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Italian Grand Prix qualifying LIVE: Updates and result as Lewis Hamilton takes on Max Verstappen

LIVE: Italian Grand Prix qualifying – Lewis Hamilton is the quickest from team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Q2 with rival Max Verstappen down in fourth.. but his future Mercedes colleague George Russell is OUT after finishing 15th!

Qualifying typically determines the grid order for Sunday’s race but Monza is playing host to the second ever Sprint Race which will act in its place. 

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will be looking to take pole position for tomorrow’s 30-minute race which will then determine the grid for Sunday’s main event.

The Dutchman arrives into the Italian Grand Prix with momentum on his side after his home victory at Zandvoort last week. 

Follow Sportsmail’s Kieran Lynch for live Formula One qualifying coverage of the Italian Grand Prix, including build-up, updates and result.