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Qualifying results - Belgian Grand Prix 2016 - Rosberg and Verstappen secure front row grid slots

Top three in Belgian Grand Prix qualifying as Rosberg gets pole
Credit: Daimler AG

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso made the briefest of appearances in the first session of qualifying, knowing that they will be back at the rear of the field tomorrow. Nico Rosberg secured another pole position but was pushed to the wire by Max Verstappen, who secured his first front row grid slot in Formula One.

Elsewhere, Pascal Wehrlein did a great job in qualifying to get through to Q2, whilst the Force India duo also put in a good performance to finish sixth and seventh before penalties are applied.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:46.74412
2Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:46.89312
3Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:46.91013
4Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:47.10814
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:47.21612
6Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:47.40712
7Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:47.54312
8Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:47.61212
9Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:48.11415
10Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:48.26312
11Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:48.31612
12Kevin MagnussenRenault Sport F1 Team1:48.48512
13Esteban GutiérrezHaas F1 Team1:48.59812
14Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:48.8812
15Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:49.0389
16Pascal WehrleinManor Racing MRT1:49.32011
17Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:48.9496
18Esteban OconManor Racing MRT1:49.0507
19Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:49.0586
20Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:49.0716
21Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:50.0334
DNQFernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaNo time1