A chaotic Friday night qualifying session ended in favor of the Dutchman after a record five red flags in often wet conditions. Charles Leclerc placed his Ferrari second, ahead of Lando Norris with Lewis Hamilton housed 13th.
This year’s sprint race, officially known as the F1 Sprint, awards points to the top eight drivers, from eight for first to one for eighth.
Consequently, the grid has more incentive to push for an entertaining 100km sprint – even if the budget cap has made team bosses nervous about any damage sustained in the process.
Here’s everything you need to know to get online today…
How to watch the F1 Emilia Romagna GP sprint race
TV channel: The sprint race will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and F1, with coverage starting at 2.30pm BST before the lights go out at 3.30pm.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers can also tune in via the Sky Go app.
Strong points: Channel 4 will broadcast all the highlights of the race free-to-air at 6.45pm.
Live Blog: You can keep up to date with the race as it happens via Standard Sport’s live blog, with Marc Mayo in Italy to provide expert analysis.
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