Verstappen's red Bull teammate Sergio Perez will be hungry to prove himself after a couple of non-podium finishes in Monaco and Spain.
Verstappen dominated the race from start to finish, claiming his fifth victory of the 2023 season and his third victory at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
There might be a situation where the Red Bulls fail to complete their laps before the end of the session due to some incident which might completely turn the grid around.
The battle for top spot on the driver's championship table between Red Bull teammates Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen will heat up in Ferrari's back yard.
The Mercedes driving legend won the race for the seventh time in his career that year, making him the driver with the most home wins in the history of the sport.
Despite being happy with his race performance, Hamilton acknowledged that he is eagerly anticipating Mercedes' much-anticipated upgrade package.
It was widely believed that Leclerc might be tempted by a move to the Silver Arrows in the future, particularly if Hamilton were to leave.
Between the ages of 15 and 21, Angela Cullen represented New Zealand internationally while playing hockey.
“I am going, yes, at some stage, but I’ll let some other people go first because those things blow up on the way up," the Brit said.
Wolff later acknowledged that the W14's improved performance in Melbourne may have been track-specific.