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HIGHLIGHTS: Watch all the action from a thrilling qualifying session for the Eifel GP

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The drivers' preparations for the Eifel Grand Prix were cut short this weekend when bad weather meant both Friday practice sessions were abandoned. They had just one hour of running on Saturday morning to get up to speed before qualifying – which featured a thrilling three-way fight for pole.

Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen traded top spot on the time sheets throughout the session as Red Bull looked to have closed the gap to Mercedes, before Bottas eventually took pole with a superb final lap.

REPORT: Bottas beats Hamilton to Eifel GP pole as Hulkenberg makes surprise qualifying return

Elsewhere, there was a shock return to F1 action for Nico Hulkenberg who replaced Racing Point's Lance Stroll at the last minute, the Canadian having sat out FP3 with illness. Hulkenberg had therefore not turned a wheel at all this weekend until qualifying began.

Hit play in the video above to see how the German super-sub got on, plus all the rest of the action from qualifying at the Nurburgring.

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