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Qualifying results - British Grand Prix 2017 // Hamilton secures pole position as Ricciardo drops out

Hamilton secures pole position as Ricciardo drops out
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Daniel Ricciardo caused chaos during Q1, as his Red Bull pulled to a halt out on track. Ricciardo managed to get it off the racing line but still the session was red flagged whilst his car was recovered. The intervening time allowed drivers to make their choice between intermediates for the wet track, or risk a dry tyre. Alonso went for broke and topped the timesheets in Q1, but he dropped out in the next session and faces car-related penalties anyway.

Out front, it was all about Lewis Hamilton, who put in a spectacular lap to take pole position ahead of the two Ferrari drivers. Bottas was fourth, with his own five-place grid drop yet to take.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:26.60025
2Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:27.14726
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:27.35624
4Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:27.37626
5Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:28.13023
6Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:28.85621
7Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:28.90226
8Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:29.07425
9Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:29.41824
10Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:29.54926
11Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:30.19318
12Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:30.35520
13Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:30.60017
14Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:31.36815
15Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:31.48221
16Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:42.57311
17Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:42.57711
18Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:42.59310
19Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:42.63310
20Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:42.9664