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Formula 1 live race updates, results, highlights for F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Well, this seems familiar.

Maybe that’s because this is the second time in as many weeks that Formula 1 racers will take lights out at Silverstone. This weekend, it’s for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, the second race of an August tripleheader.

Last week, Lewis Hamilton took home his third consecutive victory on the 2020 Formula 1 season, and it came with some drama: His left front tire popped during the closing turns of the last lap. With Max Verstappen closing in on his tail lights, Hamilton managed to hold on with just three tires. He had built up a large enough cushion to hold off Verstappen and step to the top of the podium once again.

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Sneaking onto the podium in third was Charles Leclerc and Team Ferrari, a bright spot in an otherwise disappointing start to the year for Leclerc, Ferrari and fellow Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel. With Vettel leaving Ferrari at the end of the season, this is hardly the swan song the veteran driver probably wanted, with no podiums and every result outside the top five this year. Both drivers will have their work cut out for them Sunday; they’re outside the top five on the grid.

Will Hamilton extend his own record on a track he has dominated? Sporting News will be covering all things 70th Anniversary GP, with highlights, updates and live results below.

(All times Eastern.)

F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix results

8:37 a.m.: A good pre-race laugh here.

Formula 1 starting grid

Mercedes takes another pole, this time with Valtteri Bottas pacing the group:

Position
Driver
Team
Lap time
1
Valtteri Bottas
Mercedes
1:25.154
2
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
1:25.217
3
Nico Hulkenberg
Racing Point
1:26.082
4
Max Verstappen
Red Bull
1:26.176
5
Daniel Ricciardo
Renault
1:26.297
6
Lance Stroll
Racing Point
1:26.428
7
Pierre Gasley
AlphaTauri
1:26.534
8
Charles Leclerc
Ferrari
1:26.614
9
Alexander Albon
Red Bull
1:26.669
10
Lando Norris
McLaren
1:26.778
11
Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari
1:27.078
12
Carlos Sainz
McLaren
1:27.083
13
Romain Grosjean
Haas
1:27.254
14
Esteban Ocon
Renault
1:27.011
15
George Russell
Williams
1:27.455
16
Daniil Kvyat
AlphaTauri
1:27.882
17
Kevin Magnussen
Haas
1:28.236
18
Nicholas Latifi
Williams
1:28.430
19
Antonio Giovinazzi
Alfa Romeo
1:28.433
20
Kimi Raikkonen
Alfa Romeo
1:28.493

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