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Qualifying results - Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 // Bottas takes pole as Hamilton crashes out early

Bottas takes pole as Hamilton crashes out early
Credit: Daimler AG

Lewis Hamilton's promise to concentrate hard on the final two races of the season, despite having already secured the championship, didn't get off to a good start. The Brit crashed just minutes into the first qualifying session, leaving pole position open for his teammate to take. Bottas secured pole, with Vettel fighting him but having to settle behind.

The Red Bull drivers were down on pace and Ricciardo went into the session knowing he would take a penalty as well. Alonso finished comfortably inside the top ten, with two Renaults and Felipe Massa.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:08.32222
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:08.36021
3Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:08.53818
4Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:08.92518
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:09.33019
6Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:09.59821
7Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:09.61717
8Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:09.70321
9Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team1:09.80517
10Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:09.84116
11Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:09.83017
12Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:09.87916
13Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:10.11615
14Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:10.15418
15Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro RossoNo time15
16Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:10.67812
17Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso1:10.68610
18Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:10.7768
19Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:10.87512
DNQLewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas MotorsportNo time2