French Grand Prix, LIVE: Follow all the action from Paul Ricard as Lewis Hamilton aims to extend his lead in the drivers’ championship
- Lewis Hamilton lines up on pole position for the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard
- World champion headed into the weekend 29 points clear of Valtteri Bottas
- Mercedes team-mate will start alongside Hamilton on the front row
- The eighth round of the Formula One season gets underway from 2.10pm BST
After pulling out a sensational lap to gain pole position in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton will now be looking to convert his Saturday advantage into a race win at the French Grand Prix.
Hamilton heads into the race 29 points clear of Valtteri Bottas in the drivers’ championship, and it is his team-mate who he will start alongside following Mercedes domination throughout the weekend.
Follow all the action from Paul Ricard as it happens with the race getting underway from 2.10pm BST.