Max Verstappen's title challenge was blown slightly off course as a deleted lap time handed pole position at the Portuguese Grand Prix to Valtteri Bottas.
A rare Lewis Hamilton error did not prove too costly as he expertly recovered to finish second behind Max Verstappen at Imola
Max Verstappen had claimed the previous two F1 pole positions, but he ended up behind Lewis Hamilton and Sergio Perez at Imola.
After a mixed debut season last year, India's F1 hopeful Jehan finds himself third in the Formula 2 standings after the first round in Bahrain
Max Verstappen missed out on a season-opening victory in Bahrain and must now respond as Lewis Hamilton pursues a career first at Imola.
Lewis Hamilton was thrilled to come out on top in a dramatic Bahrain Grand Prix, which he labelled as one of the toughest F1 races he has had in some time.
For the first time since 2015, Lewis Hamilton won the season-opening Grand Prix, having held off a furious attack from Max Verstappen in Bahrain
Max Verstappen is the fastest driver in Formula One at the start of the 2021 season, a development Lewis Hamilton feels is by design.
Verstappen earned his fourth career pole to deny Hamilton his 99th, edging out the world champion by .39 seconds on his final attempt.
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The 22-year-old created history last month, when he successfully culminated his maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship with a well-deserved victory
Perez, who will replace Alexander Albon, became Mexico's first F1 winner in 50 years with his victory at the Sakhir Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton was unable to gain any ground on pole-sitter Max Verstappen, who enjoyed a comfortable victory in Abu Dhabi
In another season lacking surprises, Max Verstappen raised eyebrows by snatching his first pole position of the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Max Verstappen snatched his first pole position of the season ahead of Mercedes duo Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez fought from the back of the field to claim a maiden Formula One win as a bungled pit stop from Mercedes cost George Russell.
Lewis Hamilton has already won the world title, but he continued to torment his rivals with a comfortable win in Bahrain.
David Coulthard says the "exceptional" Lewis Hamilton is "arguably one of the best drivers" in Formula One history.
Honda has powered Red Bull since 2019, but next season will be its last as it announced its decision to withdraw from Formula One
Austrian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen has won the last two races at the Red Bull Ring, but he comes up against a dominant Mercedes outfit this time