Verstappen collected 12.5 points instead of 25, with Russell getting nine for his second career podium and Hamilton picking up 7.5.
Formula 1: Questions arise over safety of Spa circuit's iconic Raidillon-Eau Rouge stretch after crashes
Britain's Lando Norris was the latest to fall foul of the circuit when he lost control of his McLaren after the rear end hit the barriers at Eau Rouge.
Formula 1 2021: Red Bull's Max Verstappen clocks fastest lap in Belgian Grand Prix practice before crashing
The Dutchman had set a best lap in one minute and 44.472 seconds to outpace Valtteri Bottas by 0.041 seconds and championship leader and seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton by 0.072 seconds before he ended the session after hitting the barriers at Malmedy.
Mick Schumacher is relishing making his Formula One bow at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, 30 years after his father began his storied career at the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton romps to grand Belgian GP victory, inches closer to Michael Schumacher's F1 record
Hamilton registered his 89th career win with another flawless drive to take his fourth Belgian triumph, finishing 8.448 seconds clear of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas says he will look to attack Lewis Hamilton at Belgian GP to keep title hopes alive
Hamilton finished ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas to claim his sixth Belgian pole and the 93rd pole of his career with a flawless track record lap.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton dedicates Belgian GP pole to late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman
Meawnhile, things are going from terrible to abysmal for Ferrari, with Charles Leclerc in 13th and Sebastian Vettel 14th.
Formula 1 2020: McLaren's Lando Norris abandons new helmet design for Belgian GP over 'political' significance
Norris, who has Belgian grandparents, had introduced a new-look helmet for the Belgian Grand Prix, which included a black lion on a yellow background, the flag of the Flemish region.
Verstappen clocked a best lap in one minute and 43.744 seconds to outpace the Australian by 0.048 seconds, leaving championship leader Lewis Hamilton down in third for Mercedes, 0.096 adrift of the pace-setter.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton not to boycott Belgian Grand Prix amid protests against racism in United States
Hamilton, a six-time F1 champion and the only Black driver in the sport, said he supported the boycotts but that similar measures in Europe wouldn't have the same impact.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Belgian GP given green light to proceed without spectators as Formula 1 nears return
The Formula 1 season has yet to start, with three races cancelled and seven postponed, but series organisers are planning to get going in July with two races behind closed doors in Austria.
The fate of this year’s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix was thrown into doubt on Wednesday after the country extended a ban on mass gatherings until the end of August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 20-year-old Correa is in a critical but stable condition after being diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Daniel Ricciardo says he considered pulling out of Belgian Grand Prix after Formula 2 racer Anthoine Hubert's death
Australian Ricciardo, who was a friend of Bianchi and raced on that day at Suzuka, admitted he had to ask himself if he really wanted to compete given what was going through his head.
Formula One 2019: Charles Leclerc's maiden win to Ferrari's hot pursuit of Mercedes, talking points from Belgian Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc did well to dispel all pre-race doubts of Ferrari’s inability to win by clinching his first-ever victory in Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finished second and third respectively, clinching a double podium for Mercedes.
Formula One 2019: 'Anthoine was in our thoughts,' says Lewis Hamilton as racing world mourns death of young driver
Lewis Hamilton admitted that he found it difficult to do his job and take part in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix following Anthoine Hubert's death in Saturday's Formula Two race.
Jehan Daruvala moves to second spot in Formula 3 Championship after third-place finish at Spa-Francorchamps
Young Indian racer Jehan Daruvala could not make the most of his pole position as he settled for a third-place finish in round six of the FIA Formula 3 championship but the podium performance pushed him to number two in the drivers' title race.
Formula 1 2019: F1 to hold minute's silence in memory of late Anthoine Hubert ahead of Belgian Grand Prix
Formula One will hold a minute’s silence ahead of Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix in memory of Anthoine Hubert who was killed in a crash during a Formula Two race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday.
Formula 1 2019: King of Spa Kimi Raikkonen returns to favourite track, wants to continue taking new challenges
Raikkonen genuinely seems to be enjoying himself at Sauber, while also bringing home strong results. He is currently eighth in the drivers championship, and has consistently scored points in eight races this season
Formula 1 2019: Belgian Grand Prix presents Ferrari with best chance of breaking victory drought if they get their strategies right
As a team, a victory is what Ferrari desperately need to lift their spirits and propel them forward. Nothing motivates the starving quite like a bite of success.