Hamilton pushed his Mercedes to a 1 minute, 16.74 second flying lap. Verstappen in his Purple Bull was solely 0.03 seconds late
Lewis Hamilton in motion throughout qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix. AP
Montmelo: Lewis Hamilton received his a hundredth profession pole place after barely beating Max Verstappen within the quickest qualifying time for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday.
Hamilton pushed his Mercedes to a 1 minute, 16.74 second flying lap. Verstappen in his Purple Bull was solely 0.03 seconds behind.
“Good job! It was arduous work,” Hamilton informed his radio crew after shouting to rejoice reaching the milestone of the century.
Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas was simply behind within the third.
Hamilton leads the Method 1 standings by eight factors on Verstappen heading into the fourth race of the season.
Hamilton has received the Spanish GP 5 instances, together with every of the previous 4 years. On Sunday, he’ll look to tie Michael Schumacher’s six wins at Montmeló and declare his 98th profession victory.