Hamilton equals Senna pole record in Canada

Lewis Hamilton produced a stunning lap to set pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix and equal his hero Ayrton Senna with the 65th of his career. Hamilton ended the session 0.330 seconds quicker than title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. The Briton produced a series of blistering laps on a track where he has…

Fernando Alonso fifth in Indy 500 qualifying as Scott Dixon takes pole

Fernando Alonso will start his first Indianapolis 500 from the middle of the second row of the grid after qualifying fifth for the race on 28 May. The McLaren Formula 1 driver set an average of 231.300mph on his four-lap qualifying run, while New Zealander Scott Dixon took pole at 232.164mph. It was an impressive…

Alonso makes 'fast nine' shootout for Indy 500 pole

Fernando Alonso will compete for pole position at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after making it through the first qualifying day seventh fastest. The McLaren Formula 1 driver produced an impressive performance in his first competitive session on a US oval track. Alonso is among the ‘fast nine’ who will dispute pole on Sunday. Alonso’s…

Lewis Hamilton on pole position in Spain ahead of Sebastian Vettel

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton edged out Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton failed to improve on his final run, but his first lap was good enough to beat Vettel by 0.051 seconds. A mistake by the German in the final corner could have been crucial as Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas…

Sebastian Vettel on Russian GP pole position

Russian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 28-30 Apr Venue: Sochi Autodrom Coverage: Race live on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Sebastian Vettel headed Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari locked out the front row at the Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis…