Sebastian Vettel, driving for Ferrari, set a new track record at the Hungaroring on his way to securing pole position for Sunday’s Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix.
Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen will line up alongside his teammate, completing Ferrari’s front row lockout.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas will start third while Lewis Hamilton, who had hoped to take a record-equalling career 68th pole today, will have to settle for fourth place on the grid.
Di Resta replaces unwell Massa for Hungarian GP
Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa at Williams for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend after the Brazilian felt too dizzy to compete.
Massa had already felt unwell during Friday’s practice sessions. He was examined at the track’s medical centre and then underwent further checks at a Budapest hospital.
He took part in Saturday’s third practice session but pulled out of the Grand Prix after feeling unwell again.
The Hungarian GP will be di Resta’s first F1 outing since 2013 when he raced for Force India. The British driver returned to F1 last year in a test driver role for Williams.
Di Resta is currently competing in the DTM with Mercedes.
The starting order for the Grand Prix will be as follows:
Row 1:Sebastian Vettel (GER, Ferrari)Kimi Raikkonen (FIN, Ferrari)
Row 2:Valtteri Bottas (FIN, Mercedes)Lewis Hamilton (GBR, Mercedes)
Row 3:Max Verstappen (NED, Red Bull)Daniel Ricciardo (AUS, Red Bull)
Row 4:Fernando Alonso (ESP, McLaren)Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, McLaren)
Row 5:Carlos Sainz Jr. (ESP, Toro Rosso)Jolyon Palmer (GBR, Renault)
Row 6:Esteban Ocon (FRA, Force India)Nico Hulkenberg (GER, Renault)
Row 7:Daniil Kvyat (RUS, Toro Rosso)Sergio Perez (MEX, Force India)
Row 8:Romain Grosjean (FRA, Renault)Kevin Magnussen (DNK, Haas)
Row 9:Lance Stroll (CAN, Williams)Pascal Wehrlein (GER, Sauber)
Row 10:Paul di Resta (GBR, Willilams)Marcus Ericsson (SWE, Sauber)
The Hungarian Grand Prix will begin at 14:00 (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.