Lewis Hamilton set a observe document with the quickest lap in Formulation One historical past of 1 minute 18.887 seconds on the Italian Grand Prix as he clinched a record-extending 94th pole place, nudging Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas into second place by simply 0.069 seconds on Saturday.

However Ferrari’s troubles went from unhealthy to worse in Monza as each vehicles didn’t qualify inside the highest 10 on the group’s house circuit for the primary time since 1984, with Sebastian Vettel not even making it out of Q1.

Hamilton appears to be like on target to increase his championship lead, which stands at 47 factors from Pink Bull rival Max Verstappen and 50 from Bottas.

Bottas and Hamilton exchanged observe information in qualifying on the Temple of Velocity. McLaren driver Carlos Sainz — who strikes to Ferrari subsequent 12 months — was third, 0.808 behind the British driver and simply forward of Sergio Perez and Verstappen.

Issues went from horrible to abysmal for Ferrari. Charles Leclerc certified 13th and has little probability of repeating final 12 months when he gained from pole place to finish the group’s nine-year look ahead to victory at Monza.

Vettel completed 17th after being hampered by site visitors on his last lap.

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Earlier, Bottas led third and last observe.

Bottas was 0.229 sooner than Sainz and 0.323 faster than Lando Norris after a powerful exhibiting from the McLaren pair.

The session was interrupted about 10 minutes from the top after a mechanical drawback with Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault, with the vehicles managing to come back out for a last flying lap.

Hamilton was fifth quickest however survived a fright on the finish, with the Mercedes driver swerving at velocity on the strategy to the Parabolica nook to keep away from two vehicles going slowly aspect by aspect.

No motion was taken by the stewards.


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