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“My own opinion is I should not go, I will not go," said Sebastian Vettel.
One week on from arguably his toughest and greatest win in Brazil, Hamilton enjoyed one of his easiest.
Hamilton turned Verstappen's five-point championship lead into a two-point lead of his own as the Dutch driver finished second after a dramatic drive from last on the grid.
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.
Alpine are counting on the veteran 40-year-old Spaniard's expertise to help it through the transition to the new set of regulations due to come into force from next year.
For 24-year-old Ocon, who controlled the race from the front, it marked a maiden win in his 78th Grand Prix and a first victory for the new-look Alpine set-up.
The Red Bull driver finished the 100km dash ahead of defending world champion Lewis Hamilton with Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes in third place.
Formula 1 2021: Zhou Guanyu to become first full-time Chinese driver to take part in practice at Austrian GP
The 22-year-old from Shanghai, who tops the F2 standings, will borrow the car of two-time former world champion Fernando Alonso for the first free practice session on Friday.
Ahead G7 Summit 2021, UNICEF, 100 heads of states and celebrities write open letter to G7 to donate vaccines
The UNICEF letter reminded the G7 nations the virus sees no borders and with the mutating strains, people will be safe only when everyone has access to vaccines.
Leclerc only managed a handful of laps in the morning after gearbox problems, but under crisp blue skies showed he can't be discounted in Sunday's fifth GP of the season.
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Hamilton is seeking his fifth consecutive win in Catalonia, with three of his last four victories delivered from pole.
Formula 1 2021: Looking forward to being in the car and kicking off the season, says Fernando Alonso
Alonso needed less than two weeks to get back to preparing for his season with Alpine, the rebranded Renault team where the Spaniard won his two F1 titles in 2005 and 2006.
Formula 1 2021: From Hamilton vs Verstappen to Schumacher vs Russell, driver rivalries set to dominate upcoming season
We take a look at the top driver rivalries that will dominate the upcoming season of Formula 1.
Formula 1 2021: From returning Fernando Alonso to champion Lewis Hamilton, drivers guide for upcoming season
The 2005 and 2006 world champion Fernando Alonso returns to his first love after a two-year flirtation with Le Mans, the Dakar Rally and Indy 500.
Fernando Alonso said he was in the "best shape I've ever been before, both physically and mentally," following the virtual Alpine 2021 car launch in Britain.
Fernando Alonso is expected to take part in pre-season testing in Bahrain from 12-14 March.
Alonso, who won the F1 championship with Renault in 2005 and 2006, is set to make his return to motorsport's elite level at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix on 28 March.
Former F1 world champion Fernando Alonso 'conscious and well in himself' after meeting with road accident while cycling
According to Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, Alonso has suffered a fractured jaw, damage to his teeth and is in a hospital in Bern.
Laurent Rossi, director of strategy and business development for Renault, will take over the motor sports unit which will be rebranded Alpine.