Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on Pole as Mercedes Sweep Front Row

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth pole position of the season as his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg finished second. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez finished 11th and 12th, respectively.

updated: May 10, 2014 20:58 IST
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Spain: A supremely-relaxed Lewis Hamilton delivered when it mattered on Saturday by producing a lap of searing speed to claim his fourth pole position of the season as Mercedes swept the front row for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

In the final seconds of a closely-fought qualifying session, the 2008 world champion clocked a majestic fastest lap in one minute and 25.232 seconds to outpace team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.168 seconds.

Rosberg had been fastest in the morning's final free practice session and led the way through both Q1 and Q2 before Hamilton found the extra pace required.

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