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Motorsports writer, photographer and sometimes podcaster on Hit The Apex Podcast. Catch me on Twitter @Doctor46th and @HitTheApexMedia.

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Lap 70/78:

VER SAI NOR PER VET GAS HAM STR OCO GIO RÄI RIC ALO RUS LAT TSU MAZ MSC the order of the field.

Bottas and Leclerc out of the race.

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Lap 68/78:

Race Control deem no further action to be taken on Stroll. Footage showed that he was right on the line and not over it.

Hamilton also takes a second pit-stop, no doubt to pursue the fastest lap for that extra world championship point. He goes onto the soft compound.

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Lap 67/78:

Norris and Perez come into a hive of backmarkers, but they all so far have been well behaved and have gotten out of the way.

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Lap 66/78:

Tsunoda at last pits from fourteenth and will drop behind both the Williams cars on the soft tyres.

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Lap 65/78:

Lando calling for radio silence with his team, as he has Perez on his gearbox now.

Now comes the hard part for the Red Bull.

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Lap 64/78:

Perez within 1.2 seconds now of Norris.

Verstappen meanwhile is closing in on Stroll to lap the Aston Martin.

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Lap 63/78:

Stewards are investigating Stroll for failing to keep to the right of the line at pit-exit.

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Lap 62/78:

Giovinazzi has a run up on Ocon, though there’s no room for the Italian to make a move.

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Lap 61/78:

Perez is slowly chipping away at Norris, with the gap down to 3.4 seconds.

The McLaren does have the benefit of track position though, so he’ll just have to keep that car as wide as he can when the Red Bull does eventually catch up.

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Lap 60/78:

VER SAI NOR PER VET GAS HAM STR OCO GIO RÄI RIC ALO TSU RUS LAT MAZ MSC is how the field looks.

Bottas and Leclerc out.

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Lap 59/78:

Stroll in eighth finally pits, as he’s got the pit-window to stay ahead of Ocon when he does come out.

And indeed a set of soft tyres go onto the Aston Martin.

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Lap 58/78:

Norris on the radio talking about his car struggling and tyres being awful. This isn’t an invitation for Perez and Red Bull is it?

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Lap 55/78:

Sainz talking about wanting to put pressure on Verstappen, as the gap comes under 3 seconds now.

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Lap 54/78:

Tsunoda down in fourteenth shown to be within a second of Alonso.

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Lap 52/78:

Ouch, Lando currently sitting in third laps his teammate Ricciardo.

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Lap 50/78:

VER SAI NOR PER VET GAS HAM STR OCO GIO RÄI RIC ALO TSU RUS LAT MAZ MSC the order of the race.

Bottas and Leclerc out of the race.

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Lap 49/78:

Worth noting what a superb job Gasly is doing in sixth ahead of Hamilton.

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Lap 48/78:

All looking simply lovely for Verstappen out the front meanwhile, as he leads Sainz by 3.1 seconds.

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Lap 47/78:

Alonso at last in the pits for Alpine and comes in for a set of soft tyres.

Ricciardo is chasing the Alfa of Räikkönen, though it gets worse for him as he is now lapped by the lead car of Verstappen.

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Lap 46/78:

Hamilton drops back behind Gasly, with no opportunity for the Briton to make an impression and rather chew up his tyres in the dirty air of the car ahead.

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Lap 44/78:

Gap between Verstappen and Sainz down to 3.5 seconds.

Räikkönen pits from ninth and will drop to twelfth, to stay ahead of Ricciardo which will be a blow to the Aussie.

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He’s dropped behind Alonso, who is still yet to pit. Stroll and Räikkönen also moved up into the top ten, because they are yet to pit.

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Lap 42/78:

Black and white flag shown to Schumacher as well for abuse of the Turn 10 chicane.

Hamilton within a second of Gasly’s AlphaTauri.

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Lap 41/78:

Sainz looking more handy on the hard tyres than Verstappen, though the Red Bull on this lap manages to put in the better lap time.

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Lap 40/78:

VER SAI NOR PER VET GAS HAM STR RÄI OCO GIO ALO RIC LAT TSU RUS MAZ MSC the current order of the race.

Bottas and Leclerc are out of the race.

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