Max Verstappen has won the first Formula One Sprint this evening at Silverstone after taking the lead from P2 at lights out.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton came home in second after struggling to keep up with the Red Bull throughout the 17 laps – he was followed by teammate Valtteri Bottas in third.
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc had a great run and finished out the sprint in fourth, followed by the two McLarens of Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo in 6th and 7th.
Closing out the top ten this evening, ahead of tomorrow’s Grand Prix was Alpine’s Fernando Alonso in 7th, Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel in 8th, followed by Williams’ George Russell and Alpine’s Esteban Ocon in 9th and 10th.
At lights out Max Verstappen found his way back out front from P2 after overtaking Hamilton for the lead on the medium Pirellis.
Valtteri Bottas managed to stay third on his soft tyres ahead of Charles Leclerc in fourth, who was showing steady speed.