Styrian Grand Prix LIVE: Latest F1 updates from Austria as Lewis Hamilton starts on pole

Follow the latest updates live from the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring as Lewis Hamilton starts from pole position in a bid to win his first race of the 2020 F1 season.

The reigning world champion produced an incredible lap in qualifying to take pole position by a mammoth 1.2s, but he’s joined on the front row by Max Verstappen in a Red Bull that has a lot of making up to do after last weekend’s double-retirement for the home team. The top order is shaken up somewhat though by the rain-sodden qualifying session, meaning Carlos Sainz starts in third in the McLaren with world championship leader Valtteri Bottas only able to qualify in fourth.

There have been a fair few grid penalties applied, with Lando Norris dropping from sixth to ninth and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc seeing an already-disappointing 11th worsen to 14th after he was found to have blocked Daniil Kvyat in qualifying, with Antonio Giovinazzi also dropping to thee back of the grid after a gearbox change on his Alfa Romeo. Lights out is scheduled for 2:10pm, and you can follow lap-by-lap updates live below.

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Lewis Hamilton takes a knee before Styrian GP as four drivers remain standing

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1 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1min 19.273secs

2 Max Verstappen (Ned) Red Bull 1:20.489

3 Carlos Sainz (Spa) McLaren 1:20.671

4 Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Mercedes GP 1:20.701

5 Esteban Ocon (Fra) Renault 1:20.922

6 Alexander Albon (Tha) Red Bull 1:20.011

7 Pierre Gasly (Fra) Scuderia AlphaTauri 1:21.028

8 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Renault 1:21.192

9. Lando Norris (Gbr) McLaren 1:20.925 +three-place grid penalty

10 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 1:21.651

11 George Russell (Gbr) Williams 1:19.636

12 Lance Stroll (Can) Racing Point 1:19.645

13 Daniil Kyvat (Rus) Scuderia AlphaTauri 1:19.717

14 Charles Leclerc (Mon) Ferrari 1:19.628

15 Kevin Magnussen (Den) Haas F1 1:20.211

16 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Alfa Romeo Racing 1:21.372

17 Sergio Perez (Mex) Racing Point 1:21.607

18 Nicholas Latifi (Can) Williams 1:21.759

19 Antonio Giovinazzi (Ita) Alfa Romeo Racing 1:21.831 + five-place grid penalty

20 Romain Grosjean (Fra) Haas F1 No Time – starting from pit lane

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Supreme lap from Lewis Hamilton secures Styrian Grand Prix pole position

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When is it?

The Styrian Grand Prix takes place across 10-12 July 2020.

What time does each session start?

FRIDAY

Free practice 1: 10am – 11:30am BST

Free practice 2: 2pm – 3:30pm BST

SATURDAY

Free practice 3: 11am – 12pm BST

Qualifying: 2pm – 3pm BST

SUNDAY

Race: 2:10pm – 4:10pm BST

How can I watch it?

All European races will be held behind closed doors, meaning that the only way fans will be able to see the action is on television.

In the UK, Sky Sports continue to hold the exclusive rights for F1, with Channel 4 only able to show the British Grand Prix later in the year.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can purchase a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

Starting grid

1 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) Mercedes GP 1min 19.273secs

2 Max Verstappen (Ned) Red Bull 1:20.489

3 Carlos Sainz (Spa) McLaren 1:20.671

4 Valtteri Bottas (Fin) Mercedes GP 1:20.701

5 Esteban Ocon (Fra) Renault 1:20.922

6 Alexander Albon (Tha) Red Bull 1:20.011

7 Pierre Gasly (Fra) Scuderia AlphaTauri 1:21.028

8 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Renault 1:21.192

9. Lando Norris (Gbr) McLaren 1:20.925 +three-place grid penalty

10 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Ferrari 1:21.651

11 George Russell (Gbr) Williams 1:19.636

12 Lance Stroll (Can) Racing Point 1:19.645

13 Daniil Kyvat (Rus) Scuderia AlphaTauri 1:19.717

14 Charles Leclerc (Mon) Ferrari 1:19.628

15 Kevin Magnussen (Den) Haas F1 1:20.211

16 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Alfa Romeo Racing 1:21.372

17 Sergio Perez (Mex) Racing Point 1:21.607

18 Nicholas Latifi (Can) Williams 1:21.759

19 Romain Grosjean (Fra) Haas F1 No Time

20 Antonio Giovinazzi (Ita) Alfa Romeo Racing 1:21.831 + five-place grid penalty

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