Brazil GP | Bottas edges Vettel to pole, Hamilton crashes in Q1

Valtteri Bottas clinches pole position for the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Narrow margins between Mercedes’ Flying Finn and Ferrari’s German decided pole position as the 2017 Formula One champion crashed in Q1 having not set a time. Leaving Lewis Hamilton at the rear of the field, with his Silver Arrows team-mate clinching pole over Vettel by just four-hundredths of a second.

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Brazil GP | Hamilton fastest in historic FP1

Track records already bettered as Hamilton set the pace at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Straight out the cargo containers at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Lewis Hamilton laid down the pace with his fourth star sitting atop his helmet. The newly crowned champion bettered the Interlagos track record, set by the Rubens Barrichello 13 years ago, to edge his Mercedes team-mate in a special Formula One session featuring champions from four different categories of motorsport. 

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Chinese Grand Prix | Lap records galore as Hamilton takes pole

Record-setting pole for Lewis Hamilton at the Chinese Grand Prix.

A two-team fight with all four drivers smashing in flying laps ended with Lewis Hamilton posting a Shanghai International Circuit lap record for pole. Edging out Vettel and Bottas to take his sixth consecutive pole in Formula One in dramatic fashion. 

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