Hamilton takes to US pole

Hamilton takes to US pole

Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s 2016 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix from pole position after beating Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg by two-tenths of a second in qualifying at Austin’s Circuit of The Americas. Red Bull locked out row two, with Daniel Ricciardo heading Max Verstappen.

Kimi Raikkonen led team mate Sebastian Vettel for an all-Ferrari third row, with Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg, the Williams of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, and Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz completing the top ten.

QUALIFYING RESULTS

1 LEWIS HAMILTON MERCEDES 1:34.999
2 NICO ROSBERG MERCEDES 1:35.215
3 DANIEL RICCIARDO RED BULL RACING 1:35.509
4 MAX VERSTAPPEN RED BULL RACING 1:35.747
5 KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN FERRARI 1:36.131
6 SEBASTIAN VETTEL FERRARI 1:36.358
7 NICO HULKENBERG FORCE INDIA 1:36.628
8 VALTTERI BOTTAS WILLIAMS 1:37.116
9 FELIPE MASSA WILLIAMS 1:37.269
10 CARLOS SAINZ TORO ROSSO 1:37.326

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