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Mexico City Grand Prix Qualifying Facts & Stats: Bottas continues his qualifying hot streak

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
An astonishing Mexico City Grand Prix qualifying session saw Valtteri Bottas take pole ahead of team mate Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes ended a long drought at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Here are the facts and stats from Saturday's scintillating session...
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Perez explains how his final Q3 run came undone as he targets maiden home podium

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Sergio Perez left hearts in mouths when he went off track in his final run of qualifying, leaving him a personal-best P4 on the grid for his first Mexico City Grand Prix for Red Bull. But he’s still gunning for a first-ever home F1 podium to put the crowd on their feet on Sunday.
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'It’s a real surprise' – Hamilton stunned as Mercedes outpace Red Bull to lock out front row in Mexico

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
When Valtteri Bottas crossed the line at Mexico City to take his 19th career pole position, not only did it stun the fans watching around the world, but also his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton – the defending champion amazed that the Silver Arrows locked out the front row ahead of the heavily-fancied Red Bulls.
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HIGHLIGHTS: All the action from qualifying as Mercedes spring a shock in Mexico

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
See how the action unfolded at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez...
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‘It was a joy to drive’ – Bottas hails ‘one of my best laps’ after surprise Mexico City GP pole

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Mercedes pulled off a shock result in qualifying for the Mexico City Grand Prix, claiming a front-row lock-out to overturn Red Bull’s early weekend momentum. But it was the team’s outgoing driver Valtteri Bottas, rather than title protagonist Lewis Hamilton, who took pole, with a lap the Finn claimed was one of his best ever.
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QUALIFYING: Mercedes shock Red Bull as Bottas takes pole ahead of Hamilton in Mexico

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Valtteri Bottas soaked up the pressure and ripped up the formbook to take a sensational pole position for the Mexico City Grand Prix, as his Mercedes team upset the odds and outpaced favourites Red Bull.
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WATCH: Lance Stroll brings out the red flags with Q1 crash in Mexico City GP qualifying

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Lance Stroll brought out the red flags in the first few minutes of qualifying in Mexico City after he lost control of his car at the final corner at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Catch up on the key moments from final practice in Mexico City

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Home hero Sergio Perez topped the time sheets in FP3 – but can he translate that pace into qualifying?
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FP3: Red Bull lay down marker as Perez heads Verstappen in final practice for Mexico City GP

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
A delighted home crowd watched as local hero Sergio Perez gave himself a confidence boost ahead of qualifying for the Mexico City Grand Prix, going fastest in Free Practice 3 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez ahead of team mate Max Verstappen – the pair over half a second clear of their rivals Mercedes.
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Norris and Ocon to join Stroll and Tsunoda in starting from the back of the grid in Mexico after taking new PU elements

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
McLaren's Lando Norris will start the Mexico City Grand Prix from the back of the grid having taken new Mercedes power unit components on Saturday. He will be joined at the rear of the field by Alpine's Esteban Ocon and two other drivers on Sunday.
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5 things we learned from Friday practice for the Mexico City GP

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Lawrence Barretto crunches the data after Friday's running in the Mexico City Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
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F1 extends Chinese Grand Prix contract to 2025

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Formula 1 has extended its contract with the Chinese Grand Prix, in a move that will keep the championship visiting Shanghai until 2025.
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What the teams said – Friday in Mexico

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
The drivers and teams report back on all the action from a busy Friday practice from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez at the Formula 1 Gran Premio De La Ciudad De Mexico 2021...
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FIA Friday press conference - Mexico

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
TEAM REPRESENTATIVES (Part One): Laurent Mekies (Ferrari), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing) (Part Two): Franz TOST (AlphaTauri), Laurent ROSSI (Alpine)
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Leclerc and Sainz pinpoint AlphaTauri threat after ‘challenging’ Friday in Mexico for Ferrari

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Ferrari managed top-six finishes in both Friday practice sessions but their start to the Mexico City GP weekend wasn’t as smooth as they would have liked – with Charles Leclerc facing engine issues and Carlos Sainz admitting that the Scuderia left some performance on the table. Furthermore, both drivers agreed that AlphaTauri’s pace was worrying…
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HIGHLIGHTS: All the action from second practice for the Mexico City Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Mercedes locked out the top of the time sheets in first practice for the Mexico City Grand Prix on Friday morning, but in the afternoon session Red Bull hit back, as Max Verstappen went quickest by almost half a second...
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AS IT HAPPENED: Follow all the action from qualifying for the Mexico City Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 01:00
Live coverage of Saturday's qualifying session for the Mexico City Grand Prix.
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2021 Mexico City Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures

F1Fanatic - Sat, 11/06/2021 - 22:42
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix.
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“It’s not Yuki’s fault”: AlphaTauri boss defends Tsunoda after Red Bull criticism | 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sat, 11/06/2021 - 22:16
AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost defended Yuki Tsunoda after Red Bull blamed his driver for spoiling their qualifying performance in Mexico.
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Raikkonen nears penalty after second reprimand in as many days | 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sat, 11/06/2021 - 21:29
Kimi Raikkonen has collected his second reprimand of the weekend in Mexico for an infringement during qualifying. A further reprimand will trigger a grid penalty.
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