- Max Verstappen qualifies second, Valtteri Bottas third
- Sprint race on Saturday will decide pole for Sunday’s grand prix
Lewis Hamilton will start at the front of the grid for Formula One’s historic first sprint qualifying race at the British Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen into second with Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas third.
With qualifying held on Friday evening at Silverstone, Hamilton put in a superb run to take the top spot for the race which will decide pole position for Sunday’s grand prix at Silverstone.