Lewis Hamilton thinks Imola is a "beautiful and classic" circuit but doubts it will be conducive to an entertaining race.
Fresh from making history with his 92nd Formula One victory, Lewis Hamilton can equal another record at Imola this weekend.
Max Verstappen is one of Formula One's leading young stars but knows just how tough matching Lewis Hamilton will be.
Another Formula One record is in Lewis Hamilton's sights after the Mercedes driver took pole in Portugal as he targets a 92nd victory.
Lewis Hamilton beat Valtteri Bottas to pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix, with the Finn upset his tactical gamble did not pay off.
Valtteri Bottas was quickest in all three practice sessions but missed out on pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Lance Stroll did not appear to see Max Verstappen as they collided at turn one during FP2 and the pair were summoned by the stewards.
Mercedes are unlikely to move for Max Verstappen in the near future and Toto Wolff is satisfied with that scenario.
No Formula One driver has won more races than Lewis Hamilton after he came home first at the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany.
Valtteri Bottas took pole at the Eifel Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen encouraged by Red Bull's continued progress.