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Hamilton: Bottas was just ‘better'

30 days ago   |   By PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says he will head back to the “drawing board” after losing out to the “better” Valtteri Bottas during qualifying for the Austrian GP.
As Bottas put it, Mercedes were in their own league during qualifying, but it was the Finn who won the Silver Arrows-battle.
Bottas would set a new track record when he dipped into the 1:02s during Q3, sealing pole with a blistering 1:02.939.
Hamilton had to settle for P2, falling short by 0.012s, and for now the six-time World Champion is going to think up a new gameplan.
“The car was great, just didn't manage to put the greatest laps...
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Hamilton under investigation for ignoring yellow flags

Hamilton under investigation for ignoring yellow flags

30 days ago   |   By PlanetF1

The FIA have confirmed that they are investigating Lewis Hamilton for allegedly failing to slow down under yellow flags.
Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas claimed pole for the Austrian Grand Prix but went off the track twice, and it's then when he triggered the yellow flags that Hamilton may have failed to slow under.
Hamilton is set to start the race in P2 behind Bottas.
Hamilton has said already that he didn't see any yellow flags when he went through the cloud of dust kicked up by Bottas.
But Daniel Ricciardo did and backed off, even though he was running behind Hamilton.
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Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to Austrian GP pole position as F1 returns

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to Austrian GP pole position as F1 returns

30 days ago   |   By The Mirror

The Mercedes drives locked out the front row as F1 got back underway for qualifying in Austria, with Lewis Hamilton aiming to beat Michael Schumacher's championship records this season
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Valtteri Bottas stuns Lewis Hamilton by pipping Mercedes team-mate to F1 Austrian Grand Prix pole

Valtteri Bottas stuns Lewis Hamilton by pipping Mercedes team-mate to F1 Austrian Grand Prix pole

30 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

JONATHAN McEVOY AT THE RED BULL RING: Lewis Hamilton missed out on pole position to his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the Austrian Grand Prix.
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Austrian GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole position as Ferrari struggle

30 days ago   |   By Autosport

Valtteri Bottas turned the tables on his Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton by claiming pole for the Austrian Grand Prix despite skating into the gravel on his final effort
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Valtteri Bottas upsets odds to pip Lewis Hamilton to pole at F1's Austrian GP

30 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Defending champion Hamilton beaten to pole by teammate Lando Norris qualifies in career-best fourth for McLaren Valtteri Bottas upset the odds to beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix by just 12 hundredths of a second. Related: Lewis Hamilton fires up for title bid fuelled by changing F1's conscience
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Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to Austrian Grand Prix pole despite late off in qualifying

30 days ago   |   By The Independent

Valtteri Bottas survived a late scare in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix to beat reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton to pole position for Sunday's race.
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