The results of qualifying for the 70th Anniversary GP would see the Williams Racing Team produce what one could say was what was expected given their current level of performance. Again George Russell would make it into the second period but despite been as high as 12th he would drop to 15th. Team-mate Nicholas Latifi would finish down in 18th. Both drivers would set their quickest times on the soft tyre even though George would use the medium briefly in the opening period. Overall the team will start Sunday's race from positions where they will have free choice of tyres but unfortunately the top ten had also set their times on either the medium or hard tyre so strategy is going to be difficult.
The results from the Saturday practice for the 70th Anniversary GP would see a close finsih between the Williams racing drivers with Nicholas latifi surprisingly finishing ahead of team-mate George Russell. Both drivers would only use the soft tyre in this session as they tried to work on the ways to get the best performance from this difficult tyre. The Williams drivers would finish the session in 16th and 17th again ahead of both Alfa Romeo's. The results would seem to question as to whether both Williams drivers can get past Q1 in qualifying.
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