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Mercedes masterclass beats Verstappen, Red Bull at Spanish GP

Lewis Hamilton claimed his third win in four races over title rival Max Verstappen at the Spanish GP, but had to rely on good old-fashioned pit strategy to get it done.

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SPANISH GRAND PRIX

QUALIFYING

Hamilton 'humbled' by landmark 100th F1 pole position

Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to score 100 pole positions, doing so ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

Hamilton beats Verstappen to secure 100th career pole

Lewis Hamilton secured the 100th pole position of his career by beating Max Verstappen to the fastest time in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.

PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX

RACE

Hamilton vs. Verstappen is getting better with every race

It wasn't a classic, but the Portuguese Grand Prix showed the mutual respect developing between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen and just how closely matched the two drivers could be all season.

PORTUGUESE GRAND PRIX

QUALIFYING

Bottas on pole without being fastest at Portimao

After a disastrous Emilia Romagna Grand Prix two weeks ago, Valtteri Bottas bounced back at the first opportunity to take pole position for Saturday's Portuguese Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.

Hamilton, Verstappen set for tight fight again at Portuguese Grand Prix

For the third race weekend this season, it looks like a close battle is brewing between Mercedes and Red Bull -- which should mean another box office Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen tussle.

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