Hamilton claims Hungary pole
Lewis Hamilton posted the quickest time in all three qualifying sessions at the Hungaroring
Britain's Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position.
The McLaren driver, 62 points behind championship leader Fernando Alonso, improved his title chances by topping qualifying at the Hungaroring.
Lotus driver Romain Grosjean will start the race from second position, with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel third.
Hamilton had looked strong in practice and he mastered conditions of around 30 degrees at the circuit near Budapest to make sure of the 22nd pole of his career and the 150th for his team.
Grosjean, eighth in the standings, pipped defending champion Vettel to the second place on the grid.
It capped a disappointing day for Red Bull, who hold a 53-point advantage in the constructors standings.
Vettel's team-mate, Mark Webber, will start 11th on the grid. His title chances had earlier taken a knock when he was pipped to a top 10 spot by Bruno Senna.
Hamilton's team-mate Jenson Button starts fourth, with Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus) in fifth.
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please take to the stage and drive that car like you stole it !
yr the man !
Best F1 seaon for years. Well done Lewis...c'mon Jenson!
To Hamish Reid
Your comments about Lewis in F1 are pathetic. They reveal your insecurity. No doubt you have achieved little if anything in life and you will therefore remain an insignificant person. And alas, then, and thankfully, natural selection will take care of the rest :)
Formula one....... hmmmmm I'd forgotten all about that. It's on rip off TV isn't it. Can somebody tell the teams to tell Ecclestone to tell Murdoch to F.O.
Let's hope Lewis can convert the pole position to an outright victory. He's not had the best
of luck with past pole positions. He really needs a win to keep his chances alive of being champion once again.
Hamish Reid,your comments are really that of a backward thinking person.
Guess you have a limited number of brain cells,where they are is anyones guess.
They are not where they should be.
Down under probably.