F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Qualifying, Hamilton on the Pole
MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton challenged team-mate Nico Rosberg Saturday, as he qualified for the Pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with an excellent qualifying performance.
The rivals are set to battle it out for the world title in Sunday’s Formula One season finale.
Mr. Hamilton boosted his chances in after finish quickest in qualifying, Mr. Rosberg will begin alongside the champion on the front row, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo will be in 3rd.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel had earlier topped final practice ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and team-mate Kimi Raikkonen.
The qualifying session sets things up wonderfully for a Key race.
Mr. Rosberg will win the world title if he comes home in the Top 3 Sunday, while Mr. Hamilton must win and hope his rival finishes off the podium if he isto retain the crownm the latter trails the former by 12 points as things stand pre-race.
Here’s a closer look at the standings in full from qualifying and a recap of how things panned out at the Yas Marina circuit.
Here is a look at how the grid will shape up for Sunday’s race, per F1
Enjoy the racing Sunday.
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