- Lap-by-lap updates from the Portuguese GP at Portimão
- Bottas edges out Hamilton to claim pole position
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The drivers are in their cars, revving away ahead of the parade lap. The finishing touches are being taken, and as the expensively sponsored clock counts down, away they go into the formation lap.
Lewis Hamilton speaks.
It’s been really difficult all week with the wind in the afternoon. Some places you have a crosswind, a headwind, a tailwind. That’s what makes things so difficult in qualifying, I feel good. I think it will be a difficult race. There will be some interesting opportunities.