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Hamilton on top for German GP – black day for Ferrari

HOCKENHEIM, Germany – Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton has put Mercedes on pole position for the brand’s 200th race, the German GP while Ferrari took a pasting from engine problems.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will share the front row while Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas will start third but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will start stone last thanks to a sick turbocharger.

READ THE full Reuters quali report here.

His team-mate Charles Leclerc was also sidelined in the final phase with a fuel issue but will nevertheless start 10th.

The pole was a record-extending 87th of Hamilton’s career.

 

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