Not fail. Mercedes was the favorite in the pole position in the GP of Great Britain, and not only joined, but got a double in grill simply overwhelming. Lewis Hamilton joined the 55th pole of his sports career, while Nico Rosberg finished three-tenths of the british, that did not stop the fact that they had lost time from his first lap by overcoming the limits of the track. In this aspect, the most prominent is that Hamilton and Rosberg have been shot below the record high of the previous configuration of the track, charging them Hamilton a second to Verstappen.
Supported by his audience, Lewis Hamilton has not had any opponent in the classification: “I Am very grateful to all the fans. From Thursday until today I have seen the circuit full and the wave of energy that sent it is fascinating. Even so, it wasn’t the qualifying session more clean. , we Had a great pace at the end, but I went a bit wide on my first lap in Q3 and I saw as I removed the time. The truth is that rocé the curb and that led me there. The car touched the bottom and bounced off of the line.”
despite this setback, nothing could stop Hamilton: “I Thought I could not fail, by the public, and on the second lap I went a little more cautious. I am also grateful to the team for their hard work, work that has given us this performance that we have this weekend.” Face of the day on Sunday, the briton added: “Tomorrow will be a tough race, as always, and it is important that we do our job to make sure that we were right with the strategy and tyres. My pace on the runs yesterday it was strong and I feel that I have the car where I want to. I can’t wait to get back in the car”.
In the same line of his team mate, Nico Rosberg pointed to the computer as the great architect of the pace shown in qualifying: “The team has given us incredible car. It really was a pleasure to ride today, especially through the high-speed corners. It is simply awesome. The truth is that the car feels on rails, which is just what every pilot wants. I can not give more than thank you for it,”. Recognizing the work of its partner, the German added: “was Not my day, I have to congratulate Lewis for his stunning work“.
despite being outplayed in the first round, Nico Rosberg has already set his mind and all his efforts in Sunday: “Tomorrow is the day in which you are given the points and everything is up for grabs. Will be a big battle between Lewis and I. There are some chances to overtake him in the beginning and it will be interesting to see how the tyre degradation is going to influence the strategy. In the last few races I had good starts, so I’m looking forward to that moment. I’m going to push to get the victory“.