Hamilton storms to Melbourne pole

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Updated: August 15, 2014

merc2014 Lewis Hamilton claimed the first pole position of 2014 when he edged Daniel Riccardo and team mate Nico Rosberg in a qualifying session of high drama in Melbourne. Hamilton took pole from Riccardo by 3 tenths of a second at a wet Melbourne Park, the 32nd pole of his career, equaling Nigel Mansell’s record. During an exciting Q3, Nico Rosberg briefly held top spot before being eclipsed by Riccardo and then Hamilton in the dying seconds. custodia samsung a8 Local favourite Daniel Riccardo was the real surprise package after Red Bull’s miserable preseason. Not only did he secure a front row seat he also out qualified team mate and world champion Sebastian Vettel who failed to make it through to Q3 alongside another former world champion Kimi Raikkonen. Jenson Button also failed to make it through to Q3 however the McLaren driver moves into the top 10 at the expense of Valtteri Bottas who drops down 5 positions due to a gearbox change. Button’s team mate Kevin Magnussen, continued his impressive first season in Formula 1 by qualifying in fourth position ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Torro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne. Nico Hulkenberg steered his Force India into 7th while another rookie, Daniil Kvyat, secured 8th giving Torro Rosso 2 cars in the top 10. custodia samsung outlet samsung custodia Felipe Massa in a Williams finished 9th with Button making up the top 10. Q3 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:44.231 2. cover custodia huawei Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) RedBull – Renault 1:44.548 3. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 1:44.595 4. custodia samsung Kevin Magnussen (Denmark) McLaren 1:45.745 5. Fernando Alonso (Spain) Ferrari 1:45.819 6. Jean-Eric Vergne (France) Toro Rosso – Renault 1:45.864 7. custodia samsung a8 Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Force India – Mercedes 1:46.030 8. cover custodia samsung Danill Kvyat (Russia) Toro Rosso – Renault 1:47.368 9. cover iphone 7 plus custodia outlet Felipe Massa (Brazil) Williams-Mercedes 1:48.079 10. iphone custodia outlet Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Williams-Mercedes 1:48.147 Q2 11. Jenson Button (Britain) McLaren 1:44.437 12. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 1:44.494 13. custodia samsung shop Sebastian Vettel (Germany) RedBull – Renault 1:44.668 14. samsung custodia outlet cover shop online Adrian Sutil (Germany) Sauber – Ferrari 1:45.655 15. Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) Caterham – Renault 1:45.867 16. Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India – Mercedes 1:47.293 Q1 17. cover custodia samsung Max Chilton (Britain) Marussia – Ferrari 1:34.293 18. Jules Bianchi (France) Marussia – Ferrari 1:34.794 19. Esteban Gutierrez (Mexico) Sauber – Ferrari 1:35.117 20. Marcus Ericsson (Sweden) Caterham – Renault 1:35.157 21. Romain Grosjean (France) Lotus – Renault 1:36.993 22.