Bottas takes pole position at Silverstone

Saturday, 08. August 2020 16:03

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas claimed the pole position on Saturday ahead of the Formula One (F1) 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to be held at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom tomorrow. His teammate and current F1 champion Lewis Hamilton came in second, while Nico Hulkenberg of Racing Point rounded out the top three.

"Feels good. I just love qualifying especially when it goes well. Proud to drive this car. Our first job is to get a good start off the line tomorrow and go from there," the Finnish driver said after the qualifying race.

Hamilton leads the drivers' standings with 88 points, 30 ahead of Bottas and 36 more than Red Bull's Max Verstappen.

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