Russian Grand Prix 2019, LIVE – Latest F1 updates from Sochi as Charles Leclerc looks to narrow gap on Lewis Hamilton’s lead
- The 2019 Russian Grand Prix takes place this afternoon at 12:10pm BST
- UK viewers can watch live F1 coverage on Sky Sports F1 and Main Event
- Charles Leclerc is bookmakers favourite to win his fourth race this season
Charles Leclerc comes into Russian Grand Prix with his fourth consecutive pole and is looking to chip away at Lewis Hamilton’s championship lead.
The British driver is 96 points ahead of the 21-year-old rising star in the standings. He slotted into second spot on the grid in qualifying yesterday and will be desperate to get ahead of his rival early on to negate the pace advantage of the Ferrari.
Follow Sportmail’s Will Griffee for live F1 coverage of Russian GP from the build-up to the race itself.