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Hamilton on stick for Austrian GP

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Jul 03, 2016 08:47:29

Formula One universe champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on stick position for a Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg, with team-mate and altogether personality Nico Rosberg set to start seventh after a grid penalty.

Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg will join a Briton on a front row, with McLaren’s Jenson Button third interjection to five-place penalties for Rosberg and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who competent second and fourth respectively.

Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo will start from fifth on a grid.

Rosberg, who leads Hamilton by 24 points forward of Sunday’s race, crashed in final use and indispensable a gearbox change, triggering a penalty.

The final proviso of subordinate took place on a drying track, with a leaderboard constantly changing, after sleet during a finish of a second session. The stick was Hamilton’s second in a quarrel in Austria and 54th of his career.

Reuters

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Article source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-03/lewis-hamilton-takes-austrian-formula-one-grand-prix-pole-posit/7565162