Lewis Hamilton got the better of the battle with his Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix in Barcelona. The Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and his new team mate Max Verstappen will fill the second row after holding off the Ferrari challenge.

Lewis Hamilton

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Kimi Raikkonen was fifth in the leading scarlet car, immediately ahead of team mate Sebastian Vettel. Then came Williams’ Valtteri Bottas, Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz and Force India’s Sergio Perez. Fernando Alonso completed the top ten as McLaren made Q3 for the first time since 2014.