Valtteri Bottas will start the final race of 2017 from pole position after edging his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying.
2017 F1 qualifying reports articles archive
Bottas snatches pole from Vettel after Hamilton crashes
2017 Brazilian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the third time this year after his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Q1 at Interlagos.
Vettel snatches pole from Verstappen in Mexico
2017 Mexican Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Sebastian Vettel snatched pole position in Mexico with a last gasp effort, less than half a tenth ahead of Max Verstappen with Lewis Hamilton third.
Hamilton dominates qualifying but Vettel joins him on the front row
2017 United States Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton was unstoppable in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix, heading all three stages as he took his 11th pole position of 2017.
Hamilton takes first Suzuka pole position as he dominates qualifying
2017 Japanese Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took his tenth pole position of the season and his first ever at Suzuka after dominating qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix.
Hamilton pips Raikkonen to pole as engine fault leaves Vettel last
2017 Malaysian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton’s championship hopes received a massive boost as he and Sebastian Vettel will start the Malaysian Grand Prix from opposite ends of the grid.
Vettel beats Red Bulls to take pole at Singapore
2017 Singapore Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Sebastian Vettel took his third pole of the season in Singapore, beating the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo with Lewis Hamilton fifth.
Hamilton masters soaked Monza for record-breaking 69th pole position
2017 Italian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton surpassed Michael Schumacher as Formula One’s most successful qualifier of all time in a soaking wet session at Monza.
Hamilton equals Schumacher pole record at Spa
2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took pole ahead of Sebastian Vettel for the Belgian Grand Prix, equalling Michael Schumacher’s all time record of 68 poles.
Vettel on pole as Ferrari sweep the front row in Hungary
2017 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Sebastian Vettel took his second pole position of 2017 as Ferrari claimed the front row of the grid at a scorching Hungaroring.
Hamilton on pole but under investigation at Silverstone
2017 British Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the British Grand Prix ahead of Kimi Raikkonen, but remains under investigation for impeding Romain Grosjean.
Bottas takes pole in anti-climactic session
2017 Austrian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix after a yellow flag prevented drivers improving their times in Q3.
Hamilton hits back to claim pole position in Baku
2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a reversal of his troubled run at the track 12 months ago.
Hamilton equals Senna with stunning performance in qualifying
2017 Canadian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton equalled his hero Ayrton Senna’s tally of 65 pole positions after a stunning performance in qualifying at Montreal.
Raikkonen takes first pole for nine years, Hamilton starts midfield in Monaco
2017 Monaco Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Kimi Raikkonen stormed to his first pole position since 2008, beating Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas after Lewis Hamilton was eliminated in Q2.
Hamilton pips Vettel to Barcelona pole
2017 Spanish Grand PrixPosted on
Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix by just half a tenth from Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari in a close qualifying session.
Vettel heads Ferrari front row after tight qualifying session
2017 Russian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Sebastian Vettel led the first all-Ferrari front row for eight years in a very close qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix.
Bottas edges Hamilton to grab first pole position
2017 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Valtteri Bottas took the first pole position of his career and led Mercedes’ first front row lock-out of 2017 in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Hamilton resists Ferrari pressure for pole
2017 Chinese Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Ferrari led the way during the first two phases of qualifying but Lewis Hamilton hit back to take his sixth consecutive pole position.
Hamilton holds off Vettel attack for pole
2017 Australian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the first race of the year but he will share the front row of the grid with Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari.