Saturday, 15 April 2017

F1: VALTTERI BOTTAS ON POLE FOR THE 1ST TIME IN HIS CARRIER


Valtteri Bottas got his maiden pole position in Bahrain...


He edged Lewis Hamilton on the last qualifying lap as Hamilton slowed down on the his final lap...He beat Lewis by just 0.023 seconds...Lewis was leading the earlier laps by 0.052 seconds...Sebastian Vettel finished 3rs with 0.478...Daniel Ricciardo came in 4th and Kimi Raikkonen took 5th position... 


"Really happy, first pole. It took a few races but got it and hopefully it'sthe first of many.

"Just want to say a big thank you to my team, both starting from the first row, we really focused on the evening conditions and got a lot of lap time out of the car.