Hamilton Claims Budapest Pole
MOGYOROD, Hungary – Having dominated every practice so far, it was hardly in doubt that Lewis Hamilton would claim the pole for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix Saturday at the Hungaroring.
Hamilton grabbed the pole, the 150th for McLaren, with his benchmark lap of 1:20.953.
In the closing seconds of the session Romain Grosjean jumped to second on the grid, displacing defending World Champion Sebastian Vettel.
Vettel finished qualifying in third. McLaren’s Jenson Button was fourth, followed by the Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari teammates Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.
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