Lewis Hamilton on top for 2007 British Grand Prix

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Saturday, July 7, 2007

File photo of Lewis Hamilton (2007). Credit: yolky

Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the pole position on his home soil at FIA Formula-1 2007 Santander British Grand Prix on the Silverstone Circuit at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England.

His teammate Fernando Alonso was in the lead for the first two qualifying sessions, but lost 0.150 seconds to Lewis and only 0.048 to Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen despite Kimi's error in Woodcote, end of sector three. Another Ferrari driver Felipe Massa placed fourth.

Robert Kubica and Ralf Schumacher won the third row for their teams, BMW Sauber and Toyota respectively. Both Renault drivers on the fourth row of the starting grid. Top ten was closed by another BMW and Toyota cars.

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