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George Russell takes pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix

LIVE AT 11 p.m. AEST: Daniel Ricciardo is aiming for a big haul of points at the Hungarian Grand Prix, which will feature a surprise starting lineup. In a stunning turnaround for the silver arrows after a nightmare Friday, Mercedes young gun George Russell claimed a shock pole position – his first in his 73rd Grand Prix and the team’s first of the season. “This is what racing is all about,” said the 24-year-old. “Why I wake up every day because feelings like this are something you can only dream about.” “Yesterday was probably our worst Friday of the season,” he added, “and last night everyone worked so hard.” We were still here at 11 p.m., unsure of what to do.” Stream the F1 Hungarian Grand Prix live on Kayo this weekend. On Sunday, pre-race coverage begins at 9:30 p.m. AEST, followed by live racing at 11 p.m. Are you new to Kayo? Try it for 14 days for free right now > Now he’s chasing his first win, while Ferrari is chasing his second. Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc will start second and third, respectively, to make up for missing a front-row lockout. With Lando Norris in fourth place and Daniel Ricciardo in ninth (the team’s equal-best qualifying result of the year), McLaren is set for a much-needed good weekend. However, Ricciardo will be looking back from the start of the race, with reigning world champion and series leader Max Verstappen starting 10th after a power failure ruined his final qualifying session. Sergio Perez’s second Red Bull is 11th, so there should be plenty of action in the hunt for crucial points. Keep up with the action in our live blog below! Stream the F1 Hungarian Grand Prix live on Kayo this weekend. On Sunday, pre-race coverage begins at 9:30 p.m. AEST, followed by live racing at 11 p.m. Are you new to Kayo? Try it for 14 days for free right now > Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren’s Australian driver, is hoping for a big points haul. AFP is the source. Russell secures epic career-first as power failures condemn Max to a nightmare start DISCUSSION POINTS: ‘We can win this,’ Russell exclaimed; Ferrari’s agonizing decision The complete grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix the first row GBR/Mercedes driver George Russell Carlos Sainz (Ferrari/ESP) Charles Leclerc (MON/Ferrari) (second row) Lando Norris (ENG/McLaren-Mercedes) Esteban Ocon (FRA/Alpine-Renault), third row Alonso, Fernando (ESP/Alpine-Renault) Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) (4th row) Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Alfa Romeo) Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/McLaren-Mercedes) in the fifth row N.E.D./Red Bull driver Max Verstappen Sergio Perez (MEX/Red Bull) (sixth row) Zhou Guanyu (Alfa Romeo/China) Kevin Magnussen (DEN/Haas-Ferrari), 7th row Lance Stroll (CAN/Aston Martin-Mercedes) 8th row Mick Schumacher (GER/Haas-Ferrari) Yuki Tsunoda (JPN/AlphaTauri-Red Bull) 9th row Alexander Albon (THA/Williams-Mercedes) Sebastian Vettel (GER/Aston Martin-Mercedes) 10th row Pierre Gasly (FRA/AlphaTauri-Red Bull) Nicholas Latifi (CAN/Williams-Mercedes) LIVE BLOG Follow all the action in our live blog below! If you can’t see the blog, click here.