Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola with Red Bull's Sergio Perez joining the seven-time Formula One world champion on the front row.
Verstappen, who passed the Briton with four laps to go only to have to hand back the lead for exceeding track limits, finished a mere 0.745 seconds behind after starting on pole position.
Mick, the 22-year-old son of F1 legend Michael Schumacher, will make his debut for Haas in Bahrain on March 28, 2021.
All of the 36-year-old driver's previous deals were multi-year agreements, so the new deal has raised questions about how long the seven-time world champion will race for the Silver Arrows.
Hamilton received knighthood as part of Queen Elizabeth’s New Year honours list alongside people outside the limelight who worked to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Khabib makes for an ideal role model, at the perfect time.
Lewis Hamilton, who has Covid-19, has to return a negative test result by Thursday or his substitute George Russell will be in the driving seat again, according to Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff.
The seven-time Formula One world champion wrapped up his record-equalling seventh title in Turkey last month and picked up his 11th win of the season in Bahrain on Sunday.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula One championship to equal Michael Schumacher's record, with three races of season remaining.
The 22-year-old Racing Point driver's shock result on the slippery surface ended a run of 14 successive poles for dominant champions Mercedes dating back to last year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton can match Michael Schumacher's record seven world championships and overtake the former Ferrari great as the most successful Formula One driver of all time in Istanbul on Sunday.
Turkey’s most populated city will host the Formula 1 race at Intercity Istanbul Park between November 13-15, 2020.
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