Verstappen now leads Hamilton 6-3 for pole positions this season and is in a good position to claw back Hamilton's eight-point lead in the championship.
Frenchman Esteban Ocon raced to his maiden Formula One win in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, who vaulted back into the championship lead with a charging drive from last to third.
The Mercedes driver, now only eight points behind Verstap pen after 10 races, passed Ferrari's Charles Leclerc for the lead with two laps to go as a capacity 140,000 crowd rose to cheer him on.
Seven-time world champion Hamilton was a distant fourth, behind Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas in second and McLaren's Lando Norris in third.
Thirty-six-year-old Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will reportedly earn $55 million a year under the new deal with Mercedes.
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.
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