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Sao Paulo Grand Prix Sprint race LIVE: Lap-by-lap updates and result

Sao Paulo Grand Prix Sprint race LIVE: Valtteri Bottas leads from Max Verstappen while Lewis Hamilton is working his way up and is in the top ten after starting from the BACK of the grid following disqualification from qualifying

The sprint qualifying race will make its third and final appearance of the 2021 Formula 1 season during the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, and Sportsmail is on hand to bring you all the action as it unfolds.

Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton starts from the back after he was disqualified from qualifying for a technical infringement in relation to his DRS. 

Max Verstappen now starts from pole and could take a huge step towards the drivers’ championship this weekend. 

Follow Sportsmail’s Kieran Lynch for live coverage of the Sprint race ahead of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, including build-up, lap-by-lap updates and result.