Netease Sports reported on October 10:
This week, the 2020 F1 Championship came to the long-awaited Nürburgring circuit in Germany to start the 11th race of the season. In order to pay tribute to the Eifel road race, the race was officially named the "Eifel" Grand Prix. In the qualifying, Mercedes was strongly challenged by Verstappen, but Bottas still took the pole position with 1:25.269 seconds and broke the track record. Hamilton finished second. Mei Ben took the front row, Verstappen finally ranked third, Leclerc, Alben, Ricardo ranked 4-6.
本周，2020 F1冠军来到了期待已久的德国纽伯格林赛道，开始了本赛季的第11场比赛。为了向埃菲尔公路赛致敬，该赛事正式命名为“埃菲尔”大奖赛。在排位赛中，梅赛德斯受到了Verstappen的强烈挑战，但Bottas仍然以1：25.269秒的成绩夺得杆位，并打破了赛绩。汉密尔顿获得第二名。梅本（Men Ben）排在前排，维斯塔彭（Verstappen）最终排名第三，莱克莱尔（Leclerc），阿尔本（Alben），里卡多（Ricardo）排名4-6。
The Nürburgring track was completed in 1927 and is known as the world's holy land for racing. The Nürburgring track has a harsher climate this season. The first and second practice sessions of the previous day were both due to rainfall and low temperatures. Forced to cancel, Bottas, Hamilton, and Leclerc ranked in the top three in the third practice on the day of qualifying.
On the day of the qualifying session, Stoll of the Match Point team will be absent from the race due to physical discomfort. The German driver Hokenberg, who was originally prepared to serve as the commentator of the race, will act as a "firefighter" and replace Stoll. In the game, Hokenberg has replaced Perez, who was infected with the new crown, in the British Grand Prix and the F170 Anniversary Grand Prix this season.
On the day of the qualifying match, the track temperature was less than 20 degrees. The countdown to qualifying Q1 started and Hokenberg, who replaced Stoll, made his debut early. In the first time lap, Hamilton once occupied the first place, but then the Red Bull driver Verstappen who appeared on the field was a blockbuster. Not only did he "purchase" all the first two paragraphs, he also beat Bottas and Bottas in 1 minute 26 seconds 319. Hamilton ranked first.
Ferrari driver Leclerc also performed well, ranking 4th after the first lap, and his teammate Vettel was 9th. Since he failed to catch up with the third practice session, the match point driver Hokenberg could only find a sense in qualifying. After the first time lap, he ranked last among the 20 drivers.
The countdown entered the final 4 minutes, and the two Haas cars in the relegation zone successfully broke through. Magnussen even rushed to sixth, and the ranking situation on the field was immediately disrupted. Toro Rosso’s Gasli I. Tone rushed to fifth place, Hokenberg tried his best, still ranked 19th and failed to break through.
倒数计时进入最后4分钟，降级区中的两辆哈斯赛车成功突破。马格努森甚至冲到第六名，该领域的排名情况立即被打乱。托欧宝体育平台官网罗·罗索（Toro Rosso）的加斯里·尼（Gasli I. Tone）冲到第五位，霍肯贝格（Hokenberg）尽力而为，但仍排名第19，未能突破。
On the final time lap, McLaren driver Norris rushed to fourth, Vettel, who was on the edge of the relegation zone, rushed to eighth. At the last moment, Giovinas and Perez rushed out of the relegation zone. Finally, Grosjean , Williams, Latifah, Raikkonen and Hokenberg were eliminated.
As soon as the countdown to the second stage of the qualifying started, two Mercedes-Benz cars made their debut, using neutral tyres, and the two Ferraris followed. Hamilton ranked first with 1 hour 26 seconds 188, while Bottas was behind by 0.77 seconds, and once ranked second. Subsequently, Norris, Perez, Sainz and other drivers were sandwiched between the two Mercedes-Benz drivers, while Verstappen ran an amazing lap of 1:25.729, beating Hamilton by 0.4 seconds. Top of the list.
At the 6-minute countdown, the Mei Ben duo, who had poor results on the first speeding lap, changed their soft tires and made their debut again. After Bottas ran on a lap, he was still 0.25 seconds behind Verstappen and temporarily ranked second. Hamilton scored an excellent result of 1 minute 25 seconds 399 seconds, surpassing Verstappen and rising to the top spot.
在倒数6分钟的比赛中，梅奔二人在第一圈超速行驶中表现欠佳，更换了软胎并再次亮相。 Bottas跑了一圈之后，他仍然落后Verstappen 0.25秒，并暂时排名第二。汉密尔顿（Hamilton）在1分25秒399秒的比赛中取得了优异的成绩，超过了维斯塔彭（Verstappen）并上升至首位。
In the second half of Q2, both Ferraris were squeezed into the relegation zone. At the last moment, Vettel once rushed to 10th, but Leclerc rushed to 5, and again squeezed his teammate Vettel into the relegation zone. The two Red Bull teams The drivers Gasly, Kuviat, Giovinas and Magnussen were eventually eliminated.
At the beginning of the countdown to qualifying Q3, the two McLaren drivers took the lead in timing the lap, Hamilton made 1 minute 25 seconds 825, but then Bottas, who appeared on the stage, surpassed one thousandth of a second and temporarily rose to the top spot. Verstappen, who performed well in this field, ran an excellent result of 1 minute, 25 seconds and 746 seconds, beating Bottas by 0.06 seconds and grabbing the top spot.
Alben ranked 4th on the first time lap, Leclerc also performed well, ranked 5th, Ocon, Norris, Sainz, Ricardo and Perez temporarily ranked 6-10.
In the last 3 minutes, the pole position battle started the final competition. The leading Verstappen has also become the rare match this season that can threaten Mercedes’ pole position, Hamilton, Bottas, and Vesta. Pan Santai started the peak matchup, Bottas brushed purple in three stages and took pole position in 1 minute 25 seconds and 269 seconds. Hamilton also overtook Verstappen by 0.04 seconds, helping Mei Ben to occupy the front row of the grid. Pan ranked third, Leclerc also made a blockbuster, beating Alben, Ricardo and many other players in fourth place.
The 2020 F1 German Grand Prix will start at 20:10 on October 11th, Beijing time.