Singapore Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Snatches Dramatic Pole From Nico Rosberg

It was Lewis Hamilton's third pole in Singapore, his sixth this season and the 37th of his career.

updated: September 20, 2014 21:01 IST
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Lewis Hamilton took pole position in Singapore.


Singapore: A remarkably cool Lewis Hamilton snatched a dramatic last-gasp pole position from his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg for Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix with a phenomenal qualifying lap on Saturday.

The 29-year-old Briton left it late, crossing the line after three rivals had in succession cut their times to take provisional pole to the raucous delight of the crowd as he secured the prime starting position by just 0.007 seconds -- or less than the length of their Mercedes' nose cones.

Rosberg, who leads him by 22 points in the drivers' championship with six races remaining, will start alongside him from second place after the Mercedes pairing grabbed their team's seventh one-two of the year.

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