F1: Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Vettel on the Pole
Championship leader, Sebastian Vettel, hails the phenomenal, incredible SF70-H racer after heading Ferrari front-row lockout ahead of MercedesAMG at the Hungaroring where Mr. Vettel aims to increase title lead from Pole
MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton fell short in his bid to match Michael Schumacher’s Pole record qualifying 4th for Sunday’s race.
Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Champion, Sebastian Vettel, took to the Top Spot on the grid at the Hungaroring nearly a 1/2 sec ahead of Mr. Hamilton.
Kimi Raikkonen joins his Ferrari team-mate on the front row of the grid with Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas 3rd.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen pipped MrecedesAMG’s Bottas with his final run as Ferrari secure their 2nd front-row lockout of the season.
Mr. Vettel was in perfect form Saturday after he finished 7th at the British Grand Prix a fortnight ago following a penultimate-lap tire puncture.
“It is only Saturday so there is nothing to get from today other than the best position on the grid, but we did that which is great,” Vettel said. “The talk after the last race was a bit too much so it was good to deliver the answer on the track.”
Constructor Standings – F1