Hamilton takes Italian Grand Prix pole position

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/9/4 7:42:30

Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the Italian Grand Prix with a fastest lap for Mercedes in Saturday's qualifying at the Monza circuit.

The British defending world champion dominated all three sessions in qualifying to post a best time of 1 minute 21.135 seconds for the 56th pole position of his career. His team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg was second 0.478 seconds adrift.

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen will line up their Ferraris on the second row of the grid.

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