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Jolyon Palmer's Analysis: How Russell found the edge over Hamilton with stunning Spa qualifying lap

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There was no doubt who the star of the show was in qualifying at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday, with George Russell pulling off a stunning lap to grab P2 on the grid for Williams.

In doing so, the young Brit beat championship leader Lewis Hamilton to take the second front-row slot, with the Mercedes man unable to beat Russell's time and ending up third fastest.

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So how exactly did Russell pull off such a feat in a Williams car that has been among the slowest on the grid this year, against the championship-leading Mercedes?

Former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer takes a deep dive into the laps of both Russell and Hamilton to find out, in the video above.

For more analysis from Jolyon – and tonnes of other great shows – head over to F1TV now...

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