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F1 GP British Qualifying Result

Under blue skies qualifying for the British Grand Prix got underway at Silverstone

Romain Grosjean was topping the timesheets midway through Q1 with a 1:32.401, but Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes knocked over a second off with a 1:30.995. Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel left it late to set times but made it through to Q2. Pastor Maldonado had a late battle with his team-mate, Valtteri Bottas to claim the final place for Q2, with the Finn not repeating the same success of Canada.

Out in Q1 were: Valtteri Bottas, Esteban Guterriez, Charles Pic, Jules Bianchi, Giedo van der Garde, Max Chilton

Q2 was a battle between Mercedes team-mates, Hamilton and Nico Rosberg with the German topping the timesheets with 1:31.028 with just five minutes left of the session to go. Struggling to set competitive times were McLaren duo, Jenson Button and Sergio Perez. Both went out of Q2 along with the Ferrari of Felipe Massa.

Q2 losers were: Jenson Button, Felipe Massa, Jean-Eric Vergne, Sergio Perez, Nico Hulkenberg, Pastor Maldonado.

The battle resumed between Hamilton and Rosberg in Q3 but the Brit edged out his team-mate and took pole in front of his home crowd. Rosberg took second, with Vettel third.
  1. Lewis Hamilton
  2. Nico Rosberg
  3. Sebastian Vettel
  4. Mark Webber
  5. Paul di Resta
  6. Daniel Ricciardo
  7. Adrian Sutil
  8. Romain Grosjean
  9. Kimi Raikkonen
  10. Fernando Alonso