Mexico City Grand Prix LIVE: Updates as Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen go head-to-head

Mexico City Grand Prix LIVE: Valtteri Bottas starts on pole while Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton shares the front row… as Brit’s championship rival Max Verstappen begins the race in third for Red Bull

Valtteri Bottas starts today’s Mexico City Grand Prix in pole position while Lewis Hamilton has the slight edge over championship rival Max Verstappen by making it a front-row lockout.

With just five races left, there promises to be plenty of twists and turns in the fight to become world champion, with Verstappen just 12 points ahead of Hamilton in the standings.

Follow Sportsmail’s Dan Ripley for live Formula One coverage of the Mexico City Grand Prix, including build-up, updates and the final result.