On the Silverstone circuit, the drivers compete in the British Grand Prix, the 10th round of the Formula 1 World Championship. The Mercedes, who scored another double in qualifying yesterday with Bottas in pole position, could widen the gap in the general classification. But Ferrari and Leclerc, in particular, can create a surprise in England. Gasly, the Red Bull Frenchman, is also on the lookout. Follow the British GP live.
The two Mercedes have signed the double with pole position for Valtteri Bottas yesterday in qualifying. If they seem in control, Charles Leclerc, with his Ferrari, is not far. Pierre Gasly was reassuring in qualifying just like the Renault team.
Bottas Hamilton headdress on the wire
He could smile at the Finn from Mercedes. He who wanted to get back to Hamilton from Silverstone, is well placed today, signing the tenth pole position of his career for only six thousandths of his teammate. "It's a very good feeling, he amused himself. It was very tight today with Lewis. But I had a good lap, at least good enough to be in pole position. " Hamilton, second at home, recognized him after the session: "My laps have not been good enough for Valtteri. But tomorrow, the race will be long. We can do something very well. "
Leclerc as captain
At the controls of the Ferrari ship, from France, it is Charles Leclerc, third to less than 8 tenths of the Mercedes, on an unfavorable track, it could make smile Monegasque: "We were in the early part of the session, until Mercedes turned the engine button to more powerful. A third place was the best we could aim for today. " Vettel is sixth, after complicated qualifications.
Gasly revives at Red Bull
Fifth, in the wake of his teammate and winner of the last Grand Prix, Max Verstappen, Pierre Gasly savored his return to performance. The Frenchman does not hide it, all this is very good for his morale: "We took a big step forward this weekend, and it was important to qualify well. My last run was not the best, but I have good feelings. Our pace is very good since Friday, and I can not wait to show it in the race. " And why not put yourself at the level of his teammate?
Back in shape for Renault
After the fiasco of Austria, with single-seater out of the shot, the Losange had to be much better in England. Mission accomplished, at least in qualifying, with both cars in the top 10, Ricciardo 7th and Hulkenberg 10th, not to mention Norris 8th on his McLaren with French engine. "It's a good return to the forefront, Daniel Ricciardo analysis. Having both cars at this level was our goal, and 7th is the best result we can get right now. We will try to keep this position in the race, and why not aim better. "
What can we expect in the race?
Mercedes and Leclerc's Ferrari with two Red Bull a little behind, seems to be a likely scenario in the race, especially since the first five start with medium tires. However, Vettel could suffer with his Ferrari, he will leave in soft tires, gums that wear out quickly. Renault and McLaren may have a shot to play, therefore. But the showers could happen …
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