Bottas had held Vettel off on a number of occasions but the championship leader then pulled off a sublime late dive to the inside at Brooklands to force his way through (pictured above) and escape up the road, with Bottas then fading as Hamilton and Raikkonen also found a way through.
It's the fourth consecutive pole for Hamilton at Silverstone, his sixth overall on the track, and his 50th for Mercedes. "There is no way I am going to be able to compete with these guys on old tyres", he said. "To push over the limit just a little bit more, without losing it, is one of the toughest positions to put the auto".
Silverstone - Sebastian Vettel opened a clear lead in the drivers' world championship on Sunday when he wrecked Lewis Hamilton's home-race party and claimed an impressive victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix.
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He then told Fox News that his North Korean counterpart is "strong", "funny", "smart" and a "great negotiator". There have been reports Kim's regime has failed to honor its denuclearization pledge after the meeting .
Asked to elaborate on his "interesting tactics" comment, Hamilton said: "All I'd say is it's now two races one of the Ferraris has taken out one of the Mercedes". "I'm happy for the fans". For tomorrow, I think the night will help so I'm not anxious. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was third and Valtteri Bottas fourth in the second Mercedes. "I deserved the penalty, but I kept fighting".
Hamilton appeared to be over his troubles a few laps later as he was the fastest man on the track.
"In James Allison's words", he continued, referring to the team's technical director, "'do you think it's deliberate or incompetence', so this leaves us with a judgement".
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The boat became engulfed in flames at around 9 a.m. off the coast of Exuma , according to WPLG in Florida. According to Castleton University officials, Schaffer is registered as a senior for the fall semester.
Now it seems the biggest challenge will come from the Ferrari drivers. Vettel's error was punished with a five-second penalty, while Raikkonen earned double that amount which he served at his first pit-stop.
Williams has only four points this season and Harris acknowledged on Friday she had been "dreading" the team's home race. His preparations in final practice were cut short when he strained muscles during a qualifying simulation run in the morning, but he said the injury was brought under control in time for qualifying itself.
Sunday's race is the last one in F1's inaugural triple-header after the Austrian and French GPs over the previous weekends. The New Zealander was fortunate to emerge unhurt after losing his front left wheel due to a suspected suspension failure, pitching the vehicle off at speed in a shower of sparks and dust before slamming into the barriers.
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Iran's foreign minister dismissed the attack plot as a "false flag ploy" created to overshadow Rouhani's tour. The five other powers have all said they still support the deal despite the USA decision to withdraw.
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