Marc Mayo at Imola
It’s a wet one here at Imola, after a deceptively sunny morning. The driver parade has begun with the drivers cowering from the damp as they wave to the fans, and the stands typically painted red for Ferrari but right now a sea of umbrellas.
How to watch the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
TV channel: The race will be shown live on Sky Sports F1, with coverage beginning at 12.30pm before lights out at 2pm.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can also tune in via the Sky Go app.
Highlights: Channel 4 will be airing full free-to-air race highlights at 6.30pm.
Live blog: You can keep up to date with the race as it happens right here!
Hello and welcome to Standard Sport’s LIVE coverage of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix!
It’s Max Verstappen who starts on pole, after he took victory in yesterday’s sprint race ahead of Charles Leclerc. The two of them look set to fight it out once again.
With Marc Mayo at Imola for us, we’ll have all the latest updates and build-up ahead of the race getting underway at 2pm BST at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari. Stay tuned!