Bahrain GP | Maiden pole for Bottas after edging Hamilton in qualifying

Valtteri Bottas claims his first pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying streak is over, as Valtteri Bottas takes pole in Sakhir for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Ending his team-mate’s run of six on the bounce and claim his maiden pole in Formula One.

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Australian GP | Hamilton takes first pole of 2017 as Ricciardo crashes

Lewis Hamilton secures the first pole of 2017 at the Australian Grand Prix.

For the first time in 2017, the fastest car in Formula One was finally revealed as Hamilton clinched pole for the season-opener. His 62nd career pole comes with a new Albert Park lap record. As Vettel puts Ferrari on the front row for the first time since 2015, while Ricciardo put his Red Bull in the wall.

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Abu Dhabi GP | Hamilton dials into qualifying for season-finale pole

Lewis Hamilton secures pole for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

The lights came on around Yas Marina as the sun set in Abu Dhabi, leaving Lewis Hamilton to glisten under the stars with pole position secured for the season-finale. Preventing another nail being hammered into his championship hopes coffin. But Rosberg in second keeps the nail in place.

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Brazilian GP | Hamilton lights up qualifying for pole

Pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix secured by Lewis Hamilton.

The Brazilian GP, a race Hamilton has never won but has won a title at and lost a title at and will start the 2016 race from pole position. Edging out his Mercedes team-mate by a tenth of a second, when his German stablemate can take the title this weekend with a win on Sunday.

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Japanese GP | Rosberg tops qualifying for third straight Suzuka pole

Rosberg completes Japanese Grand Prix clean sweep in qualifying.

Fastest in practice and qualifying, Rosberg remains on top in Suzuka to claim third straight Japanese Grand Prix pole. Narrowly edging Hamilton for the top spot, as McLaren faltered at Honda’s home and Ferrari bettered the ‘Bulls.

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Malaysian GP | Hamilton’s dominat qualifying lap ensures pole

Lewis Hamilton is the pole man at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Flying in qualifying and on pole again, Hamilton tops the timesheet at the Malaysian Grand Prix. With Rosberg able to come home in second for a Mercedes one-two, despite a poor first run and error to follow in Q3.

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Singapore GP | Rosberg shines under the lights for pole

Pole under the lights for Nico Rosberg.

Marina Bay magic by Nico Rosberg secured the German pole position by half a second at the Singapore Grand Prix. As Hamilton struggled, Ricciardo resurged and Grosjean crashed and hampered Q2.

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