Formula 1
Rosberg scores fourth consecutive pole
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Rosberg scores fourth consecutive pole

Nico Rosberg scored at Spa his fourth successive pole position for Mercedes. In wet conditions, the German set the quickest time of 2:05.591, almost a quarter of a second quicker than his team mate Lewis Hamilton, with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel more than two seconds further back in third.

Ferrari‘s Fernando Alonso took fourth. The other Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo finished fifth. Valtteri Bottas (Williams), Kevin Magnussen (McLaren), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Felipe Massa (Williams) and Jenson Button (McLaren), completed the top ten.

The Toro Rosso drivers Daniil Kvyat and Jean-Eric Vergne where 11th and 12th. Newcomer Andre Lotterer finished 21st for Caterham ahead of his team mate Marcus Ericsson.

 

BELGIAN GRAND PRIX - QUALIFYING

PosDriverCar/TeamQ1Q2Q3Laps
1Nico RosbergMercedes2:07.1302:06.7232:05.59122
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes2:07.2802:06.6092:05.81922
3Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing-Renault2:10.1052:08.8682:07.71724
4Fernando AlonsoFerrari2:10.1972:08.4502:07.78621
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing-Renault2:10.0892:08.9892:07.91121
6Valtteri BottasWilliams-Mercedes2:09.2502:08.4512:08.04923
7Kevin MagnussenMcLaren-Mercedes2:11.0812:08.9012:08.67922
8Kimi RäikkönenFerrari2:09.8852:08.6462:08.78021
9Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes2:08.4032:08.8332:09.17820
10Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes2:10.5292:09.2722:09.77622
11Daniil KvyatSTR-Renault2:10.4452:09.37716
12Jean-Eric VergneSTR-Renault2:09.8112:09.80513
13Sergio PerezForce India-Mercedes2:10.6662:10.08416
14Adrian SutilSauber-Ferrari2:11.0512:10.23817
15Romain GrosjeanLotus-Renault2:10.8982:11.08716
16Jules BianchiMarussia-Ferrari2:11.0512:12.47014
17Pastor MaldonadoLotus-Renault2:11.2619
18Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes2:11.2678
19Max ChiltonMarussia-Ferrari2:12.5668
20Esteban GutierrezSauber-Ferrari2:13.4144
21Andre LottererCaterham-Renault2:13.4699
22Marcus EricssonCaterham-Renault2:14.4389
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