Max Verstappen did what many believed was impossible and beat both Mercedes fair and square. With a different strategy and aggresive driving, he emerged in front, finishing comfortably ahead of Hamilton and Bottas.
Following a late-race collision between Robert Shwartzman and Mick Schumacher, Red Bull-backed driver Yuki Tsunoda crossed the finish line first to take his first ever F2 triumph.
Formula One’s sole tyre supplier Pirelli advises teams to choose from a wide range of two-stop strategies, indicating that a one-stop would be a rather dangerous choice.
The qualifying session for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix saw Mercedes lock out the front row for another occasion. The surprise was, however, the returning Nico Hülkenberg who propelled his Mercedes-inspired Racing Point to third place on the grid.
Ferrari-backed UNI Virtuosi driver Callum Ilott won the feature race at Silverstone in a commanding manner by nursing his tyres perfectly. Christian Lungaard and Jack Aitken completed the podium in the race nine of the 2020 F2 championship.
Qualifying at Silverstone was again a Mercedes affair, but contrary to 7 days ago, Valtteri Bottas didn't miss the opportunity and beat teammate Hamilton by 0.063s. Racing Point's Hulkenberg qualified third quickest.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes firmly in front in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the 70th Anniversary race in Silverstone. Lando Norris was the closest challenger with a fastest lap on medium tyres.
Racing Point Team Principal Otmar Szafnauer has expressed his displease regarding today’s verdict on the legality of the brake ducts of his outfit’s 2020 F1 car.
Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff has expressed his displease with the way that his team has been treated by the Commerical Rights Holder over the course of the discussions on the new Concorde Agreement.
Following last weekend’s British Grand Prix, Formula One drivers and teams stayed at Silverstone for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, Round 5 of the curtailed 2020 F1 season.