Lando Norris had his team update him on George Russell’s progress on slick tyres on the radio as he took pole position at Sochi.
Nikita Mazepin explained how he ended up almost four seconds slower than his team mate in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says his collision with the pit wall during qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix was unrelated to the championship situation.
Max Verstappen believes Williams deserve more credit for the performance of their FW43B chassis after the team took a second top-three place on the grid for this weekend’s race.
Valtteri Bottas said he lost the opportunity to do a second flying lap on dry tyres in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix because of the time he lost waiting for his team mate’s car to be repaired.
The first driver to gamble on slick tyres in F1’s rain-hit Russian Grand Prix qualifying session revealed the switch came about through a miscommunication.
Carlos Sainz Jnr was pleased to secure second on the grid for the Russian Grand Prix with a “good lap on the limit” despite being one of the first drivers to take the chequered flag.
Lewis Hamilton apologised to his team after a costly error in the pits ended his chances of taking pole position for the Russian Grand Prix.
Lando Norris had doubts that his switch to slick tyres would pay off before setting the time which put him on pole position for the Russian Grand Prix.
Lando Norris took his maiden pole position in his Formula 1 career by making the best work out of a drying track after Lewis Hamilton spun.
Lando Norris leads the provisional grid for the 2021 Russian Grand Prix ahead of Carlos Sainz Jnr and George Russell.
Anti-doping sanctions mean there will be no pre-race performance of the Russian national anthem at Sochi this weekend. Dieter Rencken brings more stories from the paddock.
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Formula 1 has confirmed its final practice session for the Russian Grand Prix will not go ahead due to heavy rain at the Sochi Autodrom.
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Heavy ran at Sochi forced the postponement of Formula 2’s opening race this morning but Formula 1’s afternoon qualifying session may still go ahead.
Ferrari will provide their power unit upgrade to Carlos Sainz Jnr in the near future but their customers expect not to receive it this year.
Red Bull’s decision to fit a new power unit to Max Verstappen’s car may prompt Mercedes to do the same with Lewis Hamilton’s.
Newly-crowned Formula 3 champion Dennis Hauger admitted he had doubts about his abilities after his disappointing 2020 campaign in the series.
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes must make the most of the opportunity offered by Max Verstappen starting this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix from the back of the grid.