F1 Tuscan GP Live Updates - final practice and qualifying

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By: Jake Boxall-Legge

Summary

Hamilton takes polefor the Tuscan GP at Mugello as both Mercedes fail to improve on final run
Ocon spins off right at the end of the session, limiting the late improvements
Leclerc qualifies fifth for Ferrari's 1000th F1 race
Gasly, last weekend's surprise winner, is knocked out in Q1 and will start 16th
Status: Stopped
10:21 That's all from us! We'll see you back here tomorrow afternoon for F1's first ever Tuscan Grand Prix - take care.
10:20 Here's the report from the Tuscan GP's qualifying session:
F1 Tuscan GP: Hamilton takes pole position at Mugello from Bottas
10:10
 
10:06 11. Norris, 12. Kvyat, 13. Raikkonen, 14. Vettel, 15. Grosjean, 16. Gasly, 17. Giovinazzi, 18. Russell, 19. Latifi, 20. Magnussen.
10:05 Final order, then: 1. Hamilton, 2. Bottas, 3. Verstappen, 4. Albon, 5. Leclerc, 6. Perez, 7. Stroll, 8. Ricciardo, 9. Sainz, 10. Ocon
10:04 Bit of Talladega Nights stuff from Verstappen and Hamilton, walking across the finishing line. Bottas, meanwhile, has got a little bit lost.
10:02 Ocon was indeed the culprit, spinning off at Turn 5 to spoil a fair few laps.
10:01 Ocon's got going - but that's it! Hamilton gets his 95th F1 pole position.
10:00 Leclerc goes up to fifth! It seems that Ocon was the cause of the yellow.
10:00 Hamilton can't improve, he doesn't quite have enough - as there's a yellow flag in sector 1!
09:58 Verstappen's finding a few extra fractions of time on this run, as Hamilton seems to be going a bit quicker in sector 2.
09:58 Everyone's out, except Perez, looking to make the most of the fresh soft tyres.
09:56 As I write that, there's now cars going out for the second lot of runs. Can anyone break into the 1m14s?
09:56 Bar Perez's return to the pits, it's all quiet on-track.
09:55 That's P5 for Perez, then, who will take a one-place penalty at the end of play today for punting Raikkonen in FP2 at Turn 1.
09:53 Perez is out on track - and it seems Ocon will do just one lap here.
09:53 Ricciardo gets into sixth, as Leclerc goes seventh for the time being.
09:52 Verstappen and Albon sweep into third and fourth, with Albon 0.4s down on Verstappen here.
09:52 That's a 1m15.144s for Hamilton, scorching to top spot, as Bottas is just a whisker slower than his team-mate.
09:51 Stroll then does a 1m16.356s to go top.
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