The british achieved the record of the circuit and will come out ahead of Vettel
The spaniard, eliminated in Q1, will start eighteenth; Carlos Sainz, 16th
Lewis Hamilton won the pole position for the GP of Brazil this Saturday with the record of the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paulo, ahead of German Sebastian Vettel, in a first blow to the fight for the Constructors ' World. It will be the tenth pole position of the course to the british, which raised to 82 their own historical record of first positions on the grid. The day was grey for the Spanish riders. Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso did not pass the Q1. [This is the starting grid]
The changing time, the condition of dry and wet, gave some excitement to the qualifying session. Vettel came to be the fastest in the last free, but fell to 93 thousandths of the world champion. Hamilton was sent to six minutes from the end of Q3, and the briton was the only one who managed to improve his time to make clear his intention to finish the job for Mercedes.
The british, who sealed his fifth title two weeks ago in Mexico, marked a record time of 1:07.281. Meanwhile, Valtteri Bottas put the other Mercedes in third place ahead of Kimi Raikkonen. In this way, the battle between the dates of silver and the prancing horse is served for a Sunday that is expected to tight as it is still the weekend, even though Ferrari need a good bite on the race with 55 points less than Mercedes.Voltage rating
The classification had its dose of controversy, between the tension of take advantage of every second of it with the dry track. Vettel was nervous before the commissioners want to weigh your car by pushing on the cones and without stopping the engine and Hamilton was not agile with Sirotkin in Q2.
The Red Bull Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo will come out fifth and sixth, in the face of an open race in which the spaniards expect the rain to alter the plans of the favorites.
The spaniard was, for the fourth time in the last five races in the Q1. The McLaren will leave the eighteenth, while Carlos Sainz was also unable to get into Q2 and will come out sixteenth. The spaniard tried to scratch tenths by the court, but did not achieve the improvement that they themselves took out their rivals.Alonso calls for rain
The spaniard showed once more the disappointment in her departure from Sao Paulo, where he repeated "the same more or less" each week, and it called for a little rain to alter the plans of the favorites. "The affection has always been very large. There are now to think about in the morning, and see what possibilities we have of being in the points or close," he said in statements to Movistar Plus.
Alonso called for a little rain and accepted a new difficult day with McLaren. "I have not caught the rain all the year round. Tomorrow, there is a risk also and if it arrives, we will be more competitive. In dry we have not had any speed all weekend," he said. "The sensations have been similar to those of the whole weekend, we've lacked a bit of speed. In so far as possible we have the same thing since July, we and all the teams. We see every weekend more or less the same thing. We try to help the team to develop the car and the weekend to try to score," he said.
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