VALTTERI BOTTAS has taken pole for the Austrian GP after a qualifying battle with teammate Lewis Hamilton.
The Brit star – aiming for a record-equalling seventh title this season – topped all three practice sessions but was pipped by the flying Finn.
- Start time: 2.10pm
- Starting grid: 1st Bottas 2nd Hamilton 3rd Verstappen 4th Norris
- Lewis Hamilton set to start fifth after getting last minute penalty.
- Red Bull fume at Mercedes’ dual axis system.
- Charles Leclerc says he will not take the knee before the race.
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