WEEKEND WARM-UP: Anticipation builds ahead of this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix

The title battle rages on and this weekend F1 heads to Istanbul Park for the Turkish Grand Prix. We have all the chatter around the paddock in the latest Weekend Warm-Up.

Red Bull’s one-off livery on the RB16B has turned heads all around the world but the team will be focused on the title battle, with Max Verstappen just two points behind Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton – the team 33 points behind the Silver Arrows in the constructors’ championship. It’s no surprise then, that the championship fight is heating up, but Verstappen seems to be playing down any talk of pressure.

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McLaren and Ferrari are also challenging for P3 in the standings, with Lando Norris eager to bounce back from disappointment in Russia, while Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz will take an engine penalty this weekend and start from the back of the grid. Will Hamilton join him?

There’s plenty of intrigue surrounding this weekend – so join Will Buxton and Laura Winter in the video above as they round up what everybody’s talking about on Thursday ahead of the Turkish GP.

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