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F1 LIVE – Portuguese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton starts from pole position as the Brit aims to beat Michael Schumacher’s wins record when he targets a 92nd victory at Portimao

  • Lewis Hamilton lines up on the front row alongside Valtteri Bottas 
  • F1 race day in Portugal gets underway this afternoon at 1:10pm GMT  
  • Latest Formula One news, live action and results can be found here 

Lewis Hamilton continues to home in on his seventh world championship but he is on course to set break one of F1’s biggest records at the Portuguese Grand Prix.

Starting from pole position alongside Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, another win at Portimao would see the Brit break Michael Schumacher’s 14-year record of 91 grand prix victories.

Follow Sportsmail’s DAN RIPLEY for live Formula One coverage from Portimao for all the action as it happens.

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And it’s the first time the Portuguese Grand Prix has been staged since 1996 when Jacques Villeneuve took a thrilling victory in front of team-mate Damon Hill.

If you need a guide around the circuit, who better to take you around than our world champion and pole sitter…

QUALIFYING: Hamilton once again outfoxes Bottas on a Saturday

Valtteri Bottas was fastest in all three practice sessions but once more when it came to the crunch, it was Hamilton who came out on top in qualifying. Here is how Saturday’s action played out…

It’s been a matter of when and not if Lewis Hamilton would break Michael Schumacher’s victories record in the last few years, but now win No 92 for the Brit is on a plate in front of him at the Portuguese Grand Prix as I welcome you to our live coverage.

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