Hamilton flies to Italian Grand Prix pole

 03 Sep 2016 - 16:06

Hamilton flies to Italian Grand Prix pole
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position. Reuters / Max Rossi


Monza, Italy: Lewis Hamilton nailed pole for the Italian Grand Prix with a blistering fastest lap for Mercedes in Saturday's qualifying at Monza.

The British defending world champion, who started from the back of the grid at Spa last weekend, is joined on the front row by team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.

If he wins Sunday's race, Hamilton will be the first driver since Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio in the 1950's to complete a Monza hat-trick.

AFP