapped with a best effort of one minute 16.654 seconds. Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was 0.026 slower than his Mercedes teammate Bottas on a sunny but cool morning during . Red Bull`s Max Verstappen was third fastest, 0.158 off the pace, with AlphaTauri`s Pierre Gasly -- whose car caught fire on Friday -- fourth on the timesheets.
Valtteri Bottas defeated his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for the pole position at Eifel Grand Prix on Saturday (Oct 10). Bottas, thus earned his third pole of 2020 after a pacy last lap saw him topple teammate Lewis Hamilton for the pole position. Hamilton still has the chance of equaling the great Michael Schumacher's record of 91 career wins on Sunday (Oct 11).
Lewis Hamilton took pole with his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas left ruing yellow flags that gives him a second place start ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix. Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third and his team mate Alex Albon was nearly 0.5 seconds clear of him at fifth. Charles LeClerc ensured that Ferrari have a car in the top five of the grid on their historic 1000th Formula 1 race.
Lewis Hamilton finished ahead of his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Max Verstappen at Belgian Grand Prix. Verstappen, meanwhile, has maintained his record of finishing on the podium at every race he's been classified in this year. Ferrari's struggles continued with both Sebastian Vettel and Charles LeClerc finishing outside of the top 10 and thus gaining no points.
Valtteri Bottas lapped the seven km Spa-Francorchamps track in one minute 44.493 seconds, beating Hamilton by just 0.069 seconds. Hamilton, winner of four of this season`s six races and currently in the form of his life, leads the overall standings by 37 points from Max Verstappen. Bottas, who won the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix in July, is third 43 points behind his team mate Hamilton in overall standings.
Hamilton's best time in FP2 was 1:16.883 with track temperatures around 10 degrees higher than the conditions during FP1 The German driver's time was 0.098s slower than Bottas' session-leading time from earlier in the day Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third, as he was earlier in the day, 0.821s adrift of Hamilton