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Bottas betters Hamilton, Vettel in fine fettle

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas has pole position with team mate Lewis Hamilton set to ride shotgun for the start of the 2019 Azerbaijan GP.

Not so happy was Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc – he crashed.

Bottas set the pole time by covering the six-kilometre lap in 1min40.495 with 0.059sec to Hamilton while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel made third place with a lap 0.302sec slower than pole.

Reuters reported that Hamilton had been fastest after the first flying laps in the third and final phase.

READ MORE from Reuters here

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