A Fine Day For the Finn
Car India|November 2021
A drying track with plenty of hydration for intermediates and a very mixed grid saw a unique Grand Prix in Istanbul with everyone making it to the finish, one even on the same set of tyres he had started on
Jim Gorde

WITH LEWIS Hamilton slapped with a 10-place grid penalty for getting a new V6 combustion engine outside his allocation, his storming lap to pole position meant little as his Mercedes-AMG Petronas teammate, Valtteri Bottas, placed his car at the head of the order come race day, with Lewis's championship rival, Max Verstappen, in the special redand-white livery Red Bull Racing Honda alongside him on the front row.

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