Budapest, July 25 (MTI) – Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, has secured pole position for Sunday’s Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix.
Lining up alongside him on the front row will be his teammate and main rival for the world champion’s title Nico Rosberg, with Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) rounding out the top three.
Hamilton secured his ninth pole position this year and the 47ths one during his whole career.
The starting order for the Grand Prix will be as follows:
Lewis Hamilton (GBR, Mercedes)
Nico Rosberg (GER, Mercedes)
Sebastian Vettel (GER, Ferrari)
Daniel Ricciardo (AUS, Red Bull)
Kimi Raikkonen (FIN, Ferrari)
Valtteri Bottas (FIN, Williams)
Daniil Kvyat (RUS, Red Bull)
Felipe Massa (BRA, Williams)
Max Verstappen (HOL, Toro Rosso)
Romain Grosjean (FRA, Lotus)
Nico Huelkenberg (GER, Force India)
Carlos Sainz Jr. (ESP, Toro Rosso)
Sergio Perez (MEX, Force India)
Pastor Maldonado (VEN, Lotus)
Fernando Alonson (ESP, McLaren)
Jenson Button (GBR, McLaren)
Marcus Ericsson (SWE, Sauber)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Sauber)
Roberto Merhi (ESP, Manor Marussia)
Will Stevens (GBR, Manor Marussia)
The Hungarian Grand Prix will begin at 1400 (2:00pm) CET on Sunday. The Hungaroring circuit lap length is 4.381 kilometres and the total distance racers drive in 70 laps is 306.663 kilometres.