October 26, 2021


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Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole in France

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took an impressive pole position ahead of title rival Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes at the French Grand Prix.

Verstappen, who has looked the pace-setter all weekend, beat Hamilton by 0.258 seconds for the Dutchman’s first pole since the opening race in Bahrain.

Hamilton was 0.128secs clear of team-mate Valtteri Bottas with the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez in fourth.