Despite two red-flag periods, the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix saw Mercedes continue its dominant form, clinching their third one-two finish in the coronavirus-delayed 2020 F1 season.
Despite the high loads through the quick corners and the hot weather conditions, most of the drivers experienced better tyre durability at yesterday’s Tuscan Grand Prix than expected based on the Friday analysis.
Despite celebrating their 1000th race in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship at today's Tuscan Grand Prix, there was no champagne for Scuderia Ferrari to spray. Instead, it was Mercedes once again to dominate every minute of the Mugello race.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas enjoyed a near-perfect day for Mercedes, though Bottas might be left wondering what could've been. Alexander Albon secured third place after a strong final 10 laps following second race stoppage.
Renault junior driver Christian Lungaard claimed his second win in the 2020 FIA F2 season, beating Louis Deletraz. Red Bull protégé Juri Vips finished on the F2 podium for the first time.
After 11 weeks of remarkable racing and non-stop drama, Prema driver Oscar Piastri has secured the crown with a tally of 164 points, three ahead of Theo Pourchaire. Logan Sargeant fell just four points short in third.
Following a thrilling Italian Grand Prix, teams and driver stayed in Italy, making a short trip from Monza to Scarperia e San Piero for the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix on the Ferrari-owned Mugello circuit.
Formula One’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli is unsure over the best possible race strategy for today’s Tuscan Grand Prix with different variations being on the table.
In a dramatic finish to the Mugello F2 feature race, Hitech Grand Prix driver Nikita Mazepin scored his second Formula 2 victory ahead of his teammate Luca Ghiotto and Charouz Racing System’s Louis Delétraz.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for Sunday's race at Mugello, topping Bottas by just 0.059s. Verstappen ended up third while Charles Leclerc saved the day for Ferrari by going 5th fastest in the Scuderia's 1000th Grand Prix weekend.