F1 Styrian GP Live Commentary and Updates - FP3 and qualifying
By: Haydn Cobb, Megan White, Jake Boxall-Legge
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Here's the report from qualifying - we'll see you tomorrow for the race! Take care.
10:04 But that's Verstappen's pole - his lap in the 1m03s remains untouched! Bottas will shuffle to fifth in tomorrow's race - giving us a Norris-Perez row two!
10:03 Hamilton had a very iffy lap and went wide at Turn 9! Bottas then leaps ahead of Hamilton, with Gasly grabbing fourth until Norris usurps him!
10:02 Speaking of Tsunoda, he moves up to P8 once more - as Leclerc cements P7 for the time being.
10:01 Bottas didn't particularly like encountering Tsunoda into Turn 4 - "F***ing Tsunoda - f***ing idiot".
09:59 Round 2 of Q3 coming up. All except Stroll now hit the circuit.
09:58 Stroll, yet to set a time, now goes up to eighth place - beating Tsunoda and Alonso there.
09:57 Hamilton gets closer with a 1m04.067s, halving his deficit to Verstappen.
09:56 Norris went P3, so far quicker than Bottas and Perez.
09:55 Big statement from Verstappen, 0.4s faster than Hamilton's opener.
09:55 Gasly posts a 1m04.453s - but Verstappen now posts a 1m03.841s to go top!!
09:54 Tsunoda's up to P2, a 1m04.980s. Not his fastest lap.
09:53 So, that's a solid benchmark up on the wall - what do the others have?
09:52 Hamilton's opening gambit is a 1m04.205s, his fastest lap of the session thus far.
09:51 Hamilton has the circuit to himself at the moment, or at least, until Tsunoda decides he wants in.
09:50 Here we are - Q3 hath begun.
09:47 Into Q3: Perez, Norris, Gasly, Verstappen, Bottas, Hamilton, Alonso, Tsunoda, Leclerc, Stroll.
09:45 Just 0.008s between Stroll and Russell on those laps - one has a Q3 spot, the other has free tyre choice for tomorrow.