Racer Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the best time in qualifying final stage in the current season.
Before the start of qualifying of the last Grand Prix in the season became aware of the fact that the machine Haas Esteban gutiérrez have replaced almost all elements of the power plant, but the penalty will be, as they are fifth in the season. Also good news came from the camp of the Toro Rosso, which apparently worked out their problems with tire punctures in training and will participate in the session.
As usual we start with the first segment of qualifying, which was something to see and who to watch. All but Valtteri Bottas drove on the soft tyres UltraSoft and many of the riders did only one quick attempt.
And so on the last row of the starting grid is Carlos Sainz and Marcus Ericsson, and before them will start Felipe Nasr and Esteban Windows. And the last one in the second segment of steel Daniil Kvyat and Kevin Magnussen. Very bad qualifications for racers Toro Rosso, who really was not able to set the car at the track because of their problems.
In the second segment, all pilots used tyres UltraSoft, but the pilots of the Red bull Daniel Riccardo and Max Verstappen, the first attempt was carried out on the SuperSoft. On the second attempt the team’s drivers Christian Horner went on UltraSoft, but the circuit is not completed. So tomorrow they will start on the SuperSoft tire, which will give them an advantage over other teams in the top ten.
And so from the eighth row of the starting grid will start Jolyon Palmer and Pascal Wehrlein to Reno and manor respectively. Note that for a young German of the manor it was already the fifth hit in the second segment during the season.
On the seventh row will start two riders Haas Esteban Gutierrez and Romain Grosjean, before which was placed Valtteri Bottas and Jenson button.
From the fifth row of the grid in tomorrow’s race will start Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa, and before them there are two Force India Niko Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez. Before them were placed Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen.
On the second row of the grid, eight-tenths behind the leader were qualified by Daniel ricciardo and Kimi Raikkonen.
Well, the pole of the last stage of the Royal Motorsport in Abu Dhabi was won by the reigning world champion from the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton, who showed the best time of the weekend – 1.38,755. Together with him from the first series will start his team-mate Nico Rosberg, who gave the British three tenths of a second.
For Hamilton’s third pole position in Abu Dhabi, the 12th this season and 61 in his career.
Recall that tomorrow’s race that will decide the fate of the championship between Rosberg and Hamilton is scheduled for 15:00.
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