Lewis Hamilton yakin Mercedes dalam kedudukan terbaik untuk mencabar Max Verstappen di sebalik persembahan mantap daripada Red Bull dalam Grand Prix Perancis.
Max Verstappen has pole position again as he aims to stretch his season lead, but Lewis Hamilton is content with his own place on the grid.
France has been a happy hunting ground for Mercedes but both of their drivers will start behind pole-sitter Max Verstappen on Sunday.
Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton find themselves in an unusual position heading into round seven of the F1 World Championship in France.
A tough week for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes continued on Sunday as he failed to capitalise on Max Verstappen's shock crash.
It was a poor day for Mercedes, with Lewis Hamilton's error meaning the world champion failed to capitalise on Max Verstappen's crash.
Sergio Perez made it to the finish line before his Red Bull broke down on Sunday, with the team belatedly enjoying some good fortune.
Two of the favourties eased into the fourth round of the French Open, where they will take on NextGen talents.
Formula One title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are unlikely to come to blows, but their bosses might.
Charles Leclerc took his second successive pole after a qualifying session with plenty of incident in Baku, with Lewis Hamilton second.