No one seems to be able to stop Lewis Hamilton. For the third time in four races this season, the six-time world champion will start from pole position. By setting a time of 1’25 “303 this Saturday ahead of his Finnish teammate, Valtteri Bottas (+ 0”313), the Briton took the record for the best time on the legendary English circuit of Silverstone. Sunday afternoon, Lewis Hamilton will have the opportunity to get a little closer to another record: that of the number of victories held by Michael Schumacher (91 against 86 for Hamilton).
Max Verstappen (RedBull), yet author of the third time, is relegated to more than a second from Lewis Hamilton (+ 1”022). Proof of the indisputable domination of the silver arrows. In difficulty since the Austrian Grand Prix, Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) signs his best qualifying result this season and will start from fourth position (+ 1”124). His teammate, Sebastian Vettel, did not do better than the tenth time (+ 2”036).
The only Frenchman to enter Q3, Esteban Ocon (Renault) set the fastest tricolor time in 1’26 “209 and will start from 9th place. Pierre Gasly, his compatriot from AlphaTauri, will start two places behind him, in 11th position At the wheel of his Hass, Romain Grosjean will start from 18th place.